Jul 132013
 

For children with learning difficulties, history can be among the most fun subjects. Teaching history through “Living Books” that transport the child to the place and time of events can add meaning and engage a child in a way that is much more effective than fact memorization. One way we make history ‘come alive’ is [...]

Jul 132013
 
History Curriculum for Homeschooling

History can be fun when it’s not taught out of a traditional, rather boring textbook!  When we began homeschooling, I discovered how interesting and FUN history can be. Schooling my boys at home allowed us to get away from dry texts and to use books and programs that let history come alive!   Hopefully one of [...]

Jul 132013
 
American Government Curriculum

For a complete high school curriculum in American Government, you might want to also consider Thinkwell’s American Government course.  The course includes teaching videos, a workbook, and is an at-your-own-pace course which is ideal for a student who needs extra time to work through a course or for a student who is accelerated.  Either way, [...]

Jul 132013
 
Geography Curriculum for Homeschooling

Geography can be a blast to study for any child with a specific learning disability because the subject can be taught visually while making cultural connections for your child. If your child has difficulty with memorization, do NOT worry about drilling geographic facts, capitals, populations or other facts into your child’s memory. He’ll survive life [...]

Jul 132013
 
Bible Study Curriculum

Biblical studies are inherently text-based because they are based upon The Bible, but there are some good visual options! Finding ready-made visual materials for teaching can be difficult. As noted in “Using Multimedia Resources in Teaching the Bible“, the authors point out “Theological education (especially in the Protestant Christian tradition) has largely neglected the pictorial-spacial [...]