Sarah Tippett, Author at Homeschool Base

About Sarah Tippett

Sarah is the editor for Homeschool Base, a passionate writer, and teacher. When she isn't writing she is homeschooling her youngest son.

Reading Level Tests for Calculating Grade, Competency, & Level

Posted in Resources on May 9, 2017

Free reading level tests

So, you're looking for free reading level assessment tests? You've come to the right place! As you may already know, there are a large variety of tests that can determine reading level, reading grade level, reading comprehension level, and phonetic ability. I've compiled the most useful tests into what I hope will be an easy Read More »

10 of the Most Fun Board Games for Kids

Posted in Lifestyle on April 28, 2017

The best fun board games for kids

Every child needs an engaging activity to keep him/her from reaching boredom. Whether that activity is playing soccer, reading a book, or painting a picture, children need to keep their bodies and minds active. Let’s say it is a rainy day; or maybe your kids simply can’t find anything entertaining to do. This is the Read More »

The Best Free Online Frog Dissection Labs

Posted in Resources on April 13, 2017

Frog to Dissect

Back in "my day" there was no such thing as "virtual labs," much less "virtual dissections." Like it or not, grossed out or engaged, we all had to suffer through the process (and smells, ugh!). However, after my oldest completed an online conceptual physics lab, I realized that technology has far surpassed my expectations. And then Read More »

Bite Sized Info: Warning Signs of Sex Trafficking by Location

Posted in News on March 27, 2017

Since 2007, the National Human Trafficking Hotline has documented over 22,191 reported sex trafficking cases in the United States. Already this year there have been over 500 reported missing children in Washington D.C. alone. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children estimate that 1 in 6 missing children are likely sex trafficking victims. Sex trafficking is extremely profitable Read More »

Homeschools Honor Teachers Pay Teachers as the Win-Win Website of 2017

Posted in Homeschooling on January 1, 2017

Teachers Pay Teachers, the largest open marketplace for educators to buy, sell, and share their original resources, tops the list of prestigious names in education as a TOP 10 Educational Website of 2017. As a TOP 10 website, Teachers Pay Teachers also received the Purple Stamp of Approval, a brand endorsement by Homeschool Base Read More »