"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
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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
Being able to express yourself is such an important skill and one of the best things you can do for your children is to teach them how to write. We all want our kids to know how to express themselves verbally and in writing. However, many parents are fearful about teaching their children to write, mainly because they don't feel comfortable writing themselves. Charlotte Mason, … [Read more...] about Teaching Kids to Write
One of the best ways to teach your kids about commitment, responsibility and unselfish love is to get them reading or listening to the autobiographies/biographies of past and present missionaries. These men and women lived (or are living) lives of dedication and vision, with wonderful and daring adventure stories that show your children the Hand of God at work in the lives of … [Read more...] about Teaching Kids About Commitment and Unselfish Love