Luke

Posts by Luke
Filmmaker, Writer, Father. Luke grew up using Sonlight before heading to a public high school where here graduated Valedictorian. Today, in addition to running a free film school and theology vlog, he teaches Sunday School, has Movie Night every week, and hangs out with his wife and child. Learn more about Luke here (including the adoption journey and more).

All Posts by Luke

What Makes Sonlight a Christian Homeschool Curriculum? What Makes Sonlight a Christian Homeschool Curriculum? // Dec 09, 2019
Homeschooling the Struggling Reader • Homeschooling allows us to keep moving forward with learning rather than holding kids back because they are struggling readers. Homeschooling the Struggling Reader // May 03, 2017
6 Steps to Fit in All the Subjects for Homeschooling Each Day • homeschooling • homeschool scheduling 6 Steps to Fit in All the Subjects for Homeschooling Each Day // Apr 19, 2017
5 Reasons It's Okay More Homeschoolers Are Behind in School It's Okay More Homeschoolers Are Behind in School // Mar 01, 2017
Two Images that Portray the Homeschool Lifestyle: a Day at the Beach and the Archer Two Beautiful Images that Portray the Homeschool Lifestyle // Feb 10, 2017
Homeschooling at its Best is Education, Not Indoctrination Homeschooling at its Best is Education, Not Indoctrination // Feb 08, 2017
New Payment Plan Options January 4 // Dec 28, 2015
Welcome the Opposition to Homeschooling // Nov 03, 2015
Don't Stay in School - musings on education // Oct 06, 2015
Why Get an Education? // Sep 17, 2015
Homeschooling Will Fail You If... // Sep 01, 2015
How Sonlight Handles the Trivium // Aug 04, 2015
"I'm a teacher. I would never homeschool." // Jul 17, 2015
When Education Becomes a Knowledge Set Instead of a Lifestyle // Jul 14, 2015
Please Share Your Input: Why Homeschooling Is Worth It // May 12, 2015
What Studying History Teaches Us About the Body of Christ // Apr 29, 2015
Homeschooling Gives You Choices // Apr 22, 2015
Things Don't Go Well. Homeschool. // Apr 10, 2015
It's Not the System // Mar 20, 2015
The Grocery Store // Mar 02, 2015
Large Groups of Children // Feb 09, 2015
Theme of the Week: Grace // Feb 06, 2015
Socialization Ill: Pressure to Not Excel // Feb 04, 2015
School Without Success // Jan 28, 2015
Socialization Ill: Conformity Over Compassion // Jan 19, 2015
The Shock That We're Normal // Jan 16, 2015
Does Homeschooling Prepare You Academically? // Jan 09, 2015
Governing Souls // Dec 29, 2014
How Christmas Addresses Our Hurts // Dec 24, 2014
What if my student doesn't complete all the Cores? // Dec 12, 2014
Cliques and Posses // Dec 10, 2014
Dropping the Burden of Performance // Dec 05, 2014
Education Is Not About Teaching // Dec 02, 2014
Homeschool Lesson Plans That Work // Dec 01, 2014
The Limited Benefits of Testing // Nov 24, 2014
The Coriolis Fountain Blew My Mind // Nov 21, 2014
More Sonlight Blog for You to Love // Nov 19, 2014
Finding Happiness in Something Difficult // Nov 17, 2014
Match Ends Tonight. What Did You Learn? // Nov 14, 2014
Love Learning Tip: Read Easy Books // Nov 04, 2014
Want Your Children to Reject Your Teaching? Do This // Oct 29, 2014
Indoctrination, Brainwashing vs Educating // Oct 27, 2014
Is Math Confusing? Only If You're Doin' It Wrong // Oct 24, 2014
Your College Student Could Get More Back Than You Put In // Oct 22, 2014
We Were Pregnant // Oct 20, 2014
When You Really Are All Alone // Oct 15, 2014
"But Why, Mom?" The Value of Communicating Values // Oct 13, 2014
Doomsayers // Oct 10, 2014
Changing the world one bed time chat at a time // Oct 08, 2014
Children Raised by Their School // Oct 07, 2014
Personal "Liberation" as Seen by History // Sep 24, 2014
Mercies New Every Morning // Sep 22, 2014
Get Your Free Off-Road Encounters Welcome Kit // Sep 17, 2014
The Apocalypse and Time with Your Kids // Sep 15, 2014
Interruptions // Sep 12, 2014
From Luke's Inbox: Now Is Not the Time to Learn About Islam // Sep 10, 2014
Thinking About Adding Electives? Save 10% // Sep 09, 2014
What Can Your Children Do This International Literacy Day? // Sep 08, 2014
I'm Learning About the State of Policing // Sep 05, 2014
150 Muslims // Sep 03, 2014
This Homeschool Thing? You Got This // Aug 29, 2014
I Like What I'm Seeing, Protestants and Catholics // Aug 27, 2014
Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? // Aug 25, 2014
How MathTacular4 Helped with College Algebra // Aug 22, 2014
Helpful Homeschool Tips in Your Inbox // Aug 20, 2014
School Need Not Be a Foreign Country // Aug 18, 2014
Be Part of a Larger Community // Aug 13, 2014
You. Your Pictures. Today. // Aug 12, 2014
Don't Isolate Yourself // Aug 11, 2014
My First Day of School Memories // Aug 08, 2014
Plumbers and Teaching Multiple Views // Aug 06, 2014
From Luke's Inbox: Teen Depression and Suicide // Aug 05, 2014
Cool Science, Tree Rings, and Volcanoes // Aug 04, 2014
How Learning History Teaches Grace // Jul 29, 2014
Did You Use Algebra Today? // Jul 28, 2014
