Even though we take time off during the summer from planned academic studies, we don’t stop learning. I plan very little though and encourage my girls to assume much of the responsibility for their summer learning. Here’s how I help my children assume responsibility for their education.
I remember looking at the papers spread before me as I prepared to cut out the lesson for the next day. I realized in that moment that I needed to find a new preschool curriculum. My daughter was four and I was spending more time cutting out the preschool lesson than she spent doing the activities! I began to look for a better alternative—one that would provide a solid foundation
There are many different opinions on what history sequence you should follow. The right one is the one that works for your family. Charlotte Mason suggests studying American History and World History on alternating days. She also suggests only teaching about the child’s own country until fourth grade (no world history until fourth grade). Here is an excellent article from Beautiful Feet Books on why you should teach American History first. The
Using math manipulatives and games is an easy way to add spice to your student’s math education and enhance his understanding of mathematical concepts. Here’s a collection of posts to help you get started building your math manipulatives and games library. Benefits of Math Games 10 Favorite Math Games Math Games to Play in the Car Preschool Math Manipulatives and Activities Spatial Skills Games and Manipulatives Critical Thinking Games and Manipulatives