How Did We Get Here?

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 by
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  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

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 by

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

Monday, 14 March 2016 by
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  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


Monday, 14 March 2016 by

  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?

Friday, 11 March 2016 by

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!

Wednesday, 09 March 2016 by
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  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

Homeschooling Multiple Ages

Wednesday, 09 March 2016 by

There was once a time when I couldn’t conceive of how any person with more than one child could homeschool well. How can one teach multiple levels at the same time? Can you teach 6th grade math while teaching 4th grade math? I assumed someone would be neglected. This made homeschooling terrifying to me but