Taking a Break // Jul 11, 2014
Helpful Tip: Change Your Schedule to Fit Your Family // Jul 09, 2014
How to Homeschool Better: Be a Team // Jul 07, 2014
Learn It Quick Schemes // Jul 02, 2014
Don't Teach Like a Girl // Jul 01, 2014
Tonight: Last Chance for a 6-Month Payment Plan // Jun 30, 2014
On Being Open to Learn // Jun 27, 2014
Why Kids Won't Learn from History Tomorrow // Jun 23, 2014
Brute Memorization // Jun 20, 2014
Something Other than Minecraft this Summer? // Jun 18, 2014
Quick Reference: Curriculum and Learning Styles // Jun 17, 2014
From Luke's Inbox: How Did You Make the Disembodied Hand? // Jun 16, 2014
What Does It Mean to be Educated? // Jun 13, 2014
From Luke's Inbox: What About AP Classes? // Jun 11, 2014
When to Stay Within the Lines // Jun 09, 2014
Privacy Problems with Public Testing // Jun 04, 2014
On Controversies and Learning // Jun 02, 2014
The History of Literature // May 28, 2014
As Moms, Encourage One Another // May 23, 2014
My Sheltered Homeschool Experience // May 21, 2014
You Are Raising a Person // May 19, 2014
Making Babies is a Good Thing! // May 16, 2014
Learning from Someone's Personal Story // May 14, 2014
Euphoric Melancholy // May 12, 2014
Why So Serious? Finding Joy in Homeschooling // May 07, 2014
Six Things to Try This Summer // May 06, 2014
Finding the Inspiration that Drives Us // May 05, 2014
Learning While Ill // May 02, 2014
Violent, Imperfect, and Redemptive // Apr 29, 2014
Reminder: Faith Matches Reality // Apr 25, 2014
Do You Keep Quitting? Start Smaller // Apr 23, 2014
I Was Wrong About Tests // Apr 21, 2014
How to Succeed in School // Apr 18, 2014
Why the Internet May Rip People from Faith // Apr 16, 2014
Your Child Struggle in School? Good // Apr 09, 2014
Chariklo and Why Life-Long Learning Matters // Apr 07, 2014
Comfy Pants and Conformity // Apr 02, 2014
The Placebo Effect: Homeschooling Works // Mar 28, 2014
The Speed at which You Read // Mar 24, 2014
Living Amidst Magic // Mar 17, 2014
Musings on Missions, Schisms, and Tolerance // Mar 14, 2014
A Peek Inside the Sonlight Warehouse // Mar 13, 2014
Why I Avoid the Homeschool Movement // Mar 12, 2014
Things You've Never Thought to Try // Mar 10, 2014
Pop Culture's Misunderstanding of God vs Science // Mar 05, 2014
You Can Use Education to Solve Problems // Mar 04, 2014
The Beauty of Having a Plan // Mar 03, 2014
Why We Learn Even Though We Forget // Feb 24, 2014
How to Help a Kid Who Hates Math // Feb 21, 2014
What Does a Love of Learning Look Like? // Feb 14, 2014
What Determines Success? // Feb 12, 2014
What Defines Success? // Feb 10, 2014
Luke's Thoughts on the Nye-Ham Debate // Feb 05, 2014
Being a Mom is Hard Work and Worth it // Feb 03, 2014
What's it like to go from homeschool to public school? // Jan 28, 2014
How to Improve: Inspiration, Imitation, Implementation // Jan 27, 2014
I Care More About My Student Than the School District // Jan 24, 2014
Not Rocking Your Sheltered World // Jan 21, 2014
Accomplishments Over Attendance // Jan 20, 2014
The Beauty of Reading Aloud as Adults // Jan 17, 2014
Serious Damage from Silly Social Lies // Jan 15, 2014
The Benefits of Multiple Teachers // Jan 13, 2014
Why Sonlight Doesn't Feel Like School // Jan 10, 2014
From Luke's Inbox: Can I Trust Sonlight? // Jan 06, 2014
Becoming Comfortable with Questions // Dec 31, 2013
From Luke's Inbox: A for Effort // Dec 18, 2013
Math: A Reason to Homeschool // Dec 16, 2013
Grades: Measure, Motivate, Monitor? // Dec 12, 2013
Save 50% when you update your Sonlight Instructor's Guide // Dec 09, 2013
Help Your Children Grapple with the Fact that We're Sinners // Dec 06, 2013
The Ren Faire Exists and Other Musings on Reality // Dec 03, 2013
The Maturity of Homeschoolers // Dec 02, 2013
Apophenia - Finding Meaning That Isn't There // Nov 25, 2013
Careful What You Post Online // Nov 22, 2013
Instructor's Guide Links // Nov 20, 2013
Rising from the Ashes of Shattered Dreams // Nov 15, 2013
Lost in India? Empty Your "Backpack" Before Tomorrow Night // Nov 13, 2013
What Does $5 Do for You? // Nov 11, 2013
Five Reasons to Waste Your Time Reading to Your Kids // Nov 08, 2013
Becoming a Teacher // Nov 05, 2013
How Experts Teach Stuff They Don't Know // Nov 04, 2013
How a Global Perspective Helps Us See More Clearly // Nov 01, 2013
Homeschooling In Public School // Oct 30, 2013
Have a Student Heading to College Next Year? // Oct 29, 2013
How a Few Photos Reminded Me of Missions // Oct 25, 2013
Hymns, Halloween, and History // Oct 23, 2013
Do You Declare or Converse? // Oct 16, 2013
Why Life-Long Learning is a Natural Part of Exploration // Oct 14, 2013
Maybe we can read another chapter tonight? // Oct 11, 2013
You Feeling Totally Paralyzed? // Oct 07, 2013
Prioritize Learning Over Performance // Oct 04, 2013
How to Grow Spiritually // Oct 01, 2013
Why Bother Teaching? They'll Forget It All Anyway // Sep 30, 2013
Let's Be Old-Fashioned: Character Over Personality // Sep 27, 2013
