Discovering Great Artists: Hands-On Art for Children in the Styles of the Great Masters by MaryAnn F. Kohl and Kim Solga can be seen around the homeschooling world quite a bit and I know a lot of different programs recommend it for a study of great artists. Jackson Pollock-Action Splatter Things I Like About Discovering Great Artists: The chart in the front
Living Math is a curriculum written by Julie Brennan, a professional CPA, a mom of four, and an obvious math lover. If you have heard of living math, you may think that this curriculum is full of hands-on games and puzzles with lots of living math books. Actually it is more of a historical tour through time, looking at the mathematical developments of each period.
This is the first of a three part series to answer why, how, and what in regards to Principle Approach education. What do you think of when you hear the word philosophy? I used to picture Plato and professors, Rodin’s sculpture of The Thinker and monks living tucked away in the mountains. Then I heard philosophy means the love of wisdom and realized I am
Lively Latin or, The Big Book as it is called, covers all the elements of a first year elementary Latin program in a fun and engaging way. These elements include: 1st and 2nd declension Latin nouns in their cases, and genders, the use of the nominative and ablative cases; 1st conjugation verbs in the present, imperfect, and future tenses; the irregular to be verb in
God and The History of Art By Barry Stebbing I consider myself a Charlotte Mason homeschooler. I may wander off the path sometimes but I do try to keep true to Miss Mason’s ideas. Sometimes it is difficult to find a curriculum that fits into the Charlotte Mason thinking but I have found one such curriculum that has been a perfect fit. It is called God and The
I’d like to introduce you to one of my all-time favorite curriculums…Story of the World by Susan Wise Bauer of Peacehill Press. As a Charlotte Mason, Classical, Unit Study inspired homeschool, Story of the World has been a wonderful fit for our family. There are four volumes available: Volume 1: Ancient Times Volume 2: The Middle Ages Volume 3: Early
The Robinson Curriculum is a self-teaching curriculum. It’s intent is to create self-taught children. It focuses on the 3R’s, which are, of course, reading, writing, and math. The curriculum itself is a series of cd roms, that have many good quality books, encyclopedias, dictionaries, a King James Bible, a Course of Study (teacher’s guide so to speak), a vocabulary program, and flashcards. These books can
Miquon is a unique math program designed for students in the first through third grades. There are a total of six workbooks consisting of math “labs” . In the labs, the student explores and discovers math concepts for himself. Cuisenaire rods are essential to completing many of the labs. The rods are a manipulative that can be used to perform mathematical operations and demonstrate concepts