When Poetry Unites

Embracing current events in real-time is a hallmark of homeschools everywhere. When something happens, we can watch, research, discuss and learn from it as it happens. Today, the Inauguration of our 46th President of the United States is a prime example of just this type of learning. January 20, 2021: We began this snowy winter…

Halloween Week Hoopla

When big things are happening in our world – holidays, elections, major sporting events – that are out of the ordinary, we like to embrace these, as opposed to assuming our regular-school calendar is more important. There is no use drowning out the buzz and hum of what is exciting for kids and teens, and…

Poetry, the Easy Way

“Without poetry, we lose our way.”   —Joy Harjo, current U.S. Poet Laureate & Academy of American Poets Chancellor A favorite children’s book with beautiful illustrations by Jean Pierre Siméon; paintings by Oliver Tallec. … Want to add in some easy poetry to your homeschool world? Start by checking out poets.org.  Housing the works of over 3,000…