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Magic Forest Academy | Review

Every lesson connects multiple subjects, and gives a very holistic view of the world in which we live. There are excellent suggestions for keeping a nature journal, researching more sea-faring creatures and people, geography, history, and some mythology too.

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Q & A with Dr. Kat Patrick | Dreaming Spires Home Learning

One of our more recent additions, Kat is pretty awesome, and she’s even bailed me out at the last minute when I goofed up. Yes – I goofed. Again. Ha! She managed to get a fantastic article written and delivered in time to be in the Summer issue (Juggling with Jay Jay). She writes the […]

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Fall 2016 | Homeschooling High School

WOW! Can you believe the choices we have? Homeschoolers have always had more freedom of choice than those in schools, but it seems that the high school choices get a bit, well, confusing. With that in mind, we are proud to present the Fall issue: Homeschooling High School. We have an article-packed issue for you, with […]

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Review: English Lessons Through Literature Level 4

Barefoot Ragamuffin Curricula has a great selection to choose from, and they are extremely generous in sharing them with us at no charge to review for you, our amazing readers. We reviewed level 3 of English Lessons Through Literature (ELTL) last school year, and still love the way things are organized. Level 4 continues the study of […]

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Quark Chronicles: Botany – the First in a Series of Science Studies

From finding seeds to grow a garden in the cargo bay of the living, talking ship known as “Auntie”, to fighting more space pirates, and helping a sentient tree pollinate, the action doesn’t stop – and neither does the learning!

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“All men by nature desire knowledge.”

I love this simple statement, credited to Aristotle, because it truly embodies the way I feel about education in general. I feel that if you take a child’s natural inclination to learn, cultivate that inclination into desire for knowledge with engaging concepts, then you will have a lifelong learner. Isn’t that the purpose of education? […]