Have you ever had a great teacher? Perhaps it was a favorite pastor, college professor, or even that second grade teacher you could never forget? What was it that made them “great” in your eyes? For me, a great teacher was one that believed in me and one that took complicated information and broke them

Special Needs Routines

With another Homeschool Minute from The Homeschool Channel, here is Gena Suarez, Publisher of The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine.   Ever wonder how to…   Just click the play button to listen. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]


This month, two of our Schoolhouse Teachers take a look at fathers—the father of the cotton gin and fathers from history, science, math, art, and more. Kimm Bellotto’s Lapbooking unit this month for 4th-6th graders takes a look at Eli Whitney and his cotton gin. Meet the boy who could invent anything and was asked
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  Click on the Article Below to Read   Article Spotlight~ *Are you looking for resources that will save you lots of time? *Should Wikipedia be used as a resource? Why or why not? *Are you familiar with Google Books and Google Scholar? *Discover the most amazing research assistant ever… *Learn to use technology wisely.
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  Click on the Article Below to Read   Article Spotlight~ *The word amuse did not always mean to entertain. *When people no longer think for themselves they also lose their sense of imagination. *Are you taking the time to think for ourselves, and arrive at core truth based on absolute truth? *As readers became

Music and Art Piece by Piece

Music and Art are subjects that are vibrant and powerful—and can often seem quite overwhelming to both the teacher and the student. Michelle Martin and Brenda Ellis would like to help on   In Music Theory, Michelle Martin breaks down the science and art of music. In August we’ll look at the major scale,

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