May We Have More Algebra, Please?

I will be the first to admit that, in a younger season of homeschooling, I was that parent who took jabs at the public school system.   I realize now that I needed to feel better about what we were doing, and so bashing others’ choices was a shameful way of elevating myself.   Now having exposed […]

Old School, New School: Teaching English

I often write about our Charlotte Mason-inspired homeschool and how much living books have added to our studies.    We were introduced to this approach long before we began homeschooling, and I believe that was the hand of God.   Yet, there are 1-2 places within our school where I deliberately deviate from Miss Mason’s advice.   One of […]

What do you use to learn other periods of history?

The “Our History, HIS-Story” series and the upcoming “This Far by Faith” (ready in June 2006!) are designed to give students a Christian perspective, as well as a multicultural perspective, on American history.  I have been asked what types of products are available for studying other periods of history with the same perspective in mind.   One of […]