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 […]
All bookmarks from Project Gutenberg are active, even though WordPress has them struck through. General history and overview The Story of the Greeks – Christine Miller Ancient Greece – History.com Greek History – Ancient-Greece.org Internet Ancient History Sourcebook: Greece (primary texts) Geography TimeMaps History Atlas: Greece Mythology How History becomes Mythology, Part One, Part Two, […]
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 […]
Biblical Holidays Hebrew Illuminations Coloring Book: A Coloring Journey Through the Jewish Holy Days by Adam Rhine The Children’s Jewish Holiday Kitchen by Joan Nathan Christian Holidays Bells of Christmas by Virginia Hamilton Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson Birds’ Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Wiggin Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Christmas Stories of […]
The Thousand Good Books or, what everyone should have read “Taking all that was best of the Greco- Roman world into itself, Western tradition has given us the thousand good books as a preparation for the great ones–and for all studies in the arts and sciences. Without them, all studies are inhumane. The brutal athlete […]
“History is a vast early warning system.” Norman Cousins, Saturday Review, 15 April 1978.