It’s one thing to say the colonists wanted freedom from England, but students should learn just why it came to that. What changed from the early 1700s to 1776, when the Declaration of Independence was signed? As students look at the perspectives of various characters (real or not) from history, they will gain a better understanding of what the reasons for the American Revolution were.Continue Reading
If there is one subject that we return to in our homeschool again and again, it is that of the coral reef. My kids love Nemo, Dory, and their friends, so of course learning about their habitat in the oceans of the world is a subject we love to learn about. What could be better than doing some hands-on learning about the coral reef to make school time fun and exciting? Here are some of the best ideas I’ve found from the web.Continue Reading
In the past year, I’ve loved sharing learning activities with my followers here on Line upon Line Learning. I’ve found that the more I try to create content for the blog, the more creative I get in creating learning activities. Many of my popular learning ideas are hands-on and engaging. These top five hands-on learning activities from 2016 have been the most popular for my blog readers.Continue Reading
In our STEM Challenge class a few weeks ago, we had the challenge to make a paper airplane that could fly out of the school room door. We had a lot of fun testing and tweaking our paper airplanes to get them to fly! Learning about paper airplanes has prompted my son to discover the interesting world of flight and research Wilbur and Orville Wright. Here are some airplane books for those who would like to learn more about airplanes, flight, and aerodynamics, from toddler to upper elementary ages!