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

Math Manipulatives for Homeschool

What are math manipulatives? Why use them? Math manipulatives are helpful tools for learning and practicing math! If you’ve ever counted on your fingers, you have used math…

Homeschool Preschool Reading, Part 2

Homeschool Reading: The Preschool Years Should I be teaching reading in my homeschool preschool, you ask? And how? This is Part 2, which delves into my recommendations for the best…

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…
Homeschool Philosophy
Our family's beliefs about homeschooling and learning
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