This month, Michelle Miller of TruthQuest History has a Recommended Reading List of more than two dozen titles to help your child enjoy reading about people who exhibited good character. Come along with us as we meet George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Lemuel Chenoweth, William Penn, William Wilberforce, and many others. Suggested grade levels are included
Would you like to help your children enjoy art but aren’t sure where to start? Have you tried Everyday Easels on SchoolhouseTeachers.com? Everyday Easels studies a different piece of art every two weeks by breaking the study down into various subjects. Not only will your children learn about the artistic qualities of the piece, but
In Chris Yust’s Computer Science/Programming class, it’s time to move into an introduction to programming! This month, Chris begins walking students through basic programming using the Greenfoot program. He’ll walk them through downloading the free program, get them acquainted with how to use it, and show them how to create a scenario. Next month, he’ll
Did you know that all SchoolhouseTeachers.com members automatically receive a free Silver membership to the Apple Core tracking system. Take a look at what one member had to say after reviewing the system: Attendance and Portfolio: This where the Apple Core System really helped me! For the record-keeping required by my state, I keep
Get ready for Inventions, Jelly Beans, the Kitchen, and the Library in Beth Gorden’s Playing and Learning My ABCs in Sensory Learning for Toddlers. We’ll bake, make slime, and have fun with inventions. Then we’ll spend the week with jelly beans sorting them, counting them, listening to them, crushing them, and of course, eating them!
According to the World English Dictionary, tinker means to play, fiddle, or meddle (with machinery, etc.), especially while undertaking repairs. I can’t think of a better description for Ed Sobey’s Tinkers Club on SchoolhouseTechers.com! Last month, Ed challenged us to explore the “junk” that is being thrown away all around us, take it apart, and
This month, the Homegrown Preschooler team of Kathy Lee and Lesli Richards brings you a new unit all about autumn and thankfulness. Help your preschooler develop skills in home life/social and emotional areas, math and manipulatives, art, science and sensory, language and literacy, outdoor and gross motor, and music with tasks such as setting the
Organics! What is the difference between organic and non-organic? What makes something organic, and how do foods earn the label from the USDA? And why do organic foods cost more than other produce? Join Jennifer Needham this month for Family Nutrition as she answers those questions and more in this month’s study of organic foods.