The day is here again. If you’re eighteen or older, you can probably remember where you were on this day thirteen years ago. When I heard the news that two planes had crashed into the World Trade Center towers, I was at my desk developing an English lesson. Suddenly only one pronoun mattered—Who?—along with a […]
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.
Do you enjoy puzzles? I love them! Crossword, 3-D, sudoku—they’re all fun to do. So when the blog team decided that we wanted to share an activity with our readers this month, I decided to create a decoder puzzle. With some help, I have come up with a fun worksheet that I think you and […]
I have three daughters at home. One is a newborn, but my other two (3 and 5) are into everything. Nothing is safe. My three-year-old in particular seems to have a knack for making messes. Every open container of water must be explored (she loves pouring water into other containers); every food item within reach […]
Sunny summer months are a great time to take your family for a hike through God’s beautiful creation. The kids may have a break from school, but that doesn’t mean your next family hike can’t be a learning experience. Here are just a few tips to encourage your child to explore and learn by combining […]
World War I is more than a passing thought to the people of Ypres, Belgium. They are surrounded by the reminders of this war through cemeteries, monuments, trenches, and museums. But to your student who is living in the United States—a country with few physical reminders of the Great War—World War I may just be another event […]
Wanting to add educational value to your vacation? If you live in the Southeast or are planning a summer trip that way, check out these five historical places that bring learning to life. Castillo de San Marcos Located in St. Augustine, Florida, this is the oldest masonry fort in the continental United States. Built to […]
How do you make the Fourth of July come alive for your students? Try letting them experience the exciting events of the first Independence Day through the journal entries of fictional character David Thackeray, the fourteen-year-old son of a Philadelphia storekeeper. July 2, 1776 All of Philadelphia is in a fervor of nervous anticipation. The […]