Take a homeschool tour of the U.S. states and the countries of the world with the River Houses. This week: Indiana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, and Iceland.
Archives for 2020
A homeschool review of wonders to watch for in the northern hemisphere night sky during the month of January 2020.
For Holiday Music Month, introduce your students to the early American “shape note” tradition by way of the beautiful carol “Star in the East,” first published in the Southern Harmony collection in 1835.
Join our year-long homeschool tour of North American bird families and pick up some great science and natural history lessons along the way. This week: the Shearwaters and Petrels, and the Storm-Petrels, birds of the open ocean.
“They could not grasp it if they knew, / What so soon will wake and grow / Utterly unlike the snow.” (Our homeschool poem-of-the-week, from Philip Larkin, for all things born in January.)
Calling all homeschool photographers! The Wikimedia Commons Photo Challenge is a great way for serious homeschool photography students to develop their talents and gain some recognition. This month’s themes are “Fruit” and “Rural Decay.”
“Let’s merry be this day, / And let us now both sport and play, / Hang grief, cast care away, / God send you a happy new year!” (An ancient new-year carol sung to the tune “Greensleeves,” by the great countertenor Alfred Deller, for Homeschool Holiday Music Month.)
Pay a visit to a World Heritage Site from one of our countries-of-the-week and learn some great homeschool history and geography along the way. This week: Tikal National Park in Guatemala.
It’s the first day of January 2020! Here are some things to look for in the homeschool month ahead.