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3rd Oct

Euka stories – The Rogers

Welcome to the first series of Euka Stories. The purpose of this series is to give you a glimpse into the everyday lives of homeschooling families by shedding light on their challenges, triumphs, and trials. Our first story is about one of our family’s – The Rogers, who are travelling around Australia with their 2 […]

Euka stories – The Rogers

Welcome to the first series of Euka Stories. The purpose of this series is to give you a glimpse into the everyday lives of homeschooling families by shedding light on their challenges, triumphs, and trials. Our first story is about one of our family’s – The Rogers, who are travelling around Australia with their 2 […]

What To Do if you find yourself an Accidental Homeschooler.

Advice
21st Aug

What To Do if you find yourself an Accidental Homeschooler

More and more parents are finding themselves facing the task of homeschooling without the luxury of time and research.  This can occur due to various circumstances such as a sudden change in health diagnosis, a bullying incident, a family’s decision to move, or external factors that disrupt regular school attendance.  Accidental homeschooling often involves parents […]

What To Do if you find yourself an Accidental Homeschooler

More and more parents are finding themselves facing the task of homeschooling without the luxury of time and research.  This can occur due to various circumstances such as a sudden change in health diagnosis, a bullying incident, a family’s decision to move, or external factors that disrupt regular school attendance.  Accidental homeschooling often involves parents […]

How to help your child find their Voice

Advice
14th Aug

How to help your child find their Voice

It may sound unnecessary to help your child find their voice when they are constantly demanding and outspoken, however helping a child find their voice means more than letting them say whatever they like, whenever they like. Finding their voice allows them to communicate effectively and appropriately. It is supporting and empowering them to develop […]

How to help your child find their Voice

It may sound unnecessary to help your child find their voice when they are constantly demanding and outspoken, however helping a child find their voice means more than letting them say whatever they like, whenever they like. Finding their voice allows them to communicate effectively and appropriately. It is supporting and empowering them to develop […]

father and daughter sharing a tender moment togther

Advice
7th Aug

Emotional Intelligence Coaching: 10 Powerful Parenting Phrases

“When little people are overwhelmed by big emotions, it’s our job to share our calm, not join their chaos.” – L.R. Knost When homeschooling we find ourselves navigating feelings, emotions and issues throughout the day. We can feel as if riding the emotional rollercoaster is a familiar pastime, especially when we have teens.  It often […]

Emotional Intelligence Coaching: 10 Powerful Parenting Phrases

“When little people are overwhelmed by big emotions, it’s our job to share our calm, not join their chaos.” – L.R. Knost When homeschooling we find ourselves navigating feelings, emotions and issues throughout the day. We can feel as if riding the emotional rollercoaster is a familiar pastime, especially when we have teens.  It often […]

8 Tips for Homeschooling with ADHD

Advice
1st Aug

8 Tips for Homeschooling with ADHD

There are no two children the same. No two children with ADHD are the same.  When it comes to homeschooling children with ADHD, getting some advice and trying some tips can make the process so much smoother. Some tips may work better for your child than others.  There is no doubt that homeschooling a child […]

8 Tips for Homeschooling with ADHD

There are no two children the same. No two children with ADHD are the same.  When it comes to homeschooling children with ADHD, getting some advice and trying some tips can make the process so much smoother. Some tips may work better for your child than others.  There is no doubt that homeschooling a child […]

mother and son exploring homeschool options together

Advice
27th Jul

Exploring Homeschooling options in australia?

As parents, we always strive to provide the best education for our children.  If you’re considering homeschooling as an alternative to traditional schooling in Australia, you’re not alone.  Homeschooling offers flexibility, personalized learning, and the opportunity to tailor your child’s education to their individual needs and interests.  Homeschooling is a growing trend in Australia, allowing […]

Exploring Homeschooling options in australia?

As parents, we always strive to provide the best education for our children.  If you’re considering homeschooling as an alternative to traditional schooling in Australia, you’re not alone.  Homeschooling offers flexibility, personalized learning, and the opportunity to tailor your child’s education to their individual needs and interests.  Homeschooling is a growing trend in Australia, allowing […]

How home schooling works

Advice
24th Jul

What’s the biggest challenge of Homeschooling?

Overcoming obstacles with Euka future learning As more parents consider homeschooling as an alternative to traditional schooling, it’s important to address the challenges that may arise along the way.  While homeschooling offers numerous benefits, it also presents unique obstacles that parents and children may encounter. In this article, we will explore the biggest challenges of […]

What’s the biggest challenge of Homeschooling?

Overcoming obstacles with Euka future learning As more parents consider homeschooling as an alternative to traditional schooling, it’s important to address the challenges that may arise along the way.  While homeschooling offers numerous benefits, it also presents unique obstacles that parents and children may encounter. In this article, we will explore the biggest challenges of […]

Mother homeschooling her child with Euka

Advice
10th Jul

How does Homeschooling work in Australia?

How Does Homeschooling Work in Australia? If you’re a parent exploring the option of homeschooling in Australia, you may have questions about how the process works and what steps you need to take. Homeschooling offers a flexible and personalised approach to education, allowing you to create a tailored learning experience for your child. In this […]

How does Homeschooling work in Australia?

How Does Homeschooling Work in Australia? If you’re a parent exploring the option of homeschooling in Australia, you may have questions about how the process works and what steps you need to take. Homeschooling offers a flexible and personalised approach to education, allowing you to create a tailored learning experience for your child. In this […]

Schoolgirl studying electronics

Advice
3rd Jul

6 Ways that Homeschooling Prepares Children for the Real World

Whether you are new to homeschooling or are a veteran, it becomes clear through the process that homeschooling offers numerous benefits that extend beyond academic learning.  While critics may argue that homeschooled children lack socialisation or exposure to real-world situations, the truth is quite the opposite. In fact, homeschooling provides a unique opportunity to prepare […]

6 Ways that Homeschooling Prepares Children for the Real World

Whether you are new to homeschooling or are a veteran, it becomes clear through the process that homeschooling offers numerous benefits that extend beyond academic learning.  While critics may argue that homeschooled children lack socialisation or exposure to real-world situations, the truth is quite the opposite. In fact, homeschooling provides a unique opportunity to prepare […]

Advice
26th Jun

8 Tips for Socialisation Success: Unleashing the Power of Connection in Homeschooling

When you mention that you homeschool, or are thinking about homeschooling, one very common question is “how do they socialise?”. One interesting point is that many assume that if school socialisation is absent, kids are not able to develop healthy connections. While at the same time, it is often the negative connections made at traditional […]

8 Tips for Socialisation Success: Unleashing the Power of Connection in Homeschooling

When you mention that you homeschool, or are thinking about homeschooling, one very common question is “how do they socialise?”. One interesting point is that many assume that if school socialisation is absent, kids are not able to develop healthy connections. While at the same time, it is often the negative connections made at traditional […]

Advice
26th Jun

Unleashing the Power of Perseverance: Empowering Kids to Conquer Challenges and Soar

Everyone agrees that perseverance is an important skill to teach kids because it equips them with the mindset and resilience necessary to navigate the challenges and setbacks they will inevitably encounter throughout their lives. But before looking at how we might go about teaching perseverance in the homeschool setting, it is worth spending a little […]

Unleashing the Power of Perseverance: Empowering Kids to Conquer Challenges and Soar

Everyone agrees that perseverance is an important skill to teach kids because it equips them with the mindset and resilience necessary to navigate the challenges and setbacks they will inevitably encounter throughout their lives. But before looking at how we might go about teaching perseverance in the homeschool setting, it is worth spending a little […]

