One thing that keeps homeschool moms from breaking out of the conventional way of doing things is a lack of confidence that our children will actually learn something. We hope that the promises … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Identify Real Learning
When we research the various approaches to learning, it is easy to become overwhelmed with all of the options. Each method has its strengths and weaknesses, points of confusion, advocates and … [Read more...] about Searching for the Right Homeschooling Approach
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 … [Read more...] about Keeping Math Real
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 … [Read more...] about 12 Practical Ways to Develop a Better Thinker
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. … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Develop an Independent Researcher
If you are ready to add nature study into your homeschool mix, we have ten ideas that we hope will help. 1. Free Nature Studies: Our Wonderful World. Our own nature studies using the book Our … [Read more...] about 10 Ideas for Nature Study
Memorizing Scripture has been a family activity over the years. Here are a few tips for memorizing Scripture: 1. Know why you are memorizing Scripture Having a firm purpose in doing something provides … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Memorizing Scripture
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 … [Read more...] about 11 Tips: Choose Curriculum Without Becoming Overwhelmed!