Have you ever read Ezra Pound’s “In a Station of the Metro”? This twenty-word poem seems simple on the surface. In spite of that, I never really got it until one of my teachers took the time to flesh out its significance. We talked about the sounds and rhythm of the poem itself, the culture […]
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.
I live in South Carolina, and lately it has been very, very wet around here. And since my four young children do not particularly like sitting still, my 1700-square-foot home has been extremely noisy. That makes homeschooling challenging because, with so much pent-up energy, my school-age daughters have had a difficult time focusing. Sometimes, we […]
I looked at my daughter’s spelling test in disbelief. She had failed it. She had never failed anything before, so the fact that she had missed almost half her spelling words was a bit of a shock. And I was now faced with a question I had never faced before in my homeschool: was retaking […]
When you’re just starting out as a homeschool family, there’s so much you’re excited about. You may be thinking about the time you’ll get to spend with your children, watching them grow and learn. You’re about to make some truly precious memories. Your path forward is full of new opportunities for fun and learning. And […]
As Christmas approaches, your kids are probably getting more excited about the holidays and less enthusiastic about school. Why not combine science learning with a holiday theme? Explore these four exciting Christmas science projects for your homeschool. Christmas Slime If you haven’t made slime with your kids yet, consider trying this homeschool science experiment around […]
You may be joining the thousands of others traveling for the holidays. Thankfully, my family lives literally across the street, and my husband’s side lives only an hour away, so we have it easy! But since we used to live about 675 miles away from family, I can completely relate to traveling with small children […]
This year marks the hundredth anniversary of the end of World War I. It was a war that transformed the world and planted the seeds of conflict that would erupt again and again over the next century. But in the days immediately after it ended, Europeans were grateful to be free from the devastating war. More […]