Advice
26th Jun

School Refusal: Unlocking the Potential of Homeschooling for Anxious Learners

School refusal, also known as school avoidance or school phobia, is a condition in which a child or adolescent experiences excessive distress and anxiety about attending school. It goes beyond the typical occasional reluctance to attend school and can manifest as physical symptoms like headaches or stomach aches, or emotional symptoms such as panic attacks […]

School Refusal: Unlocking the Potential of Homeschooling for Anxious Learners

School refusal, also known as school avoidance or school phobia, is a condition in which a child or adolescent experiences excessive distress and anxiety about attending school. It goes beyond the typical occasional reluctance to attend school and can manifest as physical symptoms like headaches or stomach aches, or emotional symptoms such as panic attacks […]

Advice
26th Jun

Harmony in Education: Bridging the Gap When Parents Disagree on Homeschooling

When parents have differing views on homeschooling, it can lead to a challenging situation that requires open communication and compromise. It is not uncommon. As with all areas of disagreement, it is a healthy opportunity to work together and try to find a solution that works for everyone, especially the kids. If you find yourself […]

Harmony in Education: Bridging the Gap When Parents Disagree on Homeschooling

When parents have differing views on homeschooling, it can lead to a challenging situation that requires open communication and compromise. It is not uncommon. As with all areas of disagreement, it is a healthy opportunity to work together and try to find a solution that works for everyone, especially the kids. If you find yourself […]

father & daughter climbing - teaching her failure is a step to success

Advice
26th Jun

Helping kids see Failure as Success in Progress

Failure is an inevitable part of life, and learning how to navigate and grow from it is a valuable skill. As Euka parents and caregivers, it is essential to create an environment where children can develop a healthy relationship with failure. By encouraging resilience, self-reflection, and a growth mindset, we can help children understand that […]

Helping kids see Failure as Success in Progress

Failure is an inevitable part of life, and learning how to navigate and grow from it is a valuable skill. As Euka parents and caregivers, it is essential to create an environment where children can develop a healthy relationship with failure. By encouraging resilience, self-reflection, and a growth mindset, we can help children understand that […]

Raising Strong and Courageous Girls

Advice
19th Jun

5 Tips for Raising Strong and Courageous Girls

In a world that demands strength and courage, at Euka we believe it is essential to empower girls to navigate life’s challenges with confidence, resilience, and determination. As parents and caregivers, we have a crucial role in fostering these qualities in our daughters.  By providing them with the necessary tools, support, and guidance, we can […]

5 Tips for Raising Strong and Courageous Girls

In a world that demands strength and courage, at Euka we believe it is essential to empower girls to navigate life’s challenges with confidence, resilience, and determination. As parents and caregivers, we have a crucial role in fostering these qualities in our daughters.  By providing them with the necessary tools, support, and guidance, we can […]

Advice
13th Jun

Nurturing Friendships: Building Connections while Homeschooling

Homeschooling provides a unique educational experience, allowing children to learn in a customised and flexible environment.  However, one concern often voiced by parents and students alike is the potential lack of social interaction and the challenge of building friendships.  In the traditional schooling setting, friendships may not always prove positive, as these are almost always […]

Nurturing Friendships: Building Connections while Homeschooling

Homeschooling provides a unique educational experience, allowing children to learn in a customised and flexible environment.  However, one concern often voiced by parents and students alike is the potential lack of social interaction and the challenge of building friendships.  In the traditional schooling setting, friendships may not always prove positive, as these are almost always […]

Young girl homechooling and curriculum by Euka

Advice
12th Jun

10 Steps to Begin Preschool Homeschooling

You’re not alone if you’re considering homeschooling for your little one More families are discovering the benefits of tailoring their child’s education to meet their unique needs and interests. Some choose to begin some structured homeschooling to prepare little ones to move into homeschooling and others as a way to give them a headstart for […]

10 Steps to Begin Preschool Homeschooling

You’re not alone if you’re considering homeschooling for your little one More families are discovering the benefits of tailoring their child’s education to meet their unique needs and interests. Some choose to begin some structured homeschooling to prepare little ones to move into homeschooling and others as a way to give them a headstart for […]

Advice
5th Jun

Homeschooling in Australia: Is It Legal?

Families are choosing to homeschool over traditional education more and more. Homeschooling has become the education of choice for many families because it better suits their children’s needs. As it gains traction, a common question arises: is homeschooling legal in Australia?  As we look into the legality of homeschooling, we will take a look at […]

Homeschooling in Australia: Is It Legal?

Families are choosing to homeschool over traditional education more and more. Homeschooling has become the education of choice for many families because it better suits their children’s needs. As it gains traction, a common question arises: is homeschooling legal in Australia?  As we look into the legality of homeschooling, we will take a look at […]

Advice
3rd May

Developing Valuable Life Skills as a Family

It’s important that we teach our children practical life skills–skills that teach them how to survive in society–how to thrive in society. Think about it this way, if children were young trees, parents would be the timber support stake, needed to support it, until it grows strong. These practical life skills can be divided into […]

Developing Valuable Life Skills as a Family

It’s important that we teach our children practical life skills–skills that teach them how to survive in society–how to thrive in society. Think about it this way, if children were young trees, parents would be the timber support stake, needed to support it, until it grows strong. These practical life skills can be divided into […]

3rd May

Solving the Screen Time Battle

Reclaim Your Family Time: A 3 Step Method to Controlling Your Childs Screen Time We hear regularly from parents concerned with the long hours their kids spend in front of screens. As the weather is getting colder, it is not uncommon for parents to feel worried their children aren’t getting outdoors, socialising, reading or creating […]

Solving the Screen Time Battle

Reclaim Your Family Time: A 3 Step Method to Controlling Your Childs Screen Time We hear regularly from parents concerned with the long hours their kids spend in front of screens. As the weather is getting colder, it is not uncommon for parents to feel worried their children aren’t getting outdoors, socialising, reading or creating […]

Advice
3rd May

Seeking more Energy and Enthusiasm?

5 Ideas to Improve Your Energy & Enthusiasm Want to feel more energy and enthusiasm? Don’t we all? We have compiled a few ideas that may just do the trick. 1. Practice some type of meditation or prayer each day For example, you may just sit quietly, breathe deeply, and centre yourself. Spend some quiet […]

Seeking more Energy and Enthusiasm?

5 Ideas to Improve Your Energy & Enthusiasm Want to feel more energy and enthusiasm? Don’t we all? We have compiled a few ideas that may just do the trick. 1. Practice some type of meditation or prayer each day For example, you may just sit quietly, breathe deeply, and centre yourself. Spend some quiet […]

Advice
3rd May

Unwrapping Educational Success

How do you set your young child up for educational success? Given that we are solely responsible for our children’s education we understand that setting up your child up for educational success is a common source of worry for homeschooling parents. We all find ourselves, at times, unsure of the material we’re planning to teach […]

Unwrapping Educational Success

How do you set your young child up for educational success? Given that we are solely responsible for our children’s education we understand that setting up your child up for educational success is a common source of worry for homeschooling parents. We all find ourselves, at times, unsure of the material we’re planning to teach […]

Advice
14th Apr

Creating a Homeschool Schedule that Works!

Homeschooling is an enriching experience for parents and children. One of the biggest challenges homeschooling families face is creating a schedule that works for everyone.  With so many different subjects, activities, and interests to juggle, finding the right balance and structure for your family’s unique needs can be challenging.  In this blog post, we’ll explore […]

Creating a Homeschool Schedule that Works!

