Warning. The free Visual Latin lessons you may download and watch will have you hooked. Watch them with your children only if you want to hear… Laughter. Soon followed by, “Can we watch another?” Then after the second introductory lesson, “Can we watch just one more?” “…better to make students laugh than yawn.” ~ visuallatin.com Why should you study Visual Latin? Well, not only “because
Classical Academic Press is one of my favorite resources for quality homeschool curriculum (and you don’t have to follow the Classical method to use their products!). They offer materials and resources for the expected Classical subjects like Latin and Logic but also offer other programs for grammar, poetry, Bible study, foreign language, and one of our favorite series – the Writing & Rhetoric program. Like
Do you hesitate to introduce Shakespeare’s plays because you think your children aren’t old enough? Do you think it would be too confusing, or that they might form an early dislike of the world’s most famous plays? Let me encourage you to give it a try! Introduce your children to Shakespeare. My eight-year-old son and eleven-year-old daughter have both enjoyed their experience getting to know
When you stick with a curriculum throughout your homeschool years, I believe it speaks volumes to its success and ability to meet the needs of different learning styles. Spelling Workout is more than just spelling. Besides spelling practice, this series teaches: Learning how to spell a word Phonics Dictionary skills Editing and proofreading – including proofreading marks Word analysis Classification Word application Optional – Building
Choosing a homeschool writing curriculum can be a daunting task for any home educator, whether you are brand new or a seasoned one. Today here at The Curriculum Choice we’re sharing our favorite tried and true homeschool writing programs that span many ages. Homeschool Writing Curriculum There are plenty of choices available to home educators when it comes to homeschool writing curriculum. How do you
Classical Academic Press is a fabulous resource for homeschoolers — and not just for those that follow the classical method! You’ll find wonderful programs for grammar, foreign languages, poetry, Bible study, and, of course, writing. We’ve tried a handful of writing programs (with varying success) but the one program that we always return to is the Writing & Rhetoric series from Classical Academic Press. We’ve
When Phonics for Parents showed up in the mail, I was instantly captivated. How much it would have helped me when I was trying to teach my children to read! I relearned phonics alongside them, using the teacher’s guides of our reading program, but that is a very inefficient way to do things. With this little book under my belt I could have taught on
Grammar is a subject near and dear to my heart. I know not everyone can (or will) admit to that, but there it is. Throughout my children’s elementary years, we explored several different grammar curricula, and all have had their good points. This year, however, I came across a FREE curriculum that is thorough and easy to use and free. (Did I mention that already?