When I started planning to homeschool in the mid-90s, I would order paper catalogs in the mail and use sticky notes to remember all the amazing resources I wanted to use. Now almost all of my homeschooling is digital! From my Kindle to my smart phone, I love using digital resources to homeschool. It saves
We have a goal of providing Bible-based teacher training for homeschooling parents, as well as Bible study, marriage, and parenting. We host a free online conference every summer, and we also also teach short videos on our YouTube channel. This page lists many of the sessions we have taught. Use this page as a “teacher
I have noticed that I tend to skip some subjects or assignments that I don’t like. Subjects that sometimes get skipped in my home: Phonics — not bothering to review sounds and letters learned in previous lessons. Bible and History — not bothering to learn new memory work, and neglecting to review old memory work.
We are often contacted about our stance on the Common Core State Standards (or CCS). The following is our official statement: We believe that God’s Word, the Scriptures (all 66 books), are the only “Common Core” that matters. If the states pass a standard that happens to match up with Scripture, we’re in agreement with
How many more weeks until school starts at your house? We’re planning to start back up again the first week of August — and it just recently dawned on me how soon that will be! So I thought I’d make a list of the things I need to get done in the four weeks of
Sometimes we mothers spend all our time figuring out which curriculum we should purchase for our children, or how to make lesson plans for the coming year, and we completely forget that we as teachers also need to grow and learn. Here are 10 ways that you can continually grow, ever becoming a better teacher