I love discovering new and creative ways to study normal textbook subjects. When we studied human anatomy, we went to a local butcher and got a cow's eyeball. The structure of the cow's eye is very similar to the human eye. Four homeschool families would get together once a week to do learning activities that we would probably not do at home alone. Doing these hands-on … [Read more...] about Creative Ways to Teach Human Anatomy
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Every single person has some gaps in his education, and that's all right. If you're honest with yourself, you have to admit that you have learning gaps too. We all do. The purpose of a quality education is not to teach your student everything they will ever need to know by the time they graduate. Life is a continual learning process. Your true purpose is to guide them to have a … [Read more...] about Homeschool Tall Tale: If You Homeschool Through High School, Your Children Will Have Gaps In Their Education.
Writing articles to submit to article directories is a great way to drive traffic to your Web site or blog and articles also help build your credibility. But writing articles is also an incredible avenue for teaching your children correct writing skills. Your kids usually do a great deal of writing anyway so why not channel that writing into developing some entrepreneurial … [Read more...] about Writing Articles
I was on a great discussion forum today where we're talking about how do we make sure that our kids get a good quality education. You can learn more about this group of people at Educating for Success. Paula Farris from Dementia Caregiving 101 asked some very thought provoking questions. How would you respond? Was your own education relevant to how you live your life today? … [Read more...] about Interesting Thoughts on Education
Hey, I found a great video on YouTube and want to share it with you. It gives a short lesson on our American form of government compared to other forms. This is a must see. We need to understand the differences between different kinds of governments, and how to tell the difference. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DioQooFIcgE. Our children need to know we are a Constitutional … [Read more...] about The American Form of Government