Behind the Scenes with Our Teachers
By Bob Irvin and Bonnie Rose Hudson
This is the second in a series of articles on
our expert Teachers who have been offering course material for 18 months or longer at SchoolhouseTeachers.com, The Old
Schoolhouse® Magazine’s curriculum site.
You can see Part 1 in our July/August issue.
Point. Click. Teach.
That’s one of our mottos at SchoolhouseTeachers.com. We want parents—already pas- sionately investing in their
children’s home education—to have easy
access to world-class instructors and material that will aid their school year.
The site creates a teamwork dynamic
with educators from around the globe.
lians Dr. Peter Price (elementary math)
and Teresa Evans (with colorful Everyday Games for elementary children and
parents) joined some of the premier
homeschool industry leaders contributing lessons to the curriculum site.
Here is the second set of our dedi-
Tammie Bairen is
one of the authors of
our art appreciation
study, Everyday Easels. She joined the
as a volunteer contributor to the site.
She now works as an editor behind the
scenes at both SchoolhouseTeachers
.com and The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine. Born and raised in Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania, Tammie now lives in sun-ny,;historic;St.;Augustine,;Florida,;with
She says you may not know: “I
never wanted to homeschool. My
husband, who had not been home-schooled;a;day;in;his;life,;said;he;want-ed us to do so. I went to a conference
and informed him before the last session that we would be homeschooling
the whole way through high school,
God willing. Our oldest is going into
11th grade this year. God has brought
about many changes in my life because
of homeschooling. I have created curriculum to use in our co-op (for me
and others), taught seminars at con-ferences,;began;blogging;to;be;a;part
writing a novel loosely based on the
history of her family and blogs at Living Life As It Unfolds.
On SchoolhouseTeachers.com: Tammie
is not only one of the current authors of
Everyday Easels but was also a contributor
to This Day in History. She will be adding
her;own;course,;Introduction to Architecture,;this;fall.
Kimm Bellotto is our
and the co-founder of
In the Hands of a Child,
the original lapbook
company. She and her
partners have now published close to five
We’d like you to get to know these
their classes at the site—and
possibly a little-known fact or
two about them.