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Mothers Matter

  Happy Mother’s Day! May is a fantastic month to take a look at the benefits and blessings of motherhood. While raising children can certainly bring about a few gray hairs, it may be... read more

May 12, 2017

Mother: Creating a Legacy of Love and Learning

  In 1988 my parents decided that home education was the best option for our family. We lived in California at the time, and other families in our church also homeschooled. Little did we... read more

May 11, 2017

Customer Service Answers: A Little (More) Help Along the Way—Additional IEW Resources

  Last week we answered some common questions we receive about some of the supplementary resources we sell to support parents and educators as they teach IEW writing to their children. This week we... read more

May 08, 2017

Interview with Susan Ison, Director of the Victus Study Skills System: Podcast Episode 91

  Join Andrew and Julie as they interview Susan Ison, the president of the Victus Study Skills System. Using both her experience and knowledge, Susan explains the process of her system, the value of... read more

May 05, 2017

Where are they Now? Jamie Poston: Robotics Researcher

  Do writing skills really matter if you are wanting to pursue a STEM pathway? Jamie Poston, a computer science and engineering major at the University of Nevada, Reno, would absolutely assert that they... read more

May 01, 2017

A Poem for National Arbor Day

  Today is National Arbor Day, a day that recognizes the significance of trees in our world. It is a day to enjoy outside, perhaps by planting a tree. First officially celebrated in Nebraska... read more

Apr 28, 2017

Laughing and Learning: A Match Made in Heaven

  James Thurber, a famous American humorist, once said, “Humor is a serious thing. I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources, which must be preserved at all... read more

Apr 26, 2017

“Simplicity with Great Rewards”: Linguistic Development through Poetry Memorization

  As April begins to wind down and National Poetry Month comes to a close for another year, you may be wondering how to keep the poetry going. After all, poetry is beautiful, and... read more

Apr 21, 2017

Primary Arts of Language: Summer Reinforcement Ideas that Don’t Steal Your Sanity

  It’s that time of year again! The days are lengthening. Moms are beginning to see the light at the end of the math book. Kids are squirrely to be done with school. But... read more

Apr 17, 2017

The Poetical Prowess of Andrew Pudewa

  Did you know that IEW has its own YouTube channel? We do! And in honor of National Poetry month, we want to highlight a few videos of our very own Andrew Pudewa reciting... read more

Apr 12, 2017

Barbara Freeman: Championing the University-Model® School

  I recently had the opportunity to speak with a remarkable woman—Barbara Freeman. With sincerity, passion, and more energy than most, Barbara diligently works to advance the message of the University-Model school. How did... read more

Apr 11, 2017

Laying a Firm Foundation

  My daughter and I have enjoyed venturing back into ancient history studies this past year. Of the four-year history cycle that we study, it has always been my favorite. And out of ancient... read more

Apr 10, 2017

Poetry Matters!

  We all know it: "The Alphabet Song." The earliest written example of the song was by the French composer Bouin in 1761. This simple poetic technique has been used now for centuries to... read more

Apr 07, 2017

Where are They Now? Michael Megelsh: Author, Instructor, Historian

  For those of us who are still in the midst of homeschooling, it is encouraging to hear stories of those who have graduated and are pursuing their life's goals. We recently caught up with... read more

Apr 07, 2017

Poetry in the House: Celebrating Some of Our Own

  April is National Poetry Month, and we couldn’t think of a better time of the year to celebrate it! All around us springs up new growth, and it seems a perfect time to... read more

Apr 07, 2017

A World of Difference

  I love spring! It evokes so many memories for me. The trickle of the snow melting off the roof, the poke of a tiny green crocus shoot, and the excitement of the homeschool... read more

Mar 29, 2017

A Simple Focus on What Works: Dr. Webster’s Two-Question Test

Teachers by nature are seekers of new and innovative tools to improve our teaching. We sign up for workshops, attend in-services, read books, and scour social media for strategies to add to our... read more

Mar 29, 2017

A Slip of Spring

  Spring is never late in her arrival by date, although some of us may be embracing her warmth a little more quickly thanks to our favorable geographical location. Regardless of whether you are... read more

Mar 20, 2017

Vocabulary Victorious!

