I tend to be kind of A.D.D. with homeschool sometimes. I’m a little bit like Dory, swimming along in one direction and then–Look, birds! I mean, here we are in the middle of winter and I’m thinking about a Texas birds unit study (which people often study in the Spring right?) I just shrug and say “It’s all good.” I’ve come to accept that there is sometimes no method to my madness. Besides, I love birds. I love cardinals. And hummingbirds. And painted buntings. We have recently discovered a broad-winged hawk living on our property and I think it’s pretty cool.
I have two girly girls. Girls who have each dreamed of being a ballerina, danced in tutus around the house, and sat through every minute of “Barbie’s Swan Lake” more times than we can count. We’ve never actually been to the ballet, though we would like to go. And we’ve heard excerpts at various symphony performances, but we’ve never listened to the entire Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky. Of course, there’s a big difference between BARBIE’S Swan Lake and THE Swan Lake. (We didn’t know how it really ends!) Reviewing the Swan Lake CD by Maestro Classics has turned out to
How Do I Teach American History? I’ve been asking myself this question. Going into the new school year, I knew that one thing I really needed to do was find some way to teach American History on a deeper level than what we’ve done already. As we continue to work through World History with the Mystery of History, we needed to find a way to study American History, too. How was I going to do this? And then at the Teach Them Diligently convention in Nashville, I discovered Homeschool Legacy’s Once-A-Week unit studies. Eager to try the Once-A-Week unit studies
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