Educational Resources

4 Perks of a Community for Homeschooling Parents

4 Perks of a Community for Homeschooling Parents

A community for homeschooling parents can mean different things to different people. But at its core, a community is where someone can be seen and known, and accepted, for who they are right now. That's the kind of community parents are building at Learnwell. It's not...

Temperaments and Interests: How Is My Child Wired?

Temperaments and Interests: How Is My Child Wired?

Temperaments tend to be what we think about when we're asking, "Who is this person?" Especially as the question relates to our kids. We think about their personality or how they handle friendships, but that's a small part of who they are. Learning how our children are...

Parenting Teens: 4 Need-to-Know Questions for Middle School

Parenting Teens: 4 Need-to-Know Questions for Middle School

Parenting teens isn't all bad, as some may sway you to believe. In middle school, you have the opportunity to share answers to these four questions and give your child confidence as he or she enters the teen years. As your role transitions from leader to coach in your...

5 Reasons to Attend a Discover Learnwell Preview Night

5 Reasons to Attend a Discover Learnwell Preview Night

If you can find the information online, why go to a preview night in person? It’s not rocket science, but let’s spend a little time talking about why it’s important to see a potential school in person. We offer several Discover Learnwell preview nights, which are...

4 Self-Care Ideas to Avoid Burnout

4 Self-Care Ideas to Avoid Burnout

Self-care ideas to help you stay sane are absolutely a priority for parents. It's one thing to know we need to take care of ourselves, but it's another thing to devote the time and energy to making it a rhythm in our week. Here are four ideas to help you incorporate...

7 School Lunch Ideas to Make the Midday Meal Easy

7 School Lunch Ideas to Make the Midday Meal Easy

As a parent, you are juggling so much. There are the at-home responsibilities, such as laundry, what’s for dinner, and keeping things organized. Then, you balance co-worker relationships, expectations, deadlines, and learning curves with software or technology and new...

New School This Year?

New School This Year?

7 Questions to Ask Parents of New Friends Whether it's a shift in school levels (such as going from one cluster of schools to another) or your family moves to a different city, making friends at a new school can be tough. Nonetheless, it's something we encourage our...

3 Ways to Incorporate a Typing Club into Your Kids’ Summer

3 Ways to Incorporate a Typing Club into Your Kids’ Summer

A typing club is a great way to jump-start a mid-summer learning slump. We all start with the best intentions when it comes to teaching our kids new skills during their time off. But it is easy to let them slide. Here are three ways you can incorporate a DIY typing...

Planning for Homeschool in 6 Simple Steps

Planning for Homeschool in 6 Simple Steps

Planning for homeschool can bring up a mixed bag of emotions. Let us help. If you are a planner by nature, planning for homeschool may give you all the good feelings: excitement, joy, and triumph. On the other hand, the...

4 Guarantees of Your Teen’s High School Diploma

4 Guarantees of Your Teen’s High School Diploma

How-To Manual for High School Diploma Must-Haves What does a traditional high school diploma in the U.S. require? State-by-state requirements vary, but there are four guarantees you can expect from any high school diploma. High School Diploma Guarantee #1 First, if...

7 Requirements for Homeschooling in Georgia

7 Requirements for Homeschooling in Georgia

Homeschooling in Georgia has just a few specific requirements, and it may be a good option for you if… Your child has experienced bullying or difficulties with friendships in school. Your child’s educational needs aren’t being met at his or her current school. You...

Being Real: How to Cultivate Trust in Friendships

Being Real: How to Cultivate Trust in Friendships

Being real is getting tougher. Have you found yourself wondering if being real with others is even possible in our current cultural landscape? If so, you are not alone. Learning to cultivate trust within a school environment is an important foundation for learning....

Why Accreditation Is Important

Why Accreditation Is Important

If you've ever looked at hybrid schools near you, accreditation is important. But why? Accreditation is kind of like having a set of family boundaries that all family members agree to -- things that are foundational to how the family operates. You may have an...