As the temperatures slip below freezing a world of possibilities for snow and ice nature study opens up. I know it seems that nature is dormant and that there is not much going on but that is where you would be wrong. We have had some wonderful winter nature adventures over the years. We’ve admired frozen spider webs; forced twigs; looked at how birds survive
Snowed in! Snowed in! What will we do when the winter blues set in and we are stuck inside? Here at The Curriculum Choice we are taking a look at what to do for a Snowed in Homeschool! Fun activities, crafts, games, learning ideas and more! Snowed in Homeschool Join all of us here at The Curriculum Choice in exploring fun and education options for
We are learning some typing skills over the holidays with homeschool typing for all ages with Typesy Homeschool keyboarding curriculum. “I LOVE Type Man!” said youngest this morning. We are changing up December with Christmas school 🎄 — including typing. This is such an easy and FUN way to fit in typing skills — even with all the hustle and bustle of the next weeks.
If every parent knew and acted on the research presented in Nicholas Kardaras’s Glow Kids, students would learn much better, fewer kids would be on medication for attention and mental health issues, and the psych wards for young people would not be as full. I have been trying to review Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction is Hijacking our Kids—and How to Break the Trance for
We all appreciate any help we can get in teaching anything to do with Shakespeare. How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare by Ken Ludwig is a guide to teaching your children to memorize some of the best passages from Shakespeare. This post contains affiliate links because I own this book and highly recommend it. See full disclosure policy for more details. This book uses memorization
The leaves are changing and the weather is cooling off here in NY. As the days get shorter and the nights longer (something I don’t look forward to), I hold on to the anticipation of the upcoming holiday season. Beginning with fall and running through the New Year we find ourselves swept up in a wave of season/holiday celebrations. Not just in our everyday lives,
I’ve shared before around my own experiences with teaching science in our homeschool. At times I felt quite confident, especially in life science subjects such as plants, weather or animal study. Many other times I wondered if we covered enough of the basics. Certain topics seemed out of my comfort zone of science knowledge. I gravitated away from introducing chemistry before high school or having younger
In my 15 years of homeschooling, I’ve heard one concern repeated over and over again among Moms in co-op break rooms or in conversations. Science. Specifically, teaching science courses well not only in the often daunting high school years, but also in elementary grades. Each Mom desired her children gain knowledge and enjoy the process, yet sometimes felt intimidated by the topic. I can certainly