The best way that two of my children learn is by listening. They are auditory learners. How do I know? They are drawn to any sort of recording. Audio books. They love for books to be read aloud. They both even love a lecture type setting. Back when my eldest children were preschoolers we started a habit called morning room time. Some friends of ours
A few years back I created a history course for my teen using a textbook as a spine and then adding in other related books and movies. One of the movies we watched has stayed with her for years. In fact, we were just talking about it the other night! Movies can be a great visual for kids to hang their thoughts on and thus
Science is one of my son’s favorite subjects to learn. Last year, all of my three sons used Elemental Biology for both grammar and logical stages. My youngest son finished the Elemental Science Biology for The Grammar Stage before the 4th quarter of last school year. He used the same branch of science with his brothers. As soon as he finished with Elemental Science Biology
We have always enjoyed the many resources The Homeschool Scientist has offered. We were very interested to check out her brand new curriculum, The Beginners Guide to Atoms and the Periodic Table. ~ Don’t miss the giveaway at the end! This 23 page ebook will help beginners understand what atoms are, why they are important, which famous scientists studied them, what the Periodic Table is
Science is not the subject I excel at so when I find something that helps me teach, I use it! Tops Learning Systems are a perfect fit for us – each book is filled with easy, hands-on projects that teach scientific concepts in a natural way. TOPS Science: Teach Science with Simple Things TOPS Science is a non-profit organization that produces great science activity books
Our elementary children were ready to explore homeschool astronomy. So this year that is just what we did. We have been learning from Apologia Exploring Creation with Astronomy – another text in the Young Explorer series by author Jeannie Fulbright. You might be wondering what the difference is in this Astronomy 2nd edition. I share more about that, below… ~Don’t miss the giveaway at the
Exploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics (Young Explorer Series) from Apologia is one science curriculum that leaves us beautiful memories and impressions. I used this curriculum last year when we only homeschooled two boys. It was very hard for us to leave this curriculum actually. The children had fallen in love so much with the story, experiments, and activities. Even one of my sons still
Homeschoolers are always looking for ways to save money. That includes saving money by seeking out scholarships. Another way to save money is for your student to earn college credits with AP test prep. The results of AP exams will be used by colleges and universities to determine if they will grant your student college credit or allow your student to skip the equivalent course.