Top Three Reasons I Home Educate my Kids

Top Three Reasons I Home Educate my Kids

I chose the term home educate over homeschool because I am not trying to copy what schools do in my home, I am trying to far surpass…

Wulf the Saxon – Product Review

Wulf the Saxon – Product Review

Since I am on the Schoolhouse Review Crew team this year, in addition to my weekly blog posts, I will also be posting periodic reviews on various…

Education for Everyone: An Ancient Idea

Education for Everyone: An Ancient Idea

Education 4000 Years Ago With the beginning of written language, there also began systematic education which had a purpose beyond survival. But education was not just about…

Before Education

Before Education

What Children Learned, Why, and How Let’s step back. Away from the hustle and bustle, the gadgets, the information age, and the world where we need to…

The Ominous Winter Slump

The Ominous Winter Slump

This article is not about avoiding it, it is about making it impossible and finding your way out if it has found a way into your homeschool…

What is the Matter with Memory?

What is the Matter with Memory?

There has been a movement in modern education against memory. An idea that memorizing facts is entirely irrelevant and not necessary to a complete education. We are…

Turning on the Attention Switch

Turning on the Attention Switch

In the lower back of your brain there is a little system, about the size of your pinky, called the Reticular Activating System, or RAS for short….

Why Boring Education Hurts Children

Why Boring Education Hurts Children

You may want your child to do all 100 math problems, even though she did the same kind of problems yesterday, and got them all correct. Your…

Updated Schoolhouse Teachers Yearly Membership Review

Updated Schoolhouse Teachers Yearly Membership Review

This is an updated review of SchoolhouseTeachers.com Yearly Membership. For my original review of SchoolhouseTeachers.com you can see this post: Basic Review In this post you will…

One semester of Public School: The Ugly Truth

One semester of Public School: The Ugly Truth

(For context, our children have been educated in the home from the beginning.) Our family moved across the country this past summer. It was the summer between…