Schoolhouse Teachers

Will You Accept the Challenge?

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 by

One thing I love about teaching my own kids and teaching at our co-op is that I have an opportunity to challenge students. If a student isn’t stretched educationally, they will often not know what they are capable of. Michele Peterson has put together a weekly Photography Challenge. Elementary, middle school, and high school students

Sing for Joy

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 by

I love to sing, but I don’t sing well. That’s why I love Joy Sikorski’s Music/Voice class. This course encourages those who take it to be comfortable with the voice God has given them and to use it, regardless of what they or others may think. The whole family can benefit from this course as

You Always Have a Choice

Monday, 11 May 2015 by

If you’ve homeschooled for any length of time, you realize that choices abound. What curricula will we use? What will we do for PE this year? What field trips will provide the most education? Will today be a pajama day? is going to add to your choices. We simply don’t want your children to

A Thread in the Tapestry

Saturday, 09 May 2015 by

A tapestry is created by the weaving of seemingly unrelated threads. When we look at a single blue thread, we can’t see the end result when that blue is mixed with a myriad of other threads. So, it is sometimes with school subjects. My children sometimes do not see the relationship between science and art


Don’t let anybody try to convince you that school needs to be a dry regurgitation of facts in order for children to learn. Homeschooling affords us the opportunity to really have fun with school. SchoolhouseTeachers know this and provide some really exciting courses for our students. Take Renaissance History with Rhonda Clark. This 36-week course

Use Your Experience to Bless Others

Thursday, 07 May 2015 by

There are teachers on who have a real heart for making students aware of issues in the world today. They want students to be able to think critically and not be led astray. Lisa Duffy is one such teacher. Through her Logic course, Lisa teaches students to analyze statements, advertisements, and arguments in order

Visiting the Neighbors

Wednesday, 06 May 2015 by

Whether you live in Canada or the United States, you can visit your neighbor without leaving your home. Led by Julie Coney, Everyday Explorers: Canada and Everyday Explorers: USA will take you on an exciting journey of both of these countries as students of all ages study interesting facts and explore historic and natural sites.


So, the joke goes: How does Moses make coffee? Hebrews it. Get it? In all seriousness, do you know much about that coffee you drink? How about the cereal you eat or the snack your kids had yesterday? Jennifer Needham shares her knowledge with the whole family in Family Nutrition. This course will enable you