Bible study for kids: It worked!

With only about six weeks left in the school year, lots of people have been asking me how things went during our first year of home school. I decided to write a series of posts on what worked for us! This first post is about a Bible study we did this year. Even if you...

How we use the computer

Because this was our first year of doing school at home, I wasn’t sure how much we would use the computer in our day-to-day school work. But by Christmastime, I discovered the computer was a great tool to help with some of our subjects. In fact, we were using it...

Following the Olympics

What combines history, geography, action, adventure and great stories of human triumph? The winter Olympics, of course! We have found a fun way to study the Olympics as part of our home school curriculum, but this also is a great way for any child to follow along with...

Be part of the community

The theme today at Works for Me Wednesday is “blogging tips”. I love reading web sites with blogging tips, so I definitely will be checking out all of the links on this one. I still have a lot to learn about blogging, but I do have a tip to share. Back in...

WFMW: Spelling for right-brained learners

My son has a hard time with spelling words. So, in the past I did what any good mom would do. I would make him practice writing troublesome words over and over again. And over. And over. But this year, we are trying something new. Instead of writing the words, I let...