Use Living Books to Teach Science

When I was taught science, I remember getting handed a non-fiction, incredibly dry, fact-filled book and asked to pull information from that book so that I could then create a diorama or a project explaining what I "knew."  Unfortunately, that knowledge would leave my brain as soon as that unit was over.  There was nothing… Continue reading Use Living Books to Teach Science


Homeschooling 101: Getting Started

Homeschooling is a surprisingly personal journey.  No two home schools will ever look exactly alike, even if aligned by the same philosophy and containing the same-aged children.  Instead, besides perhaps some state guidelines, you alone or you with your spouse, are the sole determining factors of WHAT is taught, WHEN it is taught, and for… Continue reading Homeschooling 101: Getting Started