How to Homeschool History Using Literature with BookShark

BookShark World History contains an amazing collection of living history books.

When it comes time to planning a homeschool year, ideally, I prefer to homeschool history using literature. Literature-based history draws us into historical time periods through people, their lives, and their relationships. Well-chosen books contain stories that connect us deeply to the events and people in history. For our homeschool family, this is much preferable …

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Another Fantastic List of Graphic Novels for Kids

Check out this great list of graphic novels for teens and tweens.

This list of graphic novels for kids and tweens is sure to contain a few titles that your child will love. You’ll find adventure stories, fantasy, humor, drama, and more in this collection of graphic novels for kids of all ages. This particular list of graphic novels for kids contains the titles that I am …

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The Best Graphic Novels to Engage Early Readers

A list of top graphic novels for early readers

Graphic novels for early readers are a great way to engage your youngest children in a good book. Graphic novels for early readers often heavily rely on pictures and simple language to tell the story. They are fantastic visual stories And while these graphic novels are perfect for your youngest readers, older children will also …

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101 Things Standardized Tests Can’t Measure About Your Unique Child

Testing isn't everything. Here are 101 things a Standardized Test can't measure.

There are so many important skills and talents that standardized tests don’t measure. And it’s important to keep them in mind when you are staring at your child’s standardized test scores. Maybe you are feeling frustrated, disappointed, or concerned because the standardized test score doesn’t reflect your child’s unique gifts. Your child is witty, fun, …

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