View RSS Feed

Fiddler

  1. Celebrating John J. Audubon



    Wildlife artist John James Audubon was born on this day in 1785. His paintings and descriptions of the birds of America are familiar to and appreciated by birders everywhere. While he is one of the most famous avian illustrators, he is not one of the founders of the Audubon Society. His name was chosen because his work inspired the organization's efforts to protect birds and their ...
    Tags: audubon, birding Add / Edit Tags
    Categories
    Uncategorized
  2. Poetry Books for Patriots' Day

    I had never heard of Patriots' Day until we moved to Massachusetts over a decade ago. Commemorating the battles of Lexington and Concord, the holiday is a huge deal in this area: parades and celebrations abound. Evidently the day is also celebrated in Maine, but it was completely off my radar during the four years I lived there.

    While my crowd-shunning family rarely goes to parades, we do enjoy a patriotic read from time to time. Here, then, are a few books of American poetry ...
    Tags: poetry Add / Edit Tags
    Categories
    Uncategorized
  3. Middle School Home Learning--What's Working

    Inspired by an email list I'm on and jumpstarted by Cindy's forum thread (Middle School Homeschool Bloggers. . .Where Are They?), I've written up what's working well for my eldest (nicknamed Jazz, age 13, 7th grade), and plan to continue with posts about my other two kids ASAP.

    You can find the post here.
    Categories
    Uncategorized
  4. Burns Night - Ca' the Yowes

    It's Robert Burns's birthday today! Over at Rockhound Place I have a poem celebrating the day along with a video of Scottish folk singers The Corries singing the poem set to music.

    Read the post here.
    Tags: music, poetry Add / Edit Tags
    Categories
    Uncategorized
  5. NYT Music alert!

    The New York Times is currently running a "Top Ten Classical Composers" video series hosted by NYT chief music critic Anthony Tommasini. The videos are easily digestible, truly informative, and enjoyable--win, win, win--so I greatly encourage you to check them out. You may need to sign up for the NYT online to access the series, but signing up is free.

    Links and more here.
    Tags: music Add / Edit Tags
    Categories
    Uncategorized
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 LastLast
About us

SecularHomeschool.com was created to provide information, resources, and a place to share and connect with secular homeschoolers across the world. Secularhomeschool.com aims to be your one-stop shop for all things homeschool! We will be highlighting information about wonderful secular homeschool resources, and keeping you up to date with what is going on in the world of secular homeschooling. But that is only the beginning. SHS is your playground. A place to share the things that are important to you. A place to create and join groups that share your interests. A place to give and get advice. There are no limits to what you can do at Secular Homeschool, so join today and help build the community you have always wanted.

SecularHomeschool.com is a community and information source where secular homeschoolers ARE the majority. It is the home for non-religious homeschoolers, eclectic homeschoolers, freethinking homeschoolers AND anyone interested in homeschooling irrespective of religion. This site is an INCLUSIVE community that recognizes that homeschoolers choose secular homeschool materials and resources for a variety of reasons and to accomplish a variety of personal and educational goals. Although SecularHomeschool.com, and its members, have worked hard to compile a comprehensive directory of secular curricula, it does not attest that all materials advertised on our site, in our newsletters, or on our social media profiles are 100% secular. Rather, SecularHomeschool.com respects the aptitude of each individual homeschool parent to fully research any curriculum before acquiring it, to ensure that it holistically meets the educational, personal, and philosophical goals of each homeschooler.

Join us