BLOG

5 Ways to Maximize Success in Online Classes

5 Ways to Maximize Success in Online Classes

So, you’re a homeschooler taking online classes. There’s a great deal of flexibility and independent options that you have while sitting in an online class. The question is, are you doing the right things - the things that will  help you get the most out of your...

read more
Who Are They? Three Steps to Clearer Writing

Who Are They? Three Steps to Clearer Writing

So your student can write a complete sentence, structure a paragraph, even craft an essay. Great! What’s left to improve? What makes writing engaging to readers? When meaning is easy to grasp, readers can follow a train of thought and be captured by it, but even...

read more
What Is So Important About the Blobfish?

What Is So Important About the Blobfish?

What Is So Important About the Blobfish? Have you ever taken a look at some of the animals that God has created and wondered “Why?” Well, there definitely are some exceedingly odd-looking animals in the animal kingdom, but when you really learn about them, you can see...

read more
How do you choose the best education for your child?

How do you choose the best education for your child?

The list of choices for education and training grows longer every day.  As Christian parents, how can we wade through the best options for each individual child’s education?  The Bible actually has a lot to say about making choices for their education. How do you...

read more
Unlocking Poetry

Unlocking Poetry

If your student complains about studying poetry, rest assured that you are not alone! Of the various elements of literature that I teach, the one that undoubtedly is met with the most skepticism is poetry. I am never surprised, but I am always a little sad to see that...

read more
Gourmet Foods from the Winnie: Success on the go!

Gourmet Foods from the Winnie: Success on the go!

Camping is a fond memory from my childhood, but with homeschooling this has been an adventure. My parents are close to retirement, so they have purchased a Winnebago for weekend and seasonal trips. At times, I am the chief chef (and bottle washer) for the RV, so I’ve...

read more
New Club! Starting and running a small business!

New Club! Starting and running a small business!

Have you ever considered starting your own small business? Finding a job can be a hard thing for a teenager. Thank goodness for small businesses! Whether its a lemonade stand, pet sitting, babysitting, photography, or even graphic design, a small business...

read more
Why Study Architecture in High School

Why Study Architecture in High School

I was 16 when I decided I wanted to be an architect, but beyond my high school drafting class, I had no idea what an architect actually does. Not to mention my knowledge of what architecture is. I couldn’t imagine much outside of quaint, suburban housing. I had never...

read more
How Does a Bill Become a Law: The Legislative Process

How Does a Bill Become a Law: The Legislative Process

Have you ever wondered about the steps of the legislative process? Maybe you’ve even asked yourself how a bill becomes a law? The legislative process is an important aspect of our American governmental system and an area that my American Government course with...

read more