Teaching How to Notebook

Last week, I shared how we’re using Heritage History to supplement the Mystery of History and how that’s working for us. I also mentioned that we’re adding in some notebooking, but that we’re having to *learn* how to do it. Today I want to share how I’m going about trying to teach my children HOW to notebook. How We Got Started Our first real exposure to notebooking came through the Apologia Notebooking Journals (which is really more like a workbook that’s half notebooking and half other pages.) This was a good introduction to notebooking for us. Previously, I’d looked at

Notebooking Pages & Publisher

Remember this picture from my school room post? You may not be able to tell, that file folder in the front says “Notebooking Pages.” Know what that is? Yup. It’s a folder of blank notebooking pages (a small amount) that I printed off and made available at all times for impromptu notebooking urges. I have some with large, ruled lines and some with smaller, unruled line with a variety of borders and boxes. I downloaded them with my Notebooking Pages membership. Truthfully, the oldest is more interested in the Notebooking Publisher – creating the page and filling it out on

Notebooking Pages Back to School Sale

Hey, friends, just a quick note. You know that website I told you about with all the notebooking pages that we’re adding into our school day this year? (It’s over there, in the sidebar —–>) They’re having a back to school sale: And if “sales” aren’t your thing (why not?) don’t forget they have tons of free pages, too. I just wanted to pass that on!  

Notebooking Publisher Launch Party on Facebook!

The minutes are ticking away and counting down to the Facebook party celebrating the launch of Notebooking Pages brand *NEW* Notebooking Publisher! If you aren’t familiar with the Notebooking Pages site, or if you haven’t yet had a chance to check out the new Notebooking Publisher web application — you really need to go check it out before you come to the party! Notebooking pages is a site chock full of free printable pages for notebooking anything you want, both blank and themed. If you choose to become a “Treasury Member” you have access to even more notebooking pages and

Top Ten {Tuesday} ~ Homeschool Sites

For the next TEN weeks, the iHomeschool Network is joining forces to participate in Angie’s (Many Little Blessings) Top Ten Tuesday with specific themed lists. It’s a mega-linky-blog-hop! This week’s theme: Top Ten favorite websites to use for homeschooling. I’m an eclectic homeschooler so you know there’s going to be a good mix of resources here, right? Of course, right! Free Homeschool Deals – a relatively new site from Jamerrill at Holy Spirit-Led Homeschooling. Many freebies posted every day! Freely Educate – Another freebie (or very low cost) site with a good variety and lots of “good stuff.” I’ve been