"Texas Independence Day" Fun Ways to Teach Beginning Research Skills What's a great way to teach your kiddos about their state's history and government? I've got some fun ideas to get you started. Since I live in Texas, let's use that state as our example. Today, March 2, is Texas Independence Day. In one of the homeschool discussion groups I'm in, a homeschool … [Read more...] about Texas Independence Day – Fun Ways to Teach Beginning Research Skills
How do you figure out your child's learning style? Knowing your child's learning style will open up their whole world. Your job, as a homeschool parent, is to help your child develop a love of learning. It is not to teach them everything they will ever need to know before they graduate. In fact, by teaching to your child's learning style, it will give them one of the most … [Read more...] about How to Discover Your Child’s Learning Style
I had the great opportunity to interview Angela England, author of Backyard Farming on an Acre (More or Less) and the owner of UntrainedHousewives.com. Angela and her husband, Sidney, live inside the city limits on a quarter of an acre where they raise their five children and practice the same skills and techniques that she discusses in her wonderful book. Gardening or … [Read more...] about Angela England Interview on Raising Self-Sufficient Children
So who was Nikola Tesla and why have you never heard of him? Nikola Tesla was born July 10, 1856, in the region we now know as Croatia. The life of Tesla, his inventions and patents would be a great science study for your children to investigate. He was a famous scientist who later became rather obscure. He was a brilliant electrical inventor and a visionary thinker who was … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday to Nikola Tesla!
Growing a Family Garden Like most families, you are always on the look-out for ways to build or grow your family’s income and we’ll be talking more and more about that on EducatingToday.com. But before you go looking for that second job or other resources, let’s take a look at what you may already have available. One of the best ways to teach kids responsibility and … [Read more...] about Growing a Family Garden