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How a Literature-based Homeschool Curriculum Prepares Students for STEM Careers

What careers would you expect Sonlight students to choose? With a literature-rich curriculum, would you expect them to become missionaries, business people, pastors, or homemakers? Well, many certainly do. But that’s only the tip of the iceberg. A literature-based homeschool … Continue reading

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Telling Stories

Imagine you grew up in an ancient indigenous culture. Imagine there were no books, no computers, no electricity. How would you have spent your evenings? Perhaps around a fire listening to stories. Most cultures around the world have passed on … Continue reading

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What Makes a Book Great?

It's no secret that Sonlight values a literature-rich approach to education. We do this because we believe great books present unique learning opportunities. Here are three key reasons we use literature: 1. Literature conveys information in an enjoyable format. 2. … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Multiple Teachers

The youth pastor at our church is a wiry young man around my age. His current fashion sense drips "hipster" but he's sincere even if he does wear a vest. I'm attending a parent's meeting about the upcoming winter camp. … Continue reading

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Sonlight to me

Jonelle's blog post from earlier this week made me stop and think what Sonlight means to me. I enjoyed reading her comments, and wondered how mine might differ. Sonlight has certainly been a large part of my life for the … Continue reading

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Literature-Rich Doesn't Mean, "Stay Inside"

It's no secret that Sonlight offers literature-rich curriculum. But does this mean that a child who use Sonlight spends all their time with their nose in a book? Hardly. I'm always fascinated by the variety of photographs featured in the … Continue reading

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