William Chad Newsom - Homeschoolers

William Chad Newsom is a writer and editor at Cross and Quill Media, which he operates with his wife, Angela. He is the author of several books and novels, including "The Crown of Fire" (historical fiction for young readers); "Talking of Dragons: the Children's Books of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis" (literary study for families); "The Nicholas Book: A Legend of Santa Claus"; and "Family Lore: Kindling a Love of Story in Children" (forthcoming), as well as a number of published articles. He has contributed to several volumes of the Omnibus homeschool curriculum series. The Newsoms teach their six children at their home in North Carolina.


Man With A Mission: History on Video for Election Year

Election Day is just around the corner, and the thoughts of many turn (perhaps reluctantly?) to politics. In a year when religious liberty has been an important issue, homeschoolers have an opportunity to draw lessons from history that can be applied to current events. And if you know where to look, there are excellent videos […]

Literature on Video: Holmes-School

Supplementing a homeschool literature curriculum with videos can be a good idea, but many film adaptations of classic literature fall short when it comes to faithfulness to the original source. Sleuthing for which films are worthy of school time can make any parent feel a bit like Sherlock Holmes himself. Our family’s favorite source is […]