Homeschooling is an enriching experience for parents and children. One of the biggest challenges homeschooling families face is creating a schedule that works for everyone.  With so many different subjects, activities, and interests to juggle, finding the right balance and structure for your family’s unique needs can be challenging.  In this blog post, we’ll explore […]

Advice
3rd Apr

Top Tips to Get Kids to Clean their Room

“My 13-year-old daughter’s bedroom is a complete mess. It looks like a tornado just ripped through it. And when I ask her politely to clean it up, she either ignores me or throws a fit!” If this sounds like your child, you’re not alone. Many parents complain about their kids’ rooms being so messy they […]

Top Tips to Get Kids to Clean their Room

“My 13-year-old daughter’s bedroom is a complete mess. It looks like a tornado just ripped through it. And when I ask her politely to clean it up, she either ignores me or throws a fit!” If this sounds like your child, you’re not alone. Many parents complain about their kids’ rooms being so messy they […]

Advice
3rd Apr

Homeschooling as a Single Parent

If the reality of taking on the lion’s share of homeschooling comes on you suddenly, then it’s likely you’re already under enormous emotional strain. The first and most crucial advice to anyone in that headspace is to know that you don’t have to do it alone. The Euka program lets your kids work more independently […]

Homeschooling as a Single Parent

If the reality of taking on the lion’s share of homeschooling comes on you suddenly, then it’s likely you’re already under enormous emotional strain. The first and most crucial advice to anyone in that headspace is to know that you don’t have to do it alone. The Euka program lets your kids work more independently […]

Advice
3rd Apr

Outdoor Exploring – Where to Start

Many parents love the idea of education being a way of life. They love the idea of the world being their classroom. They love the idea of having a curriculum that allows students to improve their retention by practicing skills they previously learned. They also love the idea of breaking down the barriers between subjects […]

Outdoor Exploring – Where to Start

Many parents love the idea of education being a way of life. They love the idea of the world being their classroom. They love the idea of having a curriculum that allows students to improve their retention by practicing skills they previously learned. They also love the idea of breaking down the barriers between subjects […]

Advice
3rd Apr

History – Why Study That?

Whether you are a homeschool parent or a teacher working with homeschool students, you are no stranger to the common question, “Why do I have to study history?” It is widely known that children grasp and retain concepts better when they feel that what they are learning is relevant. Students may believe that it’s a […]

History – Why Study That?

Whether you are a homeschool parent or a teacher working with homeschool students, you are no stranger to the common question, “Why do I have to study history?” It is widely known that children grasp and retain concepts better when they feel that what they are learning is relevant. Students may believe that it’s a […]

Advice
1st Apr

What are Learning Preferences?

Learning preferences refer to the unique ways in which individuals prefer to acquire and process new information. Each person has their preferred learning method, including visual, auditory, or physical learning styles.  By accessing your child’s learning method in a homeschooling environment, you can give them the best opportunity to succeed and enjoy their educational experience. […]

What are Learning Preferences?

Learning preferences refer to the unique ways in which individuals prefer to acquire and process new information. Each person has their preferred learning method, including visual, auditory, or physical learning styles.  By accessing your child’s learning method in a homeschooling environment, you can give them the best opportunity to succeed and enjoy their educational experience. […]

Advice
28th Feb

Relax- Late Bloomers are Right on Time

When we notice our child lacking in some way, our first instinct is to freak out. We make wild assumptions and expect the worst. But the best way to support our late-blooming children is to first understand that it will eventually all even out. Just because your child experiences a gap in the norm early […]

Relax- Late Bloomers are Right on Time

When we notice our child lacking in some way, our first instinct is to freak out. We make wild assumptions and expect the worst. But the best way to support our late-blooming children is to first understand that it will eventually all even out. Just because your child experiences a gap in the norm early […]

Advice
28th Feb

Move Your HomeSchooling out of the Home

Names are funny things. Take the word “homeschooling.” What does that make you think of? Many who are new to homeschooling wrongly assume that children are at home schooling all day. In reality, homeschoolers are often not at home. In fact homeschooling parents understand that children’s early experiences can help to shape the calibre of […]

Move Your HomeSchooling out of the Home

Names are funny things. Take the word “homeschooling.” What does that make you think of? Many who are new to homeschooling wrongly assume that children are at home schooling all day. In reality, homeschoolers are often not at home. In fact homeschooling parents understand that children’s early experiences can help to shape the calibre of […]

Advice
28th Feb

Financial Literacy For Kids

Many of today’s parents grew up in an era where talking about money was a taboo subject. Today however, after blindly navigating the world of money themselves, parents are eager to see their children confidently learning good money management. Teaching financial literacy to children may be easier than you think. As a parent, you can […]

Financial Literacy For Kids

Many of today’s parents grew up in an era where talking about money was a taboo subject. Today however, after blindly navigating the world of money themselves, parents are eager to see their children confidently learning good money management. Teaching financial literacy to children may be easier than you think. As a parent, you can […]

Advice
28th Feb

Series: What Schools Don’t Teach – Article 1: Leadership

Have you noticed how many young people emerge from school dismally prepared for the world beyond? At Euka, it is our goal to ensure the students are well equipped for life beyond the school years. Over the next few months, each Euka newsletter will focus on one skill that is often overlooked in schools, but […]

Series: What Schools Don’t Teach – Article 1: Leadership

Have you noticed how many young people emerge from school dismally prepared for the world beyond? At Euka, it is our goal to ensure the students are well equipped for life beyond the school years. Over the next few months, each Euka newsletter will focus on one skill that is often overlooked in schools, but […]

Advice
27th Feb

Our Top Tips for Organisation & Time Management for Homeschoolers

Homeschooling can be a great way to provide your children with a personalised and flexible education, but it can also be a challenge to keep on top of all the tasks and responsibilities that come with it. To help you stay organised and manage your time effectively, we’ve compiled a list of our top tips […]

Our Top Tips for Organisation & Time Management for Homeschoolers

Homeschooling can be a great way to provide your children with a personalised and flexible education, but it can also be a challenge to keep on top of all the tasks and responsibilities that come with it. To help you stay organised and manage your time effectively, we’ve compiled a list of our top tips […]

Advice
13th Feb

Do We Need a Dedicated Homeschool Space?

Homeschooling has become a popular alternative to traditional education, and with the rise in popularity, many families are considering whether there is a need for a dedicated learning space. While some families have chosen to use a spare room or a corner of their living room, others are searching for a more structured environment that […]

Do We Need a Dedicated Homeschool Space?

Homeschooling has become a popular alternative to traditional education, and with the rise in popularity, many families are considering whether there is a need for a dedicated learning space. While some families have chosen to use a spare room or a corner of their living room, others are searching for a more structured environment that […]

Advice
2nd Feb

5 Tips on How to Homeschool the Distracted Child

While homeschooling your most distracted child may be a challenge, especially when you have more than one child. The great news is there are easy ways to get you both through this journey in a positive way. Children get distracted for many reasons. Sometimes it’s because they need more sleep, they could be hungry, they […]

5 Tips on How to Homeschool the Distracted Child

While homeschooling your most distracted child may be a challenge, especially when you have more than one child. The great news is there are easy ways to get you both through this journey in a positive way. Children get distracted for many reasons. Sometimes it’s because they need more sleep, they could be hungry, they […]

Advice
2nd Feb

Creating Quality Time With Your Teen

It can be difficult to find ways to give teens positive attention. Now that they’ve outgrown a lot of childhood activities, it may be more difficult to find family activities they’re interested in. The teen years are also the time when young people begin to spend more time with friends than family. Without a concerted […]

Creating Quality Time With Your Teen

It can be difficult to find ways to give teens positive attention. Now that they’ve outgrown a lot of childhood activities, it may be more difficult to find family activities they’re interested in. The teen years are also the time when young people begin to spend more time with friends than family. Without a concerted […]

Advice
2nd Feb

Finding Creativity As A Family

Small kids are naturally creative, but as we grow our confidence in our own ability can be lost along the way. Those who are homeschool experts will quickly agree that their children show unbounding creativity. However, if your child has just come to homeschooling from mainstream school, this is a common problem. In an environment […]

Finding Creativity As A Family

Small kids are naturally creative, but as we grow our confidence in our own ability can be lost along the way. Those who are homeschool experts will quickly agree that their children show unbounding creativity. However, if your child has just come to homeschooling from mainstream school, this is a common problem. In an environment […]

Advice
1st Feb

Starting Homeschooling This week?

