As part of an iHomeschool Network series in January 2014, we’re sharing how our radical unschooling family “teaches” – or, really, learns – language arts, math, science, history and fine arts. Today, find out how history, geography and world cultures, traditionally thought of as “social studies,” happen in our lives.
We don’t do grade levels. We don’t do textbooks. Here’s our unschooling plan for what we might do in what is something like our “eighth-grade” year.
Annie Oakley was born Aug. 13, 1860, and her story remains fascinating even more than 150 years later. Here’s a look at Annie in celebration of her birthday month!
Our family’s reading for June 2013 included Master Books’ Chronicles of Dinosauria; the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series; and a DK Lego Minifigures encyclopedia.
In honor of what would have been his 105th birthday in May 2013, we celebrate the life of Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond, and suggest some ideas to help you learn more about him!
Sarah is the proud owner of a GIGANTIC wall map of the world, thanks to our church clearing out its former library. She’s thrilled!
Sarah’s Lego Tyrannosaurus rex model sparked some fun conversations about dinosaurs.
It’s not such a bad thing if all your kids want to do is play video games. Here’s a look at how we use them in our family to learn about history and geography.
Learn about Jim Thorpe, the Native American Olympic athlete, as well as the Pennsylvania town named in his honor, and the controversy surrounding both.
After reading the Indian in the Cupboard book series, Sarah developed a passion for researching cowboys and Indians – and made a poster showing some of her favorites!