My Father’s World Preschool to 9th Grade Complete Package Reviews

This article is in collaboration with My Father’s World. Select members of the Crew have been using selections of My Father’s World curriculum with their families. My Father’s Word is a curriculum company dedicated to designing excellent homeschool curriculum that is easy to use.  Combining the best of Charlotte Mason ideology, classical education, and unit … Read more

Why Charlotte Mason Narration Is Better Than Traditional Tests

Let’s break out of the cultural norm and stop teaching to the test. By using Charlotte Mason’s testing method called “narration,” we can achieve a higher level of learning in our homeschool. Who Was Charlotte Mason? Charlotte Mason, a British educational reformer at the turn of the twentieth century, coined the term “narration.” She believed … Read more

A Charlotte Mason Education

Once you begin your homeschool journey it won’t be long until you start hearing the question: What philosophy do you follow in your homeschool? Then pretty soon you will begin to hear the phrase, A Charlotte Mason Education. But just what is a Charlotte Mason Education? The first I ever heard about this woman was … Read more

Amish Fiction for ages 8-12! (Life with Lily and A New Home for Lily Book Reviews)

An Amish girl named Lily Lapp has been visiting Schoolhouse Crew families the last few weeks. She’s the star of a new series from Suzanne Woods Fisher, Mary Ann Kinsinger and Baker Publishing Group, The Adventures of Lily Lapp. Lily’s books are for ages 8 to 12, and while they’re recommended by the publisher for girls, … Read more

Making History Come Alive with Knowledge Quest Review

History is filled with interesting events and fascinating people, and Knowledge Quest offers unique ways to help students learn about and connect with history. Sacagawea is a historical novel with a twist. It is an interactive ebook for kids ages 10 and up, with embedded links that readers can click in order to gain a … Read more

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