Are you teaching our American History course with more than one student? Discover some simple ways to enjoy the curriculum and adapt it to meet your family’s needs.
Here are some fun ideas to enliven your history studies. Create a world timeline or organize a history-themed party for your homeschool community, and watch history come alive!
“To comprehend the history of a thing is to unlock the mysteries of its present, and more, to disclose the profundities of its future.” – Hilaire Belloc Foundational to Dave […]
Music Memory Tricks for Kids: Turning Facts into Songs What child doesn’t know Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star? Or Ring Around the Rosy or Three Blind Mice? Certain songs tend to […]
Life in the New World and The First Thanksgiving The first few winters in the New World were far from easy for the settlers. At Plymouth colony, countless lives were […]
In honor of the 500th year Anniversary of the Reformation – the day that Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the Wittenberg church door – we are sharing a […]
GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS, 1844-1889 “The world is charged with the grandeur of God./ It will flame out, like shining from shook foil;/ It gathers to a greatness, like the ooze of […]
The 1920s was the decade when the best silent feature films were created, only to end suddenly at the end of the decade with the advent of “talkies” in 1927. […]
Film had only been around for about a decade when the 1910s arrived. During that one decade, film transformed from moving images to true stories. Although some of these […]
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH Romantic poet William Wordsworth lived from 1770 to 1850, writing nearly 400 poems and fathering six children, only three of whom lived to adulthood. He penned this sonnet […]
Do you ever wonder what kind of garden early American Settlers and Colonists created? Or maybe you dream of lush lilacs and boisterous begonias? Do you envision pathways lined with pansies or […]
At one point in the history of the Spanish language, a council convened to make a decision. Do we establish Latin as the official language of the Hibernian peninsula or […]
We live in an altogether different world than our early American ancestors. Our age is instant, easy, accessible, short, and to-the-point, while Abigail Adams’ day took on a slower, simpler pace. She […]
There are a lot of classics out there. So have you ever wondered where to start? Or which classics your high schooler should read first? Picking and choosing your book […]
I recently read Winston Churchill’s little volume Painting as a Pastime. Before he gets to the what’s and why’s of painting, he describes reading and the unique power books hold. […]