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
We are often asked if Homeschooling Torah includes high school subjects. When looking at the website, it can appear that teaching most of your students together means that advanced students will not be challenged or might even be left out. We have carefully checked the high-school graduation requirements in several states, so that college-bound students will
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.
Planning: It helps to make a list of everything you wish could be done to keep your house clean. Take several days to really think it through, writing down every job from the simple things like wiping the toilet to the larger, seasonal jobs like cleaning the walls. Next, take your list and decide when
Some time ago on my blog, I posted an article on how and why God disciplines me. One thing I learned is that God is trying to teach me to listen to Him. This got me thinking. How can I teach my own children to listen to me? The Bible makes it very clear that
Last week we talked about the importance of learning to read the Scriptures clearly. As we said, in our curriculum we want to emphasize literacy — the ability to understand written words, to apply them to life, and to use language with proficiency in order to interact with the culture around us. Today I’d like