Just for Homeschoolers!


Just for Homeschoolers!

If you're a creation-minded homeschooler, then this is the group for you! It doesn't matter which teaching style, educational philosophy, or curriculum you use. All homeschoolers are welcome to ask questions, share ideas, and make suggestions.

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Classical Christian Education 1 Reply

Although I know quite a bit about biblical/young earth creation issues, I still have strong reservations sending my daughter to a Christian classical school that uses secular science texts for all of…Continue

Started by Mary White. Last reply by Mathew Wirsich Mar 9, 2013.

CREATION LAB workshops and creative days in German schools 4 Replies

In Germany homeschooling is not allowed by government. Although we are a small team of CMEDIENTEAM , which wants to make creative creation lessons in German schools with Fischertechnik workshops.…Continue

Started by Mathew Wirsich. Last reply by Mathew Wirsich Jan 17, 2013.

Online or computer based middle school and high school 2 Replies

My daughter would like to go to an online, computer or perhaps a Co-op type of learning. She is looking for MORE time pressure to motivate her, and would rather not have her mother grading her work! …Continue

Tags: online, school, high, curriculum

Started by Mary White. Last reply by Thaleia Maher Dec 18, 2012.

Homeschool Blogs

We have a fun homeschooling blog here if any of you would like to check it out.  :)  We post new ideas, experiments, and other…Continue

Tags: fun, kids, projects, science, experiments

Started by Celena Marie Janton Oct 20, 2012.

Comment Wall

Comment by Janice Lynette Driggers on March 26, 2010 at 12:33pm
Great ideas Sonya! Thanks!
Comment by Felice Gerwitz on March 30, 2010 at 9:57pm
This looks like a great group! I've homeschooled since 1986 and I'm still at it! I'm still homeschooling three with two graduates. I'll stop back on occasion to meet all of you.
Comment by Carol Flett on March 31, 2010 at 3:44pm
It's great to see all the new members. Here is a site that would be interesting for homeschoolers. http://www.ustream.tv/theowlbox
They have a video focused on the inside of a barn owl box. We have seen 4 out of 5 eggs hatch and the 5th is due any moment now.
Comment by Janice Lynette Driggers on April 1, 2010 at 6:58am
WOW Felice; you are a veteran for sure! I started homeschooling in the 1990's, probably mid-nineties. I know you have alot to offer us here. We need your learned wisdom. Thanks for joining.
Comment by Janice Lynette Driggers on April 1, 2010 at 6:59am
To Carol - WOW - great work. That is exciting. I want to have some chickens, but I think we aren't in a "zoned" area for it. Maybe I can get a permit. We live in Florida.
Comment by Carol Flett on April 9, 2010 at 1:57pm
I just took Nathanael (8) and Noelia (6) to the retirement home down the street again today. They look forward to going there to sing every month, and the residents love them. We can never get away without them giving the kids something. Nathanael tells me he is saving the money he gets, (except for the tithes) so that he won't ever have to go in debt.
The whole experience is so good for them. Today Nathanael did a speech for them that he was practicing for his Homeschool group speaking out project. They are the best kind of audience.
Comment by Isabelle Lussier on April 9, 2010 at 3:14pm
This is not a book of New Leaf but it is available at New Leaf for purchase. So I thought you might like to discover this series called God's Design. There are 4 curriculum each containing 3 books and a teacher supplement. Wonderful product I find. Here's my review for God's Design for Heaven and Earth http://canadianladybugreviews.blogspot.com/2010/04/gods-design-for-...
Comment by Carol Flett on April 9, 2010 at 4:52pm
I want to commend those of you who homeschool, especially those who can put together a program for their kids without a set curriculum. I look at options for our grandchildren every now and then, thinking that I would like a less structured approach, but then I think of all the good stuff they are learning and I can't figure out how anyone could get that all taught any other way. And then I think of how valuable structure is to their lives and I am thankful once again for the ACE program. I try to fit other activities in though such as the Retirement home.
I have just written a blog with the same theme as the speech he is doing at his homeschool speak out. It's at http://www.christiangrandparents.com You don't have to be a grandparent to enjoy it.
Comment by Janice Lynette Driggers on April 10, 2010 at 12:09pm
Great work Carol - I use to take our kids to the nursing home and I would sing hymns. We would also sing hymns at home alot, their Dad and myself and they would join in sometimes. They now have a band together and have written their own songs and have published their first CD! Praise Jesus! :)
Comment by Sonya Haskins on April 10, 2010 at 12:30pm
Carol - or anyone else who does it:

Could you please provide more information about homeschool "speaking out"? Is this just something you do locally? I've been wanting to set up a speech / debate program in our area, but apparently someone already does this. The problem is that there is never any information about where / when to meet, how to get involved, etc., but if I try to do it, someone will say I'm "copying" them. I'd rather just start something totally different.

Basically I'd like to have kids come together once or twice a month and practice giving speeches and doing debates on something they're passionate about - like creationism, rights, religious freedom, etc.

Could all of you share more information about what you do in your area if you don't mind.




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