The Lifeboat That Saved The World {Book Review}

The Lifeboat that Saved the World is a faithful retelling of the ancient Mesopotamia flood written down in cuneiform four thousand years ago. This Babylonian story of Atra-hasis (meaning 'Very-Wise') can be found on a few cuneiform tablets kept in collections all around the world. Atra-hasis is also known by the name Ut-napishtim, a character…

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Develop an Enquiring Mind in Children

The ability to think critically and analytically then confidently reach their own conclusion is one of my main homeschooling goals for the children.  We learn lots of history (and that's great). But my desire is to use history to teach the children more transferable skills, rather than simple knowledge.  I want them to think, hypothesise, predict, problem solve and support…

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Learning from History

In our homeschool, learning from history happens intentionally between the ages of about five and twelve. History offers us everything. Apart from events of the past, history also gives us people to study, art, architecture, food, fashions, science, inventions...I could go on...and on...and on. Literally every 'subject' under the sun can be found within the…

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