Category: HOW Teaching Methods

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The Heart of Wisdom Approach: An Overview

The Heart of Wisdom teaching approach is a combination of several teaching methods organized around a two-sided curriculum base: God’s Word and God’s World. This method is specifically designed for multilevel teaching.

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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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Greek vs Hebrew Education

What we now consider “The Church” is almost nothing like the Early New Testament Church. Think of an archeologist digging through layers to find out what life was like in ancient times. Historians concur that the Greeks were destroyed by moral decay. Pursuing knowledge without God is a recipe for disaster. We simply cannot survive […]

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Spelling Curriculum for Under $1

Children learn to spell through writing, making mistakes and correcting them. You can create an individualized spelling program for each of your children under a dollar. You will examine your child’s frequently misspelled words to look for common broken rules.

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Delight-Directed Study

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.

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Creating A 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.

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Teaching with Movies: Free Lesson Plans

TeachwithMovies.org: The historical and artistic merit of each recommended film has been carefully assessed. The TeachWithMovies.com Subject Matter Index lists films by area of the curriculum. We also index films by appropriate age, title, social-emotional learning topic, etc. The best way to navigate the site is through our list of indexes. Learning Guides for each […]

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Teaching with Youtube and Netflix

Lights, Camera,  Learn Do you remember getting excited when the teacher wheeled in the  the reel to reel movie projector cart (if you are close to my age).   The movies were on 8mm reels, even the dry ones were better than reading a boring textbook. Research supports children and adults learn and retain information […]

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Youtube for Schools

All schools can now use the YouTube educational video site, youtube.com/education, without having to jump over Internet filtering hurdles. On this portion of the site, all comments are disabled and the only related videos are those that can be found in the Education portal of the site. The option has been created for parents, teachers, […]

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Free Sample Lessons and Book Excerpts

Hundreds of free pages to let you review our materials.

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A Family Guide to the Biblical Holidays

Learn the teaching method God uses to teach His children. The ultimate hands-on Bible lessons! Teach your children the way God instructed the Hebrews to teach their children –with annual events telling the story of His people and the coming of Jesus.

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Adam to Abraham: An Internet-Linked Unit Study

The first eleven chapters describe Creation, the Fall, the Flood, and the origin of nations. Genesis 12-50 is the ancestral story. The focus of this unit study is on Genesis 1-12 revealing Jesus in Genesis!Genesis 1-12 stories include the divine act that brings humanity and history into existence, and enables humanity to exist, multiply, diversify, and disperse upon the earth.

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My Second Favorite Book of All Time

This is my favorite Bible study tool. I totally agree with Dr. Ed Hindson who said, “If I could give only two books to a new Christian, one would be the Bible and the other would be this book.” Great lapbook tool.

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Apple Unit Study

Free Apple Unit Study Christian worldview. field trip planner, virtual field trips, Lessons, links, lideos, worksheets, coloring pages, and more.

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Character Traits Check List

Free download Character Traits check List and examples of how to use the list (planned lessons or teachable moments)

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Bible Scrapbook Kit

Remember the felt boards and characters–this is the upgrade for the digital age!

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Sample of a Delight Directed Homeschool Day

Here is a sample of our homeschool day. Our study took on a life of its own going in several unplanned directions (lessons running a muck is norm for us).

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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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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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Is Heart of Wisdom for You?

We have completed several polls concerning the Heart of Wisdom teaching approach, and the results show the top reasons why homeschoolers choose or reject Heart of Wisdom’s materials

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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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Ancient History: Adam to Messiah

Ancient History: Adam to Messiah is a chronological history unit study designed for multi-levels grades 4-12 (although many are using for all ages). It includes Bible, history, geography, literature, government, composition, agriculture, religion, science, economics, and more. The lessons are full and require minimum preparation. The first goal of this book is to inspire students […]

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What the Bible Says…Cookbook

Join biblical health author Hope Egan and lifelong healthy eater Amy Cataldo as they unveil the long-awaited follow-up to What the Bible Says about Healthy Living.