Now, Mr. Twain and I don't exactly see eye to eye on a good many things, but I'm with him on that quote of his about education...
Last year our history curriculum just wasn't a good fit for us. It became another thing on the schooling check-list, and nobody was very excited about doing it.
So this year I decided to take the leap and have a go at literature based learning for history. Here's the Pros and Cons I've found so far...
Literature Based Pros:
Literature Based Cons:
Overall, it has been a change for the better, and I think history is finally beginning to come alive around here!