I encourage some online learning and allow a few games. Here are three of our favorite free computer games. Our kids love them and they are wonderfully relaxing educational options for ages 8 to adult.
Looking for a way to teach geography in a fun and engaging way? How about via song? Geography Songs is a great way to help kids learn all things geography! Geography Songs – Sing Around the World! You know how, in secret societies, people recognize each other by a sign, a gesture, or a word? Well, that’s how I used to feel about Geography Songs.
Teens need to think about thinking, studying, time management, and the future. There are all sorts of serious, sober, and expensive approaches to these topics. However, if your family has a sense of humor and likes outside-the-box ideas, Gary North’s free study course might work for you. How to Raise Your High School Grades by Half a Point in One Semester is full of quirky
For almost twenty years I’ve been looking at, comparing, purchasing, and reviewing a wide variety of homeschool curricula. In all those years, one option has always stood out, Ambleside Online. Ambleside Online homeschool is an incredible Charlotte Mason curriculum. Spanning all the grades with a few extra options for lighter years and catch up years, it covers all that Miss Mason would have covered in
This year I was looking for a way to teach my girls about the English language without teaching grammar itself. I wanted to give them an understanding of its beauty and history so that they would learn to love it and also be able to use it more skillfully. And then I was offered King Alfred’s English to review. What a perfect resource to meet
There’s one book I always recommend to new homeschooling moms, 100 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum by Cathy Duffy. But it’s getting old. This summer, a new edition of Cathy’s wonderful book has come out, called 101 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum. It is similar to 100 Top Picks in format and content, but some resources from the first book have been replaced by better,
Throughout the ages people have sung, recited, or read poetry. Poetry seems to have always been a vital aspect of human life, and as homeschoolers we have the opportunity to introduce it to our children in such a way that they will enjoy and be inspired by it for the rest of their lives. The authors at The Curriculum Choice share their favorite poems and