It’s National School Choice Week 2017! All week the SEA Homeschoolers has been sharing their School Choice Week Podcast series. Today is my interview with Mari Buckroth, in which we discussed secular homeschooling with Charlotte Mason and living books. Have you been wondering how to secularize the Charlotte Mason philosophy? How to make time in your … Continue reading "School Choice Week Podcast: Charlotte Mason Homeschooling"
“I am, I can, I ought, I will.”* If you’ve been homeschooling for any amount of time, chances are you’ve heard the name Charlotte Mason. She has made quite a name for herself in the modern homeschool movement, even though she lived over a hundred years ago. Charlotte Mason (1842 – 1923) was a British … Continue reading "Charlotte Mason in the Secular Homeschool"
I’ve been doing a series at my youtube channel called Charlotte Mason 101, where I talk about different aspects of the Charlotte Mason philosophy and how I incorporate them into my homeschool. Today I made a video about living books, so I thought I’d share it here with all of you! I hope you enjoyed … Continue reading "Charlotte Mason 101 – Living Books"
For many years, Build Your Library had used the Story of the World series (SOTW) as history spines for BYL Level 1 – The Ancient World and BYL Level 2 – The Medieval World. At the time those levels were written, SOTW was one of the best comprehensive narrative history texts on the market for … Continue reading "Build Your Library’s “Quest” for a World History Spine"
The following post will be a blog archive copy of the Build Your Library’s July 2021 Monthly Newsletter. If you missed the email, you can subscribe to our mailing list here. [Scheduled to be sent 7/1/21 8:30 AM EST] [ July 1, 2021 ] – “BYL July 2021 Video Newsletter“ – Welcome to our July … Continue reading "July 2021 Monthly Newsletter"
The following post will be a blog archive copy of the Build Your Library’s June 2021 Monthly Newsletter. If you missed the email, you can subscribe to our mailing list here. [Scheduled to be sent 6/1/21 8:30 AM EST] [ June 1, 2021 ] – “BYL June 2021 Video Newsletter“ – Welcome to our June … Continue reading "June 2021 Monthly Newsletter"
We would like to introduce one of our latest projects: History Book by Book (HBBB). HBBB is a standalone website that can be used in conjunction with your Build Your Library studies, or completely on its own. It is designed for both students and parents to find history-related book recommendations of all historical topics and … Continue reading "History Book by Book!"
The following post will be a blog archive copy of the Build Your Library’s May 2021 Monthly Newsletter. If you missed the email, you can subscribe to our mailing list here. [Scheduled to be sent 5/3/21 8:30 AM EST] [ May 3, 2021 ] – “BYL May 2021 Video Newsletter“ – Welcome to our May … Continue reading "May 2021 Monthly Newsletter"
The 23rd day of April was William Shakespeare’s day of birth (1564), which consequentially is the day that gent hath kicked thy bucket 52 years anon in 1616. It hath eke been dubbed “Talk Like Shakespeare Day.” In the present day’s blog posteth, I has’t ev’rything thee needeth to knoweth in ‘rd’r to bray out! … Continue reading "Talk Like Shakespeare Day"
April 22nd is Earth Day the annual celebration to inspire awareness about pollution and appreciation for protecting the health of the environment. This is a great reason to get outside, especially if you’ve had a long winter. I know we could probably all enjoy a little fresh air and sunshine today. Hopefully, your weather is cooperating. … Continue reading "Earth Day Mini Unit Study"