Guest Author - Alissa Moy
David and Shirley Quine are nationally known speakers , who started a quarter of a century ago the Cornerstone Curriculum, with a biblical worldview. The Quine family are all homeschooled, and work together preparing the curriculum. The ideas are based on Charlotte Mason, Dr. Robert Moore and Dr. Francis Schaeffer.
For Math instruction Making Math Meaningful is for Level K through Algebra 1 and Geometry. Parent and student books are available for $30.00 each. A manipulative kit can also be ordered for $15.00 for levels K -3.
In the area of Science, books can be ordered for levels 1-4 at $25.00 each. The Science area contains spiritual applications, in addition to scientific knowledge. For anyone seeking a Biblical view of Science, this is definitely a program you will want to check out.
Music from the Christian Worldview is offered for five years. They are suprisingly quite technological, and the classical composers and their music can be loaded right onto your Ipod. Adventures in Art has three galleries containing reproductions of major art periods for students to explore and glean artistic knowledge from.
The Starting Point Curriculum is a biblical worldview primer of the three areas of study: Theology, Literature and American History. The complete package can be purchased for $155.00. Worldviews of the World, a multisensory approach, with a biblical approach also to history, is for grades 9-12, years I to III. Seven subjects are taught in an interconnected manner. They are Theology, Literature, Art, Music, Government, Economics and Science. Eighteen credits in total is given for all three worldview years.
Also offered are podcasts, a series of weekly audio discussions, are offered for buyers at no charge. There is also a new elementary curriculum for grades 3-7, A Heart 4 You: China, is $200.00 for the complete worldview set. Cornerstone is a Christian curriculum, with an integral and cross curricular focus. Check out their website at: www.cornerstonecurriculum.com.