Bible Challenge (have children race to find the verse, and the first one to find it gets a prize) and Memory Verse: And David was dancing before the Lord with all his might, and David was wearing a linen ephod. 2 Samuel 6:14
Many thanks to Cristina for giving me a chance to give a dad’s perspective on homeschooling!
Over the last 8 years that our family has been actively homeschooling, I’ve seen more and more fathers show their willingness to share in what was stereotypically (and incorrectly assumed as) solely the moms’ role as home educators. We are thankful for the thousands of moms that have worked to make homeschooling work in our families, but as we guys like to say about sports – “It’s a team effort.”
Thankfully, my experience as a homeschool dad has always involved total cooperation with my wife. I was considered my children’s ‘primary teacher’ for a number of years as my job allowed me more flexibility to stay home. However, I know that many homeschool dads aren’t as fortunate as I am to be a consistent part of the daily homeschool experience. Whether the man…
English: Celtic warrior`s garments, replicas. In the museum Kelten-Keller, Rodheim-Bieber, Germany. I asked the responsible person at the entrance for the permission to take the photo, which he granted me. Deutsch: Tracht und Ausrüstungsgegenstände eines keltischen Krieges, Rekonstruktion. Im Museum KeltenKeller in Rodheim-Bieber, Hessen. Auf Nachfrage bei der Museumsaufsicht wurde mir das Fotografieren gestattet. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
English: Celtic iron age roundhouse (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
G.A. Henty’s books are at the top of my list for must read historical fiction, but with over 90 of them it’s a daunting task to know where to start and how to align them with what you are studying. I wanted to read through all of them with my children as we follow the classical model of studying history, so I wanted to know what books align with what year in history. For that purpose I created a chronological listing of his books. Please join Noah’s Ark Homeschool Academy on A Journey Through History. We will be starting in the Middle Ages and cycling back to the beginning.
“They carried with them the hideous head of Grendel.” An illustration of 4 men carrying the head of Grendel. Marshall, Henrietta Elizabeth (1908). Stories of Beowulf, 63. T.C. & E.C. Jack. Stories of Beowulf-88.jpg (Photo credit: Wikipedia)