Welcome to Inquiring Minds Homeschool!

Lisa Greenhut current photo 2018

Hi, I'm Lisa and this is my son Jesse! We have been on this homeschool adventure for two years full time.

We are a secular, academically oriented family and borrow eclectically from many different styles and philosophies of homeschooling.

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My most recent articles

Homeschooling Preschool: Reading Part 1

Homeschool Preschool: Reading Got a preschooler at home? Wondering whether to start doing phonics or sight words? Waiting to click “Add to cart” on those early readers and…

Homeschooling Preschool: Sensory Play

Welcome to the Homeschooling Preschool series! This post will talk about sensory play – how to get started, what to do if your kid hates sensory input, how…

Homeschooling Preschool: What We Used

Welcome to the first post in the Homeschooling Preschool series! This post will talk about playtime – why it’s so valuable and what our top favorites are! Stay…

How Education is Like Traveling

Education is like traveling. There are many different styles and flavors of traveling, and there are many styles and flavors of educational experiences. Even within schools, there’s a…

Socialization: Why School Isn’t The Answer

“What about socialization?” “What about socialization?” is the question homeschoolers get all the time. “Aren’t you worried that your kids will be isolated? Weird? Lonely? Unable to relate…

A Homeschooler’s Message to Teachers

Why would a teacher support homeschooling? I was a teacher for 15 years, and I support homeschooling. In fact, I’m homeschooling my own child. I didn’t give homeschooling…

Screen Time: When To Pull The Plug

Screen Time: When To Pull The Plug Screen time is a huge issue that every parent must face. Unless you’re raising kids on a desert island (and maybe…

Homeschooling Your Young Child

Homeschooling Your Young Child: Is it “really” homeschooling? Homeschooling your young child is an important choice. Don’t let people discourage you from calling yourself a homeschooler! Parents are…
Homeschool Philosophy
Our family's beliefs about homeschooling and learning
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