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A Biblical Home Education: Building Your Homeschool on the Foundation of God's Word

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An immensely respected leader in today’s homeschool movement, Dr. Ruth Beechick encourages families to center all aspects of their children’s learning on God’s Word in A Biblical Home Education. Beechick begins by showing how the subjects of worldview, science, and history have been pulled apart from the Bible and how they can be sensibly reconnected. In the author’s words ...more
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Published January 1st 2007 by B&H Publishing Group
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Jen Andrews
Jun 22, 2010 Jen Andrews rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very great overview on how you could approach different subjects. Does not go into much detail; is not a curriculum, but gives you some good ideas.
Amanda
Sep 17, 2015 Amanda rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Even as a mostly conservative Christian, I found the tone of this book very off-putting.
Katherine
Sep 27, 2015 Katherine rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A great resource for someone who wants to use the bible as there many focus.
Ariana
Jul 16, 2008 Ariana rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: borrowed
Some good tips if you want to homeschool and you are a Christian... but she only has ONE perspective, and only HER perspective is right. And why would anyone want to teach children anything about other interpretations, instead of the RIGHT one (which is, of course, hers)? A parent's whole goal in parenting is to get their child to "accept Jesus", which happens around 5 years old in a Christian home (yes, she actually said that! As if it were a developmental step!). Anyway, get it from the librar ...more
Connie Rossini
I was hoping to get a lot out of this book, since I use The Golden Children's Bible as the basis for creating unit studies in our Catholic homeschool. I knew the author had a fundamentalist Protestant world view, because I had read one of her other books. I had gotten a lot out of it in spite of that. This one did not measure up. The boxed-in, fundamentalist mindset influences every page. I do not recommend it for anyone who is not a fundamentalist Protestant.
Bree
Notes:
keeping homeschool simple with the bible as your main foundation
emphasis on skills not subjects -- leans toward our unschooling ways
some odd ideas I don't agree with
bibliography references are mostly to her own books (??)
still very helpful though
Keri
Jul 24, 2013 Keri rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-again
Lots of great tips for homeschoolers. I especially like the Choosing Curriculum chapter. Very practical with common sense ideas anyone can do. Definitely a book I will come back to again and again.
Penny
Aug 19, 2012 Penny rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An excellent and encouraging book for homeschoolers who believe there is more to education than workbook after workbook after workbook. Lots of practical teaching tips here.
Tauna
Apr 03, 2013 Tauna rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: homeschool
Pretty good with lots of ideas for using the Bible as basis and primary text for homeschool. I will check it out again when the kids get a bit older.
Stephanie
good resource to own. Several titles suggested by author as good resources.
Nancy
May 04, 2012 Nancy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved this book!
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Dr. Ruth Beechick spent a lifetime teaching and studying how people learn. She taught in Washington state, Alaska, Arizona and in several colleges and seminaries in other states. She also spent thirteen years at a publishing company writing curriculum for churches. In "retirement" she wrote for the homeschool movement. Her degrees are A.B. from Seattle Pacific University, M.A.Ed. and Ed.D. from Ar ...more
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