Heaven or Harvard? Anti-Intellectualism in Christian Homeschooling

A few weeks ago, someone on Facebook posted a quote that went along the lines of “Raise your children for heaven, not Harvard.”  I pondered the statement for a little while trying to grasp the logic in it.  No, it still didn’t make sense.  It was like one of those…

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Homeschooling a Science-Lover When You Don’t Have a Strong Science Background

Science is well-loved in our household.  My science background in the areas of chemistry, astronomy, physics, and earth science is lacking – sometimes embarrassingly so.  Since the time my oldest child was small he has been into science.  My other children, while not so avid in their scientific interests, have…

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Free Interactive Science Simulations

We stumbled upon a great find today when we were learning about electric circuits.  The University of Colorado in Boulder has a great website chock full of interactive science simulations.  They are simple to download and use.  Here is the one we discovered today: You will find different simulations for…

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