Schoolhouse Teachers

Media and Morals

Friday, 10 July 2015 by

Sometimes it is difficult to know what message is being sent through the various media outlets. Sometimes it is painfully obvious. Middle and high school students can participate in Media Socialization with Dr. Lisa Dunne to examine the effect that media plays in our lives. They can become more media literate as they analyze the

Fitting Together

Thursday, 09 July 2015 by

I love puzzles of all kinds—crossword, word search, jigsaw, logic. does, too! Daily Puzzlers are language-based logic puzzles for 2nd through 12th grade students. The puzzles vary in difficulty, so all ages can enjoy them. Students follow the directions in the puzzles to move step by step to the final answer. These puzzles can

A Little Help from Our Friends

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 by

Are you new to homeschooling? Are you interested in changing your method? Take a look at Charlotte Mason Homeschooling with Cindy West. This 16-week course is designed to help parents who are interested in learning how to implement aspects of the Charlotte Mason method into their homeschooling. You will learn how to encourage curiosity and

Analyzing the Masters

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 by

One of the best ways to learn is to analyze the masters. Two of the courses available on do just that. Benjamin Franklin Writing Method, taught by Cheri Blomquist, helps middle and high school students improve their writing skills using the same method employed by Benjamin Franklin—imitating the masters. Your student will learn to

We’re All Connected

Monday, 06 July 2015 by

Do you ever feel like the more you know the smaller the world seems? There used to be a time when we had no idea what was going on halfway around the world. Now we have that information right at our fingertips. In many cases, that is a great thing. Take, for instance, Asia: Trade

What Will You Be When You Grow Up?

Saturday, 04 July 2015 by

It only took me 43 years to figure out what I wanted to be when I grew up. Though I entered college as a Spanish major and changed my major four times, my current career doesn’t even resemble any of those. There are so many possibilities, and our talents and interests really need to be

Making the Connections

Friday, 03 July 2015 by

Are you wondering how to make the connection between summer and learning? Are you struggling to excite your kids about that connection? Have no fear, Edwina Moody has given us some answers in Kinetic Connections. Edwina provides practical tips to help teach hands-on learners virtually any subject from math to geography through printables and additional

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