Why Nature is the Best Science Teacher in the Early Grades

Why Nature is the Best Science Teacher in the Early Grades

A few months ago, I was sitting next to two other homeschooling moms at a big group playdate. It was a beautiful spring day and the kids were across the shallow creek from us, taking turns sliding down the muddy embankment into the water. As I watched them play, the...
4 Reasons Why Open-Ended Creativity Belongs in Your Homeschool

4 Reasons Why Open-Ended Creativity Belongs in Your Homeschool

I was an overachiever in my first three years of college, and my reward was the opportunity to fill my fourth year with whatever my heart desired. This turned out to be figure drawing. The creativity that emerged from that year was pure magic–but not at first....