A Team Blog by passionate home educators, sharing their experience and thoughts on homeschooling, online learning, family, and some recipes. Sometimes we joke.
Super Social Studies
Do you ever feel like your social studies are lacking something? How about a little oomph? Have you done something amazing to bring history to life for your children? I know I frequently get down about our history studies. But recently, I have been determined to try something to make it come alive. Yes, sticking to "just the facts" can get really tedious and… to be
Finding Perfection Through Imperfection!
Finally! The Answer to having a PERFECT Homeschool. Is that even possible? Yep! We just have to change our definition of what “perfect” means.
You see, I used to think that perfect meant I would wake up before any of my children and have my quiet time completed, make up on, and hair done. I thought it meant my children would jump
Updated 10-04-2010 at 04:19 PM by MamaMary
Learning to use the keyboard is important for anyone, given this day in time. That's especially true for our children. Being able to effectively type can make a really big difference in abilities to produce work quickly and legibly. Developing keyboarding skills can have a great impact on making the best of computers. And let's face it...computers are here to stay!
For many children and adults
Conquering the Multiplication Mountain
Is learning multiplication tables by memory important? It sure is! This is one aspect of education that has not changed in centuries. In fact, in 493 AD one of the first multiplication tables was written out as an aid to help speed the multiplication process. With this in mind, we realize that "knowing" the multiplication tables is
Lesson Plans Made Simple
Every morning (or the evening before) I write out my plans on our dry erase board. The boys can do their lessons in any order they'd like. My organized child follows the order, while my creative dreamers love jumping all over the place.