2018 thru 2020 Themes for The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine

Summer 2018 (Print and Digital)


Publishing: July 1st
Deadline: CLOSED–All Slated

• Feature Articles: The Truth About Common Core
• Theme:
 Language Arts – Grammar
• Theme: Hands on Math
• Theme: Geology
• Theme: Gifted Students
• Theme: NASA
• Theme: Careers in Flight
• Theme: Science
• Theme: HisStory – American Folklore
• Theme: Homesteading/Off Grid
• Theme: Homekeeping in the Summer
• Theme: Writing
• Resource Guide: Summer Learning and Fun
• Resource Guide: Higher Education and Post High School Opportunities

Fall 2018 (Digital)


Publishing: September 1, 2018
Deadline: June 30, 2018

• Feature Articles: Science – STEM & STEAM: What’s All the Fuss?
• Theme: Language Arts – Literature
• Theme:
High School Math/Prep For College
• Theme: Physics and Chemistry
• Theme: Identifying the Special Needs Student
• Theme: Foreign Language
• Theme: Frugal Moms (freezer meals, low priced                       dinners, bulk cooking). Holiday articles,                         last minute gifts.
• Theme: HisStory – Thanksgiving History
• Theme: Science Technology – Augmented Reality
• Theme: Homekeeping in Fall
• Theme: Art and Music
• Resource Guide:  Gifts Your Active Learner Will Love

Winter 2018 (Print and Digital)


Publishing: December 1, 2018
Deadline: September 30, 2018

• Feature Articles: The Troubling History of Public School Education
• Theme: What’s an Unschooler? Delight-Directed Learning
• Theme: Language Arts – Spelling
• Theme: Special Needs
• Theme: Teaching Elementary-Ages Math
• Theme: HisStory: Historical Inventions
• Theme: Preschool
• Theme: High Schoolers Keeping their own Records
• Theme: Time Management
• Theme: New Resolutions
• Theme: Organization
• Theme: Homekeeping in Winter
• Theme: Beating the Winter Blues
• Resource Guide:  Organizational & Educational Resources for your Home & Homeschool
 

Spring 2019 (Digital)


Publishing: March 1, 2019
Deadline: November 30, 2018

• Feature Articles: The World is Your Schoolhouse
• Theme: The Evolution Agenda in Public Schools
• Theme: Language Arts – Reading Clinic
• Theme: Careers Using Math
• Theme: Special Needs – Early Symptoms & What to Watch for
• Theme: Foreign Languages – Teaching Spanish
• Theme: HisStory – Early America & the One Room Schoolhouse
• Theme: Becoming a Writer – Your Child Has a Story Inside
• Theme: Homesteading – Gardens & Outdoor Buildings
• Theme: Travel and the Homeschooler
• Theme: International Homeschooling: Stories from Around the World
• Resource Guide: Travel/Adventure/Field Trips

Summer 2019 (Print and Digital)


Publishing: June 1, 2019
Deadline: March 30, 2019

• Feature Articles: Oceans! Discovering Careers in Oceanography, Marine Biology, Marines, etc.
• Theme: Will Homeschooling Remain Legal?
• Theme: Language Arts – Fun Ways to Teach Grammar
• Theme: When to Start Formal Math
• Theme: Middle School Electives – Ideas, Lists
• Theme: Teacher Tips! Homeschooling Multiple Ages/Grades
• Theme: Homesteading – Canning, Dehydrating and Storing
• Theme: Your Child & Social Media
• Theme: Working While Homeschooling – Moms Who Wear Many Hats
• Theme: HisStory: The Declaration of Independence
• Resource Guide: Don’t Forget the Electives!

Fall 2019 (Digital)


Publishing: September 1, 2019
Deadline: May 30, 2019

• Feature Articles: Careers in Art & Photography
• Theme: Trades, Apprenticeships, Colleges
• Theme: Language Arts – When My Child Just Won’t Write
• Theme: Teaching Manners and Respect in Today’s World
• Theme: HisStory – Bringing Art History Instruction to Life
• Theme: Homesteading – Harvest Ideas for Families
• Theme: Young Learning – Toys & Inventive Minds
• Theme: Discount Field Trip Hacks – Live Theater, History Societies, Zoos, Symphony, Museums, and Arts&Craft Fairs
• Theme: Special Needs Homeschooling – Keep Them Home
• Resource Guide: Online Learning/Web or App-based Classes

Winter 2019 (Print and Digital)


Publishing: December 1, 2019
Deadline: August 30, 2019

• Feature Articles: Sky Careers: Meteorologist, Pilot, Storm Chaser, Astronaut, Airplane Mechanic, Air Traffic Controller, etc.
• Theme: Can I Pull My Child Out of Public School?
• Theme: Preschool – Preparing for Math Skills & Reading
• Theme: Homesteading – Quilts & Crochet Projects for Winter
• Theme: High School – Transcripts, Credits, Portfolios for Life
• Theme: Customizing The Courses Your Homeschooler Takes
• Theme: Making Math Meaningful
• Theme: Providing the Finer Arts – Art, Drama, Dance, Music, Creative Media/Film-making
• Theme: Giving My Homeschooler a Classical Christian Education
• Resource Guide: I Love a Rainy Day! Arts/Crafts Projects and DIY

Spring 2020 (Print and Digital)


Publishing: March 1, 2020
Deadline: November 30, 2019

• Featured Articles: Engineering Careers: Civil Engineer (bridges, roads, buildings, etc.) Cartography (maps, atlases), Mechanical Engineer (gas/steam/wind turbines, internal combustion engines, refrigeration/air-conditioning systems, elevators/escalators, etc.), Petroleum Engineer (oil extraction), Chemical Engineer, Agricultural Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Hydrologist, Process Engineer, Sales Engineer
• Theme: Should My Autistic Child Be Homeschooled?
• Theme: Schooling Year ‘Round: Reasons
• Theme: Language Arts: Spelling, Grammar & Phonics
• Theme: History – Our Rights: Teaching the Constitution
• Theme: Scope & Sequence – What Should My Child Know, and When?
• Theme: Ready for Math – Elementary Methods
• Theme: Foreign Language Learning

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