Teaching teens and tweens about what life is like for other people is one of the best ways to help them develop empathy and an understanding of justice. Using this approach I have built a short unit study around a great graphic novel, They Called Us Enemy by George Takei.
Victory gardening was the cool thing to do in the 1940s. And now it is back! Is this the perfect way to add some science and life skills to your homeschooling? It’s worth a shot!
As a first-time homeschool parent, middle school freaked me out. As a result, neither my oldest child nor I enjoyed her middle school years. I’m now older and wiser and can tell you what you really need to know about how to teach middle school at home.
Autism, or ASD, is a condition where your brain works differently. Each person with autism has a unique experience with it. However, I hope that I can offer some good ideas to make your homeschool days go better. Without further ado, my 8 tips for homeschooling when your child has Autism.
I am excited to announce our first ever chapter book based unit study! This unit is for the book Children of the Longhouse by Joseph Bruchac. The book is about a brother and sister growing up in the Mohawk tribe, in what will eventually become New York State. This book made the PERFECT first book for our Green level for ages 8-12 for several reasons. Let me tell you some of the things I love about this book and the unit based on it.
Creating your own Summer Unit Study is easy, once you know the recipe. In just seven easy steps, you can create a special unit study around any topic for any age.
I’ve started the first Yellow Level Unit Study! Our Yellow Level is an all-picture-book curriculum focused on stories from history.
This unit study is the first of our offerings for the Red Level which is geared towards our youngest learners. You and your child will explore farms and animals with a focus on simple concepts using nursery rhymes, songs, and games.