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How we use Story of the World with multiple grades {win a FULL SET of activity pages!}

I have been using Story of the World as our history curriculum ever since I started homeschooling… about 8 years ago now! I absolutely love how comprehensive it is. At least half of the stuff in there is completely new to me, never even touched on by my own sub-par public school education! Over the years, my teaching methods for SOTW have changed. When I first started with young elementary students, I basically just read the stories and they would color the coloring pages. As they approached older elementary, we added in more interactive experiments and map work and activities and field trips. Meandering into Read More

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2017 Curriculum Roundup: Group Subjects

If you’ve been hanging around my blog for a while, or you know me IRL(!), then you probably know that we do a January-November homeschool year, and we take off the holidays instead of the summers. I go into more detail as to why we choose this calendar in this post here. But in a nutshell, it just works for us! In the past, I’ve shared with you our curriculum choices. (You can see all of those on my Homeschooling page here.) Today, I’m going to show you what we’re using for our Group Subjects for the 2017 school year, which just started a few Read More