In a previous post we learned how Del Thompson influences BJU Press textbooks through art. But there’s also a lot of art that goes into creating sets for Distance Learning. If you take a tour of our Distance Learning studios, you’ll be able to go through the scene shop, and you might even meet the […]
You want your children to succeed in their education. We do too. We offer practical tips for teaching your children math, science, writing, and more! These tips can be applied to any homeschool curriculum. There are also highlights of our new textbooks with examples of how our curriculum trains your children to have success in their learning.
Water—besides its obvious benefits for cooling off during those hot summer days—is a wonderful sensory experience. It’s perfect for splashing, stirring, pouring, and squirting . . . and it offers an ideal opportunity to teach science concepts too! Here are some science and water play ideas for summer, doable with simple supplies that you have […]
Are you ready to celebrate the Fourth of July? Most families across the nation share similar traditions for this holiday. Who doesn’t have fond memories of family picnics and then waiting for nightfall to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display? Celebrating independence is a key element of our American culture. But America isn’t the only nation that […]
My family loves the outdoors. We’re always visiting one playground or another, and we’re blessed with a wide variety of parks to explore in our area. One thing that always makes the walk or hike more exciting is looking for a geocache! It’s like treasure hunting, except you don’t get rich from it—but you will […]
It’s finally summer break! Your kids are thrilled, but you may already be looking for ways to keep them occupied once the novelty of their freedom wears off. Plus, you’re eager to engage them in learning so they keep their minds fresh for the upcoming school year. Fight the summer slump by planning educational summer […]
By the time I got to junior high, I was really confused about negative numbers. At first it was simple, but concepts like multiplying negatives and absolute value taxed my understanding. Of course, I joined in on the chorus sung by every math student who doesn’t understand what he or she is supposed to be […]
How does someone become good at spelling? Is it by practice alone? If so, I would just need to get out the dictionary and have my child start memorizing words. But, thankfully, good spelling isn’t completely dependent on having a good memory. Practice and memory play only a part. Good spellers also have a deep […]