So now your children know how to read. Congratulations! That’s a major step, but does it mean that their reading instruction finished? Not at all, we’ve found. How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading teaches the average reader how to understand, analyze, and learn from books. It takes students beyond the basics of reading to become scholars. It is, I think,
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
In our home, anything that makes offering music appreciation easier is a big plus. Our family has used many of the The Story of …An Introduction to The Classics CDs as part of our weekly music selections. This series makes learning about great composers super easy and enjoyable. There is nothing more enjoyable than turning on one of these CDs as a family on
Have you found a homeschool curriculum you and your children absolutely love? One that is a perfect fit for everyone’s learning style? A nice match for the age range of your household? That, my friends, is how I feel about Tapestry of Grace. Note: Since I first shared this review, I have the perspective of the years of rich education Tapestry has afforded us. I
I have a five-year-old and a three-year-old and at the turn of the year I was feeling like I wanted to change up our math routine a bit. We have been using Ray’s Arithmetic and it has provided my son with a fantastic understanding of how addition and subtraction works. We are still using Ray’s a couple days a week, but I wanted to incorporate
Welcome to the Curriculum Choice author carnival on Homeschooling Methods and Philosophies. Enjoy and share in the wisdom of our collective experience as homeschooling moms from various perspectives and methods as you read them through and apply them to your own home education. Below, we share examples from our Curriculum Choice Philosophies page plus reviews of related curricula and helpful posts from our team of
Writing is often a difficult subject for homeschool moms to teach. Thankfully, there are plenty of wonderful resources available today to make that job easier. The hard part will be narrowing down your choices! After using many different writing programs in our homeschool, we’ve finally found the one that works the best for us – the Writing & Rhetoric series from Classical Academic Press. Writing
If the thought of teaching logic has you feeling a little bit intimidated – there’s no need to be! Classical Academic Press provides solid (and fun!) logic programs that will help you teach logic (and learn a little bit yourself). Their motto, “Classical subjects creatively taught“, is definitely present in all of their programs, including The Discovery of Deduction. I received this product for free.