• News Homeschooling On the High Seas by Jennifer Earl Like many families, choosing to homeschool was a parental choice made in response to an evolving world. We wanted to raise our daughter with a “world view” not blurred by consumerism and pop culture, and for us that meant living “off the grid” while traveling around the...

    Read more »

  • Help for Homeschool Beginners Help! I’m Suddenly Homeschooling. This week, many parents found themselves thrust into the world of schooling their children at home. Adjustments like these can feel overwhelming and impossible, but we’re here to help. Susan Wise Bauer offers some simple, practical tips for smoothing this transition: Week 1: Don’t rush into a new rigorous schedule....

    Read more »

  • News Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind: How the Program Works, Introducing Blue In this video, Susan Wise Bauer and Grammar Teacher and Author Jessica Otto walk you through how Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind works. They also introduce you to the Blue Workbook and Key to Blue Workbook and the Yellow Workbook and Key to Yellow Workbook. We also provide you with...

    Read more »

  • News How to use Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind with Your Student Should a Fifth Grader get through a single book in one year? (hint: nope.) How can I use this curriculum most effectively with my student? Susan Wise Bauer and grammar teacher and author Jessica Otto answer questions about the Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind curriculum and provide a helpful chart...

    Read more »

  • News How to Teach Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind in a Classroom Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind is the only grammar curriculum a homeschooling parent will ever need. But can teachers use it in the classroom? In this video, Susan meets with Jessica Otto, who teaches basic, intermediate, and advanced grammar using Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind. Together, they discuss what teachers...

    Read more »

  • News Jim Weiss’s Favorite Audiobooks “What is your favorite recording?” is the question that both Jim Weiss and his wife Randy are most often asked. “Admittedly, we both flounder a bit when we hear this question; once each recording becomes published, it becomes a part of our hearts,” Jim says. “We can look at each...

    Read more »

  • News Introducing The Diagramming Dictionary Have you or your students ever struggled with sentence diagramming? Have you ever looked at a sentence, sensed something about it was off, but couldn’t quite figure out why? Do you want to improve your writing? Do your students struggle with grammar?  We’d like to present to you The Diagramming...

    Read more »

  • News Lifelong Learning

    You’re a grown-up now (unless you are a kid viewing this on your mom’s computer, in which case you should go finish your Latin homework, and would it kill you to clean up your room without being asked, just once? Honestly, it would thrill your mother’s heart, and would lessen...

    Read more »

  • News Ready for College Writing?

    Some aspects of college life cannot be prepared for. All-you-can-eat dining halls with ice-cream dispensers, for instance, will trump your eighteen years of nutrition lectures every time. But other preparations can be made! Learn how to teach your high-schooler the writing skills he needs for college and beyond, with Susan...

    Read more »

  • News Just in Time for Mother’s Day!

    You know that perfect mom whose life and family are just as she’d dreamed they’d be? Yeah, we don’t know any, either. Instead of wishing you were her, why not read some honest, poignant, funny, insightful poems from a mother who has actually used the phrase, “Take that French fry...

    Read more »