So you are starting homeschooling – Congratulations! You are embarking on one of the most rewarding and exciting journeys, and best of all we are here to help. Homeschooling can be a big change for both parents and children, but with the right approach, it will be a successful and enjoyable experience. Here are some […]

Starting Homeschooling This week?

So you are starting homeschooling – Congratulations! You are embarking on one of the most rewarding and exciting journeys, and best of all we are here to help. Homeschooling can be a big change for both parents and children, but with the right approach, it will be a successful and enjoyable experience. Here are some […]

Advice
1st Feb

Learning Is Natural

“KNOWLEDGE THAT IS ACQUIRED UNDER COMPULSION OBTAINS NO HOLD ON THE MIND – PLATO” “Children are beautifully designed, by nature, to control their own education.” If you have ever watched a child grow from birth up to “school age,” you know the statement above is true. Children come into the world with powerful educative instincts, […]

Learning Is Natural

“KNOWLEDGE THAT IS ACQUIRED UNDER COMPULSION OBTAINS NO HOLD ON THE MIND – PLATO” “Children are beautifully designed, by nature, to control their own education.” If you have ever watched a child grow from birth up to “school age,” you know the statement above is true. Children come into the world with powerful educative instincts, […]

Advice
25th Jan

How to Work While Homeschooling

If you’re a working parent, homeschooling has likely been an impossible achievement, but this doesn’t have to be the case. With the right balance, maintaining a job while you educate your children at home is possible and can work seamlessly for your family.  Working life looks different for everyone. Some parents may work from home; […]

How to Work While Homeschooling

If you’re a working parent, homeschooling has likely been an impossible achievement, but this doesn’t have to be the case. With the right balance, maintaining a job while you educate your children at home is possible and can work seamlessly for your family.  Working life looks different for everyone. Some parents may work from home; […]

Young girl homechooling and curriculum by Euka

Advice
11th Jan

Guide to Homeschooling for High School

Putting time and energy into your teenager’s high school experience through home education is a rewarding experience. When they reach high school, it’s a time when they become self-sufficient, develop new skills and interests, and build connections as they work towards decisions about their future aspirations. We know that it can be hard to keep […]

Guide to Homeschooling for High School

Putting time and energy into your teenager’s high school experience through home education is a rewarding experience. When they reach high school, it’s a time when they become self-sufficient, develop new skills and interests, and build connections as they work towards decisions about their future aspirations. We know that it can be hard to keep […]

Advice
9th Jan

Do’s and Dont’s When You Think Your Child Is Being Bullied

Bullying has been in the news a lot lately due to the impact of social media. Bullies are no longer contained in one place that it can be possible to avoid. The pervasive nature of social media allows bullies to follow their victims into their own home. Here are a few tips from experts, if […]

Do’s and Dont’s When You Think Your Child Is Being Bullied

Bullying has been in the news a lot lately due to the impact of social media. Bullies are no longer contained in one place that it can be possible to avoid. The pervasive nature of social media allows bullies to follow their victims into their own home. Here are a few tips from experts, if […]

Advice
9th Jan

Lessons In The Garden

Children can learn so much when they garden. Not just about the process of gardening, but about life cycles, water conservation, tending to chores, following directions, and so much more. Gardening is such a well-rounded teaching tool not only for science, but also in life lessons. You will be surprised at just how much gardening […]

Lessons In The Garden

Children can learn so much when they garden. Not just about the process of gardening, but about life cycles, water conservation, tending to chores, following directions, and so much more. Gardening is such a well-rounded teaching tool not only for science, but also in life lessons. You will be surprised at just how much gardening […]

Advice
9th Jan

8 Tips on Raising Confident Teens

No matter what age or gender, your self-confidence can take a battering in the teen years. While the emphasis is often on girls’ self-esteem, boys need to be confident, too, and often struggle just as much (although perhaps in different areas). Here are some tips to help you build your teen’s self-confidence. Kids who seemed […]

8 Tips on Raising Confident Teens

No matter what age or gender, your self-confidence can take a battering in the teen years. While the emphasis is often on girls’ self-esteem, boys need to be confident, too, and often struggle just as much (although perhaps in different areas). Here are some tips to help you build your teen’s self-confidence. Kids who seemed […]

Advice
9th Jan

A Guide to Reading Readiness

Sometimes parents of beginning readers wonder if their child is on track with reading. They don’t understand why their child can’t read a word today they were able to read yesterday. They think their child reads too slowly. They grumble that their child only wants to read the same book over and over again. Most […]

A Guide to Reading Readiness

Sometimes parents of beginning readers wonder if their child is on track with reading. They don’t understand why their child can’t read a word today they were able to read yesterday. They think their child reads too slowly. They grumble that their child only wants to read the same book over and over again. Most […]

Advice
4th Jan

How to Homeschool Multiple Children

One of the best and sometimes scariest parts of homeschooling is the first time you teach more than one child. Whether you’re new to it or another of your children is now school-aged, it’s likely a place you’ve never been before and may feel overwhelming. Starting strong can make navigating the unknown a little easier; […]

How to Homeschool Multiple Children

One of the best and sometimes scariest parts of homeschooling is the first time you teach more than one child. Whether you’re new to it or another of your children is now school-aged, it’s likely a place you’ve never been before and may feel overwhelming. Starting strong can make navigating the unknown a little easier; […]

Advice
1st Dec

How Does Homeschooling Affect University Admissions?

Getting your child ready for university applications, wherever their formative education took place, can be a little daunting but filled with possibilities. The process is usually different for your homeschooled child because, in Australia, they are not eligible to earn an ATAR score. While not having an ATAR score may feel like it makes university […]

How Does Homeschooling Affect University Admissions?

Getting your child ready for university applications, wherever their formative education took place, can be a little daunting but filled with possibilities. The process is usually different for your homeschooled child because, in Australia, they are not eligible to earn an ATAR score. While not having an ATAR score may feel like it makes university […]

Advice
30th Nov

5 best Homeschool Christmas Traditions

Holiday traditions are more than just rituals: they strengthen the bonds within the family and contribute to a family identity. When you add a few fun and novel Christmas traditions, you set yourselves apart as a family. You mark yourself as a unique, festive family. Each year, when you return to these signature traditions, there […]

5 best Homeschool Christmas Traditions

Holiday traditions are more than just rituals: they strengthen the bonds within the family and contribute to a family identity. When you add a few fun and novel Christmas traditions, you set yourselves apart as a family. You mark yourself as a unique, festive family. Each year, when you return to these signature traditions, there […]

Advice
30th Nov

Preparing to Homeschool 2023

Whether a Homeschool newbie or a seasoned veteran, the start of a new educational year brings the opportunity to recalibrate, make some adjustments and add some exciting excursion planning to your calendar.  If you are totally new to Homeschooling you may be needing a touch more support as you take your first steps. The following […]

Preparing to Homeschool 2023

Whether a Homeschool newbie or a seasoned veteran, the start of a new educational year brings the opportunity to recalibrate, make some adjustments and add some exciting excursion planning to your calendar.  If you are totally new to Homeschooling you may be needing a touch more support as you take your first steps. The following […]

Advice
30th Nov

Twenty Questions than can Change a Child’s Life

Children grow and change rapidly, both physically, academically and emotionally. As parents, we strive to help our children understand who they are, what they believe in, and how to be independent and competent adults. Our children are unique, and we need to help them grow into their authentic selves with love and acceptance. Have you […]

Twenty Questions than can Change a Child’s Life

Children grow and change rapidly, both physically, academically and emotionally. As parents, we strive to help our children understand who they are, what they believe in, and how to be independent and competent adults. Our children are unique, and we need to help them grow into their authentic selves with love and acceptance. Have you […]

Advice
30th Nov

What’s so Great about Volunteering while Homeschooling?

