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
As we’re preparing to launch our new world history curriculum (Daniel’s Statue: Babylon, Persia, Greece, and Rome), I’ve been really pondering what we homeschoolers should do about teaching pagan mythology to our children. Should we teach about Greek gods and goddesses? Should we include myths and stories of giants, fairies, ogres, and more? The homeschooling
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
This post was written in 2012, before we started writing curriculum for all sorts of subjects over at HomeschoolingTorah and here at Foundations Press. You know what would be awesome? Awesome would be a camera crew going into a variety of homes on an average Tuesday morning and filming what their homeschool actually looks like.We
Just to encourage you today, here are some great quotes from God’s Word, to help you in your parenting and homeschooling. God’s Word has all we need. “His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness” (2
I think families have gotten lazy, sadly passing on the instruction of their children to others. It’s fine to delegate, as long as the teacher is held strictly accountable to the mother and father. But we should be extremely careful about “delegating” the instruction of God. As Mr. Clarke reminds us, “what a dreadful account must [parents] give in the great day!”
Seriously, dear mother, have you give careful consideration to the thought that you will stand before God someday? Have you rehearsed what you will tell God about the methods and parenting techniques that you use each day?