Five Ways to Recover from a Bad Homeschool Day // Sep 25, 2013
Debunking the Bunker Mentality // Sep 23, 2013
Prepare Your Child to Change the World for the Better // Sep 20, 2013
From Luke's Inbox: Why Shouldn't I Use Free Curriculum? // Sep 18, 2013
Join the Club: People Who Don't Know Everything // Sep 09, 2013
Listen to the Stories Your Children Tell Themselves // Sep 06, 2013
Come Get Lost in India with Us! // Aug 30, 2013
You Made a Good Choice // Aug 28, 2013
Letting Go // Aug 26, 2013
She Said She Hates Learning // Aug 23, 2013
On the Piracy of Books // Aug 19, 2013
Feeling Concerned? Encouragement, Mirth, and a Thought or Two // Aug 09, 2013
Suffrage: What Did You Learn from History? // Aug 05, 2013
Looking Good or Showing Grace? // Jul 31, 2013
Feeling Stressed about the School Year? // Jul 26, 2013
How Will the Common Core Affect Standardized Testing? // Jul 22, 2013
Terrible Customer Service // Jul 17, 2013
Why Pray in Your Homeschool // Jul 16, 2013
The Benefits of Discussing a Story Together // Jul 15, 2013
Are You in Control of Your Kids? // Jul 09, 2013
The Most Memorable Part of School: Stories // Jul 08, 2013
Are Your Children Excited About Missions? // Jul 05, 2013
Life's Top 5 Regrets and How Not to Have Them // Jul 02, 2013
Stuff I Think You'll Find Interesting // Jul 01, 2013
Please Read Books Instead // Jun 26, 2013
Inadequate, Boring, Backward, Limited and Cruel Education // Jun 21, 2013
What Went Well This Year? // Jun 19, 2013
Free Shipping and Discounts on Your Sonlight Summer Readers // Jun 17, 2013
Life-Long Learning: Advanced Math // Jun 12, 2013
Sonlight Summer Science! // Jun 11, 2013
Why Isn't Sonlight's History Chronological? // Jun 07, 2013
Learning Skills All Summer Long // Jun 04, 2013
Why Sonlight Books Get Made Into Movies // May 31, 2013
Graduation: Current Reflections from High School // May 29, 2013
Why Is Homeschooling So Efficient? // May 24, 2013
What Math Program is Right for My Child? // May 17, 2013
Homeschooled Kids Have Strange Priorities // May 15, 2013
What YouTube Teaches Us About Socialization // May 13, 2013
Can I Keep Up With My Students? // May 10, 2013
Alliances and Ideology // Apr 30, 2013
Want a Fee-Free 9-month Payment Plan? Order Today. // Apr 29, 2013
From Luke's Inbox: What's the Big Picture in Grading? // Apr 24, 2013
The Privileged Position of Less Formal Learning // Apr 22, 2013
Sonlight and the Common Core State Standards // Apr 17, 2013
Choosing Your Investments // Apr 15, 2013
Homeschool Benefit: You Hear Your Kids // Apr 12, 2013
4 Ways to Inspire Your Kids to Change the World // Apr 11, 2013
The Shuttle Ride: Educating Others About Homeschooling // Apr 08, 2013
Listening to Speakers // Apr 05, 2013
Misery from the Belief in the Value of Education // Mar 27, 2013
From Luke's Inbox: Sonlight and Sex and Swearing // Mar 22, 2013
The Myth of a Standardized Education // Mar 20, 2013
How to Inspire Kids to Learn on Their Own // Mar 18, 2013
Your Interest-Led Learning // Mar 15, 2013
The Unthinking Religious // Mar 13, 2013
Homeschool Benefit: Focus on the Stuff that Matters // Mar 11, 2013
Modern Skeptics, Missionary Stories, and Miracles // Mar 05, 2013
Sonlight is Not for You // Mar 04, 2013
Books Inspire Thought // Feb 27, 2013
Online Learning: Do You Want to Grasp a Concept or Gain a Skill? // Feb 22, 2013
Our Understanding Develops; Ideas Stay the Same // Feb 18, 2013
Does Preschool Help or Hinder Children? // Feb 15, 2013
Meeting a Brother in Christ Halfway Around the World // Feb 13, 2013
The Simple Way to Help Your Kids Learn to Think // Feb 11, 2013
Prepare Your Children to Thrive // Feb 08, 2013
The Weight of Success // Jan 30, 2013
Homeschoolers: No longer powerless transients // Jan 28, 2013
31 Reasons to Homeschool // Jan 25, 2013
Five Ways to Improve Reading Aloud // Jan 23, 2013
Peace That Doesn't Even Make Sense // Jan 22, 2013
The Economics of a K12 Education // Jan 21, 2013
Your Educational Philosophy Is Important // Jan 18, 2013
What College Schedules Teach Us About Homeschooling // Jan 14, 2013
How to Get Back into the Swing of Homeschooling // Jan 09, 2013
The Curse of Classroom Management // Jan 07, 2013
From Luke's Inbox: Discouraged and Pulled Toward Public School // Jan 01, 2013
Eating Disorders, Invisibility, and Other Socialization Ills // Dec 31, 2012
What Does the New Year Mean for You? // Dec 28, 2012
How Does Attendance Translate to a Grade? // Dec 26, 2012
What the World Needs Now // Dec 24, 2012
Life-Long Learning: Scalable Vector Graphics // Dec 19, 2012
How Do I Set Proper Expectations for My Students? // Dec 17, 2012
I'm Nervous About Joining a Homeschool Group or Co-op // Dec 12, 2012
How will my kids meet children their age if I homeschool? // Dec 10, 2012
What Do You Work Hard to Memorize? // Dec 04, 2012
What Has Sonlight Helped You Grow? // Dec 03, 2012
Bias, Data, and Homeschooling // Nov 28, 2012
Reading Aloud vs Private Study // Nov 26, 2012
New Rate and Review // Nov 21, 2012