As homeschoolers, we have plenty of freedom, including how we develop our school schedules and how we decide to cover each subject. One of the best ways to use this freedom is to enrich our local communities through volunteering. Volunteering helps kids learn about others When kids volunteer, they get a chance to broaden their understanding of […]

What’s so Great about Volunteering while Homeschooling?

As homeschoolers, we have plenty of freedom, including how we develop our school schedules and how we decide to cover each subject. One of the best ways to use this freedom is to enrich our local communities through volunteering. Volunteering helps kids learn about others When kids volunteer, they get a chance to broaden their understanding of […]

Advice
26th Nov

What About Homeschool Socialisation

Homeschooled children and the apparent ‘lack’ of socialisation is one of the biggest myths in home-based education. Many wonder how families are able to cultivate interpersonal skills and resilience in their children when they aren’t in classroom-based schooling. The social norm is that classroom education amongst their peers is the only way to effectively engage […]

What About Homeschool Socialisation

Homeschooled children and the apparent ‘lack’ of socialisation is one of the biggest myths in home-based education. Many wonder how families are able to cultivate interpersonal skills and resilience in their children when they aren’t in classroom-based schooling. The social norm is that classroom education amongst their peers is the only way to effectively engage […]

Advice
15th Nov

Grade 11 & 12 is open for enrolment

For the first time ever in Australia, you can now homeschool your child through their senior years! With university pathways, no exams, the flexibility to study when and where you want, extensive subject options and self-paced learning, our programs exist to see students thrive as they transition into life after school. We’d love to hear […]

Grade 11 & 12 is open for enrolment

For the first time ever in Australia, you can now homeschool your child through their senior years! With university pathways, no exams, the flexibility to study when and where you want, extensive subject options and self-paced learning, our programs exist to see students thrive as they transition into life after school. We’d love to hear […]

Advice
4th Nov

Big Misconceptions About Homeschoolers

When it comes to a child learning at home, there tends to be a lot of misunderstanding. In fact, there are stereotypes galore. But as the number of homeschooled children in Australia continues to skyrocket, many of the most common myths and misunderstandings are being clarified. Below, we list 14 of the most common misconceptions […]

Big Misconceptions About Homeschoolers

When it comes to a child learning at home, there tends to be a lot of misunderstanding. In fact, there are stereotypes galore. But as the number of homeschooled children in Australia continues to skyrocket, many of the most common myths and misunderstandings are being clarified. Below, we list 14 of the most common misconceptions […]

Advice
4th Nov

Why Every Child Should Learn to Cook

How many times has your child asked you, “What’s for dinner?” Probably several times this week alone. Kids are constantly hungry and are usually foraging through the pantry for something to tide them over until it’s time for dinner. Wouldn’t you love to ask them, “What’s for dinner?” Then teach your children to cook a […]

Why Every Child Should Learn to Cook

How many times has your child asked you, “What’s for dinner?” Probably several times this week alone. Kids are constantly hungry and are usually foraging through the pantry for something to tide them over until it’s time for dinner. Wouldn’t you love to ask them, “What’s for dinner?” Then teach your children to cook a […]

Advice
4th Nov

Businesses are Just Discovering What Homeschoolers Knew for Decades

For many of us, the realisation that classrooms don’t prepare young people for success in their life and career is obvious. Often, they create the conveyor belt approach to education. It is often discussed among new homeschoolers that when children step out of the classroom and into the world, they discover that real learning is a […]

Businesses are Just Discovering What Homeschoolers Knew for Decades

For many of us, the realisation that classrooms don’t prepare young people for success in their life and career is obvious. Often, they create the conveyor belt approach to education. It is often discussed among new homeschoolers that when children step out of the classroom and into the world, they discover that real learning is a […]

How Tos
4th Nov

Homeschool Record Keeping – How To Save Time

At this time of year, many families are beginning to wrap things up and knowing what to keep and how to keep it can be a challenge. No matter which State or Territory you live in across Australia you will have homeschool record keeping requirements for reporting.  Homeschool record keeping doesn’t have to be complicated. With […]

Homeschool Record Keeping – How To Save Time

At this time of year, many families are beginning to wrap things up and knowing what to keep and how to keep it can be a challenge. No matter which State or Territory you live in across Australia you will have homeschool record keeping requirements for reporting.  Homeschool record keeping doesn’t have to be complicated. With […]

Advice
4th Nov

How to Homeschool While Travelling Around Australia

There is nothing better than travelling across our beautiful country with its rich history, spectacular scenery, hidden treasures, and so much to discover. Even better is seeing it all through the eyes of a child. Whether it’s a trip for a few months or something more long-term, travelling with your children while they are young […]

How to Homeschool While Travelling Around Australia

There is nothing better than travelling across our beautiful country with its rich history, spectacular scenery, hidden treasures, and so much to discover. Even better is seeing it all through the eyes of a child. Whether it’s a trip for a few months or something more long-term, travelling with your children while they are young […]

Advice
28th Oct

How Many Hours a Day Should You Spend Homeschooling?

Just as each homeschooling family educates their children differently, the time spent engaging in education each day will vary from home to home.  When starting your homeschooling journey, it can be hard to determine if you’re doing things right, and some families may feel like they’re not doing enough.  Modelling homeschooling hours with traditional classroom-based […]

How Many Hours a Day Should You Spend Homeschooling?

Just as each homeschooling family educates their children differently, the time spent engaging in education each day will vary from home to home.  When starting your homeschooling journey, it can be hard to determine if you’re doing things right, and some families may feel like they’re not doing enough.  Modelling homeschooling hours with traditional classroom-based […]

Advice
22nd Oct

Can I Homeschool with the Australian Curriculum While Overseas

Homeschooling and exploring the world are two of life’s greatest privileges, whether inside Australia or outside.  Some families decide to make a long-term or permanent move abroad and others may choose an extended holiday and want to continue their child’s homeschooling education while on the road. As a tourist to another country, there are some […]

Can I Homeschool with the Australian Curriculum While Overseas

Homeschooling and exploring the world are two of life’s greatest privileges, whether inside Australia or outside.  Some families decide to make a long-term or permanent move abroad and others may choose an extended holiday and want to continue their child’s homeschooling education while on the road. As a tourist to another country, there are some […]

Advice
12th Oct

Good Mental Health Habits Which Help Kids Handle all That Life can Bring

Mental health and emotional well-being are an essential part of a child’s development. At different stages of life, our children will face challenges and setbacks. In fact, these challenges may be part of why you moved to Homeschool. Regardless, they are a normal part of growing up, whether in mainstream school or Homeschooling. To support […]

