Charlotte Mason for Today’s Student

Why do you homeschool? Have you articulated and written down your foundational belief that leads you to live out your life with the conviction that this is the best educational choice for your family? Are you prepared to stand by your choice without wavering and give an account for what you know God has called …

Math 6 – under construction!

Many of you have expressed great excitement about the upcoming release of Math Lessons for a Living Education Book 6! I thought I'd give a little update on my writing progress, as well as give you a little peek behind the scenes... Math Lessons for a Living Education is well known for its stories, projects, …

Angela O’Dell Where the Rubber Meets the Road #1

My first podcast is available! Click on the picture below.

A new endeavor…

I just submitted my first podcast to the iTunes store! (I'll keep everyone updated when it's available.) I have to admit, I'm kind of nervous about this, but I also know that it's something God has been asking me to step out and do. My first episode is an introduction to who I am, what …

Do you know our history?

Every citizen of a country has an obligation to learn about that country, its history, its purpose, its government. Of no less importance is the learning of their own responsibility to that country. America, Land of Opportunity is a course that will teach your high schooler (10th - 12th) their rights and responsibilities as an …

Part 4: “Chunking” and Curriculum Choosing

I learned a long time ago to "chunk" my kids' school years. I take each child and break their school years into workable chunks, like this: Katie: (K - 3rd)  (4th - 6th)  (7th - 9th) (10th - 12th) Inside of these chunks, I have a list of skills that I want to see accomplished. …