Lately on Pinterest I am seeing a lot of information about STEM or STEAM  projects.  I have to admit that they look like fascinating projects — that combination of the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (sometimes adding Art). So fascinating indeed that I plan to do a day of STEM projects with my

How Did We Get Here?

  These days it seems like the laws of our land are always changing. Are the right people making these laws? Are the right processes being followed? How were the original laws developed? Find out all this and more with Early American History with A.K. Fielding is a 16-week middle school course that takes

Keeping the Peace at Co-op

Maintaining a peaceful homeschool co-op can sometimes be challenging, but it is extremely important.  By its very definition, a co-op is a group of people working together for a common purpose. Every member has a role to fill and tasks to perform. If one person falls short on his or her responsibilities, then someone else

P is for Prince and Princess

  When we think of princes and princesses, we are often transported back to medieval Europe. What if I told you there are modern-day princes and princesses . . . in your own home? If anyone in your family is a child of God, he or she is a prince or a princess. For the


  We were made for adventure and I love opportunities to invite my kids into the fun. Our homeschooling family relishes opportunities to be outside together, exploring nature, and we have fallen in love with a form of modern day treasure hunting called geocaching. Geocaching isn’t a new idea, and you can now find over
There are some subjects in our homeschool that I really love to teach. Literature: I could read and discuss books all day long every day. History: I love to learn about the people and places of the past. Science: although I totally disliked it in school, as a homeschool mom I’ve developed a love for

Have You Met Charlotte Mason?

Have you met Charlotte Mason? She was a remarkable British woman who was far ahead of our time when it comes to educating our children. She was born in 1842 in England, but was orphaned at the age of 16 when both of her parents passed away. It was at this time that she came

Hooray for High School!

  High school students have two new amazing courses on SchoolhouseTeachers. These are long-awaited full-year courses high school courses. Spanish 1 with Kimberly Harris includes thirty-three lessons, weekly quizzes, and ten exams. Students will cover a large amount of vocabulary and conversational phrases, indefinite articles, and verb conjugation. Audio files are included to teach correct

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