Teaching the heart to love virtue | biblicalhomeschooling.org

TEACHING THE HEART TO LOVE VIRTURE

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The Father gives parents the key: “Now this is the commandment, and these are the statutes and judgments which the LORD your God has commanded to teach you, that you may observe them in the land which you are crossing over to possess, that you may fear the LORD your God, to keep all His statutes and His commandments which I command you, you […]

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

ON THE USE OF REAL BOOKS IN THE ELEMENTARY CURRICULUM

Posted Leave a commentPosted in educational philosophy, elementary 4-6, history, homeschooling, primary 1-3, science, western civilization

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 […]

Teaching History with Living Books | biblicalhomeschooling.org

TEACHING HISTORY WITH LIVING BOOKS

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History of Western Civilization A biblical study of history begins with the history of Western Civilization. (Why?) Other civilizations and cultures may be studied as Western Civilization encounters them. However, the focus especially in the elementary years is the rise of Western Civilization, and of course the American nation if you are homeschooling in the […]