In the past, I talked about why I’ve decided to call this blog “Line upon line.” Today, I want to explain the logo that you can see at the top of this blog.Continue Reading
Cinematic documentaries, movies set in a specific time period, chemists performing experiments on-screen: these are just a few of the ways that you can utilize movies in homeschooling to enhance learning. If you already use unit studies to teach your children then you probably know that a great way to meet the needs of your visual learners is through video. Video homeschooling helps to teach a lesson in a a more full, rich way.
While Netflix is a wonderful resource for family entertainment, did you know you can also use Netflix videos for education? Streaming videos is becoming the next big thing in video delivery, making learning opportunities an ever more affordable and available option.
We love games: board games, card games, and more! On those days when no one feels up for a formal math lesson (or the days when I need a break!), we pull out a game and enjoy! Playing games with your little ones during homeschool time can teach a number of great skills. Here are some of our favorite educational games for homeschool. This is a list for the younger crowd. If you only have $100 to spend on games in your homeschool, here are the homeschool learning games I would suggest you buy.Continue Reading
It takes at least 2 to 5 hours to put together a blog post. I must write and edit it, then I need an image, and if i take it I have to process it and prepare it for the blog. With the busy life that comes as a homeschooling mom, I wonder why I keep blogging sometimes. But blogging has helped me become a more creative teacher, and giving a little of myself through a blog helps me feel engaged in a community even while staying at home with my kids.Continue Reading