Do you ever feel that, even if your child is doing well in literature, he’s not actually benefiting from it? Literature was always my best subject, but there were many aspects of literature that didn’t always connect for me. I always thought the stories were interesting enough in themselves without all the historical detail. Most […]
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.
From the impossibly large to the impossibly small, our God designed it all. But it can be hard to study and observe the characteristics of objects at either of these extremes. That’s why we create models to help us out. And how much more exciting is it if our models are something we like to […]
My oldest daughter learns verbally. She reads with understanding and incorporates new vocabulary into her responses to questions about material she’s learning. That makes teaching history to her easy and enjoyable. I am verbal, too, when sharing historical narratives and explaining conflicts of the past. So I was surprised when she started struggling early in […]
Some people are writers; some people aren’t. And some people learn to be writers. If you have a budding writer in your home but aren’t a natural or learned writer yourself, you may find it difficult to help your child cultivate this skill. One tool you might consider using is story prompts. What Is a […]
Ratios compare two quantities that are related. It’s a concept that can be challenging for kids to understand. As a child, I could solve problems related to ratios, but I never quite “got it” . . . that is, until my mother was teaching me how to half a recipe. For the recipe to work, […]
Did you know that today, February 20, is national Love Your Pet Day? It’s also the perfect day to bring your homeschool pets in on the learning. In October last year, BJU Press invited you to share photos of your homeschool experience with us in the Homeschool in Action Photo Challenge (see more photos in […]
As adults, we often forget that our experiences have helped us understand how God’s creation works. Your children are still looking for those experiences. For example, how many of us have heard about a child who has misheard a hymn so that the lyrics don’t make any sense? Children may hear “when the roll is […]