New Fun Middle-School Adventure: Saving Mount Rushmore

Looking for a fun adventure for your older elementary or middle school student? This book might just be what you’re looking for. Saving Mount Rushmore is the story of a middle school boy named John, who’s upset to have to spend the summer in South Dakota with an Aunt he barely knows. So much for …

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Help Your Children Learn the Catechism this Summer!

Help your children increase their knowledge of the Baltimore Catechism with the Summer Catechism Study Program on CatholicBrain.com for grades Pre-K through 8.   The summer program features:   There is a total of 38 exclusive Catechism Video Lessons adapted from the Baltimore Catechism. Every day, participants will watch a 5 – 10 mins catechism …

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Well-Trained Mind Academy

“The Well-Trained Mind” is a homeschooling mainstay for those who wish to pursue a classical education. This is from the Well-Trained Mind Academy website: The Well-Trained Mind Academy is based on the expert advice, carefully selected curricula, and classical model described by Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise in The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical …

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Encounter the Saints Series

The Encounter the Saints Series from Pauline Books and Media features biographical chapter books about some wonderful saints such as St. Gianna Molla, St. Pope John Paul II, St. Kateri Tekawitha, St. Teresa of Avila, St. Catherine Laboure and many more. Aimed at ages 9 – 12, they are great for reading alone or reading …

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Stanford University Online Middle and High School

This school may be enrolled in on a per-class basis or as a full course of study. From their course catalog:   The Stanford University Online High School (OHS) creates a worldwide learning community of diverse, intellectually passionate students and teachers. Through vibrant seminars, the rigorous curriculum challenges students to reason analytically, think creatively,and argue …

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Classically Catholic Memory

Divided into Alpha, Beta, Gamma, and Delta Years, Classically Catholic Memory offers memory work in the areas of Religion, Latin, History, Science, Math, Geography, a historical timeline, as well as “Great Words” (poems, historical documents, and speeches).   Religion:  Each year provides various Catechism questions and answers and passages from Scripture. Latin:  Each year provides …

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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare

How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare by Ken Ludwig New York: Crown Publishers, 2013 I had wonderful English teachers in high school and covered the usual “Julius Caesar,” “Romeo and Juliet” and “MacBeth,” as well as some sonnets. I even had to memorize a few passages along the way, one of which I still remember …

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