Good Mental Health Habits Which Help Kids Handle all That Life can Bring

Mental health and emotional well-being are an essential part of a child’s development. At different stages of life, our children will face challenges and setbacks. In fact, these challenges may be part of why you moved to Homeschool. Regardless, they are a normal part of growing up, whether in mainstream school or Homeschooling. To support […]

Advice
12th Oct

Taming the Teen Art Adventures

The benefits of art in a child’s education are widespread. Art can help kids express themselves and understand the world around them. Art is usually a hands-on experience and fun. For teenage students, studies have found that kids who have more arts education see long-term benefits by both academic and social standards. But what if your teenager […]

Taming the Teen Art Adventures

The benefits of art in a child’s education are widespread. Art can help kids express themselves and understand the world around them. Art is usually a hands-on experience and fun. For teenage students, studies have found that kids who have more arts education see long-term benefits by both academic and social standards. But what if your teenager […]

Advice
12th Oct

Travel Schooling: Small-Space Living

“I would love to travel school, but how do you survive living in such a small space? How do you keep from losing your mind? What do you do with all of your learning stuff?” How do you make sure your child is not falling behind?  These are the questions heard from so many travel-loving […]

Travel Schooling: Small-Space Living

“I would love to travel school, but how do you survive living in such a small space? How do you keep from losing your mind? What do you do with all of your learning stuff?” How do you make sure your child is not falling behind?  These are the questions heard from so many travel-loving […]

Advice
12th Oct

Are Homeschool Students Happier?

Every study of which I am aware (and I have gone looking and know where to look) has found that Homeschooled kids, statistically, on average, show more social adjustment and prosocial behaviour and civic engagement than their mainstream school peers. Of course, every bell curve has its tails, but the research paints a pretty clear […]

Are Homeschool Students Happier?

Every study of which I am aware (and I have gone looking and know where to look) has found that Homeschooled kids, statistically, on average, show more social adjustment and prosocial behaviour and civic engagement than their mainstream school peers. Of course, every bell curve has its tails, but the research paints a pretty clear […]

Advice
26th Sep

Is Homeschooling Right for Your Family?

All methods of educating your child will come with their own advantages and disadvantages – it’s a matter of choosing what works best for you and your children. For some families, it may seem like the perceived disadvantages outweigh the many positive aspects of homeschooling but we’ll take a closer look at these perceived homeschooling […]

Is Homeschooling Right for Your Family?

All methods of educating your child will come with their own advantages and disadvantages – it’s a matter of choosing what works best for you and your children. For some families, it may seem like the perceived disadvantages outweigh the many positive aspects of homeschooling but we’ll take a closer look at these perceived homeschooling […]

Advice
19th Sep

Is Homeschooling Difficult?

Educating your child at home requires time and effort, but many parents find homeschooling rewarding for both themselves and their children, despite the homeschooling challenges they may face from time to time.  Home education has become a popular choice for parents, especially during the ongoing pandemic and the ability to tailor your approach to your […]

Is Homeschooling Difficult?

Educating your child at home requires time and effort, but many parents find homeschooling rewarding for both themselves and their children, despite the homeschooling challenges they may face from time to time.  Home education has become a popular choice for parents, especially during the ongoing pandemic and the ability to tailor your approach to your […]

Advice
12th Sep

What Qualifications Do I Need to Homeschool My Child in Australia?

Homeschooling is a wonderful alternative to school-based learning for children that lets you be hands-on with your child’s education. When you’re new to educating your child at home, there are many questions about curriculums, materials and more, and that’s why Euka is here to help.  One of the most asked questions is whether parents need […]

What Qualifications Do I Need to Homeschool My Child in Australia?

Homeschooling is a wonderful alternative to school-based learning for children that lets you be hands-on with your child’s education. When you’re new to educating your child at home, there are many questions about curriculums, materials and more, and that’s why Euka is here to help.  One of the most asked questions is whether parents need […]

8th Sep

Creating Traditions to Build a Strong Family Culture

Trapsing around the Christmas tree farm for hours trying to select the perfect tree can take its toll on the joy of the event. But somehow each year when the time comes, we laugh and recall the various crazy things that have happened over the years during the yearly tree picking event. The decision to […]

Creating Traditions to Build a Strong Family Culture

Trapsing around the Christmas tree farm for hours trying to select the perfect tree can take its toll on the joy of the event. But somehow each year when the time comes, we laugh and recall the various crazy things that have happened over the years during the yearly tree picking event. The decision to […]

Advice
8th Sep

What is Future Learning?

As the world we live in changes to embrace the future, how and what we teach in our education system will also be reshaped to keep up to date with the growing demands of the 21st century. It is key to understand that everyone learns differently, and understanding the different ways that humans learn is […]

What is Future Learning?

As the world we live in changes to embrace the future, how and what we teach in our education system will also be reshaped to keep up to date with the growing demands of the 21st century. It is key to understand that everyone learns differently, and understanding the different ways that humans learn is […]

Advice
8th Sep

7 Tips to Organise Your Homeschool Study Space

As a parent, where, how and when your teens study is often fluid due to their changing sleep patterns, part time work or social activities. The Euka program is written to the student themselves with the core goal of having students take ownership for their learning. One aspect of study success is the “where” the […]

7 Tips to Organise Your Homeschool Study Space

As a parent, where, how and when your teens study is often fluid due to their changing sleep patterns, part time work or social activities. The Euka program is written to the student themselves with the core goal of having students take ownership for their learning. One aspect of study success is the “where” the […]

Advice
16th Aug

The Benefits of Homeschooling for Parents

Choosing to homeschool is a substantial lifestyle change not only for your children but also for you, the parent. It’s not surprising you’ve been thinking about homeschooling, because the last decade has seen an exponential increase in the numbers of Australian homeschoolers. It can be easy to overlook the benefits of what makes homeschooling the […]

The Benefits of Homeschooling for Parents

Choosing to homeschool is a substantial lifestyle change not only for your children but also for you, the parent. It’s not surprising you’ve been thinking about homeschooling, because the last decade has seen an exponential increase in the numbers of Australian homeschoolers. It can be easy to overlook the benefits of what makes homeschooling the […]

How home schooling works

Advice
12th Aug

Homeschooling: Why You Should Be Thinking About It

Schools haven’t changed much over the last 50 years, but how children learn has. There are many more expectations on children and curriculum to get through, and everything must follow a strict timeline. However, what works for some students doesn’t necessarily have the same effect on others.  Some children learn better with a hands-on approach; […]

Homeschooling: Why You Should Be Thinking About It

Schools haven’t changed much over the last 50 years, but how children learn has. There are many more expectations on children and curriculum to get through, and everything must follow a strict timeline. However, what works for some students doesn’t necessarily have the same effect on others.  Some children learn better with a hands-on approach; […]

Advice
2nd Aug

Benefits of Homeschooling Your Child

Are you considering homeschooling your child or what we refer to as future learning? While we recognise this isn’t the way forward for everyone, it is growing in popularity and is undoubtedly the right choice for many. There are many reasons why families choose to break away from traditional education. Some believe it champions their […]

Benefits of Homeschooling Your Child

Are you considering homeschooling your child or what we refer to as future learning? While we recognise this isn’t the way forward for everyone, it is growing in popularity and is undoubtedly the right choice for many. There are many reasons why families choose to break away from traditional education. Some believe it champions their […]

Advice
28th Jul

Powerful Learning through Chores

Chores & household jobs: Few of us enjoy doing them, but for a household to run smoothly these tedious and time-consuming tasks must get done. It’s a given that the adults will do their part around the house, but when it comes to assigning housework to children, there’s some debate. Many parents want to preserve […]

