Tag Archives: Curriculum

I Came Back to Sonlight Because I Love My Freedom

As we approached the end of our homeschool year, I did what all homeschooling moms do—I considered which curriculum to select for the next school year. In my household the end of the school year is a time of reflection to evaluate what is … Continue reading

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How Missions is the Heart of Sonlight

In the 1980s, my Dad worked at the U.S. Center for World Mission. Now named Frontier Ventures, this organization raises awareness of the Great Commission, encouraging believers to spread the Good News of Jesus to the rest of the world. … Continue reading

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Why Homeschooling Should and Shouldn’t be Hard

When you homeschool, your children learn more than you ever thought they could. And the reality is that even when kids love to learn, it is sometimes hard for them. And homeschooling itself is not always a walk in the … Continue reading

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Sonlight's New, True 4-Day Programs

Do any of these apply to you? You’re in a homeschool co-op You enjoy a lot of field trips Your children have weekly appointments You like a Friday “fun day,” with tea and poetry, math games, and art You prefer to … Continue reading

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Can you combine Sonlight and another homeschool approach?

What if you love literature-based learning and Charlotte Mason, unit studies, classical homeschooling, or another homeschool approach? Can you combine Sonlight with one of those styles? In most cases, I would say absolutely yes. Families from a wide range of homeschool … Continue reading

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Why We Organize Sonlight's Programs Around History

Have you ever wondered what you're doing here on the earth? Ever wondered how our country got to the state that it's in? Ever wondered why people in other countries live differently than you do? Well, I think the answers … Continue reading

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What's New: All Programs Now 5-Day (and some great new books, too)

This is a deep change – and it begins with our books. Book Changes Our goal at Sonlight has always been to give people everything they need to teach their children for one full year. In the US, a full … Continue reading

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