Recent national events and our American History studies have led us to have many discussions about race, segregation and slavery with our kids. We hadn’t discussed it much previously because I wanted them to have the historical context for the
Road Trip Learning I’ve heard it said of gifted kids that while they learn faster than typical kids, what they crave more than just rushing through the material is to go deeper in their learning. They want to know the
Our family really likes literature based curriculum. I love how easy it is to grab a stack of books and our reading schedule, and all gather on the couch for school. For this reason I had avoided teaching the messier
We are starting our 6th year of homeschooling this fall with 5th grade, 4th grade and 1st grade. Our theme this year will be Medieval history. I can’t believe its year 6 already, in so many ways I am still
Today I’m sharing 5 books on my reading list that help me understand my kids better. With summer approaching, I’m making my poolside reading list for professional development. Having an understanding of how our kids’ minds work is so important.