Take a few homeschool minutes to introduce your students to a tiny masterpiece by one of the world’s great composers, Johann Sebastian Bach, born this day in 1685.
Archives for March 2018
Introduce your homeschoolers to the patterns of spring bird migration in North America with the BirdCast service from Cornell University.
For Robert Frost’s birthday week, invite your homeschool students contemplate whether an immortal force can ever be wholly buried.
Learning about the “Vulgate” or common Latin translation of the Bible, the standard version used in the Western world for more than a thousand years.
Remembering the “Father of the Green Revolution” who saved millions from starvation around the world. (Downloadable activity books available!)
“I sha’n’t be gone long. — You come too.”
Tour the United States and travel the countries of the world with the River Houses. This week: Wisconsin, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, and Mozambique.
Quick Freshes are our regular Sunday notes on the homeschool week ahead. This week: Wisconsin, Mongolia, Norman Borlaug, a toast to charity, and more.
Take a few homeschool minutes this week to learn about one of the great artistic polymaths of the Victorian period on the anniversary of his birth.
Why not start a backyard bird list with your homeschool students this week?
A verse for all mothers from the Tenth Muse, lately sprung up in America, on this, her 406th birthday.
If you’re in the northern hemisphere, that is. If you’re in the southern hemisphere, fall is here! Happy March equinox to all!
Visit a museum or historical monument every Monday and broaden your homeschool horizons. This week: the John Deere Tractor and Engine Museum in Waterloo, Iowa.
Tour the United States and travel the countries of the world with the River Houses. This week: Iowa, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, and Monaco.
Quick Freshes are our regular Sunday notes on the homeschool week ahead. This week: Iowa, Mexico, Anne Bradstreet, Spring!, a toast to Sir John Barleycorn, and more.
Introduce your homeschool students to a true mystery this week: the theft of $500 million dollars worth of irreplaceable art from the Gardner Museum in Boston, an unsolved crime that took place on this day in 1990.
Wrap up Julius Caesar Week in your homeschool by viewing and discussing several versions of a famous Shakespearean speech.
Remembering the Ides of March, the famous date on which the Roman politician, general, and dictator Julius Caesar was assassinated in 44 B.C.
It’s Wonderful Words Wednesday! For Julius Caesar Week, learn a few famous Shakespearean quotations in your homeschool.
“Professor Stephen Hawking died peacefully at his home aged 76, 55 years after the world-famous physicist was diagnosed with motor neurone disease and given just two years to live.”
It’s Tuesday Tea at the Library! For Julius Caesar Week, we look at Caesar the author, always dividing everything into three parts.
Visit a museum or historical monument every week and broaden your homeschool horizons. This week: two museum portraits of Julius Caesar — beware the Ides of March!
Tour the United States and travel the countries of the world with the River Houses. This week: Texas, Malta, the Marshall Islands, Mauritania, and Mauritius.
Quick Freshes are our regular Sunday notes on the homeschool week ahead. This week: Texas, Malta, Caesar, a toast to freedom, and more. (Beware the Ides of March!)
It’s Arts & Music Saturday! This week: in honor of Samuel Barber’s birthday, spend a few homeschool minutes introducing your students to his Adagio for Strings.
It’s Wonderful Words for Wednesday! This week: introducing Elizabeth Browning (1806–1861) to your homeschool students.
It’s Tuesday Tea at the Library! For Michelangelo’s birthday, pay a homeschool visit to the great Renaissance library he designed in Florence, Italy.