Elementary students are the focus of today’s post. One of our newest courses is Little Language Arts. This is currently a 16-week course (with more lessons on the way) taught by Crystal Marcum that covers various literary genres and will look at topics including alliteration and the elements of poetry; visualization; nonfiction; autobiography; and
It’s never too early to learn to write well, and it’s never a bad idea to have fun doing it. Jan May knows this. She is teaching Adventures in Writing, a brand new course on SchoolhouseTeachers.com. Eight- to twelve-year-olds will enjoy this farm-related writing adventure with Daisy the Duck and Moo-Cow Mayor in Mooville.
There are more than seven billion people living on this planet. Nearly 6,500 languages are spoken by these seven billion people. How many do you know? Now, no one will ever know all 6,500, but wouldn’t it be great if we knew two or three? Think of the wonderful people you could make a
It’s always fun to see a project finished—to start with nothing and end up with something amazing. By the end of Lapbooking, students in PreK through middle school can create lapbooks for more than two dozen titles. Kimm Bellotto of In the Hands of a Child provides step-by-step instructions to help students make their
Many of us don’t like worms and bugs, but one we should fight to save is the bookworm. How do we do this? Instill a love of reading in our children. Fran May understands this and has put together a series of unit studies in Children’s Literature for Life. Designed to last four to
Our trip will be a bit unconventional. Not only will we travel to Russia, but we will travel to Russia’s past. Dr. Carol Reynolds will be our tour guide in Imperial Russia as she takes students in grades 8-12 back to the time of medieval princes to look at major historical developments that shaped
I’m glad God gave us the gift of music. How about you? I’m also glad there are many different types of music. If It Isn’t Baroque . . . The History of Western Music is a course that studies the history of the music in the western world, beginning with music in ancient times
Many of our kids learn best if they can work with their hands. Tinkers Club with Ed Sobey, PhD, is series of classes that encourage learning by creating, observing, and asking why something happened the way it did, then making changes to bring about the desired result. All of the lessons use, for the