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Why Sonlight Studies Both Western and Eastern Hemispheres

Sonlight devotes much more time to studying cultures outside of Europe and North America than most curricula do. Why? Well, I believe we should study those for whom God cares most deeply. Which turns out to be the whole world! … Continue reading

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What To Do If Your Child Hates Homeschool History

While all kids have their favorite school subjects, it's especially sad to me when kids say they hate history. Unfortunately, I understand how it can happen. I, too, used to despise history because the method I encountered in public school … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Teach History Without a Textbook

Sonlight teaches History using great books, in a method that over the last three decades has proven itself to be both powerful and effective. But why would we choose to rely on literature instead of other tried-and-true materials or methods? … Continue reading

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Sonlight's New History of Science Curriculum: HBL J

HBL J is designed for students ages 13-15. Through Sonlight's all new History / Bible / Literature and Language Arts J: History of Science, you'll follow the path of scientific inquiry over the last 4,000 years.  This fantastic new program shows you physicists, … Continue reading

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A Photo Tour of The Timeline Book & Tips for a Timeline Notebook

Busy moms trying to fit in all the subjects each day understandably look for places to cut corners, and the poor Timeline Book is one of those homeschool activities that sometimes finds itself on the chopping block. This post is … Continue reading

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7 Truths to Zap Your Fears about Teaching Homeschool Art History

Art, it seems, is one of the more misunderstood subjects. In my conversations with homeschool parents, I’ve encountered over and over the idea that only artistically-minded families can adequately teach homeschool art history, or that art is somehow more difficult … Continue reading

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How Missions is the Heart of Sonlight

The U.S. Center for World Mission, now named Frontier Ventures, is an organization that raises awareness of the Great Commission, encouraging believers to spread the Good News of Jesus to the rest of the world. In the early 90’s,  the … Continue reading

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