Recent Homeschooling Articles

  • The Richest Man in the World Has Some Advice for Us about College . . .

    (P.S. He didn’t take it himself) by John Taylor Gatto 1. William Faulkner On April 12, 2005, the August “New York Review of Books” pronounced William Faulkner “the most influential innovator in the annals of American fiction,” a man well-deserving of his Nobel Prize. Faulkner, a high school dropout, was...
  • Homeschooling Intrigues Me – Where Do I Start?

    by Greg and Moira Bell You are not alone. Nowadays, it is rare to meet an American parent who hasn’t at least heard of home schooling. Those looking at homeschooling from the outside routinely express two chief concerns – 1) “How can homeschooling parents tolerate being with their kids 24...
  • “I Know What’s Best For My Education”: A Lesson In Uncertainty

    by Richard J. Prystowsky During our college’s first two weeks of the Fall 2005 semester, I dealt with an incident at our college that caused me to reflect on the relationship between my homeschooling life and my college work life. For years, when our kids were young, I felt that...
  • Homeschooling the Late Bloomer

    by Carolyn Forte More than thirty years ago, as a college student, I worked as an aide at Carl Harvey School for the Orthopedically Handicapped in Orange County, California. During two summers working with severely handicapped children, I learned that “experts” can help and advise, but that the very best...
  • The Why of Homeschool

    by Isabel Lyman It was only a matter of time before Hollywood “discovered” homeschoolers. Ponder the promo from The O’Keefes, a sitcom, which will premiere this summer on the Warner Brothers Network. “Harry and Ellie O’Keefe are loving but eccentric parents who’ve homeschooled their three children to protect them from...
  • Latin: The Silver Key

    By Christopher A. Perrin, MDiv PhD Publisher, Classical Academic Press While Latin study has been undergoing a growing renewal in the United States, it is still common to hear parents ask, “Why study Latin?” Naturally, if a family is going to commit a great deal of time and effort to...
  • Wonder Valley Family Camp

    Wonder Valley Family Camp is an experience for the whole family, from infants to great grandparents. Wonder Valley is a fun place to bring the family together, make new friends, and be a part of an exciting summer tradition. Come and join us at Wonder Valley for one of the most...
  • World Atlas Lesson Plan: England

    Lesson Title: Pip, pip cheerio! Goal of the Lesson: To discover the magnificent and diverse regions of England using geography and map skills. After this lesson, your child will: Understand how to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information from a spatial...
  • World Atlas Lesson Plan: France

    Lesson Title: Bon Voyage! Ou revoir! Goal of the Lesson: To discover the magnificent and diverse regions of France using geography and map skills. After this lesson, your child will: • Understand how to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information from...
  • World Atlas Lesson Plan: Italy

    Lesson Title: Arrivederci! (Also, see separate Answer Key) Goal of the Lesson: To discover the magnificent and diverse regions of Italy using geography and map skills. After this lesson, your child will: • Understand how to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report...
  • Master Books – Publisher of Creation-inspired Material

    Since 1975, Master Books has been providing educational resources based on a biblical worldview to students of all ages. At the heart of these resources is our firm belief in a literal six-day creation, a young earth, the global Flood as revealed in Genesis 1-11, and more vital evidence to...