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Archive: June 2009
6/4/2009 1:27:04 PM
Road Map to the Last Best Hope

Bill Bennett, former head of the US Department of Education, and his team of handpicked educators have written a new American history curriculum package.  It tells the story of our country in a creative and biographical way.  No textbook is needed as all of the lesson materials are found online.  If you are looking for a conservative approach to teaching American history, check out this curriculum.

6/4/2009 12:29:08 PM
Career Aisle

If the burning question in your minds is “How do I help my son or daughter to prepare for life after high school?” then check out the Career Aisle interactive website. Here you will find updated information on various careers and opportunities for your teens to investigate or research. This may offer a good spring board for you to use in developing a career development elective to teach during these high school years.

6/3/2009 1:56:48 PM
30 Ways in 30 Days to Save Your Family

Homeschool families are not immune to the threats undermining our teens from the culture around us.  Rebecca Hagelin’s book, 30 Ways in 30 Days to Save Your Family, offers ideas to help you positively impact your teens and provide them with encouragement to stand firm in their convictions.

6/2/2009 10:20:54 AM
All Rise Jury Service - Free Video

As an interesting supplement to your American Government or Civics course, you may want your teen to watch a free video produced by the state of Minnesota entitled All Rise.  It provides information on jury selection, types of trials, and much more.  The video is generic in nature, so it is helpful regardless in which state you may live.