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: primary

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 00:00

Primary Games

Award winning site for teachers, parents, and kids featuring free educational games, coloring pages, interactive e-books, holiday activities, musical postcards, crafts, and more!

Thursday, 27 June 2013 21:23

Tutorial World

Tutorial World provides free questions for your practice in English, Maths and Science at primary school level. These tutorials and worksheets are arranged by grade levels, subjects and topics.

Learning activities for early childhood educators originally created with the child care professional in mind... but it really is for anyone who works with children on a daily basis - whether that is in the role of a child care provider - parent - or teacher. This site features printable hands-on learning activities for pre-k and kindergarten children. There are file folder games ... flip books ... matching games... learning sheets ... craft projects... flash learning pages... teaching ideas and more!

Thursday, 27 June 2013 00:00

National Geographics Little Kids

Companion site to NG Little Kids, the National Geographic Society's first magazine for 3- to 6-year-olds and their parents. Packed with teaching tools to help parents inspire a love of learning in their children, NG Little Kids, brings animals, nature, science, and just plain fun to the littlest learners.