DIY Journalism Curriculum for Homeschoolers

DIY Journalism Curriculum

My 14-year-old daughter is very interested in pursuing a career in journalism, specifically investigative journalism. (UPDATE: Actually, she's pursuing a very different career path now.) When I first looked online for a journalism curriculum for high schoolers—one that dove into more than just the how-to's of crafting an article—I didn't find anything very comprehensive. Since I wasn't […]

The Absurdity and Irregularity of English Pronunciation

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English is a very complicated language. Many English words, due to their roots in a variety of languages such as French, Greek, German, and Latin, are known to be exceptionally hard to spell and pronounce correctly. Sure, as homeschoolers we like to entertain the idea that there are actually English spelling and pronunciation "rules" that […]