We tend to have a greater appreciation for those things that hold meaning for us — real, practical meaning; those things that we use every day. And math is no different! If you are looking for ways to keep math real, interesting, and fun — to tie the necessary skill development with math’s practical uses […]
Fun and practical ways to develop a better thinker. Learn Latin. Build your vocabulary. Incorporate Bloom’s taxonomy. Read. Practice active recreation. Use notebooking. Stay up on current events. Write. Memorize. Learn how to play a musical instrument. Study nature. Keep a copybook.
Whether your child decides to work for a corporation or chart his own entrepreneurial course, he will need a variety of “soft skills” outside of those quantifiable academic skills he graduates with. One of those valuable skills is the ability to learn anything for himself. Here are 7 was we can mentor our student and […]
If you are ready to add nature study to your homeschool mix, we have ten ideas for nature study that will help. 1. Free Nature Studies: Our Wonderful World. Our own nature studies using the book Our Wonderful World by Emery Lewis, covering backyard neighbors, feathered friends, garden life, four-footed comrades, and the earth and […]
Memorizing Scripture has been a family activity over the years. Here are 5 tips for memorizing Scripture: 1. Know why you are memorizing Scripture Having a firm purpose in doing something provides the motivation for actually doing it. When we don’t have a solid reason for memorizing Scripture (or any other activity, for that matter) […]
Are you planning for the next school year and finding yourself overwhelmed with choices? Then here is some good news. The curriculum choices you make will not determine the success or failure of your homeschool! Below we offer 11 tips to help you choose curriculum without becoming overwhelmed! It is a common anecdote that despite […]