Books to Supplement ANY Historical Time Period

History is very important in our homeschool. It is truly our favorite part of the day. Currently, we are in the middle of early British-European History, and are thrilled to be nearing the reign of King Alfred the Great. There are literally hundreds of books to choose from when studying each historical era and culture, and those books need to be cycled through, not only because of the era, but also for age and reading level. I hate getting rid of books, it breaks my heart, but it is a must. There is no reason for us to hang onto elementary level books for…

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Learn About Scientists who are Christians and Creationists

Amid the modern, Darwinian scientific world, Christian scientists often have to hide their beliefs or risk being ostracized by their peers. Therefore, it is difficult to find books, articles, and resources written by prominent Christian scientists. Over the past few months, I contributed a series to Bright Ideas Press to showcase some historically significant scientists who devoted their lives to Christ. Each article contains a free printable containing timeline figures of all the Christian scientists pictured, 31 men in all. There are many ways that you can take advantage of the free timeline figures. Place them on a wall timeline. Place them on…

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Teaching With Star Trek

Teaching With Star Trek

I would love to share my family’s love of Star Trek with you. Everyone who knows us knows we are complete Trekkies. Did you know that my soon-to-be 11 year old son actually wants to be a scientist because of Star Trek. Did you also know that hundreds of engineers and scientists proudly proclaim that their career choices were influenced by Star Trek. How many tv shows can claim that kind of success and influence?? The big wigs at NASA, for many decades, have been Star Trek fans. Read more and download a free Star Trek printable If you think…

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