10 Online Coding Resources for Kids to Learn Computer Code

10 Online Coding Resources for Kids to learn to Code | #homeschool #ihsnet | GreatPeaceAcademy.com

The digital age is here and we need to be preparing our kids to speak the language of computing, coding. Most likely, whether we’ve taught it to them or not, they have a decent understanding of it all by just being around computers their entire lives.  Looking forward to their adulthood we must recognize that computers, and coding of computers will play a very important […] Read More

Homeschool with Super Science Resources

Love Science? Super Science Items to Consider for your Homeschool | GreatPeaceAcademy.com #ihsnet

Love Science?    One of my favorite times of the year as a homeschooler is back to homeschool time. I just love stocking up on school supplies like, Ticondaroga pencils, all sharpened with fresh erasers on the ends, pristine new spiral or composition notebooks, binders and dividers. I love having on hand brand new text books organized and ready to educate my child for the […] Read More

Ideas for Teaching STEM utilizing a 3d Pen in Homeschool

Ideas for Teaching STEM utilizing a 3d Pen in Homeschool | GreatPeaceAcademy.com

My son is fascinated by all things STEM, throw in art and he’s over the moon excited. Which is why I’ve been working to figure out how to utilize a 3D pen in homeschool to encourage his active mind to explore STEM in many aspects.  No doubt my son is fascinated by engineering, which means that science, technology and math are at the forefront of his […] Read More

A Visual Exploration for How to Memorize the Periodic Table

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I can remember back to junior high school when I took earth science from Mrs. Garrett. One of the lessons we worked through was an introduction to the periodic table of elements. Mrs. Garrett diligently divided the table into their appropriate categories and assigned us memorization work for each segment. It was hard. Now, don’t get me wrong. Mrs. Garrett was a good teacher and I […] Read More

4 Books for Homeschool Libraries

4 Books for Homeschool Libraries from DK Books. | Great Peace Academy.com

I’m a book junkie. Most homeschool moms that I know are too. So, when I was given an opportunity to join the DK Books Blog team I was super thrilled! It means I get to review, great DK Books and share my own thoughts and opinions with you, tell you about books which I think you might find to be valuable benefit to your homeschool […] Read More

Science Study for Gifted Students

Overview of Survival on the Reef My favorite resource for gifted and advanced learning materials is Prufrock Press. So, I was thrilled as a reviewer and affiliate marketer when I was given a free copy of Survival on the Reef by Colleen Kessler in exchange for my honest review. At Great Peace Academy we are spending our school year exploring the animals that live in […] Read More

Learning outside the Box: Of Pizza and Crackers

  Sometimes, we have to think inside the box in order to learn outside the box (curriculum box) to accomplish our educational goals. This week it was a pizza box and a graham cracker box.    Jonathan is studying fractions in math. He is learning to add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators, mixed numbers and simplifying. A friend of our, the great Mrs. Wazoo, […] Read More