Ursa Minor Learning is a Charlotte Mason inspired curriculum. Bolstered by the twin pillars of science and history, Ursa Minor is compilation of many moms’ homeschooling experience, hundreds of hours of reading educational and homeschooling philosophies and methodology, and a lot of love. It is presented here for free for you to use as you see fit in your own home.
We currently offer plans for all four years of high school. Middle school is currently in the works.
We updated the Handwork and Lifeskills page for year 6-8 and added the skeleton outline for year 1-5. There are a few areas that a still a bit low on resources, but we will keep adding resources as we come across them. We also wanted to ask you guys if there was anything you’d like… Continue reading Handwork and Life Skills updated!
We are all a little behind on everything around here, sorry in advance. There was a funeral, a wedding, and unexpected Turkey Day guests, as well as some paid freelance work that we couldn’t turn down. We planned on doing a whole week of books that didn’t quiet make the curriculum, but we ran out… Continue reading Where to find free, cheap, or fast books
Amazon is currently running $5 off $20 on most books with the code GIFTBOOK17, just in case you you are in the market for some more books (and who isn’t?) Continuing our book from the cutting room floor week, Coyote’s Guide to Connecting with Nature was an option we considered for nature study. It’s an excellent book… Continue reading More books!
We are still hard at work trying to find a single decent history book for the middle school set, but I wanted to share a book we rejected from the Year 12 list today. Cybernetic Revolutionaries: Technology and Politics in Allende’s Chile by Eden Medina is a intriguing look at the history of computing outside the United… Continue reading One From the Cutting Room Floor
Several of you have reached out to us to ask questions, and we think that our responses might be useful to the community at large. Is there a Facebook group or a forum for Ursa Minor Learning? Not yet. We don’t currently have the time to moderate such a group. UML is our pet project… Continue reading Q&A Time