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Chemistry – Buckyballs

We are diving back into chemistry with Will’s current Moving Beyond the Page 10-12 unit centering around “The Giver” by Lois Lowry. Yesterday was one of those leisurely days when we did not have piano or sports practice or a … Continue reading

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Coop, The Family Under The Bridge, And Girls Lacrosse

Every Tuesday morning, the kids and I head down to our local library for our homeschool coop day. We are fortunate to live close enough that we can walk or bike back and forth easily. On coop days the kids … Continue reading

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Immersed in the Civil War

My oldest has had lots of opportunities over the last couple of weeks to really dive into the American Civil War.  I regularly reflect on what a blessing this is that we are homeschooling this year – allowing him to … Continue reading

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2015/2016 Curriculum – 2nd Grade

In this first year of homeschooling, I have been pleased with most of our curriculum choices. 2nd Grade: History/Geography – Story of the World & Moving Beyond the Page – we generally start off our day by reading a chapter from … Continue reading

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Spelling, Soccer, & Snakes, Oh My! (among other topics)

More productive days in our learn at home journey… As usual, yesterday the day started off with reading Story of the World (early modern times) all together, then on to Keyboarding Without Tears, Handwriting Without Tears, as well as (mostly) independent learning … Continue reading

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Latin Word Wall

This week, we have been working on putting up a word wall to reinforce our Latin learning. We are using the Minimus Latin course.  We chose this program because my eldest had a positive experience using Minimus in a gifted and talented … Continue reading

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2015/2016 Curriculum – 6th Grade

  In this first year of homeschooling, I knew we would need to refine our curriculum after getting started.  But, I can’t tell you how happy (overall) I am with the options that we have chosen thus far. 6th Grade: … Continue reading

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Finally Homeschooling

Well, we did it…we have taken the plunge…the kids are now learning at home on a daily basis. Rather than continuing to feel WAY behind on posting about this journey of ours, I decided to simply post a smattering of … Continue reading

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Homeschool Curriculum 2015-2016 Arrived

Yahoo!  The curriculum I ordered for the kids for this upcoming year has arrived and I have spent some time with it to organize the sequence of the books.  I decided to go with Moving Beyond The Page – http://www.movingbeyondthepage.com/ for our … Continue reading

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Syrup, Singapore Math, & Face Painting

Yesterday, I finished off most of the syrup and bottled it.  I still have a another round to complete, but this is the bulk of it.  We, of course, had to celebrate this morning with french toast smothered in our … Continue reading

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