On the Use of Real Books in the Elementary Curriculum | biblicalhomeschooling.org

ON THE USE OF REAL BOOKS IN THE ELEMENTARY CURRICULUM

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Let’s start with history. In the elementary curriculum, knowledge of history’s important events and persons is what children must learn: what happened, who was involved, where, and when. Traditionally, history textbooks have been used to impart this information. Children then learn the information for a test, and forget it promptly afterward. Why? Because they are […]

Evidence or art? Divesting fact from fable in books and museum exhibits | biblicalhomeschooling.org

EVIDENCE OR ART?

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I taught my children growing up, especially reading through books and looking at museum displays: there is a difference between art and evidence. When looking at books from the library or at museum displays, I asked them to point out what was art (such as the commonly seen graphic above), and what was evidence (actual […]