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What is the Beehive Curriculum?

A unique approach...covering before birth through high school,
based on prophets, educational research, & traditional wisdom.

Statement of Purpose

    Beehive exists to help parents provide their students with an easy to use, simple to access, inexpensive, and excellent Curriculum, birth through beginning higher education, as founded on the words of modern prophets, educational research, and traditional wisdom. This has taken the form of this site: www.beehiveschools.com, which is now beginning to offer parents and students the Beehive Curriculum for Ages 0-18, and which will eventually lead to an online school as well as a permanent brick and mortar campus.

Traditional Wisdom

The Inseparable Connection Between Education, Righteousness, and Liberty

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"Many Americans have lost sight of the truth that righteousness is the one indispensable ingredient to liberty."
(President Ezra Taft Benson, "The Constitution a Glorious Banner," April, 1976.)

Educational Research - Highlights

  • Research proves that education begins in the womb.
      Therefore, we offer resources that guide parents in how to teach their unborn child.
  • Appropriate brain stimulation within the first three years can produce higher brain function throughout life.
  • Smaller brains result from lack of such stimulation.
  • Stimulation or lack thereof can affect IQ by as much as 20 points.
  • Stimulation develops and preserves and/or increases neurological pathways and keeps them healthy.
      Therefore, we offer classes for children from birth to 5 years of age that guide parents in day-by-day, week-by-week activities that stimulate and more fully develop young minds.
  • Why emotion-linked and stress-free learning are important.
  • What frequency is and what it has to do with learning.
  • The heart brain, and heart energy and the roles they play in a student's ability to learn.
  • The gift of repetition.
  • Food, environment, and learning.
  • Learning the divine pattern of teaching.
      Therefore, we also instruct in the best health habits, environment, and learning strategies to facilitate learning. And, we provide links to resources detailing the Savior's way of teaching.

    Words of the Prophets

  • Joseph Smith:
      "If children are to be brought up in the way they should go, to be good citizens here and happy hereafter, they must be taught. It is idle to suppose that children will grow up good, while surrounded with wickedness, without cultivation. It is folly to suppose that they can become learned without education." (Discourses of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p. 273)

      Therefore, we offer classes to parents, as well as students, explicitly outlining many facets of academics, life skills, and religious education.

  • President Russell M. Nelson wrote:
      "Because of our sacred regard for each human intellect, we consider the obtaining of an education to be a religious responsibility. Yet opportunities and abilities differ. I believe that in the pursuit of education, individual desire is more influential than institution, and personal faith more forceful than faculty. Our Creator expects His children everywhere to educate themselves. He issued a commandment: “Seek ye diligently and teach one another words of wisdom; yea, seek ye out of the best books words of wisdom; seek learning, even by study and also by faith.” (D&C 88:118.) He assures us that knowledge acquired here will be ours forever. (See D&C 130:18–19.) (Ensign, Nov 1992, 6)

      Therefore, we have based our curriculum on 'Seeking learning 'Out of the best books', even by study and also by faith'.
  • President David O. McKay stated:
      "True education awakens a desire to conserve health by keeping the body clean and undefiled. True education trains in self-denial and self-mastery. True education regulates the temper, subdues passion, and makes obedience to social laws and moral order a guiding principle of life. It develops reason and inculcates faith in the living God as the eternal, loving Father of all."

      Therefore, we emphasize developing a Christ-like character.
  • President Eyring taught:
      that spiritual education should come first, but that that does not relieve us from also emphasizing and doing our best in pursuit of secular knowledge.

      Therefore, while we start and end each day with scripture study, sandwiched in between are rigorous academic and life skills classes.

  • President John Taylor instructed:
      "Let our teachers be men of God, imbued with the Spirit of God that they may lead them forth in the paths of life, and warn them against the various evils and iniquities that prevail in the world, that they may bear off this kingdom when we get through, and be valiant in the truths of God. Teach them how to approach God, that they may call upon him and he will hear them, and by their means we will build up and establish Zion,... We want to prepare them for these things; and to study from the best books as well as by faith, and become acquainted with the laws of nations, and of kingdoms and governments, and with everything calculated to exalt, ennoble, and dignify the human family. We should build good commodious school-houses, and furnish them well; and then secure the services of the best teachers you can, and thus "train up your children in the way they should go." Solomon said, if you do, "when they are old they will not depart from it." (Journal of Discourses 20:60)"
      Therefore, we emphasis acquiring such knowledge, and where possible, we use courses and resources created by LDS persons.

    Explore the site. Learn what is offered, and how it may benefit you and yours.

                  With Best Wishes,

                  Craig and Mary Kessler, Founders
                  Beehive LDS Schooling, LLC.


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    DISCLAIMER

    While Beehive LDS Schooling, LLC. does adhere to the precepts, teachings, and doctrines of The Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-day Saints, head-quartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Beehive LDS Schooling, LLC. is not affiliated with the Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-day Saints and is solely responsible for the contents of this site.

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