Homeschooling for Sensible Reasons
Apr24

Homeschooling for Sensible Reasons

Many families choose to homeschool to avoid having their children exposed to the wide variety of social points of view that are contra the Christian values of modern Americans of faith. There is a strong case to be made for these families being free to exercise their fr read more

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American History Is Fascinating and Entertaining
Apr24

American History Is Fascinating and Entertaining

Our beautiful country is often referred to as “The Great Experiment” and its short history is packed with interesting facts and amazing anecdotes. . . much of it trivia, but still interesting and memorable. A grasp of this history is essential to all Americans’ maintain read more

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Signing Online
Apr24

Signing Online

Sign language – whether Signing Exact English or American Sign Language (ASL) — have become an accepted language form in the past 30 years. Hundreds of people each year learn one or the other, or both, either for their work, such as official interpreters, teachers read more

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Teaching & Learning with Games — 10 to 20 repetitions vs. 400
Apr24

Teaching & Learning with Games — 10 to 20 repetitions vs. 400

Play enhances learning to an astonishing degree.  The late Dr. Karyn Purvis, Director of Texas Christian University’s Child Development Center stated, “Scientists have recently determined that it takes approximately 400 repetitions to create a new synapse in the brain – read more

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Teaching & Learning Fractions Using Manipulatives
Apr24

Teaching & Learning Fractions Using Manipulatives

Teaching fractions can pose a real challenge to a homeschooling parent.  Fortunately, many program exist to aid in this important process and all of them involve the use of manipulatives. Math teachers and parents alike, recognize that the best way to learn and master t read more

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