When I began researching homeschooling options way back when, I ran across Ambleside Online and was immediately intrigued. For various reasons, I ended up selecting another curriculum to begin with; however, Christmas found me lingering on the Ambleside Online website. By the New Year, we jumped into Year 1 and haven’t looked back since. Ambleside Online (AO) is a K (Year 0) through 12
It is almost spring! I hope you can feel your homeschool coming back to life with a refreshed energy to finish the year well. The authors here at The Curriculum Choice are feeling that renewed energy and have set out to encourage you with wonderful ideas for your spring homeschool. From spring holiday celebrations and nature study to meaningful art and literature themes, we hope
When you are homeschooling children of multiple ages you can sometimes feel overwhelmed. Ok, you can often feel that way. When I found myself feeling ‘in the thick’ with homeschool science, I decided we needed to scale down and focus. So I’m sharing my favorite multiple age homeschool science how tos with you. And the key is to keep it simple. It’s truly not that
We have a shark lover in the family. Our littlest girl has continued a study of sharks – especially hammerhead sharks – since she was a kindergartener. She picked up an Extreme Sharks book with a birthday bookstore gift card and has been devouring books on the topic ever since. That’s when Apologia Swimming Creatures of the Fifth Day came into our lives. We received
Your teen is interested in science and, as a Christian parent, you worry about what an evolution-dominated university education will do to his or her faith. Many years ago, the father of a bright young girl named Margaret worried the same way, but he needn’t have. Now this Margaret, who has become Dr. Helder, is one of the most prominent women in creation science, and
Many, many years ago I stumbled upon Mr Qs Classic Science Curriculum. At that time he had just put out the very first one – Life Science. I remember being just giddy at a FULL YEAR Science curriculum that was FREE! Mr Qs Classic Science Mr. Q’s Classic Science is an affordable, non-religious, classically based science curriculum. Each curriculum covers a full year of science, broken down
Our elementary school is doing Apologia’s Exploring Creation through Anatomy & Physiology this year. One of the activities during this class is the children put together a personal person project. They layer several of the human body’s system on top of each other. It’s a great project. I wanted to be able to help them complete it and provide an example for them. I’d like
If you haven’t yet discovered the impact Google Maps can have in your science and geography studies, now is the time. Can you imagine being able to show your kids the bottom of the ocean? Give it a try yourself. Load Google Maps onto your computer and go to the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Click on Satellite. Do you see the Mid-Atlantic Ridge system? Cool, right?