Homeschool moms are used to balancing math quizzes, making dinner, and taking a sick child’s temperature. Chaotic days are simply a part of the homeschool life. Homeschool moms play janitor, cafeteria lady, and teacher. So what happens when it’s mom who needs a sick day? Here are some tips to help moms recover and rest while learning still goes on. Read More
Narrative history is a great way to introduce elementary-age students to the distant events and not-so-familiar people of the ancient world. In this article, Lindsey Sodano, content editor of History Quest: Early Times and co-author of the companion History Quest: Early Times Study Guide, offers five ways to make the most of your read-aloud experience. Read More
Please enjoy this article written by the author of Science Shepherd, Scott Hardin, MD
A little over ten years ago, our family entered the dreaded search for a suitable higher-level homeschool science program. As a physician, I had strong convictions about what made a science course “right”, and, although there are a lot of solid programs available, I did not find one that was as straightforward as I think works most effectively for most students. So, I wrote one. We’ve now been homeschooling for over 20 years, and that science program has grown into Science Shepherd. Read More
Helping your kids learn from the past and explore the future is a tall order sometimes, isn’t it?
Raise your hand if:
Your best ideas come in the shower. Your kids feel like they know they are right, but no one will believe them? People in your family get grumpy when doing difficult science or math problems?
Guess what! Your family has something in common with three very famous scientists! Read More
FREE Parts of Speech and Punctuation Quick Reference Guide
Grammar and punctuation rules can be hard to keep track of sometimes. Kids can get confused with new terminology and freeze up when faced with a certain task if they don’t remember. This is where quick reference guides or “cheat sheets” can come in handy.