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An Old-Fashioned Education. Course Schedule by Program. Branch Library - Big Valley Grace Community Church. The Big Valley Grace Branch Library serves the greater Modesto area with more than 25,000 books, audio tapes, CDs, videos, DVDs and homeschool resources for all ages.

Branch Library - Big Valley Grace Community Church

The Branch Library is open to all individuals, and is completely staffed by volunteers. Location: 4040 Tully Road Modesto, CA 95356 (209) 571-4850 (In the rear parking lot next to the Good Samaritan Ministry building) Library hours: Lessons. Drawspace Pro Lessons are designed for artists of all levels and educators, and are logically organized into resources and activities.


Free Online Courses From Top Universities. Reaping a Harvest...Raising My Three Sons: Homeschooling High School: Dual Enrollment Options at Christian Colleges & Universities. A few months ago, when I realized that Ben's sophomore year was halfway over (aack!)

Reaping a Harvest...Raising My Three Sons: Homeschooling High School: Dual Enrollment Options at Christian Colleges & Universities

, I started searching ot dual enrollment programs in which we might participate. Honestly, I was specifically searching out Christian colleges, because I want that bit of worldview in his courses while he is still under my roof. So, I started just googling myself. There are already a few Christian schools on my radar, based on the fact that I live in the Northeast region of the US.

The tale of the two Story of the World Series. I could go on for days about how wonderful the Story of the World series is by Dr.

The tale of the two Story of the World Series

Susan Wise Bauer. I might have even shed a tear or two as we finished the reading through books last year. This history series is engaging and well-written, plus it lends itself easily towards notebooking, which we love around here. While using the series, we learned so much about history and enjoyed making memories that I hope will last a lifetime! About - Our Journey Westward. About Our Homeschool I’m Cindy West, a busy homeschooling mom to three active and wonderful children – 18, 15 and 8.

About - Our Journey Westward

We are very eclectic in what and how we learn, but identify most with the Charlotte Mason style of schooling. Our school relies heavily on short academic lessons, good literature, nature study, living math, handicrafts, life as learning, free time, and habit training. We follow the philosophy of four-year history and science cycles as described in The Well-Trained Mind (Classical education). Living Literature Top 10 Index - Our Journey Westward. We love living literature!

Living Literature Top 10 Index - Our Journey Westward

If you’ve been around at all, you know I LOVE living literature! It’s been such a blessing to our homeschool. Need to know more about living literature? Start with my Living Books post. Our Favorite Books. Login. Make Serious Learning Fun! About Us - Homeschool Den. Before I tell you about myself, let me address some of the real questions you probably have about our homeschooling adventure.

About Us - Homeschool Den

12 Must Follow Facebook Pages for Homeschooling Middle School. Something we really like about being part of the “online world” is all of the support, encouragement, and ideas we have found from other homeschool moms.

12 Must Follow Facebook Pages for Homeschooling Middle School

As our children were moving into the middle school years, however, we noticed there were fewer “go-to” sites for information about homeschooling middle school. Not to worry, we have found some amazing homeschool bloggers who regularly fill our days with humor, learning ideas, resources, and suggestions for “keeping it real”. Suzie's Home Education Ideas: 8 Ideas for learning about the Human Body. Over the last few years, my children have been learning about the human body and how it works.

Suzie's Home Education Ideas: 8 Ideas for learning about the Human Body

Questions such as, "How does the food get into my tummy? " and "Where does vomit come from? " have all lead to discussions about our body and how it works. I want to share with you some of the learning that my children have done about the human body as well as my Montessori inspired printable Human Anatomy cards. For Schools. #Education. Homeschoolers on YouTube. 5. LBC Grade Five Teaching Guide and CD (Print) - Living Books Curriculum. Simply Charlotte Mason - Charlotte Mason method homeschool helps. HomeSchool Association of CaliforniaImmunizations. California Senate Bill 277 Potential Impact on Homeschoolers SB 277 would require that children admitted to a school or certain other institutions be fully vaccinated on schedule in accordance with Health and Safety Code Section 120355.

