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How to Be a Brave Learner

Julie Bogart is the well-known creator of the Brave Writer curriculum and founder of the Homeschool Alliance. In her new book, The Brave Learner: Finding…

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Teaching from Rest – A Homeschool Classic in the Making

I had heard several other homeschooling moms praise Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler’s Guide to Unshakable Peace (Classical Academic Press )by Sarah Mackenzie. When I…

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Natural Math: 100+ Activities & Resources

by Laura Grace Weldon “The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple.”   ~Stan Gudder Today’s children…

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NEW Free eBook for Catholic Homeschool Families

Yes, there’s a new Catholic homeschool book in town. Though, really, it would be great for any family with school-age children. I’ve always said “We’re…

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The Great Courses

The Great Courses offers DVD, Audio CD, and streaming courses taught by experts in their fields in a variety of subjects, including art, history, math,…

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Catholic Heritage Curricula

Catholic Heritage Curricula’s exclusive materials and lesson plans fit together to provide a solid, complete, family-friendly PreK–12 Catholic education. It is CHC’s belief that, when…

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DK Find Out – Online Resource for Ages 7 – 11

DKfindout! is an online resource for ages 7-11 featuring topics such as Science, Math, English, History, Geography, and the Human Body. It’s currently a work…

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Should We Teach Math in the Younger Grades?

Here’s an interesting article on whether math should be taught prior to 6th grade: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/connect-creativity/201412/why-teaching-math-in-schools-is-counterproductive

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U.S. Government – Citizenship Test

This year for history, I wanted to start with a unit on U.S. Government. The boys spent the last six weeks reading about The Constitution…

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Star Wars Math and Writing Workbooks for Pre-K Through Grade 2

I was at a bookstore recently and came across these Star Wars Workbooks for grades Pre-K through 2nd grade. How I wish they were around…

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