Sonlight: A Missions Minded Community // Nov 19, 2012
Keep At It // Nov 14, 2012
Why Core Club Benefits? // Nov 12, 2012
Discover the Joy of Scripture ...and find other great gifts! // Nov 09, 2012
Are You Accepted as One of Them? // Nov 06, 2012
Where is the true 4-Day program? // Nov 05, 2012
Biographies Teach Us the World Isn't Safe // Oct 31, 2012
Five Benefits Mentors Give You // Oct 30, 2012
From Luke's Inbox: Questionable Content // Oct 29, 2012
What You're Surprised to Learn in History // Oct 26, 2012
96% of Families Home Educate // Oct 24, 2012
17 minutes on Why Homeschooling Rocks! // Oct 22, 2012
Shake Things Up, Make a Goal // Oct 19, 2012
Lazy vs Greedy // Oct 17, 2012
Grades: the less-helpful metric // Oct 15, 2012
Grateful for His Provision // Oct 12, 2012
Why Children Cheat: Classrooms, Karma, and Consequences // Oct 10, 2012
How Your Children Learn Best // Oct 08, 2012
God uses regular people to change the world // Oct 05, 2012
Economics, Taxes, and Giving // Oct 02, 2012
Why an Education Does Not Guarantee a Job // Oct 01, 2012
You: the Indicator of Student Success // Sep 26, 2012
Do you start your day already feeling behind? // Sep 24, 2012
Did you vote for the winning 2013 Catalog cover photo? // Sep 21, 2012
A Glimpse from the UK Perspective // Sep 19, 2012
How Reading Aloud Instills a Love of Books // Sep 17, 2012
Prodigies and Practice // Sep 04, 2012
From Luke's Inbox: Missed Opportunities // Aug 29, 2012
Simplify: make easier, more understandable // Aug 27, 2012
A Test of Your Mind Reading Ability // Aug 24, 2012
What's the Deal with Sonlight's Language Arts? // Aug 17, 2012
Failure is Okay on the Road to Mastery // Aug 15, 2012
Reading and Decoding // Aug 13, 2012
Gender and the Books We Read // Aug 08, 2012
Warning: Sonlight Ruins You for Mediocrity // Aug 06, 2012
The Urgency of Now // Aug 03, 2012
Are Others "Safe" to Talk with You? // Jul 30, 2012
Stop Provoking Your Children to Anger // Jul 23, 2012
Why You Are an Expert by Kindergarten // Jul 20, 2012
When Not to Socialize Your Kids // Jul 16, 2012
Thinking Bigger in Ministry // Jul 13, 2012
The Catalyst for Learning // Jul 11, 2012
Celebrate Accomplishments // Jul 09, 2012
It Doesn't Matter What Curriculum You Use // Jul 06, 2012
OPoN: Books, Stats, and Dropouts // Jul 03, 2012
Historical Fiction, Turing Tests, and Plagiary // Jun 27, 2012
Do Your Books Hint at What's Coming? // Jun 20, 2012
Bible Integrated Curriculum // Jun 19, 2012
Stop Reading So Much // Jun 15, 2012
MathTacular Reviews // Jun 13, 2012
From Luke's Inbox: Favorite Homeschool Memories // Jun 08, 2012
Life Lessons from Literature: Service Dogs // Jun 04, 2012
Time Payment Tutorial // Jun 01, 2012
Fibonacci and Faith // May 30, 2012
Why Parents Have It Better Than Professionals // May 29, 2012
Why Are Theater People So Odd? // May 23, 2012
Better Business Practices: The Warehouse // May 21, 2012
How to Combine Students with Sonlight // May 18, 2012
The Tyranny and Beauty of Size // May 07, 2012
Spontaneous Vocabulary Practice // May 04, 2012
Watering Trees: The Process of Growth // May 01, 2012
Praising Practice // Apr 25, 2012
What Horror Flicks Reveal About Literature // Apr 23, 2012
Homeschoolers and the Popular Kids // Apr 16, 2012
That Sinking Feeling and Flying Reindeer // Apr 13, 2012
1,000 Reasons to Feel Like a Failure // Apr 11, 2012
It's a Good Friday // Apr 06, 2012
Missionaries, Death, and Children // Mar 26, 2012
Sonlight's 2012 Catalog Available Now // Mar 21, 2012
The Best Students: On Lectures and Learning // Mar 19, 2012
Socialization: A Reason to Stay Home // Mar 12, 2012
Behind the Scenes: What's New Videos 2012 // Mar 09, 2012
How Many Hours a Day Do You Spend on School? // Mar 05, 2012
Change Isn't Easy // Mar 02, 2012
Reminder: Confidence, a Homeschool Benefit // Feb 29, 2012
Discerning Truth // Feb 24, 2012
Homeschool Advantage: A Clearer Picture of Your Kids // Feb 20, 2012
What's in a Name? // Feb 15, 2012
The Skill You Need vs the Stuff You Know // Feb 13, 2012
Meet Your Sonlight Curriculum Consultant // Feb 07, 2012
What Test Results Tell Us // Feb 06, 2012
Education and Engagement // Feb 03, 2012
Fun Inspiration: Optical Illusion // Jan 31, 2012
On the Job Training // Jan 30, 2012
A Reason Credentials Shouldn't Concern Homeschoolers // Jan 25, 2012
What Gives a Story Power? // Jan 20, 2012
Great Learning Opportunity Today: Internet Blackout // Jan 18, 2012
Providing a Comprehensive Educational Experience // Jan 17, 2012
The Social vs Global Perspective // Jan 13, 2012
Glimpses of the Outcome // Jan 09, 2012
Legitimacy and Feelings of Inadequacy // Jan 06, 2012
What are Your Homeschool Goals for 2012? // Jan 03, 2012
Prayer for the New Year // Dec 30, 2011
Why Tradition Should Give Us Pause // Dec 28, 2011
How Homeschooling Affects Conformity // Dec 14, 2011
On Lectures and Learning // Dec 12, 2011
Christmas: A Story of Turmoil, Pain, and Transition // Dec 09, 2011
