Heart of Wisdom Publications:

Author Archives: Robin

Free Bible Worksheets

free_bible_worksheets1

Students develop excellence in achievement by completing the worksheets ; they develop diligence by continually practicing clarity, accuracy, relevance, prioritizing, consistency, depth, and breadth through writing activities. Read More »

God’s Wisdom vs. Man’s Wisdom

Gods-Wisdom-vs-Mans-WIsdom

There is a major protest against the public school system among Christians today, but it is leveled almost exclusively at moral problems. There is very little question of the meaning and importance of intelligence, but until we have defined education and its purpose and goals in biblical terms, we will not be able to aim for a higher education standard. ... Read More »

The House That Jack Built: A Homeschool Parable

Homeschool-Parable

Jack decided he wanted to build a house. Not just any house; he dreamed of a big, beautiful, luxury home. He wanted to build the most beautiful house in town. Jack carefully thought about the basic building materials, the lumber, the plumbing, roofing, the bricks, and even the nails. He made a list of building materials he would need. Read More »

How Do You Teach Grades K-3?

homeshool_K-3-290x300

One of the most frequently asked questions I get is “How do you teach the younger grades?” I’ve been homeschool over 25 years so I don’t worry about checking all the boxes as much as new homeschoolers.  My goal is to teach them to Love God Love Others Create in them a love of learning. This is accomplished by giving ... Read More »

Delight-Directed Homeschooling

Delight-directed study uses natural curiosity to motivate the student. The student acquires basic concepts of learning (reading, reasoning, writing, researching, etc.) during the process of examining the topic of interest. Less control can lead to more learning. Read More »

Creating A Bible Portfolio

bible_portfolio

Bible portfolio is used to store the student’s work as you read through the Bible each year. It will include writing assignments, artwork, small collections, letters, photos, brochures, maps, etc. Read More »

Free Mindmapping Booklet

health_mindmap

Mindmapping is a nonlinear activity that generates ideas, images and feelings around a stimulus word. As students cluster, their thoughts tumble out, enlarging their word bank for writing and often enabling them to see patterns in their ideas. Read More »

What Do I Need to Get Started with Heart of Wisdom?

Begin by praying for wisdom. God will lead you. Those whom He calls, He equips. He knows what your children will face in the future, and He will give you what you need to educate them in the way they need to be educated. Trust God for what you need. When we rely on Him, we are on our way ... Read More »

Creation Unit Study

creation-unitstudy-200

Many Christians fail to realize that the events of Genesis are literal, are historical (particularly Genesis 1-11), and are foundational to all Christian doctrine. All Biblical doctrines of theology, directly or indirectly, ultimately have their basis in the book of Genesis. Read More »

Concern Over Hebrew Ways?

knee-jerk

A lot of Christians investigating Heart of Wisdom show concern about our focus on the Hebrew people and methods. Why? Well, it is somewhat normal to react this way– It’s the same as the wrath of a mother bear protecting her baby out of love. We don’t want anything to take away from the perfect sacrifice of Jesus. Any hint ... Read More »

Free Bible Story Lapbook

This is actually a File Folder Game or a mini lapbook posted on my blog (posting here too so it won’t be missed). Everything you need to make this lapbook is available to download below. A coloring page goes on the front of the folder. Inside is a game board and two pockets. One pocket is for game pieces, the ... Read More »

Hundreds of Free Lapbooks & Unit Studies

There is no one more qualified to write homeschool curricula than a homeschool mom. Homeschool Share (HSS) is a on-line cooperative effort of several homeschooling moms to provide free but quality literature-based unit studies and resources. Read More »

Over 2000 Free Audio & Videos

LearnOutLoud.com offers over 2000 free audio and video titles. This directory features free audio books, lectures, speeches, sermons, interviews, and many other great free audio and video resources. Most audio titles can be downloaded in digital formats such as MP3 and most video titles are available to stream online. Read More »

Printable Rulers

Download the PFD file to print out a disposable ruler. Better yet, print it on cardstock and laminate it. I made several and use extras s book marks. Disable any "print to size" options when printing. Read More »

Four-Step Bible Lessons

There are four basic steps to the HOW approach. The amount of time for each step will vary from a few minutes to a an hour or more depending on the activities chosen. These four steps teach to all four learning styles and both brain hemispheres. Studies show that this four-step method motivates students to comprehend the material better and retain the information longer. Read More »

Chronologically Bible Storying

Seventy five percent of the Bible is story. Jesus taught with stories. Heart of Wisdom recommends you put Bible first in every homeschool day. It is astounding that homeschooler being homeschooling for religious reasons yet little of the Bible actually gets studied.  The Word of God is only sprinkled into a school day, like a little salt on a meal. ... Read More »