When a new educational institution is formed, those in charge make certain decisions about its identity. Things like a name, the mascot, colors, and song are common things the school will be known for. As principal it is also within their power to set standards, mission statements, determine the type of classes offered, etc.
It is amazing how often we use the internet in our home. I had not realized just how much time was actually being drained from our family until this week. A temporary disruption in our internet service is common where we live. However, what I thought was just a quick outage turned into a
We have a unique situation this summer for the first time. My husband is a public school 3rd grade teacher and he is actually taking the summer off. He usually works side jobs in the summer doing construction etc. I still work part time through the summer watching babies in my home but I
How can the words of a painting inspire you? When that painting is the result of expertly used imagery in writing. Two new courses on SchoolhouseTeachers.com are designed to introduce students to that imagery and teach them how to use it in their own writing. Opening the Door to Poetry with Allison Tuggle is
We’ve been given a beautiful planet on which to live, so it is a good idea to take care of it for those who will come after us. Stewardship of God’s Earth is a new course designed for all students in elementary through high school. Students are introduced to some of the basics of
Students of all ages can color their world with the art classes on SchoolhouseTeachers.com. Drawing with Realism is a course designed for middle and high school students. Through weekly video demonstrations and step-by-step instructions, Jan Bower helps students develop or improve their drawing skills. She shows the how-tos of creating realistic drawings. Four-lesson units/projects
We have been given a wonderful opportunity throughout history to learn about and study our world. Scientists have been born who asked questions and invented tools to increase our knowledge. The beauty of these discoveries is that they all point to an awesome Creator. Earth Science with Dr. Roger W. Sanders is designed to
I have been at a stand still lately. We have a small house and with four kids, two dogs and occasional visiting foreign exchange students it can be get kind of crowded. I try to remind myself to see it as “cozy” because its all about our perspective in things right? Well, since our fourth