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How Do You Teach Multi-Ages?

Unit studies are especially beneficial if you are teaching more then one child. If you are teaching three children each seven different subjects using textbooks and workbooks – that’s a WHOPPING twenty one subjects to prepare and teach.

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How Do You Teach Grades K-3?

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. […]

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Do You Teach Hebrew Roots?

Yes. We do examine the Hebrew roots of Christianity in our history curriculum and in our teaching methods. We also publish A Family Guide to the Biblical Holidays. We study a Hebrew book-written by Hebrews; we serve a Hebrew Lord-who had Hebrew disciples; we desire to follow the first century church-which was first predominately Hebrew; […]

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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, […]

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How to Read Your Homeschool Ebooks on Kindle

You can place your Heart of Wisdom eBooks or any PDF to Kindle. Reading your personal documents on a Kindle has never been easier. Option 1: Send via Kindle App Send to Kindle for PC, Send to Kindle for Mac and Send to Kindle for Google Chrome are free applications that let you easily send your […]

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Heart of Wisdom Homeschool Reviews

Here are some reviews. Please feel free to add your own below. Using HOW has been a life-changing experience for our entire family. We spend more time together in God’s Word and are growing in our understanding together! Learning Israel’s history has been a tremendous benefit to understanding all of history, past, present, and future. […]

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Concern Over Hebrew Ways?

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 […]

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12 Year Living Book Plan

The Heart of Wisdom Teaching Approach is a Bible based 12 year organized plan (4 years X 3 times) using living books.At the time of this writing the following prepared, 4-Step lesson unit studies are available from Heart of Wisdom

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Charlotte Mason & HOW 4-Year Plan

I’m using the Charlotte Mason approach and want to follow Heart of Wisdom’s 4-Year Plan. What books do you recommend? Do you have a list? Yes, …

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How Much Time Do We Spend in One Unit? One Lesson?

There are several ways that you can schedule Heart of Wisdom unit studies. Follow your student’s delight and allow them study topics of interest in depth. Look over the recommended schedule and adjust your schedule to fit the needs of your family as the Lord leads.

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Should Christian Educators Teach Logic?

Logic and rhetoric are extremely popular and enthusiastically sought after by those in the homeschool community. But how important are logic and rhetoric? How much weight should they have in our homeschool day?

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How is the Bible Integrated into HOW Unit Studies?

The Bible is not integrated into our curriculum-it’s the foundation! The foundation of the Heart of Wisdom teaching approach is on a two-sided curriculum base: direct studies of God’s Word, and derived studies of God’s world.

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What Makes Christian Education Christian?

Is the homeschool movement fulfilling its goal? Homeschoolers are avoiding the public school agenda, but are they replacing it with the truly biblical way of learning? We know what to reject; do we know what to pursue in its place?

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Four-Year Plan Charlotte Mason Living Book Plan

The Heart of Wisdom teaching approach is a four-year program consisting of several multi-level unit studies where each member of the family studies the same subject at the same time on their own individual level. This four-year rotation course gives each child three distinct exposures to each topic on their own level

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Can I Attend Heart of Wisdom Workshop?

I no longer travel to speak at curriculum fairs but you can listen to a Heart of Wisdom Workshop by downloading these free audios here…

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What is Classical Education?

This surge of interest to return to Greek classical education cries, “We need to return to the traditional literary culture, the classical standards of the past.” Insistence on a “back to basics” curriculum of “reading, writing and arithmetic,” has again become popular. It is a desire to turn back to the fork where we took the wrong road.

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Balancing the 3Rs and the Bible

Telling a home- schooling parent to teach with a Bible focus is easy. Accomplishing that goal? That’s entirely different. It’s so easy to get caught up in the 3Rs (Reading, wRiting, and aRithmetic) and leave out the Bible. We want our children to learn in a Christian setting, and we believe that these subjects are […]

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What Bible Do You Recommend?

In Heart of Wisdom unit study lessons we quote the King James Bible. Occasionally we give side-by-side comparisons of several versions. We recommend a chronological Bible for reading through the Bible in a year and give the page numbers to The Narrated Bible. The text in The Narrated Bible can be used for dictation and […]

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Do You Offer Phone Support?

Our primary focus is to create materials to promote God’s Word. We made the decision to become wise stewards of our time by providing access to more written information such as sample pages, answers to frequently asked questions, and message boards on our web sites.

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What Every Homeschooler Should Know About Learning Styles

Studies show that seventy percent of children do NOT learn well in the way the schools teach-lecture/ textbook/ test–most students need more…

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Why Four-Step Lessons?

Each lesson in Heart of Wisdom unit studies contains four basic steps. These four steps comprise a cycle of instruction based on the four learning styles. Each of the four steps teaches to one of these four learning styles. The chart below gives an overview of the four steps.

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Does Homeschooling Work?

Yes, homeschooling works and we can back it up with amazing statistics!

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How Do You Utilize the Intenet?

Each Heart of Wisdom unit study is full of hundreds of Internet links to interactive or informative Web pages. You don’t have to search for information-we guide you-giving several links appropriate for each lesson. Using the Heart of Wisdom Link Library We spend many hours investigating links in each lesson to find the best links. […]

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What is an Ebook?

Heart of Wisdom Ebooks are presented in Adobe Acrobat file format (also called PDF files), and in order to access your ebook, you will have to first download the free Acrobat Reader program to your computer. Adobe® Reader® is the tool for opening and using Adobe PDFs that are created in Adobe Acrobat®. How do […]