Are you wanting to teach cursive writing to your kids? In my opinion, handwriting is still so important even in this digital age. We included cursive writing in our homeschool because writing things down helps so much in helping remember and recall information. We wanted our daughter to know print and cursive, so she would have two options to choose from. Here are cursive handwriting
We have a shark lover in the family. Our littlest girl has continued a study of sharks – especially hammerhead sharks – since she was a kindergartener. She picked up an Extreme Sharks book with a birthday bookstore gift card and has been devouring books on the topic ever since. That’s when Apologia Swimming Creatures of the Fifth Day came into our lives. We received
Your teen is interested in science and, as a Christian parent, you worry about what an evolution-dominated university education will do to his or her faith. Many years ago, the father of a bright young girl named Margaret worried the same way, but he needn’t have. Now this Margaret, who has become Dr. Helder, is one of the most prominent women in creation science, and
I’ve hosted a writer’s workshop in our home. A writer’s workshop is a time for writers to gather together and share their work. Sometimes workshops hold a mini lesson and give participants time to write and some, like ours, encourages writers to bring pieces they’ve already written to be shared during the workshop. Our workshop is based on the model from the book Workshops Work
I think most parents want their children to memorize things. For me, as a Christian parent, I want my children to “hide God’s word in their heart”. Putting that into reality can be another story though. I have a child with a photographic memory, he can see something done and repeat it with little to no trouble. My other child, not so much. We also
In February we observe multiple Presidential birthdays as well as the national holiday, Presidents’ Day. The Curriculum Choice authors are here with a wealth of inspiration for you to study the American Presidents with this Homeschool Presidential Studies compilation. Homeschool Presidential Studies Learning not only the American President’s names, but the order in which they served is a vital part of learning about American History.
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When my daughter reached middle school age, she was a pretty good speller. However, she needed to continue with her spelling lessons to develop her skills even further. She also needed work on vocabulary. This review may include affiliate links to curriculum that we loved and used in our own homeschool. Please see our disclosure policy. Prior to that, we had used Building Spelling Skills