“It has long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” —Leonardo da Vinci

I love this quote. The idea is the same behind project-based homeschooling. Let’s create. Let’s do. Let’s not be content to cut and paste; rather, let’s make the paper. Let’s seek out inspiration. Let’s research, and let’s do our own field work. Let’s identify a problem and let’s brainstorm solutions. Let’s get our hands dirty.

Let’s think. Did you know that that’s an action verb?