5 Things You May Not Know About Classical Conversations

5 Things You May Not Know about Classical Conversations

The following post is from Melissa of The Cork Board This post contains affiliate links. Not just about reading the classics in Latin and Greek. When I thumb through classical education curriculum catalogs, I often get the impression that classical education is all about studying ancient texts and civilizations. In fact, classical education is a […]

Current Events for Kids

Current Events for Kids

The following post is from Jen from Forever, For Always, No Matter What: When our children were young  we virtually stopped watching tv.  We especially stopped watching the evening news or any cable news programs.  There was simply too much we didn’t want little eyes seeing and hearing.  We also stopped getting the local paper […]

Poetry for Kids Activities

poetry with kids

The following post is from Christy of Eclectic Momma:   “I think that were beginning to remember that the first poets didn’t come out of a classroom, that poetry began when somebody walked off of a savanna or out of a cave and looked up at the sky with wonder and said, “Ahhh.” That was […]

Astronomy for Middle School

The following post is from Christy of Eclectic Momma My son has loved astronomy for a long time.  He definitely knows more than I do about the subject.  Over the years, we’ve done several different unit studies with lots of hands-on activities.  But let me tell you, middle school astronomy has been quite a change. […]

Homeschooler’s Guide to Standardized Testing

The following post is from Shannen of Middle Way Mom: Are standardized tests required in your state? According to HSLDA in 2012, 24 states require some type of standardized testing for homeschooled students. Some of these states require submitting the results, while others do not. Even if your state doesn’t require standardized testing, some parents […]