Category Archives: Message from the Director

The Impact of Homeschooling

Two young girls read the Bible together

Impact: have a strong effect on someone or something. Synonyms: significance, mark, weight, influence.

Are you prepared to make an impact? As a Biola Youth Academics family, you have an opportunity to impact burdened homeschool families within our own community. Countless parents turn to home education when their student’s needs are not being met in a traditional classroom environment. In homeschooling they often find peace, hope, and success for the first time. They discover the joy of learning from a Biblical worldview. They commonly uncover hidden strengths and observe renewed confidence in their children. Read more

As the Sculptor Works: Glacial Molding and the Spiritual Lives of Home Educators

Woman standing, facing large glacier - as the sculptor works blog photo

After a busy year homeschooling your children, it is always great to take a break! Robin Slagle, Academic Director, highlighted the importance of rest in one of her recent homeschooling blogs for The Inspired Home Educator. . . I hope you will read it!

The way my husband and I took a break this summer was by spending 10 days in Alaska with our friends, Pete and Dyanna, celebrating their 40th anniversary. Dyanna is a former homeschool mom and currently an educator working with homeschool families.

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