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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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Help! I'm Scared to Teach Math and Writing

Two subjects in particular can strike fear in a homeschool parent's heart: math and writing. You know they're crucial for your child's academic success. But you may doubt your ability to teach them well. Perhaps you struggled in these subjects … Continue reading

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Teach How Jesus Taught

How have children learned from the beginning of time? How did Jesus himself teach his followers? Through stories, in the context of relationship. And that is just what Sonlight comes alongside you to help you do. We help you teach … Continue reading

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You Don't Need a Teaching Degree to Homeschool... Here's Why

"We have used Sonlight since the beginning and absolutely love it! Homeschooling offers us the ability to spend more time with our siblings and pets, delve into our interests, and truly live a fuller life. Sonlight has helped make homeschool … Continue reading

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Using Christmas Giving to Teach Financial Literacy

Gifts are an exciting part of Christmas. Many of us give gifts to honor Jesus and his amazing gift of eternal life. Others of us give gifts to emulate the three wise men who sought to honor the Christ Child. … Continue reading

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How We Tried 7 Homeschool Philosophies and Settled on Sonlight

When I first started homeschooling, it never occurred to me to adapt to a particular homeschool philosophy. I hadn’t even realized that they existed! I simply ordered every single homeschool catalog I could get my hands on. When I found … Continue reading

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6 Things to Know Before Teaching a Child How to Read at Home

Reading is the academic building block for every other subject and is often used as the primary standard when evaluating how well a child is doing in school. But deciding how (and when) to start can be difficult. There are … Continue reading

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