Train up a Child Publishing is a literature based Charlotte Mason approach to homeschooling. The Daily Lesson Plans are already-planned-in-advance and are written for specific grade levels. They include weekly goals and objectives for each subject and include daily lessons integrating the studies of history, science (K-8), language arts, fine arts, and projects. A review from The Curriculum Choice.
For some reason, I thought teaching creative writing to my homeschooled kids would feel simple. I’m a writer! But, feeling comfortable as a writer didn’t quite equal to easily teaching the skill. Helping my students put together an academic paper? Not a problem. Teaching creative writing? Not so much. So I feel grateful for helpful tools in this area. I’ve discovered how Bardsy Homeschool can
Do your little ones struggle with handwriting? Is it hard for them to hold a pencil comfortably? Or do they grip it very tightly? Learning to write shouldn’t have to be a struggle. There are so many ways we can help, and one of my favorite tools is the Starter Pencil Kit from Draw Your World. You probably know the folks at Draw Your World
On any ordinary day, after we have put in a good share of work, you can find us gathered at the table sharing a pot of tea. After everyone is settled with tea and cinnamon toast, I open a book of poems and read one. We might return to the poem again in the coming days. But that’s the heart of our simple practice–tea and
Last year I was in a real quandary about what to do for writing with my boys. I don’t know about you, but this is one subject I really struggle to find a good fit for. Some programmes are just too intense, others not intense enough. Morgan, our eldest, has used Cover Story previously from Clear Water Press (CWP), and he’d really enjoyed his time
When November comes, the trees are still in full colorful bloom, the air is crisp and clean from the fall rains. It’s also time a great time for writing… When my teen was a 9th grader, we discovered National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Have you heard of it, too? It is a writing program, offered for students from elementary to high school, which supports and