Forums, Friends, and Family // Dec 05, 2011
Injustice and Pain, Heroes and Love // Dec 02, 2011
Technology and Translation // Nov 30, 2011
You Can Lead a Horse to Water // Nov 29, 2011
Science and Conspiracies // Nov 23, 2011
Conflict: The Lifeblood of Drama // Nov 18, 2011
Did You Learn Useful Stuff in School? // Nov 15, 2011
Life, the Universe, and Everything: An Observation // Nov 14, 2011
Piranhas in the Water: On Textbooks // Nov 07, 2011
Requiring Proficiency Can Hold You Back // Nov 04, 2011
Creative Expression // Oct 31, 2011
God Doesn't Show Off // Oct 26, 2011
Guaranteed Genius // Oct 12, 2011
Not Negative: The Positives of Homeschooling // Oct 10, 2011
Become a Great Writer // Oct 03, 2011
Training Up a Prodigal Son // Sep 28, 2011
The Privilege of Reading // Sep 23, 2011
The Foundation Dictates the Outcome // Sep 21, 2011
Sonlight with a Struggling Reader // Sep 20, 2011
Easy to Use Science // Sep 14, 2011
Free Homeschool Samples // Sep 12, 2011
Do You Use the Sonlight Forums? // Sep 09, 2011
Do Your Kids Have Free Time? // Sep 06, 2011
Prayer Puts Books Out of Print? // Sep 02, 2011
Digital Distractions // Aug 31, 2011
New Sonlight Forums are Live! // Aug 30, 2011
What Inspires Learning? // Aug 29, 2011
Buying Books // Aug 22, 2011
Seeing Inside the Missions Movement // Aug 16, 2011
General Conversation, Specific Questions // Aug 10, 2011
When Things Go Wrong // Aug 05, 2011
In the Interest of Interests // Aug 01, 2011
Organs, Legos and Learning // Jul 27, 2011
What is my child's reading level? // Jul 25, 2011
Fear: A Challenge to Learning // Jul 22, 2011
Placement Tests // Jul 20, 2011
A Social Drawback to Being Well-Educated // Jul 18, 2011
Trying to Find the Best Curriculum for Your Family? // Jul 15, 2011
Odd Pastimes // Jul 11, 2011
Getting Ready // Jul 05, 2011
Stories of Longing for More // Jun 24, 2011
Q: Could Sonlight Fail You? A: Only If Your Goals Don’t Match Ours Q: Could Sonlight Fail You? A: Only If Your Goals Don’t Match Ours // Jun 21, 2011
Memorization is Not Understanding // Jun 20, 2011
Building Off Something Great // Jun 17, 2011
Summer Bummer // Jun 15, 2011
Gender Matters in Education // Jun 07, 2011
How Do You Grade? // Jun 06, 2011
Which Direction Does Fire Burn? // May 31, 2011
Questions About the End of the World // May 23, 2011
Save an Extra 2% on Homeschool Curriculum // May 18, 2011
You are Part of a Team // May 17, 2011
Don't Mind the Gaps // May 16, 2011
No Longer Alone // May 10, 2011
Parenting: Long, Hard Work // May 04, 2011
"This is literature?" // May 02, 2011
Workspace: An Artifact of Homeschooling // Apr 27, 2011
How to Teach Your Children the Bible // Apr 26, 2011
What Dance Central Can Teach Us About Learning // Apr 25, 2011
Your Return on Investment // Apr 22, 2011
The Mundane and the Intense // Apr 21, 2011
Processing Achievement // Apr 19, 2011
Waiting in the Hall for Easter // Apr 18, 2011
This Is Broken // Apr 12, 2011
Option Overload // Apr 11, 2011
New 3-Week Samples // Apr 08, 2011
Unstated Goals // Apr 05, 2011
Doing Business James 4:13-15 Style // Apr 04, 2011
"We suffer the brain pain so you don't have to." // Mar 31, 2011
Dehumanize and Desensitize // Mar 28, 2011
The Minimum Amount of Information // Mar 25, 2011
Learning in Disagreement // Mar 23, 2011
Math that Makes Sense // Mar 17, 2011
Refined // Mar 15, 2011
Reminder: Share the Love // Mar 10, 2011
Becoming Second Nature // Mar 02, 2011
Buying Bulk // Feb 24, 2011
Can Videos Teach Us? // Feb 23, 2011
Improving Choosing // Feb 22, 2011
Pain and Tedium // Feb 21, 2011
Because I'm AWESOME // Feb 18, 2011
School Socialization: My Lonely Years // Feb 17, 2011
Framing Colors the Picture // Feb 16, 2011
Essays // Feb 15, 2011
How Activities Ruin School // Feb 14, 2011
Cold Hard Truth // Feb 10, 2011
Curriculum Nomads // Feb 09, 2011
Finding the Right Pair of Pants // Feb 08, 2011
Cultural Shifts in Home Education // Feb 07, 2011
Homeschool Moms Offer Their Insights // Feb 02, 2011
You Are a Leader // Feb 01, 2011
Ghost Posts: Reading What's Been Removed // Jan 28, 2011
Holiness and a Culture of Theft // Jan 27, 2011
One Man Band // Jan 26, 2011
Building with a Blueprint // Jan 25, 2011
The Day the Teacher Threw Us Out // Jan 24, 2011
From Luke's Inbox: Ministry in Public School // Jan 21, 2011
Hacking Life // Jan 20, 2011
How Sonlight Hindered Me in College // Jan 19, 2011
How to Work and Homeschool // Jan 18, 2011
Not Yet Rated // Jan 17, 2011
What Grade Is Your Child In? // Jan 12, 2011
Natural Compulsory Education // Jan 10, 2011
Your Image of School // Jan 06, 2011
The Quick Fix: Reminders of Process // Jan 05, 2011
Cease and Desist // Jan 04, 2011
Reentry: 2 Things to Start the Year Right // Jan 03, 2011
Life-Long Learning: Controlled Crashes // Dec 30, 2010
Choosing a Homeschool Curriculum Option // Dec 23, 2010
"You've got to show kids interesting stuff." // Dec 20, 2010
Learning Styles in Your Homeschool // Dec 17, 2010
Free Homeschool Helps Videos, Webinars, Workshops // Dec 14, 2010
