Scientific topics come to life with award-winning picture book author and illustrator Jason Chin. Don't just read them. Learn about the illustrator, study the details in his paintings, and compare them across his books. Take a deep dive into picture books at a new level!
Learning Math through Family Games
Games reinforce math learning naturally --- so much better than worksheets. Remember math includes logic, planning, patterns, shapes and matching… not just numbers. These are mom-tested and kid-approved games every family needs to know about.
Classical Conversations Essentials: How to Be a Prepared Parent
Classical Conversations parents have doubts and think their kid is not ready for Essentials in fourth grade. You are! Let me show you why.
Homeschooling as the Lead Learner in Your Home
Homeschooling families don't need big elaborate plans and curriculum. They do need actively learning parents who model learning for them. Invite them into your adult reading and learning. Show them education doesn't stop when school stops. Be the lifelong learner you want them to be one day.
Classical Conversations: Our Top Ten Reasons After Eight Years (Part Two)
If you're considering the Classical Conversations homeschool program, you're in the right place. Let these top five reasons to use CC guide you during this journey. After eight years homeschooling with this homeschool group, I have the insight you might want for your kids' schooling. Welcome!
Classical Conversations: Our Top Ten Reasons After Eight Years (Part One)
If you're considering beginning Classical Conversations, looking around for answers, or just looking for encouragement to continue, you're in the right place. Use these top ten reasons to use CC to guide you during this journey and learn a few insights into what I wish I had known. After eight years homeschooling with this homeschool group, I have the insight you might want. Welcome!
Explore Florida Springs with a Crystal River Kayak Trip
Family trips to Orlando tend to be so tiring. With day trip toward the west coast, your family could experience a different type of adventure. Swim with manatees, kayak down the river, cannonball into a spring, and explore the Crystal River area and "the Chaz". With these insider tips, check out this day in nature.
Kid Book Club: Tales from the Odyssey
Does ancient history overwhelm anyone other than me? There is so much to learn about Greece, so make it fun with a book club. With this guide to hosting a book club for Mary Pope Osborne's Tales from the Odyssey, planning book club for your students just became a little easier!
Picture Book Illustrator: Kadir Nelson’s Black History Study
Kadir Nelson is an amazing, multiple award-winning artist who excels in picture books about leaders in African-American history and culture. Each painting in his books are a work of art. Having a collection of Mr. Nelson's books ready to go is a guarantee at an excellent history experience. Check out this list of the best Nelson books and learn how to do artist study while reading great picture books.
TV Schooling: 5 Shows For the Whole Family
Make family learning more interactive and fun with TV schooling. With these five shows as example, see how your family can travel and experience history in new way while cuddled up on the couch. Learning is a lifestyle!