Blog Posts - Social Studies



Hands on History of the 20th Century in America with Homeschool in the Woods

History is a subject that seems to go one of two ways for kids.  They are either bored to tears as a teacher drones on about a topic of little interest or assigns pages upon pages of a textbook for reading OR they catch the bug and want to really di...
by Day by Day in Our World on Apr 29, 2013

Sacagawea (Brave Explorers Every Child Should Know): Historical Fiction for Studying The Lewis & Clark Expedition

This year the boys have been studying American History. Although the older ones had already cruised through the Lewis and Clark years, R was happy to help review Sacagawea (Brave Explorers Every Child Should Know) Complete PDF e-book available from K...
by Day by Day in Our World on Apr 16, 2013

2it Social Studies Virtual New Years with SMART Board Notebook Web Cam Google Earth Video Conference

http://www.2itEducationSolutions.com Be More Dynamic and Effective with Your SMART board Today with 2 hours FREE On Demand Video Training at 2it Education So…...

Making Our Own Soap

I often contemplate whether or not our homeschooling approach is good.  We do a mix of online curriculum, reading classic books, and hands-on activities, not to mention the outside classes they have in art, science, martial arts and dancing.&nbs...
by Homeschooling In Buffalo on Mar 23, 2013

What Would the Founding Fathers Think?

In many circles, I keep hearing how this country has strayed significantly from the ideals set forth with documents like The Declaration of Independence and The Constitution of the United States.  While I might agree with some of the arguments, find...
by Day by Day in Our World on Jan 29, 2013

How We Are Exploring Our World as Homeschoolers

Today for the Virtual Curriculum Fair for homeschoolers, we are sharing about Exploring Our World: Social Studies and more Science. This theme can include history, geography, world cultures, worldview, biology, botany, geology, etc., etc., etc.  ...
by Day by Day in Our World on Jan 21, 2013

2013 National History Teacher of the Year (X 2/1/2013)

History teachers bring the past to life for students.  The Presidential Inauguration was the perfect History in action lesson.  The Gilder Lerhman Institute of American History is accepting nominations for the National History Teacher of th...
by Penniless Teacher on Jan 21, 2013

Social Studies Classroom Makeover (X 2/1/13)

Pearson is making over one social studies classroom.Register for your chance to win the prize package valued at $3,000:1 Laptop computerClass set of textbooksClass set of digital course licensesHands-on ActivitiesEnds Feb 1, 2013Winner announced Feb...
by Penniless Teacher on Jan 10, 2013

FREE Bag of Money (X 11/30/12)

What would your class do if you presented each student with a bag of shredded currency?  I'm guessing total hysteria!One winner will be selected from entrants correctly guessing Fred's birthday.Ends Nov. 30, 2012ENTER HERECheck out the FREE less...
by Penniless Teacher on Nov 19, 2012

Growing Up Wild ~ Experience Life of a Missionary Family

Have you ever wondered what life is like for a missionary family?  You can do that now through a DVD series titled Growing Up Wild. Our family was sent Volume 1 and Volume 4 for this review.  Each DVD retails for $18.99 plus shipping and ha...
by Day by Day in Our World on Nov 13, 2012

Social Studies : Communication and Technology

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by Technology Info For You on Nov 10, 2012

Dayspring Christian Academy – The Pilgrim Story

This year, the boys and I are exploring American History.  I am so thankful that there are many options available on how to approach different periods.  The Pilgrim Story from Dayspring Christian Academy is one such option out there. This program p...
by Day by Day in Our World on Oct 16, 2012

Woodrow The White House Mouse

With elections coming up next month, this is the perfect time for helping the boys learn a bit more about the Presidency and what it entails.  What better way to achieve that for the younger boys than through a cute picture book? About Woodrow:...
by Day by Day in Our World on Oct 11, 2012

Box of I.D.E.As World War Two Pearl Harbor Study

One of the things I appreciate about homeschooling is the ability to take short breaks from the main studies to explore a topic a bit more without a lot of preparation on my part.  Box of I.D.E.A.s provides just that kind of educational diversio...
by Day by Day in Our World on Oct 4, 2012

Freshman Curriculum

Much to my dismay, Miss K is already a Freshman this year!! We’ve always followed a pretty structured curriculum since we started homescooling.  Right from the start kiddo was attracted to BJU Press.  She loved the way it was set-up and I kne...

Old Fashioned Travel for an Old Fashioned Education

If you have been reading my companion blog, you know that on July 6, 2012 we took an unusual trip with the help of the grandparents.  Driving from Buffalo to Chicopee, MA is nothing new for our family, especially me.  I have been making the...
by Homeschooling In Buffalo on Jul 17, 2012

Does Social Studies Matter?

Does Social Studies Matter?On a recent 13-minute drive home from baseball practice, my 15-year-old explained to me how World War I started.Mind you, I knew the bit about Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand being assassinated by a Bosnian Serb but I cou...
by LanguageCorps Asia on May 20, 2012

Social Studies Flash Cards

Social Studies Flash Cards, State Flash Cards, Free State Flash Cards, States Flash Cards, State Flashcards A large portion of beginning social studies is memorization and identification of states, bodies of water, countries, continents, etc… S...
by Free Worksheets on May 15, 2012

Lowongan Kerja di Pabrik Semen Tiga Roda (Indocement) Mei 2012 lulusan Sarjana dan D3

5 May 2012 PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk. (“Indocement”), producer of cement “Tiga Roda” opens job vacancies for Management Trainee (Undergraduate/S1), Trainee (Diploma/ D3) and Apprentice (Vocational High School/Sekolah Menengah Kejurua...
by Lowongan Kerja CPNS dan BUMN on May 4, 2012

States Worksheets

States Worksheets, State Worksheets, United States Worksheets, 50 State Worksheets, States Worksheets for Kids We’ve got 50 states, Canada has a handful of territories… sounds like we lose out in terms of which kids have to remember more.
by Free Worksheets on Feb 9, 2012


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