Featured Subject: Spanish

An article entitled “Why Learn Spanish? Reasons Learning the Language Is Beneficial” in the Education section of Answers.com tells us, “Learning Spanish has many different advantages. It helps open professional doors because speaking multiple languages makes you more competitive in the job market. In addition, Spanish is easier to learn than many other languages, and [Read More…]

Books for Prepping for Math Challenges

If your student is part of a math challenge, such as Math Olympiad or Math Counts, then you may appreciate these books that cover algebra, geometry, and other classical areas of study in mathematics. Below is a mini-catalog of our “Math Olympiad” tag group. If you’d like to see more selections for specific subjects (including [Read More…]

Featured Subject: World War II

Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. … As commander in chief of the Army and Navy I have directed that all measures be taken for our defense. But always will our whole [Read More…]

4 Tips for Smarter Homeschool Curriculum Choices

Written by Debi Polen, Veteran Homeschooling Mom ‘Tis the Homeschool Curriculum Shopping Season! As veteran homeschoolers, we’re familiar with the school year planning process. In our homeschooling year, which started in August and ended at the tail end of May or early June, it was not unusual for us to be looking for our next [Read More…]