How long should my kids learn at home each day?

How long should my kids learn at home each day?

“How long should parents teach their kids at home each day?”. This is a question that many parents have had on their minds recently as they add the role of school teacher to the many hats they wear. Between working from home, doing house chores and wrangling your kids to […]

Homeschool Reviewers go Manic for Volcanic Panic

Homeschool Reviewers go Manic for Volcanic Panic

As any homeschooler knows, teaching your child to read can often feel like a daunting task. Feeling the pressure of knowing you need to be providing the key blocks to understand the written word which surrounds us daily is an ever present concern. That’s why many homeschoolers look towards educational […]

Homeschool Review Crew Bag the Dragon with Impressive Maths

Homeschool Review Crew Bag the Dragon with Impressive Maths

At EdAlive, we occasionally reach out to various groups to hear their experiences, feedback and suggestions. This is usually collected through school visits, emails from teachers or reviews from homeschool families. Recently, EdAlive reached out to the Homeschool Review Crew, a part of The Old Schoolhouse®, for some reviews. The […]

Homeschoolers Bust Slugs and Word Problems in Words Rock Online

Homeschoolers Bust Slugs and Word Problems in Words Rock Online

With homeschooling happening all year round, it can be a test to find resources that can work no matter what the time of year. Whether it be during the customary school terms, or during the traditional holiday periods, finding something that can stay enjoyable and engaging can be quite the […]

Home School Families say “Yes!” to EdAlive Central!

Home School Families say “Yes!” to EdAlive Central!

EdAlive Central prides itself in making our products accessible and usable by students from all walks of life, whether they be in private, public or home school education. Recently we asked the Home School Review Crew, an American Home-Schooling group, to take a look at EdAlive Central. This is our ground-breaking […]

Home Schoolers and Maths Invaders Online

Home Schoolers and Maths Invaders Online

The key to any good resource for home schoolers is usability, accessibility and ease. For students in the school system there is a wide array of options set out for them. For home schoolers, this set of options can sometimes be limited. With Maths Invaders Online we have worked to […]

Homeschool Review Crew is back again for more!

Homeschool Review Crew is back again for more!

At EdAlive we value the feedback and suggestions by people from all walks of life, including the ever growing homeschool community. With many of our staff being previous homeschool students, we know the importance of word-of-mouth in these circles. To facilitate this, in 2019 we reached out to the Homeschool […]

Teach the basics in the Covid Crisis

Teach the basics in the Covid Crisis

COVID Crisis parents only need focus on teaching the basics as they struggle with their new roles as teachers in their own homes. As parents struggle to balance jobs, working from home and their newly acquired role of home schooling, Sarah Mitchell, the NSW Education Minister has urged parents not […]

Growing up with Maths Invaders

Growing up with Maths Invaders

Like most kids who grew up in the late 90s and early 2000s, educational software was part of my schooling. With a combination of getting children comfortable with computers and having them learn at the same time, what wasn’t there to love? History, English, Mathematics; it was all there at […]

Teaching my kids at home with EdAlive Central

Teaching my kids at home with EdAlive Central

My social media feed has been full of useful learning-from-home resources, photos of children happily being taught by smiling parents and fun stories about alternative learning options – baking to learn fractions, for example. So I decided that it was time for our family to adhere to social distancing recommendations […]