A homeschooling friend recently asked me for advice on picking out a microscope for young children. As we have a STEM-obsessed eight-year-old daughter, I have a lot of opinions on this topic. [This is not sponsored content!] For an affordable, but still high-quality, microscope that is super straightforward for a young child to use, I … Continue reading An outstanding microscope for young children
When we first started homeschooling our daughter, our affinity toward classical education programs was clear. Choosing a curriculum, however, was less straightforward. The first curriculum provider we chose to work with was Memoria Press. Memoria Press is based out of Louisville, Kentucky, and operates classical schools out of local churches around the country. We ended … Continue reading Traditional vs symbolic logic: homeschoolers need them BOTH
We picked these math and logic games up when we were in Cocoa Beach yesterday. They are a lot of fun! The last two games are very similar, so it probably would have been enough to get only one.
For classical homeschoolers, locating high-quality education materials in languages, history, and literature is easy. I have agonized over what history series to use for an academic year because there are so many excellent alternatives and I passionately want them all. But for mathematics and science... not so much. I think there are several reasons for … Continue reading Building a Homeschooling Science Curriculum