Fun Schooling History

Posted by Kimberly on May 4, 2016 in Homeschool Information |

Fun Schooling History History is often the dry, dreaded class in a public school setting, but it doesn’t have to be in your homeschool! Here are some tips for fun schooling history in your homeschool. Eat Through History What did the Vikings eat? How about the Ancient Romans? What were popular dishes in the Medieval period? […]

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5 Days of Canadian Social Studies – High School History

Posted by Kimberly on July 28, 2015 in Resources |

5 Days of Canadian Social Studies Welcome to the second day of 5 Days of Canadian Social Studies! Today I’m sharing Canadian resources for teaching high school history in your homeschool. High School History Canada: A People’s History is a 30 hour documentary series. The website includes episode summaries, a teacher’s guide, and a discussion […]

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5 Days of Canadian Social Studies – Elementary History

Posted by Kimberly on July 27, 2015 in Blog Hops/Walks, Resources |
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5 Days of Canadian Social Studies   One of the most frequent questions Canadian homeschoolers ask is where to find Canadian resources. Join me for 5 days of Canadian social studies! I will share resources and curricula for learning all about Canadian history, geography, and government for elementary and high school students in your homeschool. […]

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GEEK Schooling: Exploring History With Quantum Leap

Posted by Kimberly on June 27, 2013 in Resources |

Were you a fan of the Quantum Leap TV series in the late 80’s, early 90’s? In my GEEK Schooling column for Homeschool Mosaics this month, I discuss how we enjoy exploring modern history in our homeschool through watching Quantum Leap! Check it out at Exploring History With Quantum Leap. Love, Luck & Laughter, Kimberly

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Halifax: Historica Minutes Viewing at Spring Garden Library – Sept 23

Posted by Kimberly on September 13, 2012 in Things to Do, Places to Go |

Sunday, September 23rd from 2:30-3:30pm. An afternoon of Canadian history, whistling and whooping…..view an incredible number of Historica Minutes: History by the Minute and play HERITAGE HULLABALOO!  These are the sometimes quite bizarre mini documentaries that give you Canadian history in bite size chunks. Bring a noisemaker along for when you hear a key phrase […]

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TruthQuest History – Review

Posted by Kimberly on April 11, 2012 in Resources, Reviews |

TruthQuest History provides Christian, literature-based history studies.  We received the TruthQuest History guide in pdf format for Ancient Greece. Each guide includes (from the website): Profound, sequential commentary Vast, specific literature recommendations Provocative ThinkWrite™ exercises TruthQuest study guides are suggested for Grades 5-12, but you could incorporate all ages.  The Ancient Greece guide is 100 […]

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Creek Edge Press Modern History – Review

Posted by Kimberly on March 14, 2012 in Resources, Reviews |

Creek Edge Press provides a simple tool that brings together Classical, Montessori, and Charlotte Mason elements: Task Cards. What are Task Cards?  Task Cards are simply cards with activities/assignments listed on them.  These can be used by multiple grades and are great for encouraging research and independent learning.  We received the Modern World Task Card […]

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Knowledge Quest E-book Sale – 50% off til Sept 30!

Posted by Kimberly on September 27, 2011 in Resources |

50% off on great e-books like… Expedition Earth – only $14.98 O Canada! (great book to learn about Canada, even if your children ARE Canadian!) – only $7.48 Map-Trek – each title is just $7.48! What Really Happened – each title is just $6.48! and more! I love Knowledge Quest’s books.  Take advantage of this […]

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Griddly Games – Civilize This! – Review

Posted by Kimberly on September 5, 2011 in Resources, Reviews |

Griddly Games has games for all ages.  Their philosophy is “to offer games that encourage social interation, learning, strategy and challenges that anyone can enjoy.”  Sounds like a match made in heaven for homeschoolers like me!  We are huge fans of boardgames in our home and homeschool.  We were delighted to receive Civilize This! in […]

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Singing Through The Centuries at South Shore Waldorf June 24

Posted by Kimberly on June 12, 2011 in Things to Do, Places to Go |

AN EVENING OF MUSICAL MAGIC South Shore Waldorf School 64 School Road Blockhouse JUNE 24th 7:00 p.m. $10.00 SINGING THROUGH THE CENTURIES: A CONDENSED HISTORY OF MUSIC with Jeff Spade music teacher, Chicago Waldorf School Human beings have always made music. Through experiencing how music has changed from earliest times to the present, we can […]

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