Category Archives: How To: Teach Science, History…and More!

How To: Teach Social Science, Part 1 (Geography)

There are a number of disciplines that fall under the heading of “social sciences” but I am going to focus on the ones that would most commonly be taught in a home-school curriuculum: history, geography, economics and political science.  Some may wonder why I would choose to use the term “social sciences” rather than just…




How To: Teach Science

  I am anti-textbook.  Well, not really.  I use them throughout my children’s schooling for math, and for reading up until 6th grade.  But for most other subjects I feel you can do better without textbooks. I started home-schooling in 1990 with my oldest child (my only daughter).  She was in first grade.  It only took…