Posts tagged 'homeschool'

Overcome the Summer Slide: 15 Tips to Keep Their Minds Strong

Overcome the Summer Slide: 15 Tips to Keep Their Minds Strong

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9 min read
As the homeschool school year winds down, you’re ready for a well-deserved break! But before you dive into those lazy days, there's the dreaded summer slide to consider. Fear not! With a bit of creativity and planning, you can keep your child's mind sharp while still enjoying the summer. Master Books is here to help you transform this summer into a season of discovery and delight, where the only thing sliding is a waterslide! Enjoy this exciting, curated list of 15 tips and a treasure trove of resources to keep your children’s minds sharp and even help them soar academically this summer! You may already have some of these resources on your shelf!
Is homeschooling right for your family?

Four Questions to Ask | Should I Homeschool My Child?

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6 min read
If you’re reading this, you’ve probably considered homeschooling or at least researching what it might look like for your family. Your children’s education is a huge responsibility - one we know you don’t take lightly. We have nearly 50 years of experience guiding families like yours through homeschooling and want each parent to make the right decision for their family.
Prepared Not Scared: 8 Steps to Graduation Readiness for Christian Homeschool Moms

Prepared Not Scared: 8 Steps to Graduation Readiness for Christian Homeschool Moms

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4 min read
As a Christian homeschool parent, the journey toward graduation can feel daunting at times. Recently, Master Books offered an online summit packed with biblical wisdom and practical ideas to help you prepare your homeschooled students to launch effectively into adulthood. One of the featured talks offered eight actionable steps to guide you and your family on this path. We are offering these steps and the video as a blog post to help you overcome worries and fears in homeschooling your high school student.
Language Lessons for a Living Education Level 7 / Homeschool Curriculum for Middle School

Language Lessons for a Living Education Level 7 / Homeschool Curriculum for Middle School

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We have great news! Language Lessons for a Living Education Level 7 is now available in print and digital format. For years, families like yours have trusted homeschool’s top ranked Language Lessons for a Living Education for its engaging, effective, and biblical approach. Now, with Level 7, Master Books offers even more enriching content tailored to Christian homeschool families who are committed to seeing their children become effective communicators for Christ.
What Your First Grader Needs to Know

What Your First Grader Needs to Know

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5 min read
Homeschooling a first grade student is fun and exciting because children are naturally inquisitive and curious at this age, eager to develop their skills and learn about the world around them. But what exactly does a first grader need to know? Carrie Lindquist, homeschool mom of 3 and Master Books curriculum author, is here to walk you through the skills your student will be developing during this foundational year.
Exploring Master Books Homeschool Curriculum for Preschool: A Comprehensive Review

Exploring Master Books Homeschool Curriculum for Preschool: A Comprehensive Review

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7 min read
Homeschool families teach their preschool age children life skills throughout the day, but what about an official curriculum at this age? Master Books understands the need to teach preschoolers at a pace that fits their stage of brain and body development. We offer home educators two unique curriculum solutions to help gently introduce formal learning in a playful way. This is a wonderful opportunity to give them a great foundation for academics, love for God, and a love for learning. Throughout this post, we will give you a thorough overview of our two unique preschool homeschool curriculum solutions.
A Strong Defense for Biblical Homeschooling: John Stamper on Parenting, the Gospel, and Public Education

A Strong Defense for Biblical Homeschooling: John Stamper on Parenting, the Gospel, and Public Education

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In a recent episode of the Master Books Podcast, author John Stamper, the mastermind behind "Conflicted: Pulling Back the Curtain on Public Education," delves into the intricate relationship between parenting, education, and the ongoing battle within the public school system. Stamper, who left the Chicago Public School System due to conflicts with his Christian values, exposes the intentional challenges faced by parents and the erosion of traditional family values in the United States.
Embarking on an Educational Adventure with A Child's Geography: A Homeschool Treasure

Embarking on an Educational Adventure with A Child's Geography: A Homeschool Treasure

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4 min read
Embarking on an educational journey that transports young minds to faraway places, A Child's Geography series, published by Master Books, has captured the hearts of homeschool families across the nations. With glowing reviews from parents like Becki and Kathleen, it's evident that this biblical worldview geography curriculum series is making waves in the homeschooling community. Let's dive into why A Child's Geography has become a phenomenal choice for 4th to 8th-grade students and the 11 reasons why homeschool families love this series.
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Infusing Biblical Principles Across Subjects: A Guide to Christian Homeschooling with Master Books (Part 2)

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4 min read
At Master Books, we understand that true integration of faith and learning goes beyond simply adding Bible verses to homeschool lessons. It involves a thoughtful weaving of biblical principles into the fabric of each subject. This post reveals how this is done in every core subject for every age and skill level including electives.
Master Books homeschool curriculum integrates faith and learning

Integrating Faith and Learning: A Guide for Christian Homeschooling with Master Books (Part 1)

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Providing children with a homeschool education allows families to integrate their Christian beliefs into each subject studied. Faith and learning converge enabling students to see the majesty and wonder of God in math, science, language, history, geography, and more. Since 2012, Master Books has been providing parents with homeschool curriculum that seamlessly integrates biblical principles into academic teachings. This allows parents to disciple their children at home using the Bible as the foundation for their lives. Explore the impact of a truly biblical education and the empowering tools Master Books provides Christian homeschooling families for this purpose.
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