Powerful Learning through Chores

Chores & household jobs: Few of us enjoy doing them, but for a household to run smoothly these tedious and time-consuming tasks must get done. It’s a given that the adults will do their part around the house, but when it comes to assigning housework to children, there’s some debate. Many parents want to preserve […]

28th Jul

Building Healthy Teen Friendships

Cultivating connections and friendships while Homeschooling is an often discussed topic. In fact, most Homeschooling parents I hear from are looking to help their pre-teens and teens plug into other groups and communities. As our children get older, they naturally want (and need) solid and healthy peer groups. But how do we do this? The […]

Building Healthy Teen Friendships

Cultivating connections and friendships while Homeschooling is an often discussed topic. In fact, most Homeschooling parents I hear from are looking to help their pre-teens and teens plug into other groups and communities. As our children get older, they naturally want (and need) solid and healthy peer groups. But how do we do this? The […]

Advice
28th Jul

Why Homeschooling Gifted Children Works

It is often said that homeschooling is “best-practice education” for gifted kids. However, it is worth noting that the basic underlying mantra of gifted education – meet children where they are, wherever that is, and move them forward towards their potential – is best-practice for ALL children. As you read through the following advice, keep in mind that […]

Why Homeschooling Gifted Children Works

It is often said that homeschooling is “best-practice education” for gifted kids. However, it is worth noting that the basic underlying mantra of gifted education – meet children where they are, wherever that is, and move them forward towards their potential – is best-practice for ALL children. As you read through the following advice, keep in mind that […]

Advice
28th Jul

Great reading Tips (Reviews and tips to get kids reading)

Parents often ask how they can help their children learn to read; and it’s no wonder that they’re interested in this essential skill. Reading plays an important role in educational success.  Here are some practical recommendations for helping pre-schoolers and school-age students learn to read. 1. Teaching reading will only help. Sometimes, parents are told […]

Great reading Tips (Reviews and tips to get kids reading)

Parents often ask how they can help their children learn to read; and it’s no wonder that they’re interested in this essential skill. Reading plays an important role in educational success.  Here are some practical recommendations for helping pre-schoolers and school-age students learn to read. 1. Teaching reading will only help. Sometimes, parents are told […]

Advice
4th Jul

Help – Our schedule isn’t working

Crafting a Homeschool schedule is difficult for many parents because the only schedule they know is that of a mainstream school. But as a Homeschooler, you can throw that schedule out the window if it doesn’t work for you! Homeschooling provides the awesome flexibility for parents to create any schedule that meets their family’s needs. […]

Help – Our schedule isn’t working

Crafting a Homeschool schedule is difficult for many parents because the only schedule they know is that of a mainstream school. But as a Homeschooler, you can throw that schedule out the window if it doesn’t work for you! Homeschooling provides the awesome flexibility for parents to create any schedule that meets their family’s needs. […]

mother and son exploring homeschool options together

Advice
4th Jul

How do I know if I am Doing Enough?

Self-reflection is a valuable tool for us as parents as we take time out to analyse where we are at. The question we hear parents ask, probably more than any other is, “How do I know if I’m doing enough?” Fortunately, we have a great answer for you. The answer is: goal setting. Here’s what […]

How do I know if I am Doing Enough?

Self-reflection is a valuable tool for us as parents as we take time out to analyse where we are at. The question we hear parents ask, probably more than any other is, “How do I know if I’m doing enough?” Fortunately, we have a great answer for you. The answer is: goal setting. Here’s what […]

Young girl homechooling and curriculum by Euka

Advice
4th Jul

Tips For The Senior Years

Most likely, your high school SENIORS intend on having the best two years possible! After all, they’ve waited 10 years to finally call themselves homeschool seniors which means graduation is just around the corner! Below are some tips for having the best possible Grade 11 & 12 years as a homeschooled senior with Euka. Plan […]

Tips For The Senior Years

Most likely, your high school SENIORS intend on having the best two years possible! After all, they’ve waited 10 years to finally call themselves homeschool seniors which means graduation is just around the corner! Below are some tips for having the best possible Grade 11 & 12 years as a homeschooled senior with Euka. Plan […]

Advice
4th Jul

Homeschooling Parents – Taking Care of yourself

When Homeschooling a child or a number of children, it’s so important to make sure you take good care of your body, mind, and soul every day, not just when you get sick. Learning how to eat right, reduce stress, exercise regularly, and take a time-out when you need it are touchstones of self-care and […]

Homeschooling Parents – Taking Care of yourself

When Homeschooling a child or a number of children, it’s so important to make sure you take good care of your body, mind, and soul every day, not just when you get sick. Learning how to eat right, reduce stress, exercise regularly, and take a time-out when you need it are touchstones of self-care and […]

Advice
31st May

Homeschooling Practical Life Skills

Kids need to be taught practical life skills—skills that will teach them how to survive in society—how to thrive in society. Teaching these to your children can certainly be part of your Homeschooling endeavours. Practical life skills can be divided into five categories (maybe more) and the skills that fall within each category are probably endless. The question […]

Homeschooling Practical Life Skills

Kids need to be taught practical life skills—skills that will teach them how to survive in society—how to thrive in society. Teaching these to your children can certainly be part of your Homeschooling endeavours. Practical life skills can be divided into five categories (maybe more) and the skills that fall within each category are probably endless. The question […]

Advice
31st May

Raising Strong and Courageous Girls

It’s obvious that girls today need positive role models. There are many strong women in the spotlight – especially in Hollywood, however, those aren’t necessarily the women we want our daughters looking up to. How do we encourage our girls to be strong leaders without relying on women in the spotlight? Firstly, remind her, often, […]

Raising Strong and Courageous Girls

It’s obvious that girls today need positive role models. There are many strong women in the spotlight – especially in Hollywood, however, those aren’t necessarily the women we want our daughters looking up to. How do we encourage our girls to be strong leaders without relying on women in the spotlight? Firstly, remind her, often, […]

Advice
31st May

Easily Homeschool a Second Language

Less than 1 percent of Australians today are proficient in a foreign language that they studied in the classroom. Many students struggle to learn a foreign language in a classroom setting. As homeschoolers, we’re not bound by that system and in fact, our freedom from it gives us our children distinct advantages as language learners.  […]

Easily Homeschool a Second Language

Less than 1 percent of Australians today are proficient in a foreign language that they studied in the classroom. Many students struggle to learn a foreign language in a classroom setting. As homeschoolers, we’re not bound by that system and in fact, our freedom from it gives us our children distinct advantages as language learners.  […]

mother and child doing homeschooling with EUKA

Advice
31st May

Making Maths Fun

Teaching maths can leave most of us feeling drained and depressed – if we even get that far! As homeschooling parents, how are we supposed to teach maths if it gives us anxiety just thinking about it? Thankfully, Euka provides a full Maths program and, there are numerous extra resources at our fingertips. Even if […]

Making Maths Fun

Teaching maths can leave most of us feeling drained and depressed – if we even get that far! As homeschooling parents, how are we supposed to teach maths if it gives us anxiety just thinking about it? Thankfully, Euka provides a full Maths program and, there are numerous extra resources at our fingertips. Even if […]

Advice
18th May

How to Create a Personalised Learning Plan

Did you know that 34% more Aussie parents have started homeschooling in the last two years? In fact, homeschooling has reached a record high in South Australia. The Covid-19 pandemic has shone a light on the fact that many kids learn better at home, and parents across the country are making the change. Kids learn better in […]

How to Create a Personalised Learning Plan

Did you know that 34% more Aussie parents have started homeschooling in the last two years? In fact, homeschooling has reached a record high in South Australia. The Covid-19 pandemic has shone a light on the fact that many kids learn better at home, and parents across the country are making the change. Kids learn better in […]

Advice
4th May

Can Homeschooling Cause Social Isolation?

