How to Teach Geography

We have all got ‘World Cup Fever’ at our house! The FIFA World Cup, being hosted in South Africa, has got us all fascinated and enthralled. The matches, which, because of the time zone differences, are taking place in the middle of the night for us, mean that we are losing sleep. But all in a good cause! The New … Continue reading

How to teach your child to read

Learning to read marks a stage in growing up.  It’s a special time and it can be so much fun. But how to start?  Do you initiate reading or does the child?  Is there a right age to start?  I think that with children under the age of seven it’s best to let the child lead; if you are reading heaps to your child … Continue reading

Special Price Offer

I am always on the lookout for special offers for you, and this week I am really happy to report that I’ve come across a fabulous discount on a popular math and phonics program. 35% off the retail price of Saxon products for a limited period! Saxon Math Saxon is most famous for its complete homeschool mathematics program. Its strengths are its systematic … Continue reading

How to Read a Book

This week’s book is aimed at the upper-age-group-end of the homeschool community.  “How to Read a Book” is a classic which was written by Mortimer Adler and first published in 1940. It was updated with the help of Charles Van Doren in 1972. This book really is a course on how to approach and understand different kinds of books at … Continue reading