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. The National Archives has a wealth of free teaching materials available that are ideal for homeschoolers.
📚 Homeschool Books & Libraries (Recent Posts)
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.
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 2021–2022 homeschool year ends, we’ll take a quick look at the alternative Library of Congress Classification, commonly used in colleges and universities.
“How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.” (Happy birthday to the great American writer Henry David Thoreau, born on this day in 1817. Check him out at your local library this week.)
Explore your local library and the whole universe of knowledge with our homeschool tour of the Dewey Decimal System. This month: The Historical & 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!
Ten multi-part masterpieces of the documentarian’s art that you and your homeschool students can watch together and discuss over the summer.
Explore your local library and the whole universe of knowledge with our homeschool tour of the Dewey Decimal System. This month: The Literary 800s.