Category Archives: skoolin'

Masterpiece Literary Society

Josiah is really enjoying the dinners and discussions of his book club. This month was “The Island of Dr. Moreau” by H.G. Wells and our family was blessed to host. Since there was a shipwreck to start the book off, … Continue reading

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offroad learning

If homeschooling is a journey, than curriculum is your roadmap. You make your plan, gather your books and head off towards the destination:June. And the completion of 4th, 6th and 8th grade for your students. You follow your weekly schedule, … Continue reading

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sharp dressed man

Josiah was invited to be a part of an exciting learning experience this year! He is a proud member of “The Masterpiece Literary Society”. It is a group of homeschooled teenagers, who meet once a month for a formal dinner … Continue reading

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school sayings

Homeschooling is similar to being firm and consistent in discipline.And not just because both involve wailing tears, but because, in both instances: 1. The administration is harder on the parent than the child 2. It’s something the child dislikes now, … Continue reading

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Science fun

One of the things I love about our new curriculum is the activities that accompany the daily lesson plans. They are short, simple, and hands-on. I love that they give you a little list at the beginning of the week … Continue reading

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school begins!

This year is our (gasp!) 7th year of homeschooling. Sam is in 6th grade and Caleb is in 4th grade. Josiah is in 8th grade, but wants to be in 9th, because-as he keeps pointing out-most 14 year olds are. … Continue reading

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today’s quote

Let us, then, be up and doing, With a heart for any fate; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labor and to wait. ~Longfellow (photo is from our trip to Redding this fall) January through April is when we get … Continue reading

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