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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Displaying items by tag: music

Thursday, 27 June 2013 00:00

Core Knowledge Foundation

Dedicated to excellence and fairness in early education, the Core Knowledge Foundation is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1986 by E. D. Hirsch, Jr., professor emeritus at the University of Virginia and author of many acclaimed books including Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know and The Schools We Need and Why We Don't Have Them. The Foundation conducts research on curricula, develops books and other materials for parents and teachers, offers workshops for teachers, and serves as the hub of a growing network of Core Knowledge schools. As you explore this site, you will find lesson plans, articles, and many other resources to help you use the Core Knowledge Preschool Sequence and Core Knowledge Sequence K-8 in your classroom and school.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:34

KIDiddles

Multicultural Songs from around the World that Build an Appreciation of Diversity. With lyrics and music to listen to. There are other languages as well.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:55

Making Music Fun

The mission of Making Music Fun is to pursue creative excellence in the design of free music resources for elementary music classroom teachers, private music instructors and homeschool parents, for the purpose of building kids up in positive ways and enriching their lives with an appreciation for music and learning.

Saturday, 06 July 2013 00:00

Practical Pages

Notebook pages, minibooks and lapbook projects, handwriting charts and booklets, organizational tips and ideas spanning multiple subjects.