Many homeschool moms are intimidated by the thought of teaching literature. Thankfully there are plenty of resources available to make this subject a little bit easier. One of my favorite programs? Teaching the Classics from Center For Lit. Center For Lit Center For Lit has a goal to “bring readers face to face with the world’s best books so they can know themselves more fully
Teaching geography at home can come in all sorts of ways from using a specific curriculum to including geography as part of your everyday studies. The authors at Curriculum Choice share their tried and true teaching methods for geography. Feel free to bookmark this resource for later! Teaching Geography From the Curriculum Choice Archives At The Curriculum Choice, you’ll find plenty of geography curriculum reviews.
Our elementary school is doing Apologia’s Exploring Creation through Anatomy & Physiology this year. One of the activities during this class is the children put together a personal person project. They layer several of the human body’s system on top of each other. It’s a great project. I wanted to be able to help them complete it and provide an example for them. I’d like
We are sharing a few of our favorite things! Homeschool favorites for you – on sale! You will want to browse this list for ideas for December and the new homeschool semester. Dates and details are listed below… At Our Journey Westward, you can find creative curriculum like the NaturExplorers series, and how-to teaching guides like Charlotte Mason Homeschooling in 18 Easy Lessons and Loving Living
What’s one of the biggest homeschooling questions you are asked or find yourself asking? I’m not talking about the, “Is this enough?” question, rather the, “What should my child know?” It’s so easy to wonder if you’re teaching your children the right information at the right time, especially if you’re not using standard textbooks. There are solutions to this problem but my favorite comes in
My daughter turned twelve this summer, and thoughts of homeschooling high school and preparing for college admission have been swirling around in my head. As someone who likes to plan ahead, I decided doing research now would help calm my worries. That’s when I came across the Homeschoolers’ College Admissions Handbook by Cafi Cohen. I’m so glad I read this book now, because it gives
History is one of those subjects in which I have hopped around a bit in our teaching methods. We have used straight textbooks, time period specific unit studies, videos, and historical fiction. This year for middle school I started using a timeline as a basis for our homeschool history studies. What I Love About Timelines for Homeschool History Studies So now the question is, why
When your children reach middle school age you start to realize that homeschooling has made a slight shift. Kids are older and ready for some independence (but not too much!). They have more questions and want to discuss everything with you (and may even question everything you ask them to do). It comes with the territory – and age. If you’re looking for some advice