Ditch the Desk Christmas and Candy Canes

We have exciting news! Ditch the Desk is back with two very special Christmas-themed units from two of our newest Star Contributors. Look for more from Heather Hayes and Jenn Holden in the months ahead.

Keeping Christ in Christmas and Character Before Curriculum by Heather Hayes

Candy Canes by Jenn Holden

Candy Canes Lesson One

Candy Canes Lesson Two

Much of our Schoolhouse Dailies content is produced in a team environment by our Schoolhouse Contributors. While a few Schoolhouse Contributors develop their curriculum independently, many work in an on-line team environment to create much of the material you see on our Dailies tab. We would be happy to discuss this opportunity with you and would love to consider your work. For information on joining our group of Schoolhouse Contributors, contact Schoolhouse Dailies Editor Julie Coney atjconey@theoldschoolhouse.com.

Heather HayesMeet Heather Hayes! Heather has been following Jesus since 1991. She lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, with her husband, Ryan, and their six year old son Nehemiah. Ryan and Heather adopted Nehemiah from foster care in 2009.

Heather was home-schooled until going to college and then spent 13 years working in the public school system as a classroom teacher and guidance counselor. She is now enjoying the role of full time wife and homeschooling mommy.

Heather holds a Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from University of Phoenix and teaches graduate level education courses online for Colorado Christian University.