Schoolhouse Teachers

Can You Spot the Difference?

Monday, 18 May 2015 by

Do you remember those puzzles in children’s magazines that had you spot the difference between two very similar photos? Little did we know that those puzzles were testing our skills, preparing us to be able to compare and contrast when we got older. Put your middle and high schoolers to the test with Writing: Compare/Contrast.

The Art of Advertising

Saturday, 16 May 2015 by

Have you ever made the decision to buy a particular food or see a certain movie based on the advertisement? Some advertisers are incredibly persuasive. They have mastered the craft of emotional appeal. Writing: Advertising Copy with Sharon Watson is a great three-week course that will help middle school and high school students incorporate the

Supply and Demand

Friday, 15 May 2015 by

There is a demand these days for quality resources to help us with various aspects of our lives. Perhaps we need help with our finances or parenting. Some people want help teaching math or science. Others want help educating their special needs children. supplies the resources to meet that demand. That’s where Judi Munday

From Decimals to Diagrams

Thursday, 14 May 2015 by

Math is a multifaceted wonder! With each new math concept we learn, we can understand our world a little bit better. It has application to nearly every subject. There is math in music, art, science, and Bible, just to name a few. Students can turn to for help with their math skills. Pre-Algebra with

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


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