“I dwell in Possibility/A fairer house than Prose,/More numerous of windows,/Superior of doors.” Emily Dickinson, “I dwell in Possibility” Poetry is a flexible area of study. It can be studied on its own, and for its own merit. On the other hand, born of cultural, historical, and personal experience, poetry can enhance the study of any subject. For me, the trouble with poetry is how to
I ran across the Real Science 4 Kids while attending our local curriculum fair this year. Right from the start I was attracted to the colorful, yet informative, hands-on learning style. I didn’t pick up a copy at the time mainly because I really wanted to see what was out there and approach the pros and cons. In the vast array of options, I really
For several years now our family has been using the Apologia Elementary Science studies by Jeannie Fulbright. Their are currently six studies that have been published. Exploring creation through Human Anatomy, Astronomy, Botany, Zoology 1 (flying creatures), Zoology 2 (swimming creatures of the 5th day- ocean study), and Zoology 3 (land animals). The studies are written at a 4th grade level but can be used
In the past, homeschooling has been non-existant in our house during the summer months. But last fall, as we started school I realized just how much my 3rd grader had not retained from the previous school year. This was frustrating and I made a note to do thing differently this year. In preparing for this summer, I decided we needed a different plan of action.
I’m in love – or, better yet, my son is in love! We’ve had the opportunity to review graphic science books on all sorts of topics that are fun and easy to read. Comic book style science sounds really fluffy doesn’t it? Believe it or not, the Max Axiom series is full of “real” science that goes deep enough to be appropriate for any upper
What’s taken me so long to try TruthQuest History??? I have had the mistaken impression that TruthQuest guides were only glorified book lists that I could develop myself. While it’s true that I could come up with an appropriate list of living literature for a specific time period, these guides are SO much more! First, you get a complete look at the era, covering all
I’m always looking for new and different resources to use for our morning Bible time around the breakfast table. I first heard about My ABC Bible Verses on a Christian radio broadcast and placed it on my wishlist. I recently purchased it and am so glad that I did. We are almost to the end of it now and have been incredibly blessed by it. Not only