Aug 282014
 
Teaching Government: God Gives Authority to Four

While homeschooling high school, Meredith and I teach our children government. This is an important class. All students must study it before graduating. We find it so important that we don’t wait until high school to begin teaching about government. My 17 year old son has actively worked on two presidential campaigns and taken the [...]

Nov 122012
 
Favorite Writing Curricula

It is hard to find good writing curriculum for your home school. There is a wealth of grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and phonics workbooks out there to choose from, but teaching children to write is a greater challenge.It goes beyond memorization and recall to processing information and communicating that information clearly so that others can process [...]

Jul 252011
 
Finish Well is Back Again

We want to equip homeschooling families to finish the high school years well with a firm foundation of faith before hitting college or the workplace. It’s about more than just finishing school to “get it over with”; it’s about preparing the next generation to change the world, to stand firm in their beliefs, and to [...]

Oct 032010
 
FINISH WELL! is back again, Nov. 5 & 6, 2010

Laura and I are gearing up for FINISH WELL, our homeschooling high school conference on Nov 5-6, 2010. Awesome year for Laura and I with our children. We have joined 6 other amazing families for a World History coop, beginning with Creation. What an awesome group! We are having a blast! We are also teaching [...]

May 122010
 
We've been absent too long

Good afternoon! Is anybody out there? I wouldn’t be surprised if all our readers have given us up for dead. Meredith has continued writing articles for the Take Root and Write digital magazine. I’ve been working hard with my own children, as well as the science and math students I’m helping from other families. Next [...]

Jan 262010
 
Finish Well! 2010 is coming

Equipping and training because you don’t want to just run the home schooling high school race, you want to … So many wonderful things were said at the end of the Finish Well Conference last years that we just had to bring it back again. Our favorite was, “When are you doing this again?!” We’re [...]

Nov 152009
 

Personalities affect homeschooling.  Interested in how personalities affect homeschooling?  Here are four articles that explain how personalities affect our teaching, our children’s learning, and what happens when personalities collide.  Enjoy!   What Homeschooling Personality are You? Part I (Sanguines and Melancholies) What Homeschooling Personality are You?  Part II (Cholerics and Plegmatics) What Personalities are You [...]

Take a Moment

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Nov 102009
 
Take a Moment

I’m terrible sorry that we haven’t been posting in a couple of week. It’s November and everybody is busy. Powerline Productions is no exception. The test kitchens are going full tilt and the employees are running around nonstop. Meredith is gearing up for a talk at a local homeschool support group and I am preparing [...]