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integrate subjects for easy multisensory learning

Brain-based Teaching Tip #4: Integrate Subjects for Easy Multisensory Learning

  |   Curriculum, Geography study, Language Arts, Lesson Plan, Subject Integration, Teaching - all grades, Teaching History, Teaching Science, Teaching Writing   |   No comment

Brain scientists say that in “real life” we usually learn more than one thing at a time.  And we often learn something using more than one sense at a time. Learning more wholistically, rather than artificially separating each subject, aligns better with the way our kids’...

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brain-based learning tip 3-turn your listeners into learners by priming their brains to learn

Turn Listeners into Learners by Priming their Brains

  |   Charlotte Mason, Lesson Plan, Teaching - all grades, Teaching Elementary School, Teaching High School, Teaching History, Teaching Middle School, Teaching Science   |   2 Comments

Did you know that you can turn listeners into learners by priming their brains? "Priming" is something you do to wake up your students' brains and get them ready to learn. Remember reading about how people prior to running water had to "prime the pump"? They...

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move more, learn more

Brain-based Teaching Tip 2 – Move More, Learn More

  |   Books!, Hands on Activities, Parenting/Homeschooling in General, Teaching - all grades, Teaching Elementary School, Teaching High School, Teaching History, Teaching Middle School, Teaching Science   |   No comment

Read the first tip in this series to learn the crucial role you play in helping your children succeed academically. Continuing this blog series on brain-based teaching tips for your homeschool, here is Tip 2: Move More, Learn More. Your children's brains are engaged more when they are...

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Tired of the tears (theirs and yours)?

 

You don’t have to tie them to their chairs to get their school work done. (Kidding. You never actually tie them to their chairs. You just feel like that’s what it would take to get them to get their work done.)

Instead of day-dreaming about ropes and chairs, make homeschooling an adventure by reading about swashbuckling heroes, damsels in distress, touch-and-go battles and dangerous escapes.

Immerse your children in the sights and sounds of history through reading excellent books. Bring history, science and fine arts to life by reading our best-of-the-best book suggestions. (A traditional textbook just isn’t going to do this for your kids.)

Like doing things your way?

Put together your own curriculum (history, language arts, science, and fine arts) using our chronological history unit study framework with hundreds of pre-read, best-of-the-best book suggestions and assignment ideas (Unit Program Tools).    

 OR…

Take a deep breath and stop worrying about not covering enough with our open and go Daily Lesson Plans covering history, language arts, science (K-8th) and fine arts.

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Teaching High Schoolers? Study history and literature by making a model, illustrating a scene from a book, or planning and putting on a Renaissance feast!

(We write essays, too, but not all the time).

Customizable to fit YOUR kids.