The majority of children in Australia spend 12 years of their life in education, so this forms a huge part of their early life! Education introduces your children to new interests and helps them to develop valuable skills for life.  However, there is no one way to approach your child’s education. While a large number […]

Can Homeschooling Cause Social Isolation?

The majority of children in Australia spend 12 years of their life in education, so this forms a huge part of their early life! Education introduces your children to new interests and helps them to develop valuable skills for life.  However, there is no one way to approach your child’s education. While a large number […]

Advice
2nd May

Special Needs Homeschooling

Special needs can feel like a different world of parenting altogether. It has its own amazing moments, as well as its own struggles. If you have found yourself evaluating your child’s education choices and wondering whether homeschooling would be a good fit, you’re in the right place. Or, perhaps this is your first time genuinely […]

Special Needs Homeschooling

Special needs can feel like a different world of parenting altogether. It has its own amazing moments, as well as its own struggles. If you have found yourself evaluating your child’s education choices and wondering whether homeschooling would be a good fit, you’re in the right place. Or, perhaps this is your first time genuinely […]

Advice
2nd May

Is My Child Too Young To Homeschool?

If you are interested in homeschooling your children, perhaps the question has crossed your mind regarding whether your children will be old enough to start. After all, does the typical age limit of five or six matter if you’re homeschooling? Do grades and levels need to be official when your kids are so young? The answer […]

Is My Child Too Young To Homeschool?

If you are interested in homeschooling your children, perhaps the question has crossed your mind regarding whether your children will be old enough to start. After all, does the typical age limit of five or six matter if you’re homeschooling? Do grades and levels need to be official when your kids are so young? The answer […]

Advice
28th Apr

Internet safety and homeschooling – best practice for keeping kids safe online

The internet is a fantastic educational resource, and it can be used for just about anything. It is the most up to date information, engaging content and provides access to learning opportunities that are totally out of this world, literally. As with all things, it is important to be aware of and prevent problems. As […]

Internet safety and homeschooling – best practice for keeping kids safe online

The internet is a fantastic educational resource, and it can be used for just about anything. It is the most up to date information, engaging content and provides access to learning opportunities that are totally out of this world, literally. As with all things, it is important to be aware of and prevent problems. As […]

Advice
28th Apr

6 ways coding encourages logical thinking

Have your children always been interested in computers? Do they enjoy tinkering with their devices or seem to fix technology issues before you even understand the problem? Oh this generation; they understand it all so quickly! A lot of children interested in computers often find great enjoyment in coding. Also known as computer programming, coding is the “code” that […]

6 ways coding encourages logical thinking

Have your children always been interested in computers? Do they enjoy tinkering with their devices or seem to fix technology issues before you even understand the problem? Oh this generation; they understand it all so quickly! A lot of children interested in computers often find great enjoyment in coding. Also known as computer programming, coding is the “code” that […]

Advice
7th Apr

Engaging reluctant readers

Helping our children learn to read can feel like a daunting task. There are effective methods to use for teaching reading strategies and engaging your reluctant readers, to help your children over bumpy roads, and to make reading fun. If your child is having an especially difficult time after using these techniques or you notice […]

Engaging reluctant readers

Helping our children learn to read can feel like a daunting task. There are effective methods to use for teaching reading strategies and engaging your reluctant readers, to help your children over bumpy roads, and to make reading fun. If your child is having an especially difficult time after using these techniques or you notice […]

7th Apr

Homeschooling and holidays

The school holidays can be a wonderful time to unwind however, it is not surprising that kids want to do all the holiday things… but you know what also sounds good?  A hot bath and 5 seconds to yourself to relax. Honestly, we would probably happily compromise for a single piece of chocolate without our kids wanting to […]

Homeschooling and holidays

The school holidays can be a wonderful time to unwind however, it is not surprising that kids want to do all the holiday things… but you know what also sounds good?  A hot bath and 5 seconds to yourself to relax. Honestly, we would probably happily compromise for a single piece of chocolate without our kids wanting to […]

How Tos
7th Apr

How to Keep Teens Motivated

Homeschooling teens can be hugely rewarding and of course challenging. As a mum currently homeschooling three teens of my own, the close relationship we have is never more evident than when I speak with parents whose children go to school then home, only to spend the rest of the evening in their room. There is […]

How to Keep Teens Motivated

Homeschooling teens can be hugely rewarding and of course challenging. As a mum currently homeschooling three teens of my own, the close relationship we have is never more evident than when I speak with parents whose children go to school then home, only to spend the rest of the evening in their room. There is […]

Advice
7th Apr

Am I Qualified to homeschool?

It is quite common to worry about our own abilities. As parents we often find ourselves comparing to others as we strive to give our children the best start. Do you question whether you have the knowledge and skills to homeschool? Are you worried that you don’t have the training?  Maybe you feel confident with […]

Am I Qualified to homeschool?

It is quite common to worry about our own abilities. As parents we often find ourselves comparing to others as we strive to give our children the best start. Do you question whether you have the knowledge and skills to homeschool? Are you worried that you don’t have the training?  Maybe you feel confident with […]

Advice
28th Mar

The Future of Learning: What Is Future Learning Exactly?

Are you searching for the best possible way to prepare your child for success?  It can be difficult to know what the best way is to help your child become a better learner. The world is changing quickly. This is why it’s important that parents and teachers adopt new teaching methods in order to help […]

The Future of Learning: What Is Future Learning Exactly?

Are you searching for the best possible way to prepare your child for success?  It can be difficult to know what the best way is to help your child become a better learner. The world is changing quickly. This is why it’s important that parents and teachers adopt new teaching methods in order to help […]

Advice
16th Mar

Does Homeschooling Impact Children’s Confidence?

Many parents are starting to weigh the pros and cons of homeschooling, even when they were perfectly happy with public or private schooling for their children in the past. Homeschooling is more accessible than ever with the abundance of resources that parents and students have at their disposal. While parents are making this decision, they’re […]

Does Homeschooling Impact Children’s Confidence?

Many parents are starting to weigh the pros and cons of homeschooling, even when they were perfectly happy with public or private schooling for their children in the past. Homeschooling is more accessible than ever with the abundance of resources that parents and students have at their disposal. While parents are making this decision, they’re […]

Advice
2nd Mar

How to Homeschool a Distracted Child

Homeschooling a child who is easily distracted can be a frustrating challenge, especially when you have other kids. Here are some ideas on how to keep your distracted child focused on their learning so that you can have a successful day. 1) Do Learning One on One If your child is highly distracted, they probably […]

How to Homeschool a Distracted Child

Homeschooling a child who is easily distracted can be a frustrating challenge, especially when you have other kids. Here are some ideas on how to keep your distracted child focused on their learning so that you can have a successful day. 1) Do Learning One on One If your child is highly distracted, they probably […]

Advice
2nd Mar

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families

Ever need some inspiration? This book has it in spades. As the father of nine children, Covey is a passionate advocate for families. Despite this turbulent world, Covey gives hope for families to effectively build a different culture: a beautiful family culture. Although the seven habits may sound familiar (they were first introduced in Covey’s bestseller, The 7 […]

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families

Ever need some inspiration? This book has it in spades. As the father of nine children, Covey is a passionate advocate for families. Despite this turbulent world, Covey gives hope for families to effectively build a different culture: a beautiful family culture. Although the seven habits may sound familiar (they were first introduced in Covey’s bestseller, The 7 […]

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