This Homeschool High School Self-Paced Course from 7SistersHomeschool helps parents to feel confident in homeschooling high school.
My son loves to study history, especially early American history, but he does NOT like to practice handwriting. The physical act of handwriting is challenging for my son because he has dysgraphia. Many students fine-tune their handwriting skills at a young age, but due to my son’s writing challenges he continues to practice handwriting daily. As he grew older it was important for us to
When I taught school outside my home it was all the rage to teach grammar through writing. While grading the students papers I made notes on the grammar I thought they needed to learn and then used the grammar textbook to teach grammar in mini ten minute lessons three times a week. Overall, I didn’t feel very successful, but I kept plugging along as that
Amy Welborn’s Book of Saints is a good choice for a living book about the lives of saints. My twelve year old son reads the four page stories independently at a rate of two per week. He then narrates in writing, often draws a picture or sometimes journals after each reading. When asked what he likes best about the stories he says, “I like reading
We chose Jessie Wise’s First Language Lessons to introduce our daughter to all things grammar. I like the gentle, but persistent approach and the systematic introduction of grammar topics. But the truth is that I wanted more. I wanted to incorporate the living books philosophy that was so much a part of our other subjects. Happily, I stumbled upon a lovely collection of books by