Pay a homeschool visit to the National Archives in Washington this week to celebrate the signing of the U.S. Constitution on 17 September 1787.
📚 Homeschool Books & Libraries (Post Archives)
And this our life, exempt from public haunt,
Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
Sermons in stones, and good in everything.
A collection of great homeschool teaching ideas, resources, and little lessons on books and libraries from the River Houses Homeschool Network. Add your name to our free River Houses mailing list and get posts like these delivered right to your mailbox every week! 😊
❡ Discovering Dewey: This Homeschool Books & Libraries collection also includes our special series of monthly Learning the Library posts that introduce your students to the Dewey Decimal System. 📚
Have you found all the libraries in your local area? There may be more than you realize, and the WorldCat Library Finder will help you and your students locate them.
Teaching your students to use the library independently is one of the best educational gifts you can give them. Join us this week as we begin our year-long homeschool tour of the Dewey Decimal system.
The beginning of a new homeschool year is a good time to build up your homeschool reference library. We recommend six standard reference books for every homeschool.
The Library of Congress has a new blog for kids and families called Minerva’s Kaleidoscope — give it a browse today!
Explore your local library and the whole universe of knowledge as we take a year-long homeschool tour of the Dewey Decimal System. This month, as the year ends, we’ll take a quick look at the alternative Library of Congress Classification, commonly used in colleges and universities.
If you’re planning to teach classic children’s literature in your homeschool, or are wondering how to approach it, this free course from Hillsdale College in Michigan could be just the thing for you!
Explore your local library and the whole universe of knowledge as we take a year-long homeschool tour of the Dewey Decimal System. This month: “The Historical (and Geographical) 900s.”
Be sure to add a visit to the National Archives and the Declaration of Independence (in person or online) to your homeschool Fourth of July calendar!
If your usual homeschool Fourth of July celebrations will be a bit restricted this year, why not join the staff and friends of the U.S. National Archives in Washington for their first-ever online Independence Day celebration!
A new guide to K–12 music education resources from the Library of Congress will point you to hundreds of educational treasures your can explore with your young music students.
Explore your local library and the whole universe of knowledge as we take a year-long homeschool tour of the Dewey Decimal System. This month: “The Literary 800s.”