Tag Archives: American history

12 Unexpected Books for Presidents’ Day

For Presidents' Day, you probably want to expose your homeschoolers to the holiday in some fashion so they know it's more than merely a time for retailers to put appliances on sale! For younger children, you can do simple crafts … Continue reading

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What To Do If Your Child Hates Homeschool History

While all kids have their favorite school subjects, it's especially sad to me when kids say they hate history. Unfortunately, I understand how it can happen. I, too, used to despise history because the method I encountered in public school … Continue reading

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A Photo Tour of The Timeline Book & Tips for a Timeline Notebook

Busy moms trying to fit in all the subjects each day understandably look for places to cut corners, and the poor Timeline Book is one of those homeschool activities that sometimes finds itself on the chopping block. This post is … Continue reading

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Another Blog Party Winner!

The winner of the prize drawing for May's blog party is... Rebecca who blogs at The Moehrings!!! Congratulations, Rebecca! I hope you and your family enjoy your prize package. The next installment of our year-long Blog Party will be on June … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Facts

Memorial Day is far more than just a vacation holiday or a time to have a barbecue. It is the day Americans commemorate those who gave their lives while serving in our nation’s armed forces. The tribute dates to May … Continue reading

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You Can Use Education to Solve Problems

Educators infer that all we need is an education to solve problems. If we -- or those currently afflicted by suffering due to ignorance -- could simply learn what we needed to know, we'd come out of our current situation. … Continue reading

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Suffrage: What Did You Learn from History?

They are an incredibly brilliant couple. One is studying some kind of computer engineering. The other is now pursuing a degree in medicine. Both are in fields with labels so advanced I can't even recall the titles. They hadn't seen … Continue reading

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