Entmoot Academy
  • Welcome to the Entmoot!
  • What Is an Entmoot?

The Entmoot Academy Homeschool site is a repository of homeschooling links grouped by category which can be found in the Compendium of Resources. It is my hope that you find the resources you need as you grow through your homeschooling journey.  I have a lot more links to add, and will be trying to update as I'm able.  Do you have a website you think I should add?  Submit it here.

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Okay, what is an entmoot? In J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy, an ent is a shepherd of the trees. An entmoot is a meeting of the ents to discuss issues. When we first started homeschooling, I asked my husband to come up with a name, and that's what he came up with. It has stuck. Even though we like Tolkien's writings, and have named our cats and homeschool after characters in the books, we are not obsessed with Lord of the Rings. We are totally devoted followers of the Risen Saviour Christ Jesus. Everything that we do, we do for His glory, including homeschooling our three children.

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Thursday, 27 June 2013 22:24

Animated Atlas

Animated Atlas portrays large chapters of American history quickly by animating maps and geographic features. For school, home and genealogy use.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 22:23

EDSITEment: Arts & Culture

EDSITEment offers a treasure trove for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality material on the Internet in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social studies. All websites linked to EDSITEment have been reviewed for content, design, and educational impact in the classroom. They cover a wide range of humanities subjects, from American history to literature, world history and culture, language, art, and archaeology, and have been judged by humanities specialists to be of high intellectual quality. EDSITEment is not intended to represent a complete curriculum in the humanities, nor does it prescribe any specific course of study.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 22:22

Discover France

Part of the Embassy of France in Washington, D.C., this section of the website explores the culture and country of France.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 22:21

MapMachine

Use National Geographic's dynamic atlas to locate nearly any place on Earth, then search for and print historical, weather, population, and other maps of the spot.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 22:19

EDSITEment: History & Social Studies

EDSITEment offers a treasure trove for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality material on the Internet in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social studies. All websites linked to EDSITEment have been reviewed for content, design, and educational impact in the classroom. They cover a wide range of humanities subjects, from American history to literature, world history and culture, language, art, and archaeology, and have been judged by humanities specialists to be of high intellectual quality. EDSITEment is not intended to represent a complete curriculum in the humanities, nor does it prescribe any specific course of study.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 00:00

Froguts

An e-learning company dedicated to providing engaging science simulations and labs.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 22:17

Invention at Play

Highly interactive companion site to Invention at Play,a highly interactive, engaging, and surprising exhibition that focuses on the similarities between the ways children and adults play and the creative processes used by innovators in science and technology. It departs from traditional representations of inventors as extraordinary geniuses who are "not like us" to celebrate the creative skills and processes that are familiar and accessible to all people.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 00:00

PlaneMath Enterprises

Congratulations! You've been hired as an airplane design engineer for PlaneMath Enterprises. As a new employee, you'll need to visit each of our 8 training departments. After you complete your training, you can go to the Design Department to receive your first project.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 00:00

How Things Fly

A virtual exhibition at the National Air & Space Museum which answers the questions "what makes an airplane fly?" "how does a spacecraft stay in orbit?" and "why does a balloon float in the air?".

Thursday, 27 June 2013 00:00

Flights of Inspiration

Part of the Franklin Institute website, this section focuses on the first flight, and other historical aspects of flight, and students can design their own model aircraft using the Forces of Flight and the Challenge of Flight sections.

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