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A Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired Drafting Project

Frank Lloyd Wright called it “organic architecture.” In the early 20th century, Wright developed his style of architecture which emphasized integration with the landscape, use of natural materials, and open, flowing space that connected inside and outside. The first...

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Home School Education and Biblical Integration

We are free to think apart from our society. There is so much confusion in our modern Christian world.  The U.S. Constitution creates a legal right of separation of the church from the government or our government away from the church.   It protects our rights, our...

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Math is for Everyone

Everyone?  Well, maybe not, you might say.  Or you might say, “I’m not really a math person.” But I say, yes, everyone!  Math is in music, art, crowd control, aviation – if you can think of it, it has a connection to math. I like math because it is beautiful.  There...

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Letter to a Homeschool Mom

Dear Homeschool Mom, I know that this time of year can be hard.  The excitement and newness of the school year has given way to exhaustion and routine.  The questions tumble through your mind: Am I doing the right thing for my children?  If God wants me to homeschool,...

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Longer Literary Works to Read Before High School Graduation

Reading is imperative! Joseph Addison, a 17th century English poet and playwright, said that, “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” It is a truth that is universal, spanning time and space. Studying novels and longer pieces of work (like plays) is an...

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Why Should I Outsource History?

AS HOMESCHOOL PARENTS, WE HAVE A LOT OF DECISIONS TO MAKE REGARDING CURRICULUM AND CLASSES.   Do I teach a subject myself, or do I outsource it? This a big question to answer. There are a number of subjects that many parents find difficult to teach. Math and science,...

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How to Immerse Yourself in Foreign Language Using Technology

We all agree that one of the best ways to learn a foreign language is to completely immerse yourself in the country where that language is spoken, right?  After all, the goal of an immersion program is that you eat, sleep, breath, and otherwise operate in the target...

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Bugs, Bugs, and MORE Bugs

How do you feel about bugs? I have a confession… I HATE bugs.  Really.  I can’t stand them.  You might ask: how can a science teacher not like bugs?  I don’t know if I’ve always disliked creepy crawlies.  In fact, I’m not sure where it all started.  But I do love to...

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