Exercises in Word Power 2 and 3 are taken from Noah Webster’s American Spelling Book published in 1824 and edited by Don Potter. You can download Webster’s Spelling book here.
When my children were young and ready to learn the sounds of the letters, we would make a binder. I would write each letter of the alphabet on a piece of construction paper. Then we would go online and search for simple clip art for words that started with each letter. For instance, for
I received an email from a friend this morning: Hey, Anne, I have a question. Would your lesson plans be able to be applied to non-Torah-observant Christians? I was recommending you to a friend of ours from church who homeschools her son and wants to be able to add more Scripture to history and such.
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
We are excited to announce a new book by Lydia Hirn from Lydia Lu Languages, called Hebrew Alephbeit for Beginners from Psalm 119. Lydia started working on this book shortly after her first trip to Israel for the Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot in Hebrew) in the fall of 2018. While she had been growing in
A history of the world would be incomplete without information regarding the scattering of the northern ten tribes of Israel after the Assyrian captivity beginning in 722 B.C. For those who would like to explore this topic further, the following resources give much more information than we could possibly include in the weekly lessons of
Over the past few months, I’ve been wanting to write a blog post about dyslexia. However, I never quite got around to it until tonight. Tonight, when I’m sitting in a tent, without access to my books and to studies that would lend authority to my opinions. So let me just talk to you as
Are you wanting to set up a homeschooling schedule? Are you looking for a schedule that’s ready-made for you and your family? Do you feel like “a mother’s work is never done”? We’re here to help! Here are ten practical steps to help you manage your time as a homeschooling mom: 1. Rise early in
There are many ways to describe how children grow into maturity. Classical education, for instance, uses the “grammar, dialectic, and rhetoric” stages to show how education needs to change as children get older. Christine Miller explains it: The Grammar Stage – learning a body of knowledge about a subject The Dialectic Stage – learning to
This post is adapted from http://homeschoolingbible.com/more-hours-in-my-day, where we first published it. When someone is lost in the woods, his first inclination is denial. Then he starts to realize he really is lost, and starts to move faster. It’s called “Bush Panic.” Instead of stopping to evaluate his situation (like, where could I sleep tonight, or what
“Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity! It is like the precious oil on the head, running down on the beard, on the beard of Aaron, running down on the collar of his robes! It is like the dew of Hermon, which falls on the mountains of Zion! For there
Poor Eli. He was a victim of grace-based parenting. Maybe it was because he was a priest of YHWH, serving daily in the Tabernacle. Maybe when he would place his hand on the head of an animal to be sacrificed, the sins of his childhood would flash before his eyes. His heart was heavy over
For several years now, our family has been trying to use the Bible as our primary textbook. We were first inspired to do so when we noticed that the book of Deuteronomy has a multitude of references to children and how to teach them, especially when we read how God taught His children, the children
Math is a topic that frightens the best of mothers. If you didn’t especially love math yourself, you might be thoroughly intimidated at the thought of teaching math to your own children. If you were raised in a public or private school setting, it’s easy to see why math might be difficult for you. In