Last week we learned about the Hammurabi code in our homeschool. Hamurabi was the sixth king in the Babylonian dynasty, which ruled in Mesopotamia 1894 to 1595 B.C. His code of 282 edicts etched in stone bears great similarities to the laws outlined in the Old Testament and many of the influences of these laws can even be seen in modern legal systems around the world today.
I am 37...Read More
Homeschooling was never part of our plan. But, we all know what they say about plans. Over the last seven years of homeschooling my son and daughter, now in fifth grade and second grade, I’ve learned that flexibility is a critical part of the plan. Homeschooling is so much more than just educating your children at home, it’s truly a way of life and life is anything but...Read More
Recently my stepson was given the opportunity to participate in 1:1 Spanish lessons with Homeschool Spanish Academy. As a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a former teacher, It intrigued me to see the methods and approaches used in teaching a “somewhat” foreign language to a student via online classes.
I say “somewhat” because Thomas was born in a Cuban family and primarily...Read More
As a parent, one of the best gifts you can give your child is the opportunity to learn Spanish. In today’s interconnected and interdependent world, learning Spanish can definitely build a better future for your child and enrich his life experiences. Let us find out why and how.
1. A global language
As a global citizen, your child would do well to know a global language other than...Read More
Want to make sure that Spanish has a place on your child’s homeschool high school transcript?
There are so many wonderful reasons to study Spanish. Speaking another language empowers you with new possibilities. In fact, high schools and colleges value world language so much that getting a high school diploma or a college degree usually requires a set number of world language credits....Read More
Are you a parent questioning whether to homeschool high school? When you homeschool high school, students are more mature and often have better study habits. They are more independent and capable of taking greater responsibility for their own learning.
Loads of foreign language resources exist online, but finding a foreign language curriculum for high school can be a challenge. Many videos...Read More
If you’re searching for the best online Spanish course for kids, you likely already know that speaking multiple languages gives your child a competitive edge.
You’re aware that being bilingual greatly enhances their resume and both their educational opportunities and employment potential.
But why Spanish?
It’s not only the official language of about two dozen...Read More
Are you aware of the benefits that learning a second language brings? Do you want to give your child an early start?
Middle school is an excellent time to start studying Spanish. The benefits of beginning now will reflect in your child’s future. You just need to know how to choose the best option for you—and we’re here to help.
In today’s post, we’ll analyze the benefits of...Read More
Homeschool Spanish Academy turns 10 years old today! As the founder and CEO of the company, I’ve felt inspired to take a look at how far we’ve come in those 10 years and to share the story with you. And more importantly, I’d like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for being a loyal customer and an integral part of our language-learning community.
Sometimes when I...Read More