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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Although I’ve never considered myself an artistic person, I do enjoy getting my hands messy and trying things out. But can I actually teach my children artistic skills? How do I know what supplies to buy and how to use the various media? Demonstrate a skill to be learned? This mama needs art curriculum for her homeschool. Links in this post to the Masterpiece Society
Many, many years ago I stumbled upon Mr Qs Classic Science Curriculum. At that time he had just put out the very first one – Life Science. I remember being just giddy at a FULL YEAR Science curriculum that was FREE! Mr Qs Classic Science Mr. Q’s Classic Science is an affordable, non-religious, classically based science curriculum. Each curriculum covers a full year of science, broken down
If the thought of teaching logic has you feeling a little bit intimidated – there’s no need to be! Classical Academic Press provides solid (and fun!) logic programs that will help you teach logic (and learn a little bit yourself). Their motto, “Classical subjects creatively taught“, is definitely present in all of their programs, including The Discovery of Deduction. I received this product for free.
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