Water boils at 212 degrees Fahrenheit.
Heating water takes a long time.
Which of these statements are always true? It may be obvious to you, but imagine that thermometers weren't invented yet. Which statement would you choose now? Unlike concepts (something conceived) and procedures (to do lists/recipe), principles are discovered and not invented nor are they details that can be true or false.
Principles are only truth. They are the most important kind of content for us to include in our homeschooling.
We believe that when students learn to recognize and apply principles they will increase their appreciation, understanding, and retention of the subject.
As homeschoolers, we are seekers of truth. Let's learn how to use powerful principles in whatever we are learning.