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Can I Teach Multiple Ages?

Do you remember reading about the old-fashioned one-room school house? Children of all ages filed into a single room each day, arranged in desks according to their levels. Now such schools seem foreign in an age where children are divided by age and grade on a regular basis. But, not...

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Is Bible a Subject to Teach?

The academic study of Scripture, then, is not merely chasing a curiosity but broadening our understanding of what God said. Look back at the beginning: the Bible is the Word of God. We ought to do our best to understand it. That means we will explore how it was written,...

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What are Unit Studies?

While unit studies do tend to be labor intensive, their flexibility appeals to many homeschoolers, both as a long-term and a short-term option. Whether you are deschooling, trying to figure out your child's learning style, or just needing a change, unit studies can provide a great option for your family....

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Cultivating Your Passion

Young womanhood is filled with adventure, learning, and curiosity. I remember spending countless hours daydreaming about what I wanted to be when I grew up. I had a cousin, living on the opposite side of the country that became an Air Force Pilot. Not just any pilot because he flew...

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Travel the World This Winter

[vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]How would you like to show your kids the world this winter? You can, right from the comfort of your own home, with virtual field trips! Although nothing could ever match the thrill of visiting famous historical locations in person, the increased availability of virtual tours allows experiences homeschoolers never...

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In the Beginning

Recognizing that God is the Creator who designed the earth, our bodies, and every law that makes the world work, we understand that He is above it all. God is not confined to the laws of nature that He set, but we are. God and His works are of Him,...

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What About Common Core?

The Common Core Standards and their implementation have caused understandable concern among homeschoolers. By becoming educated, preparing our children for the situations in which they may encounter the standards, and choosing curricula based on our needs, we can implement the solid components of the standards while standing up for the...

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Using Clay in Science

Science can be a fascinating subject and is well-suited for hands-on activities and projects. Clay is an indispensable resource for making science more hands-on. It can be used for everything from experiments to models, and studying clay itself is interesting. Here are some great science ideas and projects that you...

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Extracurricular Activities

Extracurricular activities have both positives and negatives. On the one hand, they can offer creative electives options and help build experience. On the other hand, they can take over a family's schedule, both academic and otherwise. It is important to go into all extracurricular planning with balance and boundaries in...

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