Geometry Across the Curriculum

I use geometric drawing across the curriculum in several projects.  Below is an in-progress shot of an 8th-grader's design for a stained glass window, an assignment from my medieval history unit that incorporates symbolism along with geometric design. In world history, we use geometric drawing when studying Roman and Islamic mosaics, and students have the … Continue reading Geometry Across the Curriculum


Keep The Promise

The Promise, the first major motion picture to shed light on the Armenian Genocide, premiered this past weekend.  Here's why you need to see it. The Worst Crime You've Never Heard Of If you're not Armenian, statistically, chances are good that you've never heard of the Armenian Genocide.  Between 1915 and 1922, amidst the chaos … Continue reading Keep The Promise

Well-Trained Mind: The Four-Year Cycle

Since making the decision to home school my children, currently ages one and three, I have been researching various methods of home schooling.  Over the next few weeks, I’d like to share with you some of the benefits I’ve seen in each of those methods.  If you are considering home schooling, this may help you … Continue reading Well-Trained Mind: The Four-Year Cycle