Category Archives for History

15 Picture Books for Kids About True Historical Events

15 Picture Books for Kids About True Historical EventsBy Jen Holmstrom 1. Me… Jane – This story is about Jane Goodall as a child and her desire to help animals. Sweet story for animal lovers everywhere. 2. The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos – Erdos had an astonishing talent for […]

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Finding Your Heritage

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 Finding Your Heritage by Jen HolmstromIn almost every town, there is a historic site, home, or museum. The site will signify the local culture and history. When you set out to find a place to visit for your curriculum, a local historic site would be a great choice. For younger […]

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Binder Builder Season 1 Replays

Binder Builders – Replay Page An exclusive series by Nancy Fileccia – American History 12-week binder builder course!  Season One Broadcasted for free during November and December 2015 Are your kids bored? Do they groan when you pull out their workbooks? Well, Nancy Fileccia will show you an entirely new way to do school – Binder-Builders! Binder-Builders […]

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Binder Builder Season 1

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 NEW – Binder Builders Video Series An exclusive series by Nancy Fileccia – American History 12-week binder builder course!  Season One has ended – Season Two has also ended SEASON ONE REPLAYS SEASON TWO REPLAYS More about Nancy Fileccia: Nancy Fileccia is a fifteen-year homeschooling veteran and co-owner of A JourneyThrough […]

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Using Travel to enhance your childrens understanding of the World

This workshop was taught in the 2015 Not Back to School Summit – REGISTER HERE for FREE live access to our next summit! One of the greatest blessings we have given our children is the gift of travel. We have incorporated it into every part of our lives including their education and homeschooling. This has opened up […]

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How to Love History While You Learn It

Presentation by Diana Waring  For so many people, the study of history is just a bunch of names, dates and places. But history is so much more interesting than that.  Bookmark

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Teaching Elementary Science Using History as a Guide

A Presentation by Dr. Jay Wile  Dr Wile Says:  There are two main ways that science is taught today.  The first method, called the spiral approach, teaches a wide range of topics every year, and students spend a little time on each topic.  However, every few few years, the topics are revisited, and students learn […]

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What is Folklore – great for unit studies

Folklore Unit Study by Dianne McLean Click HERE to Download the Folklore Unit Study So what exactly is folklore and how do I teach it? Folklore is a method of storytelling which is generally passed down from one generation to another and includes one or more of the following elements:Recurring MotifsTricksters and FoolsCrime and JusticePoetic Speech […]

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Unit Study on Pirates

Unit Study on Piratesby Dianne McLeanIf you have been following our series on unit studies, you know by now that you can take ANY topic of interest and use it as a jumping off point to incorporate reading, writing, vocabulary, math, science, and history. You can add in art, music, and many creative subjects as […]

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One Soldiers Story – A Tennessean in World War II

One Soldier’s Story: A Tennessean in World War II  –   John’s grandfather Wesley Notgrass (1915-2007) joined the United States Army in 1941 and served for four years, one month, and seven days in the United States and Europe during World War II. Based on his grandfather’s recollections, John steps into character to share Wesley’s […]

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