A world history timeline for kids becomes helpful around 4th grade. Students in 7th to 9th grade are developmentally at their prime for making connections, and a timeline for them is vital to their understanding of the way events impact the course of history. Creating a timeline can also be very helpful for visual students who learn best by seeing
I have a confession. I’m a little bit of a planning freak. Every December, I spend two weeks planning my blogging and writing for the year. Every June, I plan our homeschool year. I do it on paper, so that I can carry it around with me, cross things out, highlight, and take notes. I have a five year plan for writing, and a plan for homeschooling through high school.
See what I mean? I plan a lot. I also change the plan frequently. So… why plan if I’m just going to change things as I go? Let’s look at homeschooling in particular.
My husband and I have clear objectives we want to achieve in our homeschool. There are specific goals I want my children to reach during the coming year, and there are learning experiences I want them to have. I want to be certain my kids learn the skills they’ll need for the future, and there are truths I want to expose them to….. [Read more…]
Why the fruit of the Spirit? I want to be careful to never fall into the camp of Moralistic Therapeutic Deism, a false religion well explained in this cartoon by Adam 4D. The very last thing I want to do is perpetuate a worldview that says, “Just be good and God will bless you! You can earn your way to Heaven!”
That said, 2 Timothy 3:14-17 (ESV) says: “But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of, because you know those from whom you learned it, and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.“…. [Read more…]
I want to be like John Newton’s mama. I certainly pray my children never walk the path he did or inflict the pain he did. But I want to help my kids fill their hearts and minds with God’s eternal Word.
But which verses? The Bible’s a big book, you know….. [Read more…]
What’s Bible Road Trip, you ask? I’ll tell you!