July 2012 Digital Magazine
Get the scoop on teaching foreign languages from classical to modern, dealing with dyslexia, passing down your life stories through journaling, becoming an adoptive parent, and learning how to seize the day in this July issue.
Learning opportunities are everywhere, and you’ll find plenty of ideas for fun, summer learning in the July issue of The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine. Experiment with active learning and then mix up a pitcher of lemonade, turn on a fan, and plan for your next school year.
- Make history come alive. Transport your children to the court of King Xerxes or onto the deck of the HMS Endeavour with Captain James Cook. Travel back in time with costumes created from items found in your closets, a thrift shop, or the recycle bin. Then follow Cathy Diez-Luckie’s directions to make Pharaoh Narmer’s Royal Crown.
- Wondering how to make the transition from the long, hot, lazy days of summer to memorizing math facts, doing hands-on science projects, and mastering spelling? Julie Parker will help you easily get back into the homeschool routine with some research and a plan, Valerie Bashan reveals how to plan the times of your life, and Malia Russell lists seven inexpensive electronic tools that can make homemaking and homeschooling easier.
- Struggling with curriculum choices? Zan Tyler reveals the most important ingredient in the curriculum equation. Molly Green suggests keeping this verse in mind, “. . . I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content” (Philippians 4:11) Heather Laurie shares how to adjust curriculum you already have and make it work for your family without wasting time and money, and Dr. Mary Hood provides seven tips for selecting learning materials.
Plus get the scoop on teaching foreign languages from classical to modern, dealing with dyslexia, passing down your life stories through journaling, becoming an adoptive parent, and learning how to seize the day in the July issue of TOS magazine. Browse the table of contents for more learning adventures and homeschool helps.
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Whether you’re nearly ready to start school or want a little more vacation time, whatever the rest of the summer brings for you, head on over to TOS magazine and make what’s left of your summer memorable. Check out the ideas this issue has for you!