Homeschool Public Speaking: Condors and Chickens // Dec 13, 2010
Homeschool Webinar: What About Socialization? // Dec 10, 2010
Life-Long Learning: Epinephrine Autoinjector // Dec 06, 2010
Why Education Can't Save Us // Dec 03, 2010
Sonlight's Virtual Booth // Nov 24, 2010
Exploding Bananas and Math // Nov 22, 2010
My Passport, MathTacular, and Malls // Nov 19, 2010
You're a Close Personal Friend // Nov 17, 2010
Back to the Drawing Board // Nov 15, 2010
Balancing Act: Social Media and SEO // Nov 11, 2010
Multiple Choice: Why Is Homeschooling Great? // Nov 10, 2010
Your Children's Mentors // Nov 08, 2010
Why DIY Can Cost More // Nov 05, 2010
Love Learning Without Grades // Nov 04, 2010
Picking the Right Tools // Nov 02, 2010
Breeze of Change, Bridge of Consistency // Nov 01, 2010
From Luke's Inbox: Other Posts of Note // Oct 29, 2010
Questions with Answers Are Easy // Oct 18, 2010
Better Science: Specialization // Oct 13, 2010
Better Science: Random Chance // Oct 12, 2010
Check Out the 1st My Passport to India Video! // Oct 05, 2010
The Beauty of Incomplete Assignments // Oct 04, 2010
Confusing the Issue // Oct 01, 2010
Using It As Is // Sep 30, 2010
Consuming Consumables // Sep 29, 2010
Quick Note about My Passport to India // Sep 28, 2010
Long-Term Goals // Sep 27, 2010
Tutoring for Just $1 - Registration Deadline Today* // Sep 24, 2010
From Luke's Inbox: You Missed It! // Sep 23, 2010
Making an Offer You Can Refuse // Sep 22, 2010
How You Doin'? // Sep 20, 2010
Introducing: Autoblot™ // Sep 09, 2010
Missing the Forest for the Path // Sep 08, 2010
History Is Fun! // Sep 07, 2010
4 Ways to Pick the Right Homeschool Program for Multiple Kids // Sep 03, 2010
Our Dependencies // Sep 02, 2010
Your Favorite Sonlight Book? // Aug 31, 2010
From Luke's Inbox: Dragons and Wizards and Demons, Oh My! // Aug 30, 2010
Starting Homeschool: Flashbacks to College // Aug 26, 2010
The Great Wave of Witnesses // Aug 23, 2010
Building On the Work of Others // Aug 20, 2010
Sonlight Coupons, Affiliates and Rewards // Aug 18, 2010
Starting School, Walking in the Rain and Monday // Aug 16, 2010
Get Piano Wizard Straight from Sonlight // Aug 11, 2010
Sonlight's Christian Foundation // Jul 29, 2010
Your Favorite Commercial // Jul 26, 2010
The Agony and the Electricity // Jul 22, 2010
Fascinating Things // Jul 21, 2010
5 Reasons to Talk About Sonlight // Jul 19, 2010
Couch Potatoes and Outliers // Jul 16, 2010
The Sonlight Experience // Jul 15, 2010
Making Sonlight Better // Jul 13, 2010
Study Your Bible // Jul 12, 2010
Testing Stuff: Metacognition and Character // Jul 07, 2010
4 Ways to Beat Summer Boredom // Jul 06, 2010
13 Ways to Keep On Top of Your Day // Jul 02, 2010
Some Days I Don't Feel Very Productive // Jul 01, 2010
Sonlight Includes Bible // Jun 24, 2010
Seeking Information // Jun 23, 2010
Take a Stand - Part II // Jun 21, 2010
How a Great Education Hinders You // Jun 18, 2010
Why Sonlight Won't Take a Stand // Jun 17, 2010
Three Things About Christian Companies // Jun 15, 2010
Testing, Tracking and Time // Jun 10, 2010
Empty Chairs and Empty Tables // Jun 08, 2010
To Have and to Hold and to Read // Jun 07, 2010
Watching Agendas // Jun 04, 2010
Sonlight Celebrates 20 Years! // Jun 01, 2010
3 Reasons to Pray for Us // May 28, 2010
From Luke's Inbox: Sonlight and Socialism // May 27, 2010
The Mess // May 26, 2010
Answers in Guinnesses // May 24, 2010
A Time to Not Answer // May 18, 2010
Homeschool: Green Eggs and Ham // May 14, 2010
Siblings Yesterday, Family Today // May 10, 2010
Show Me the Money! // May 06, 2010
Homeschooling's Not Bad for You // May 05, 2010
Confessions of a Happy Filmmaker // Apr 29, 2010
The Head, the Heart, and Literature // Apr 27, 2010
Socialization: The Troll in the Castle // Apr 26, 2010
Lewis, Wilder, Frost and Me // Apr 23, 2010
I Can Has Unity? Luv? // Apr 22, 2010
A Community of Prayer // Apr 19, 2010
A Reason Not to Homeschool: Grow in Ministry // Apr 14, 2010
Parent Tip: Be Inconsistently Consistent // Apr 12, 2010
Bishkek // Apr 08, 2010
Awkward Homeschoolers // Apr 07, 2010
There's No Such Thing as a Stupid Question // Apr 06, 2010
Post Easter Study: Was Jesus a Liar? // Apr 05, 2010
Nature vs. Nurture and Friends // Mar 31, 2010
5 Ways to Have Poor Customer Support // Mar 24, 2010
Sonlight's 2010 Catalog on Facebook? // Mar 23, 2010
A Moment of Panic // Mar 22, 2010
Theology Through Books // Mar 19, 2010
Do You See Yourself in Your Kids? // Mar 15, 2010
Genuine: One of Those Days // Mar 12, 2010
Homeschool Priorities: Pick Your Battles // Mar 11, 2010
Holzmann Family Update // Mar 10, 2010
The New Sonlight Logo // Mar 09, 2010
He Who Defines, Wins // Mar 08, 2010
The Problem with Routine // Mar 05, 2010
Multitasking // Mar 03, 2010
Always Be There to Help Your Students // Mar 02, 2010
Cowboys, Facebook and Stuff I'd Write About // Mar 01, 2010
Suggesting Sonlight // Feb 23, 2010
Easy Gluten-free Cookie Recipe // Feb 19, 2010
