Rob and Cyndy Shearer
Former columnists for Practical Homeschooling Magazine
Rob Shearer, and his wife Cyndy, are the proud parents of nine children. They have been homeschooling for twelve years now. Rob has undergraduate and graduate degrees in history and philosophy, and Cyndy has undergraduate and graduate degrees in English literature and creative writing. They have designed and taught courses in public and private schools, and they are the authors and publishers of a series of award-winning study guides and biographies. In 1989 Rob and Cyndy founded Greenleaf Press to provide quality history books for children. They are frequent speakers at homeschool conferences and curriculum fairs.
Homeschooling Articles by Rob and Cyndy Shearer
Forgotten Thanksgiving Facts Squanto, the world traveler, and other little-known facts about Thanksgiving.
How George Washington Learned the Art of War George Washington was a soldier before he became Commander-in-Chief. How did he learn how to fight... and win?
Patrick Henry A sketch of the remarkable career of Patrick Henry.
Columbus and the Flat Earth... History Myths about Columbus debunked.
Should Homeschoolers Be Guilty Until Proven Innocent? How presuppositions effect our politics.
The Myth of Neutrality The good and bad sides of multiculturalism.
Models for Understanding History The Shearers wonder if the human race is going uphill, downhill, or over the hill. Find out what difference this makes to your history studies
Introduction to Twaddle-Free History The Shearers describe their method for teaching twaddle-free history.
Ancient History 101 The Shearers think it's time to study Greece, Rome, and Israel.
Old Testament History 101 The Shearers make it simple.
Put the Story Back into History Rob and Cyndy Shearer tell how to make history exciting.
How Should We Deal with Evolution? The Shearers explain why evolution is bad history—and why we should teach it as a "myth."