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Welcome to The Phunny Farm
We're the Phelps', a homeschooling family from Kansas. We established Jubilee Academy in 1993 with the purpose of providing a distinctively Christian education for our daughters. What do homeschoolers look like?
The true function of the teacher is to create the most favorable conditions for self-learning...True teaching is not that which gives knowledge, but that which stimulates pupils to gain it. One might say that he teaches best who teaches least.
John Milton Gregory, Teaching to Change Lives
Free Unit Studies
Coming Soon! Sea Stories for Wonder Eyes
Alice in Orchestralia (Music)
Soap Bubbles (Science)
The Great Musicians series from Opal Wheeler (Music History)
Wings & Stings (Entymology & Botany)
Beautiful Feet Geography Supplements (Holling C. Holling)
New!Internet Supplements for a High school study of the War between the States
World War II:A Short History (High School honors course)
Renaissance and Reformation Times (High School honors course)
"The mother who takes pains to endow her children with good habits secures for herself smooth and easy days; while she who lets their habits take care of themselves has a weary life of endless friction with the children ... The mother devotes herself to the formation of one habit at a time."
Learn more about the Charlotte Mason method of home education.
We have lost the tools of learning - the axe and the wedge, the hammer and the saw, the chisel and the plane - that were so adaptable to all tasks. Instead of them, we have merely a set of complicated jigs, each of which will do but one task and no more, and in using which eye and hand receive no training, so that no man ever sees the work as a whole or "looks to the end of the work."....For the sole true end of education is simply this: to teach men how to learn for themselves; and whatever instruction fails to do this is effort spent in vain."
Learn more about the Classical Approach to home education.
|Biblical Help for Your Family
Courtship & Marriage
Home Organization Forms & helps for your home and school.
...common-sense Biblical advice from authors of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Thoughts about... a variety of topics from home management, marital helps, advice for young men & young women.
Margaret Elizabeth Sangster
Ideals for Earnest Youth
On the whole, I think the duty of the woman the more important, the more difficult, and the more honorable of the two; on the whole, I respect the woman who does her duty even more than I respect the man who does his.
Theodore A. Roosevelt
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