  One of the many hats I wear (and as homeschool moms, we all wear a lot of hats!) is reading and writing tutor. The vast majority of my students are dyslexic. I tutor... read more

Mar 20, 2017

Fix It! Grammar: Digging Deeper

  Last week we answered some of your general questions about Fix It! Grammar. This week we thought we’d take a closer look at each of the books in the series and go a... read more

Mar 17, 2017

Amy Wormald: IEW Student, Teacher, and Advisor

  Amy Wormald is an in-the-trenches veteran of IEW, both learning from and teaching the Structure and Style Writing Method. She learned writing as a student through IEW and then used it as a... read more

Mar 14, 2017

Mothers Matter

  Happy Mother’s Day! May is a fantastic month to take a look at the benefits and blessings of motherhood. While raising... read more

Mother: Creating a Legacy of Love and Learning

  In 1988 my parents decided that home education was the best option for our family. We lived in California at the... read more

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Customer Service Answers: A Little (More) Help Along the Way—Additional IEW Resources

  Last week we answered some common questions we receive about some of the supplementary resources we sell to support parents and... read more

Interview with Susan Ison, Director of the Victus Study Skills System: Podcast Episode 91

  Join Andrew and Julie as they interview Susan Ison, the president of the Victus Study Skills System. Using both her experience... read more

Where are they Now? Jamie Poston: Robotics Researcher

  Do writing skills really matter if you are wanting to pursue a STEM pathway? Jamie Poston, a computer science and engineering... read more

A Poem for National Arbor Day

  Today is National Arbor Day, a day that recognizes the significance of trees in our world. It is a day to... read more

Laughing and Learning: A Match Made in Heaven

  James Thurber, a famous American humorist, once said, “Humor is a serious thing. I like to think of it as one... read more

“Simplicity with Great Rewards”: Linguistic Development through Poetry Memorization

  As April begins to wind down and National Poetry Month comes to a close for another year, you may be wondering... read more

Primary Arts of Language: Summer Reinforcement Ideas that Don’t Steal Your Sanity

  It’s that time of year again! The days are lengthening. Moms are beginning to see the light at the end of... read more

The Poetical Prowess of Andrew Pudewa

  Did you know that IEW has its own YouTube channel? We do! And in honor of National Poetry month, we want... read more

Barbara Freeman: Championing the University-Model® School

  I recently had the opportunity to speak with a remarkable woman—Barbara Freeman. With sincerity, passion, and more energy than most, Barbara... read more

Laying a Firm Foundation

  My daughter and I have enjoyed venturing back into ancient history studies this past year. Of the four-year history cycle that... read more

Poetry Matters!

  We all know it: "The Alphabet Song." The earliest written example of the song was by the French composer Bouin in... read more

Where are They Now? Michael Megelsh: Author, Instructor, Historian

  For those of us who are still in the midst of homeschooling, it is encouraging to hear stories of those who have... read more

Poetry in the House: Celebrating Some of Our Own

  April is National Poetry Month, and we couldn’t think of a better time of the year to celebrate it! All around... read more

A World of Difference

  I love spring! It evokes so many memories for me. The trickle of the snow melting off the roof, the poke... read more

A Simple Focus on What Works: Dr. Webster’s Two-Question Test

Teachers by nature are seekers of new and innovative tools to improve our teaching. We sign up for workshops, attend in-services,... read more

A Slip of Spring

  Spring is never late in her arrival by date, although some of us may be embracing her warmth a little more... read more

Vocabulary Victorious!

  One of the many hats I wear (and as homeschool moms, we all wear a lot of hats!) is reading and... read more

Fix It! Grammar: Digging Deeper

  Last week we answered some of your general questions about Fix It! Grammar. This week we thought we’d take a closer... read more

Amy Wormald: IEW Student, Teacher, and Advisor

  Amy Wormald is an in-the-trenches veteran of IEW, both learning from and teaching the Structure and Style Writing Method. She learned... read more

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