Knowledge Base

February 7, 2015

Daffodil Nature Walk with First Grade Students by Deborah Dobbins

Why Nature Study? At a recent seminar, one of our attendees asked, “Why Nature Study?” I’ve received many “how-to” questions, but this was the first time […]
November 16, 2014

Taking Our Time by Amy Fiedler

“We can’t make a child hear God’s voice, but maybe we can place the child in the place where we know he takes walks.” I can […]
October 12, 2014

A Dry Brush Tutorial or Who is Afraid of a Little Paint? by Jeannette Tulis

I have seen that look on your face, the one that says, “I can’t do that; what is more, my children can’t do that!” at the […]
October 7, 2014

Adeline Bell: Pondering Charlotte Mason and Early Childhood by Dr. Donna Johnson

Grandparents have to be careful. Not everyone is as interested in their grandchildren as they are. Cute grandchild pictures and instances of clever grandchild behavior must […]
September 28, 2014

Listening with the Eyes by Rebekah Brown Hierholzer

My daughter, 3 years old, is crazy about favorites. I mean crazy in the sense that she walks around endlessly asking me what my favorites are […]
July 19, 2014

Living Math…Is it Possible? – On Purpose and Intentional Living-Including Mathematics by Christina Pittman

In an effort to make this applicable to the greater audience, I won’t insert much of my own personal journey with math, but you should know […]
May 25, 2014

A Tale of Two Galleries by Dr. Jennifer Spencer

Monet’s Garden at Argenteuil A lady walks in to the National Gallery in Washington, D.C. with a group of high school students. She is confident because, […]
April 16, 2014

Building a Foundation of Number Sense PK-2 with Suzanne Bazak

Suzanne Bazak is one of the best educators that I know. I worked with her when I was a principal in Roanoke City Public Schools where […]
February 16, 2014

Nature Study Field Trips for All Ages by Deborah Dobbins

“Nature Knowledge the most important for Young Children. –It would be well if all we persons in authority, parents and all who act for parents, could […]