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Reading Rocks!

Thursday, 02 July 2015 by

I remember a persuasive speech I gave in college one year. It was all about the library. I began my speech by saying I had traveled to a faraway land, I met a famous person, and I learned how to build a bridge all in one afternoon. Such is the power of books! You can

Muster Your Courage

Wednesday, 01 July 2015 by

Homeschooling is not for the faint of heart. Trials come our way, but we know we must work through them in order to provide our children the best possible education and life experience we can give them. If you’re new to homeschooling and could use some guidance and encouragement along the journey, be sure to


  Click on the Article Below to Read   Article Spotlight~ After taking the leap to begin homeschooling, the second scariest time is contemplating teaching high school. Diligent homeschoolers do so well in high school, that many schools actively recruit them. Keeping accurate, detailed records of academics, sports, volunteer work, and jobs, helps you put

The Finer Things in Life

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 by

Though we tend to focus on math, science, and language arts, our children need to learn to appreciate the finer things in life like art and drama, namely, Shakespeare. One of our newest courses is Art Appreciation: South African Art. This course, led by Elna Venter, focuses on eighteen South African artists from the 19th-21st


  Click on the Article Below to Read   Article Spotlight~ Diligence means doing something, not deciding that the doing is too hard. Gardening can teach lessons in diligence. It would be terrible for students to demonstrate diligence, while the teacher stands on the sidelines talking about it. Weeding takes a long time and lots

The Adventure of a Lifetime

Monday, 29 June 2015 by

Would you agree that homeschooling is an adventure? There is always something new to learn. We learn about our children’s learning styles. We adapt our teaching. We search for the right curriculum. Another exciting adventure, for me, is reading the Bible. There is always something new to learn here as well. has a new

Delight in the Diversity

Saturday, 27 June 2015 by

If today we began studying all of the cultures, languages, and history of the world, we would never be able to learn it all. Fortunately, some of these things are available through Greg Shone teaches French to students in middle and high school, though elementary students can learn French, if they are ready to


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