30 Days of Homeschool: Day 25 – Music Education

(30 posts about free resources for homeschooling)

“Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.” Martin Luther

“Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.” Ludwig van Beethoven

So you want your child to know more about music, and even play an instrument, but you’re stuck because you don’t have the wherewithal to get a tuba, or join a community band, or you don’t want to be on all of those band trips, etc. I hope the resources below will help. There’s nothing here to give you a free instrument, but there are resources that can help in your practice and study of them.

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30 Days of Homeschool – Day 16: Online Books

(30 free posts about free resources for homeschooling)

I mentioned some of these yesterday, and I figured that “online books” needed its own post. There are a whole lot of great books offered for free online. Sure, it might be tedious to browse through what’s there, but you do what you can with what you have. You probably already know about the free books from Amazon and B&N, so I’ll skip those.

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30 Days of Homeschool – Day 14: Free Curricula

(reminder – 1. this is about free resources for homeschool, in 30 non-consecutive posts…meaning: there won’t be a post every day, but there will be 30 🙂

PREFACE/ENCOURAGEMENT/PONTIFICATION: There are those who like to use what they have, some like to unschool, some like to buy this and that, and still others like the framework provided by a curriculum. This is for those of you who prefer the last option, yet don’t want to spend the money on it.

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30 Days of Homeschool: Day 7 – Free Online IT Training

***This is the 7th of 30 installments about free resources for homeschooling***

PREFACE/ENCOURAGEMENT/PONTIFICATION: Only 40% of US college-age adults (age 25-64) have a college degree. I was shocked when I saw this. Marketing has done a great job of making people think that a college-degree is necessary to living a great, productive life – but it’s not required. More and more organizations are providing training for free – many businesses/corporations/organizations realize that it’s not official training and certifications that make people productive. They know that people need to be trained and educated, but it’s more the case of good character and learning what’s really pertinent to their job.

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