Whether we are playing soccer or working out math problems, we are exercising. When we stay physically fit, we keep our muscles in shape. When we do our school work, we are helping our brains stay fit. If we don’t exercise, our muscles begin to weaken. If we get lazy and stop doing our math,
While SchoolhouseTeachers.com has a wealth of courses for students in preschool through high school, we have not forgotten about Mom and Dad. Let’s Talk with Jenny Stephenson is mom-to-mom encouragement for living and parenting intentionally with purpose and focus. Convenient printables are ready to help you organize your thoughts about how you would like to
When our students are struggling, we often have to take a step back and rethink our methods. We need to meet them where they are. Sometimes we need to start at the beginning and build a strong foundation. Students who come to us from other areas of the world often struggle with the English language.
There aren’t many places where you can learn about pirates and protons at the same time. How about electrons and economics or chocolate and quantum mechanics? Economics with Mike Sims will discuss pirates and chocolate as they relate to economics. Mike will also discuss the economics of gamma rays, football, and ski slopes, as well
I love puzzles! I love the feeling that I’ve accomplished something when I’ve completed one, whether it’s a crossword puzzle or a jigsaw puzzle (my two all-time favorite puzzle types). SchoolhouseTeachers.com has puzzles. Daily Puzzlers are language-based logic puzzles for students in 2nd through 12th grade. The puzzles vary in difficulty, which makes them perfect
What if history came to life before your very eyes? I’ll bet you and your children would remember it . . . maybe not those pesky dates, but definitely the people and events. Many of the history classes on SchoolhouseTeachers.com strive to bring that history to life for the students. Consider Classical History with Jennifer
Charlotte Mason believed in educating the whole child, not just the mind of the child. Those who teaching using her methods include activities and lessons that strive to produce a well-rounded individual. Parents can learn more about this method through SchoolhouseTeachers.com with Charlotte Mason Homeschooling. Cindy West has provided 16 weeks of instruction designed to
I typically love endings. That means a new beginning is on the horizon. Next year, however, is the end of my first child’s homeschooling journey. I don’t think I’m going to like that ending. I have a hard time telling people he’s going to be a senior next year. I had trouble writing it just