Amanda Davis, Author at Homeschool Base

About Amanda Davis

Amanda Davis is a former homeschool student and advocate. She works as an instructional designer and contributor to parenting and motherhood blogs including her own blog, Amanda and her family live happily in the shadow of the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee.

My Top 3 TEDEd Lessons and How to Create Your Own

Posted in Resources on August 25, 2017

Homeschooling engaging in online learning

If you are teaching parent and you read home schooling blogs with any frequency, you’ve undoubtedly heard that the internet is a content-rich environment for home classrooms. It’s true! The challenge comes when deciding how to curate the web’s content for your student. Online learning is an easy choice, but products can range from free Read More »

The Case for Theology in the Home Classroom

Posted in Homeschooling on July 25, 2017

Young boy reading the Bible

It is a common misconception that theology is for pastors and seminary students. Perhaps it is the depth of study and complexity of doctrine that propagates this fallacy. Regardless, there is much to be gained from theology for anyone who calls himself Christian. My own time in seminary taught me that most pastors and church Read More »

How to Help Your Homeschool Graduate Transition to College Life

Posted in Homeschooling on July 20, 2017

Moving in to a new college experience

First of all, congratulations! You are the proud parent (and teacher) of a home school graduate. Whether you facilitated your child’s education from day 1 or transitioned from public school to homeschool later, you have carefully walked your student to the finish line. Bravo! Even though you have competently taught your student thus far, you Read More »

Unschool vs. Homeschool: A Guide to Choosing What's Best for Your Family

Posted in Homeschooling on July 11, 2017

Unschooling vs Homeschooling

When deciding what method of home education to employ for your family, you have likely come across the term unschooling. Like homeschooling in the 80s and 90s, unschooling carries a stigma of uncertainty and doubt and yet so many families choose to unschool their children and do so with success. To decide what approach is Read More »

How to Introduce Bible Study into Your Preschool Curriculum

Posted in Homeschooling on June 29, 2017

Jesus looking over a rock during a sunset

When I was pregnant with my son, who is now 3 years old, I remember praying so fervently that I would know how to share my faith and love for Jesus with him at an early age. After he was born, my prayers continued, but my mind became preoccupied with reaching his developmental milestones. One Read More »