Engaging American Revolution Resources for High Schoolers

Engaging American Revolution Resources for High Schoolers

From the time we started homeschooling, history has always been my favorite subject to teach. Our method is simple, conversational, Socratic, and revolves around great literature and engaging documentaries. The purpose of education is never to provide our kids with spoon-fed answers. Instead, we must teach them how to seek out answers on their own and to always question what they read, hear, and see. This is why we never learn history from just one curriculum, book, or author, and I stress the importance of looking at original sources. Always research facts, quotes, and especially statistics to verify their truthfulness. This post…

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4 Reasons We Love These Historical Audio Stories

G.A. Henty is one of my favorite authors. Over a period of 39 years, he wrote a total of 122 works of historical fiction! We have read dozens of his stories throughout our 10 years of homeschooling, and even some more than once. Of course, the best way to learn history is to throw yourself in head first and immerse yourself in the world of whoever you are studying. One fun way to do that is to include movies or audio books. Honestly, I am not a big fan of unabridged audio books, so we have used them sparingly. I guess my…

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2015 in Review: Top 10 Most Popular Posts

It is always fun to look back through my stats to see what posts have been the most popular. Statistics really tell a blogger a lot about their beloved readers. Seeing what posts have been loved, retweeted and pinned by you makes me love you even more. My tribe of nerdy, Doctor Who loving, book fanatic friends. Here are Milk and Cookie’s 10 most popular posts from 2015. How to Raise a Boy Who Loves to Read Getting boys interested in books can be quite a challenge and one of the top questions that I receive from readers and friends is,…

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