Honey for a Teen’s Heart

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Most homeschoolers know about Honey for a Child’s Heart, and recently Heidi reviewed Honey for a Teen’s Heart here.  That wonderful review motivated me to look for the book, and as soon as I returned my interlibrary loan copy to the library, I bought it. It’s that good. And that’s why I want to draw [...]

Master Books Homeschool Curriculum

Master Books Curriculum

We are featuring our sponsor, Master Books! Have you explored all they have to offer for your homeschool?   Scroll over the 'Homeschooling?' tab in the upper right hand corner and request a Christian Education catalog! Explore by category: preschool, grade school, middle school, high school and college prep. And browse by author, series and [...]

Homeschool Curriculum Reviews for Electives

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Electives can cover such a wide range of topics in homeschool. And electives are often where our students find the most joy – plus develop unique talents and interests. We offer you an abundance of homeschool curriculum reviews for electives below! ~don't miss the giveaway at the end! Below are some of the many electives [...]

Workshops Work! A Parent’s Guide to Facilitating Writer’s Workshops for Kids thumbnail

I've been hosting a writer's workshop in our home since September. 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 [...]

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Please note that this review includes affiliate links because we really love this product and highly recommend it to you. During high school, one of my sons showed interest in learning more about architecture. This interest-driven subject included all kinds of learning, including building with K'NEX Education - Intro to Structures: Bridges. We were more [...]

The Official SAT Question of the Day

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If your teen is planning to take the SAT, it’s a good idea to practice.  You can spend huge amounts of money on SAT prep classes, or you can buy a practice book as we did.  However, the valuable first step we take is free:   in grade 11 we start doing The Official SAT Question of [...]

Ambleside Online: The Perfect Fit for Our Family thumbnail

  When I began researching homeschooling options way back when, I ran across Ambleside Online and was immediately intrigued. For various reasons, I ended up selecting another curriculum to begin with; however, Christmas found me lingering on the Ambleside Online website. By the New Year, we jumped into Year 1 and haven’t looked back since. [...]

Literary Lessons from The Lord of the Rings

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Literary Lessons from The Lord of the Rings is a literature study of the complete Lord of the Rings trilogy. It's designed for grades 7-12 and makes a very complete one year course in literature. Each of the books is further divided into sections within each book. A fill in the blank outline to do [...]