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
Why is it important to teach our children to read instructions? Why do we spend the first ten years (or so) of a child’s life emphasizing basic literacy skills, such as phonics, spelling, handwriting, and fluency in reading? Why should we expect that a child raised in a Torah-observant household would have a higher ability
There are many opinions on what things are needed in the Messianic “movement” over the next few decades. I don’t think I’m an expert on this subject at all, but I do have some opinions as a mother and as a “teacher” at HomeschoolingTorah. I get goosebumps as I think about the potential we mothers