Announcing Sonlight's 2010 Scholarship Winners // Feb 15, 2010
A Benefit of Reading: Love to Learn // Feb 12, 2010
A Benefit of Reading: Connections // Feb 10, 2010
A Benefit of Reading: Plots // Feb 08, 2010
That Was Brilliant Before // Feb 05, 2010
Keeping Track of Your Homeschool Tasks // Feb 04, 2010
Homeschoolers: The Well Behaved Bunch // Feb 01, 2010
Two HUGE Updates to Sonlight.com // Jan 26, 2010
Sonlight Rewards Badge // Jan 25, 2010
Why I Went to High School // Jan 19, 2010
Peers and Popularity // Jan 18, 2010
Sonlight and Sunlight // Jan 12, 2010
2010 T-Shirt Design Contest // Jan 11, 2010
Cookies // Jan 08, 2010
Poor Penmanship // Jan 07, 2010
Twitter, Feeds and Peanut Butter // Jan 06, 2010
Free Sonlight Samples // Jan 05, 2010
The Parking Lot // Jan 04, 2010
Nail Clippers for Weasels // Dec 29, 2009
The Dilbert Dilemma // Dec 28, 2009
Lonely and Cold // Dec 22, 2009
Christmas Conspiracies // Dec 21, 2009
It's Not Homeschooling That's Hard // Dec 14, 2009
Bloody Knuckles // Dec 11, 2009
Trouble Starting // Dec 10, 2009
Learning Beyond School // Dec 08, 2009
Work Boots and Curriculum // Dec 07, 2009
Incomplete // Dec 04, 2009
Guarantees and Testimonials // Dec 03, 2009
There's No Place Like 127.0.0.1 // Dec 02, 2009
Bad Day for Public School // Nov 20, 2009
When School Starts // Nov 19, 2009
Sonlight's College Scholarships // Nov 13, 2009
Lying for God // Nov 12, 2009
Children Learning at Home // Nov 11, 2009
Why People Hate Sonlight // Nov 05, 2009
Silence and Spin // Nov 04, 2009
Learning to Listen // Nov 02, 2009
Get It Right // Oct 30, 2009
Implementing Feedback // Oct 28, 2009
The Home Court Advantage // Oct 27, 2009
Disengagement // Oct 21, 2009
Sonlight Box Day 09 // Oct 20, 2009
Multi-Change Monday // Oct 19, 2009
Not Lovin' It // Oct 16, 2009
Spreading the Word // Oct 15, 2009
Read-Alouds // Oct 14, 2009
When God Keeps a Door Closed // Oct 13, 2009
Ending is Better Than Mending // Oct 12, 2009
When Experiments Fail // Oct 09, 2009
Fessing Up to the Feds // Oct 08, 2009
Engrossed // Oct 06, 2009
A Part of History // Oct 05, 2009
Assembly Line Education // Oct 01, 2009
Are You Smarter Than A... // Sep 29, 2009
Lessons from the Set // Sep 25, 2009
Family Dinner // Sep 22, 2009
Is It All About Electronics? // Sep 16, 2009
Recycle, Reuse, Read // Sep 14, 2009
Everything I Needed to Know... // Sep 11, 2009
Teaching Other People's Children // Sep 09, 2009
Popular Posts // Sep 04, 2009
The Ethics of Full Disclosure // Sep 03, 2009
What Went Wrong Wednesday // Sep 02, 2009
Reading, Listening, Learning // Sep 01, 2009
...and when necessary, use t-shirts. // Aug 28, 2009
Special Offers // Aug 25, 2009
My 15 Seconds of Fame // Aug 19, 2009
Summer Staff Success Story // Aug 18, 2009
Subtle Biases // Aug 17, 2009
Elihu and Marketing // Aug 14, 2009
Compelling Learning // Aug 10, 2009
Blurring the Line // Aug 06, 2009
The Paradox of "the Best" // Aug 04, 2009
Ethics, God, and Debate // Jul 30, 2009
Timelines and Timetables // Jul 24, 2009
A Few Fun Images // Jul 23, 2009
Gambit, Gamut and Gauntlet // Jul 22, 2009
Is It All In Your Head? // Jul 21, 2009
Marketing // Jul 20, 2009
Insecure // Jul 14, 2009
Evil Prevails // Jul 13, 2009
A Little Help from My Friends // Jul 09, 2009
Updates, Outtakes, and Odd Dates // Jul 08, 2009
Foam and Furtherance // Jul 06, 2009
Exploding Lights // Jul 01, 2009
Multiplying Decimals // Jun 29, 2009
Shooting Ratios // Jun 26, 2009
"Solve that again, Sam." // Jun 19, 2009
Translation Is Hard // Jun 12, 2009
The Many Hats // Jun 11, 2009
Iron Sharpening Iron // Jun 10, 2009
Can We Shoot There? // Jun 09, 2009
Thinking Caps // Jun 08, 2009
A Fraction Squared // Jun 04, 2009
MathTacular... again! // Jun 03, 2009
The Tangled Nets We Weave // Jun 01, 2009
RSS and Firefox // May 26, 2009
Gifts: Brown Paper Bag Edition // May 22, 2009
I'm a Superhero, a Hunter, a Human // May 21, 2009
"Where Could He Be?" // May 19, 2009
The Cynic, the Saint, and the Manager // May 14, 2009
Say It to My Face // May 13, 2009
Bullied? // May 11, 2009
Packages, Programs, and Products // May 04, 2009
On Being Objective // Apr 30, 2009
That Quiet Place // Apr 28, 2009
The Power of Stories // Apr 27, 2009
Spreading Good News // Apr 22, 2009
The Cliff and the Tightrope // Apr 20, 2009
Get Smart(er) // Apr 17, 2009
Recapitulate and Respond // Apr 16, 2009
The Enemy // Apr 15, 2009
Keep Those Kids Home! // Apr 09, 2009
Questionable Content // Apr 08, 2009
Imaginary Numbers // Apr 06, 2009
Internet Friends // Apr 02, 2009
The Classroom of Life // Mar 30, 2009
SEO and Content // Mar 27, 2009
Stereotypes and Changes // Mar 24, 2009
The Toothpaste Box // Mar 23, 2009
Lost and Confused? // Mar 19, 2009
The Cakewalk // Mar 18, 2009
I Agree // Mar 16, 2009
Safety is Job 1 // Mar 10, 2009
Bachen' It Up // Mar 09, 2009
I Don't Like Ads // Mar 05, 2009
Pesky Problems // Mar 03, 2009
Milk Choice // Mar 02, 2009
Prospective Perspective // Feb 27, 2009
