Y’all, our family loves studying history through living books, field trips, and beautiful memory work. And, in theory, I love the idea of hands-on projects to reinforce what we’re learning about in our homeschool history studies. In theory… But somehow it’s way too easy to put off those craft projects because… Who has time to […]
I have been asked several times, “Do you have a Textbook-free book list for Ancient Greece?”. Now, the answer is finally yes! Below you will find lists of living books, memory work, and other fun ideas so that you can craft a multi-age Ancient-Greece history curriculum for your family. Textbook Free History Study: Ancient Greece
Do you want to study World War 2 with the teens in your homeschool? Here are some of the best resources for a living history approach to WW2 in your homeschool! Studying WW2 In Our Homeschool Ever since I was a child, I’ve been fascinated by the history of World War 2. I loved reading
Core resources, supplemental reading, art, video, memory work, and more to study the Middle Ages textbook-free
As I look back on my own experience as a homeschooled high school student, the Kings Meadow Humanities Curriculum from StandFast emerges in my mind as perhaps the most foundational course of all. Through Dr. George Grant’s lectures I learned so much more than facts about history (though copious amounts of facts were indeed covered).
When I was a child, we had laminated strips of brightly colored paper lining the wall of our homeschool room. As we studied our homeschool history lessons (textbook-free, of course), we would add timeline characters of key figures and events to the colorful timeline on our wall. The timeline served to visually display the various
Early American history resource round-up: book lists, geography resources, morning time memory work, art suggestions, and movies for educating your elementary and middle school students, and pursuing your own life-long learning.
Y’all know I feel absolutely passionate about the importance of studying church history as believers. But did you know that church history is important (and accessible) for children as well? Today’s podcast guest, author Simonetta Carr, shares her experience writing church history biographies for both children and adults. What can we learn from these men
Accidental-Homeschooler-Turned-Classical-Educator Kristen Rudd joins us in this week’s Homeschool Conversations episode. We’re chatting about one of our favorite topics: BOOKS! Have you wondered what people mean by “The Great Books”? Have you wondered if the Great Books even matter? Or maybe you’re convinced that they’re important, but it seems way too overwhelming to know how
The Liberal Arts, Great Books, and Classical Christian Education (a video interview with Wes Callihan)
Back in the early days of online homeschool learning, I had the privilege of taking several liberal arts courses from Wes Callihan. Did your high school teachers recite the opening lines of the Iliad to you? From memory? In Greek? I bet not. No wonder his students love and respect Mr. C! When I began