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Circle Time is our fabulous, all-ages-are-welcome, group teaching time that allows us to pray together, laugh together, and get to the subjects we often run out of time for. Click here for more details.
Have you heard about copywork, but want to know more about exactly what it is and why you should include it in your homeschool day? Copywork is reproducing words, sentences, and paragraphs for the sake of improving handwriting, grammar, spelling, and more. The beauty of copywork is that the practice is short and sweet, yet incredibly effective. While your child could theoretically copy anything, another benefit of copywork is being able to put before him material that will encourage, inspire, and challenge him. Click here to visit Classical Copywork.
Sensory bins are a simple and inexpensive learning tool that can benefit all children. Whether you are interested in incorporating sensory bins into your home, classroom, preschool, Day Care, or homeschool, this guide will provide you the necessary knowledge and ideas to get started. Click here to view more details
31 Bible Truths Every Kid Should Know
God Said So! is a power-packed daily devotional that will help you teach your children 31 truths from the Word of God. This devotional is geared toward kids ages 5 to 12 years old (although it can easily be simplified for younger ones). Want a devotional for your teens? How about giving them a Reality Check? Click here for more details.
I’ve been looking for a way to teach my kids about liberty and the proper role of government. This book is an exciting way to do it! 62 pages of fun illustrations, an engaging storyline, and common sense ideas to help kids understand why freedom is important. Even children can understand the proper role of government. This is how, check it out.
Tom Woods Liberty Classroom
(Non-Marxist, non-politically correct, Libertarian point of view)
Most of us learned politically correct U.S. history in school. It’s never too late to learn the truth.
At Liberty Classroom, you can learn real U.S. history, Western civilization, and free-market economics from professors you can trust.
Short on time? No problem. You can learn in your car.
Got questions about what you’re learning? Get them answered in our discussion forums.
Plus monthly live sessions, recommended readings, optional quizzes, and, coming soon, even more courses.
Lectures range from 30 to 55 minutes. Each one is available as an mp3 audio file you can download to your iPod or iPad, or burn onto CDs. Listen and get your libertarian education while you mow the lawn, do household chores, or drive to work. Liberty Classroom can turned wasted or idle time into a fun,entertaining, and valuable learning experience you will treasure for life!
Every single audio lecture is available as a video as well, so you can watch the professors deliver their talks on your screen, usually with PowerPoints and other visuals. You get access to both the audio and video versions of every course.
In addition to the dozens of audio and video lectures, Liberty Classroom also provides recommended reading lists that take the guesswork out of your reading choices when you want to explore topics more in depth.
Or what if you’re cornered and don’t know how to answer a socialist argument you’ve never heard before? Then ask our faculty for the answer directly – either in our Q&A forums, available at all times, or in one of our monthly live sessions, in which our faculty appear on your screen and take your question in real time.
Plus, your membership privileges are not restricted to you alone. Liberty Classroom can give your children a head start in understanding the principles and politics of freedom and free enterprise – and teach them things they won’t learn in high school or college.
I personally use Tom Woods Liberty Classroom not only for my own re-education, but also with my own students. They are amazed at what is not in their civil government school approved textbooks. Isaac Moffett
The Great Education Struggle
(From a distinctive biblical worldview)
- The Greeks
- The RomansWestern Culture/Civilization
I personally know Daniel and David, the producers of Old Western Culture. The work they have done to create such a valuable learning opportunity is bar none the best I have seen in over ten years of education experience. Even with a master’s degree, I can say I have learned more about our western thought and culture through Old Western Culture than I have in all of my university years. Isaac Moffett
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I met the instructor, Jim Nance, several years ago and had the benefit of sitting in three of his logic classes where he taught at Logos School. He is an amazing teacher and all of his students reported logic was one of the best classes they took. In episode 60, James Nance, from Roman Roads Media, and I discuss the necessity of teaching real critical thinking skills through the study of formal logic.Isaac Moffett
The Great Education Struggle
In episode 60, James Nance, from Roman Roads Media, and I discuss the necessity of teaching real critical thinking skills through the study of formal logic.
SQUILT Music Appreciation
Volume 1: Baroque Composers
Ten pieces of great Baroque Music (covering the years 1600-1750) are included, as well as general notebooking pages, definitions of musical terms, and MORE
Volume 2: Classical Era
Ten pieces of great Classical Music (covering the years 1750-1820) are included, as well as general notebooking pages, definitions of musical terms, and MORE.
Volume 3: Romantic Era
Ten pieces of great Romantic Music (covering the years 1820-1900) are included, as well as general notebooking pages, definitions of musical terms, and MORE.
Volume 4: Modern Era
Ten pieces of great Modern Music (covering the years 1900-present) are included, as well as general notebooking pages, definitions of musical terms, and MORE.
Composer Spotlight: Handel
SQUILT Spotlights are music appreciation volumes that highlight the works of a particular composer. This particular volume highlights Handel.
Composer Spotlight: Bach
SQUILT Spotlights are music appreciation volumes that highlight the works of a particular composer. This particular volume highlights Bach.
Vol. 1: Carols Studied: 1. Carol of the Bells 2. Away in a Manger 3. The Little Drummer Boy 4. Angels We Have Heard on High 5. O Come, O Come Emmanuel.
Vol. 2: Carols Studied: 1. Bring a Torch Jeanette, Isabella 2. Go Tell It on the Mountain 3. In The Bleak Midwinter 4. The First Noel 5. Calypso Carol. Click here to view more details
Nutcracker Unit Study
The perfect way to bring music to your holiday season. Your children will learn about the story of the ballet, the story of the E.T.A. Hoffman and Tchaikovsky, as well as music and ballet vocabulary — not to mention learning about the most famous musical selections from the ballet.
See how to use this curriculum. SQUILT Music Appreciation in Two Minutes by the author Mary Prather.
31 Bible Truths Every Teen Should Know
If you are looking for a devotional that will impart essential Bible truths in a short, concise manner then look no further! This eBook will help teens comprehend these truths and understand the reality of what Jesus did for them. With the Word of God firmly established in their hearts, they will be able to separate the truth from the lies with absolute confidence. Click here for details.
Internet & Movies
My family uses VidAngel and we love it. We can now watch nearly everything we want without the cussing, sex, gore, and all the other activities Hollywood keeps trying to shove into our home. Watching 13 Hours, American Sniper, and other good American movies is easy to do just by setting up the filters. No kidding, watching those movies without one single cuss word. Just Amazing.Isaac Moffett
The Great Education Struggle
The Weekly Homeschool Planner will help you organize your school day and record your daily learning ~ year after year. Additional forms help you keep track of testing results, evaluations and special events. Each of the pdf pages in the file can be typed in, edited, and saved to your own computer every time you use it. Personalize it to fit your family! It is a homeschool planner you use year after year. Click here for more details.
The Homemaker’s Guide to Creating the Perfect Schedule
This ebook is the Deluxe Edition because not only does it contain step by step instruction and help in creating the perfect homemaking schedule, it also contains the same help for creating your perfect homeschooling schedule! Click here for more details.
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Shield : A Framework of Self-Care for Foster and Adoptive Families
Foster care and adoption are very rewarding, but carry with them additional stresses that many people are not prepared for or familiar with. This book offers practical, encouraging advice for those in all stages of the foster care or adoption journeys. It covers everything from important preparation ideas beforehand, to surviving the first weeks home, to PADS (Post Adoption Depression Syndrome), to tips and suggestions for ongoing self-care for years to come. Written by a former foster parent and adoptive mom of many, “Shield” offers hope and support from someone who has been there. It is an essential guide for all foster and adoptive parents. Click here for more details.