Possessive, Passive, Gerunds, and Affilate Links // Feb 25, 2009
This World is Mad // Feb 24, 2009
Fundamental Worldview // Feb 23, 2009
The Importance of Your Past // Feb 20, 2009
The Borg Cube is Moving // Feb 18, 2009
Science, Bias, and Presuppositions // Feb 16, 2009
Natural Born Learners // Feb 13, 2009
Like a Kid in a Clicking Store // Feb 12, 2009
Feeding the Problem // Feb 11, 2009
Badges, Trademarks, the States... Oh My! // Feb 10, 2009
41,000 and Meetup 2010 // Feb 09, 2009
Affiliates, Badges, Widgets and Other Things // Feb 05, 2009
"Promise Me You'll Eat My Legs" // Feb 04, 2009
"Run for it, Marty!" // Feb 03, 2009
Tekel and Other Writing on Walls // Feb 02, 2009
Rinse and Repeat // Jan 29, 2009
Smoke, Mirrors, and Photoshop // Jan 28, 2009
Rocks and Sand // Jan 27, 2009
Whatever Works // Jan 26, 2009
Studious and Observant // Jan 23, 2009
Bogged Down Blogging // Jan 22, 2009
Inaugurated Eschatology // Jan 20, 2009
Anti-Inflamatory // Jan 19, 2009
Terrorists // Jan 16, 2009
Learn It and You'll Use It // Jan 15, 2009
What's Better Than a Wii? // Jan 14, 2009
The Difference of a Day // Jan 12, 2009
Words for Today // Jan 09, 2009
Phthalates // Jan 08, 2009
"Time Isn't Fair" // Jan 07, 2009
Connotations, Definitions, and Inferences // Jan 06, 2009
"Random" Stuff // Jan 05, 2009
Cost Effective: Public School or Sonlight? // Jan 02, 2009
Social Control // Dec 31, 2008
Battlestar and Education // Dec 30, 2008
Mental Fixations // Dec 29, 2008
The Quiet After the Storm // Dec 26, 2008
Family Portrait // Dec 24, 2008
Educate, Not Indoctrinate // Dec 23, 2008
Sleep, Stories, and Memory // Dec 22, 2008
Bermuda Nonplussed // Dec 18, 2008
Anonymity, Celebrity and "The Future" // Dec 17, 2008
3am, -3 and Falling // Dec 15, 2008
The Son of Man and Worldschooling // Dec 11, 2008
In a Snap // Dec 10, 2008
Did You Figure It Out? // Dec 09, 2008
Children, Convents, Criminals, and Company // Dec 08, 2008
Blues and Blessings // Dec 05, 2008
Q, Bond, and Ebert // Dec 04, 2008
The Electronic Red Pen // Dec 03, 2008
Moonwalks and Mechanics // Nov 25, 2008
Poetry // Nov 24, 2008
Musical Chairs // Nov 21, 2008
Reading, Writing and Uh-rithmetic // Nov 19, 2008
"Mild" Profanities? // Nov 18, 2008
Preconceptions and Perceptions // Nov 17, 2008
This I Know // Nov 14, 2008
Learning Opportunities // Nov 13, 2008
Updates and Fixes // Nov 12, 2008
Jobs, Vocations, and Work // Nov 11, 2008
My Strength is My Weakness // Nov 10, 2008
Taco Bell and FREE Stuff // Nov 07, 2008
Palpitations, Murmurs, and Goo // Nov 06, 2008
Rice, Stings, and Leia // Oct 31, 2008
What Is Truth? // Oct 30, 2008
Just Because We Want It // Oct 29, 2008
Communists, Unity, and // Oct 28, 2008
Two Sides of the Precipice // Oct 27, 2008
Assumptions and Appearance // Oct 20, 2008
They Just Want Your Money // Oct 17, 2008
Love 'em Both // Oct 16, 2008
Remembering and Pondering // Oct 15, 2008
Loving and Accepting // Oct 14, 2008
Day 1 in Brittany's Kitchen // Oct 13, 2008
I'm an Evil Man // Oct 10, 2008
Life is so Daily // Oct 09, 2008
Instant Answers // Oct 08, 2008
Bob's Your Uncle // Oct 07, 2008
Never Trust Your Brain // Oct 06, 2008
From Me to Pea // Oct 03, 2008
Sunday Sundaes // Oct 02, 2008
Lying to the Childrens // Sep 30, 2008
Ordering from Sonlight // Sep 29, 2008
By the Bye, You Learn Stuff Reading // Sep 26, 2008
Perfect or Putrid // Sep 22, 2008
The Three Rs // Sep 18, 2008
Out to Lunch // Sep 17, 2008
Cliches and Epistemology // Sep 12, 2008
Thanks! // Sep 11, 2008
Follow Me // Sep 10, 2008
A Grain of Rice // Sep 09, 2008
May the Words of My Mouth // Sep 05, 2008
Boys Will Be // Sep 04, 2008
Blogs from Blog Day // Sep 02, 2008
It's Blog Day! // Aug 31, 2008
Death and a Website // Aug 28, 2008
English as Expression // Aug 27, 2008
Multitasking // Aug 26, 2008
Panacea Turpentine // Aug 25, 2008
Internet Attribution // Aug 22, 2008
Gun-Toting Teachers // Aug 18, 2008
Academically Adequate // Aug 14, 2008
Conspiracies and "Nutritionism" // Aug 13, 2008
It's a Boy! // Aug 08, 2008
In-Laws and Outlaws // Aug 06, 2008
Books on Tape // Jul 31, 2008
Babies. Having Babies. // Jul 28, 2008
Answer to the Luke 2 Problem // Jul 25, 2008
A Heavy Heart // Jul 23, 2008
The Limits of Reason // Jul 21, 2008
Where Do You Get Your Information? // Jul 18, 2008
Emotion, Reason, and a Level Head // Jul 17, 2008
Meet Luke Holzmann // Jul 15, 2008
Make Your Life Better // Jul 14, 2008
A Friday Full of Fire // Jul 11, 2008
Listen to Podcasts? // Jul 10, 2008
Transubstantiation and Other Easy Matters // Jul 09, 2008
Don't Leave Home... But Do // Jul 08, 2008
Sitting on the Stairs // Jul 07, 2008
Physics and Fireworks // Jul 03, 2008
The Three Eggs // Jul 02, 2008
We're Here to Help // Jun 30, 2008
Unfettered Anarchy or Equilibrium? // Jun 27, 2008
Add Your Child as a Friend // Jun 25, 2008
The Value and the Cost // Jun 23, 2008
Parent 150 Kids a Day // Jun 19, 2008
Is Public School Really Failing? // Jun 19, 2008
Parents or Professionals? // Jun 18, 2008