Author: Katie

  • Extra curricular and unit studies (Final post How do you homeschool?)

    Extra curricular and unit studies (Final post How do you homeschool?)

    Do you do extra curricular activities or other subjects? Music, art, and physical activities: We touch on these extras with the little ones in morning worship and in group family work out (20 minutes) after dinner each night. Independent interest in music and art are encouraged with private lessons for students who spend a minimum…

  • Discouraged, then go encourage someone else

    Are you feeling discouraged today?  Then it is time for you to encourage someone else.  I have found that when I am feeling like life is too much and overwhelming, that if I take the time to look to care and encourage someone else.  In the process of giving them a pep talk I give…

  • Do you know what I believe?

    Do you know what I believe?

    This last Monday (Memorial Day), I had the privilege to visit with one of my favorite Vietnam Vets.  This dear friend/relative has always been a joy to visit with.  I met him many years after he served our country.  I did not know him when he came home from that terrible war, but I know…

  • Math, Science, Grammar, Literature, and Character (how do you teach part 3)

    Math, Science, Grammar, Literature, and Character (how do you teach part 3)

    Do you teach math using the Bible?No, we don’t.  IF there is a math application in a story we are doing, like Noah’s Ark then we will focus in on it.  But we do use a math curriculum. Currently we use Teaching textbooks We have used Math U see and do recommend it. We have…

  • Want to change to the World than Know God’s WORD

    Want to change to the World than Know God’s WORD

    All week my heart has been heavy.  I have been so burdened for the lost people of our world.  There are still so many people groups in the world who have not even heard the name of Jesus.  But, this is not the only lost souls of the world.  Here in our country so many…

  • How do you teach your kids?(Part 2)  Confessions of a dyslexic teacher teaching dyslexic students

    How do you teach your kids?(Part 2) Confessions of a dyslexic teacher teaching dyslexic students

    How do you teach your kids to read? Over the years I have used many different methods to teach reading/phonics.  My first three students used ACE and Christi.  This is a fun and easy curriculum.  With my  next set of readers, I used Sing, Spell, Read, and Write.  This is also a fun and easy method. …