The Power of an Hour: (43:04 Mins)


The Power of an Hour: Gateway to a Classical Education -- Power of an Hour

by Donna Goff | LDS Homeschool Conference 2014

The Power of an Hour: Gateway to a Classical Education — Power of an Hour

The Power of an Hour is a Four Year LDS Curriculum since 2002; one room school house approach. It is grab and go, low prep, expansion built in, hands on, and dynamic. Yet it is as easy as 1, 2, 3, and has expansion built in. Scope: Scriptures, Classics, and Daily Focused Learning Sunday: Character Themes, Scripture Mastery,Conference Spotlight, Vocabulary, Quote, People from Church History. Monday: Sowing Seeds of Greatness- Art (Art History through biography), Art Appreciation, Art terms Y3, Spelling Rule of the Week. Tuesday: Sowing Seeds of Greatness-Music (Music History through Biography), Music Appreciation, Music Theory (y2), Grammar Rule of the Week. Wednesday: Sowing Seeds of Greatness– Math / Science (through biography), Living Math/Living Science. (Math covers all major operations in four years to prep for algebra). Thursday: Sowing Seeds of Greatness-Statesmen, Country of the Week, Language (Intro to Hebrew Y1, Anglo Saxon Roots Y2, Latin Roots Y3, Intro to Greek & Greek Roots Y4)> Friday: Sowing Seeds of Greatness-Poetry (Poetry History through biography), Poetry, and State of the Week. Sequence: 36 weeks a year for four years. Old Testament and Ancient Times New Testament and Birth of Christianity through Medieval Times Book of Mormon and Age of Discovery through the Foundations of Liberty. Doctrine and Covenants, and Fulness of Times.

Donna and her husband Roger have a family of seven children and ten grandchildren. She has home educated her children since the early 1980s, using Charlotte Mason (CM) since 1994 and Thomas Jefferson Education (TJEd) since 1995. Donna earned her BA, Art & Design from BYU ‘80, TJEd “5 Pillar Certification” ‘06, and MA Ed.GWU ’08 . Donna has presented at dozens of home education conferences in California, Oregon, Nevada, Utah and Virginia, since 1995. Donna is founder of Moor House Academy- a private LDS cyber-school and cottage school / home education hybrid in 2002. She is also co-founder with her daughters of The Royal Academe since 2006.




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