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Stories from New Homeschoolers: Why We Opted for School at Home

In the Sonlight Connections group (membership for anyone with a free account on and the Teacher Connection group (membership offered to qualified new Sonlighters), we asked brand new, unexpected homeschoolers about their choice to school at home with Sonlight … Continue reading

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Teaching the Hidden Curriculum by Integrating Sonlight into Life

If Charlotte Mason was right, education is a life. Education will restructure a life, but it’s a two-way street. Life also structures education, intentionally or accidentally.  It is near-impossible to drum up a sustained interest in ancient literature if it … Continue reading

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Zooming out and in: Global-minded homeschooling

I’ve always loved maps -- the delicate wandering lines, the stars and circles hovering over city centers, the softly-worn paper folds creating ridges and peaks where the creases bisect latitude and longitude. Even the mysterious names themselves have a cadence, … Continue reading

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What's New: Sonlight F (Eastern Hemisphere) now book-based, too

As John and Sarita's daughter, I can say that Sonlight F – Eastern Hemisphere – most accurately shows the heart of my parents. They long for the Church to be a house of prayer for all nations. They long for … Continue reading

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What's New: All Programs Now 5-Day (& Some Great New Books, Too)

This is a deep change – and it begins with our books. Book Changes Our goal at Sonlight has always been to give people everything they need to teach their children for one full year. In the US, a full … Continue reading

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What's New: Instructor's Guides Redesign

On some level, the Sonlight Instructor's Guides (IGs) are not dramatically different from previous years. The schedule grid, as always, sums up a lot of information in an easy-to-use format. And the notes, as always, expand on the books you … Continue reading

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Best catalog teaser EVER: look what's back this year!

Whatever I tried to write, nothing seemed as compelling to me as just showing you: What do you see? The return of book descriptions! Woot! And there was great rejoicing! Amy Lykosh P.S. Lest you think there is a large … Continue reading

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