HomeSchool Association of CaliforniaImmunizations

This applies to pupils of "...any public or private elementary or secondary school, child care center, day nursery, nursery school, family day care home, or development center. " It removes the "personal beliefs" exemption and, therefore, the only exception will be for medical reasons as specified by a physician. While several lawmakers have made public statements to the effect that parents can "either vaccinate or homeschool," based on the way that the law is currently written, this is simply not true. Brave Writer. Timeless Ideas for a Twaddle-Free Education™

About Us - Homeschool Den. Archipelago: Defining Charlotte Mason. I wrote in a previous post about trying to come up with a definition of the Charlotte Mason method by boiling it down to its principle components, and then wording those components without using any CM lingo so that even someone who never heard of CM would be able to understand it. This is what I came up with: A Charlotte Mason education is distinct at its very core because it respects that the child is an individual made in the image of God, and he has a right to know and experience a variety of things, not for the purpose of making him suitable for some future employment, but simply because he is a Person, and is therefore entitled to a full life that includes knowing about everything that is good that the world has to offer that might help him to reach the potential that God designed him for.

Training the child to maintain focused attention allows lessons to be kept short enough to keep his mind fresh and alert and still leave much of the day free to pursue his personal interests. Homeschool freebie of the day: : Page 6. From prolific homeschool writer Alicia Bayer’s Magical Childhood site, here’s a downloadable American history board game you can print and play! Your kids can go back to 1848 and experience their own journey “around the horn” from New York to San Francisco – and learn a lot about this part of our history in the process.

From the description: Spotlights Archive - KIDS DISCOVER. Economics Think about all the different things people do for work and money all around the world. Think about all the things that people are buying and ... ICDL - International Children's Digital Library. Yesterday's Classics 225 Titles Ebook Package. Famous Paintings Art Appreciation Lessons for Kids. These studies of Famous Paintingswere written on an elementary level, but will be of interest to all ages. They will help students become familiar with and learn to appreciate the works of famous artists. Teachers, for each lesson you will find a biography of the artist,a study sheet, a worksheet, a greyscale print of the picture,a jigsaw puzzle, a printable and online crossword puzzle, word search, and word scramble, links for further research, and links to art lessons for many of the artists. There are posters, books, and videos you can order.

Stossel in the Classroom. The Light and the Glory Questions. As I was planning for the next school year, I was thinking of having Donnie read The Light and the Glory for Children as well as the other books in the series. I was also thinking of having him answer the questions in the back for each chapter. Homeschool Mall: Curriculum, Software, Online Education. Eagle’s Nest Homeschool Supply: Books & Resources. Homeschool Movie Club - Film & DVD reviews. What is a Unit Study? Hundreds of FREE LEGO Homeschooling Resources. Grade Level Skills Help at Internet 4 Classrooms. Contrast Chart. Selected Articles About Unschooling and Homeschooling. Tracy/Mtn. House Homeschool Network (Tracy, CA) Joyful & Successful Homeschooling. The official site of Thomas Jefferson Education by Oliver & Rachel DeMille.

  Free K-12 Educational Materials for Teachers and Students. About Youth For Freedom. Simple Schooling Classroom. iHomeschool Network. 100 Hands-On Activities for Middle School and High School - Weird Unsocialized Homeschoolers. Did You Do It? The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille. By Oliver DeMille A Blank Paper and A Name Did you hold an interview with your kids this past Sunday? Or Saturday? Hands-on Homeschool Acts Curriculum. “The Book of Acts: A Hands-on Homeschool Curriculum” is a Bible curriculum designed to help families grow in their faith during the school year. Covering the entire book of Acts over a period of 30 weeks, the curriculum also explores passages in the Old Testament as well as several New Testament Scriptures including the epistles of Paul.

Using games and hands-on activities to enrich your child's education. Teach With Movies - Lesson Plans from movies for all subjects. Writing a Homeschool Field Trip Report. To write an excellent field trip report, there are things you should do during the trip itself. Under the Sky: 10 Things... Science Astronomy Unit Study FREE Home School Curriculum - Free Home School Lessons Curriculum Unit Studies. Classical Conversations. Eclectic Education Series - Eclectic Education Series. Valley Home Educators. Resources by Category Schools Castillo Christian School.