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George Washington Notebook Page
We have studied and read so much about George Washington, that he really deserves two blog posts. Below is the notebook page I have my high school kids complete for this history binders (century book) George Washington Notebook Page George Washington by 2i...
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Jack's Insects
As many may already know we do our best to have a Charlotte Mason inspired home school.   We have started reading one of the books that would have been used in one of her schools.  It is called Jack's Insects by Edmund Selous originally published in 1910.  ...
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Back on Track
When I first started this blog, I wasn't sure what I would contribute. I had doubts whether anyone would benefit from reading what I have to say, still do. Recently, I have been watching various videos from other homeschool mom's, whom are just starting t...
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Classical Education - Ted Talks
I just watched this video on Ted Talks. I thought it was a clear, concise explanation of classical education.  I know that I find it hard to explain in few words.  (I suppose this is because I did not have a classical education) I think it is important to r...
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The Story Book of Science Ch. 49
The Story Book of Science   is recommended from Ambleside Online .  My older children read this book on their own and wrote weekly narrations.  Currently, I am using this book as a read aloud with my younger two.   The written and oral narrations my older c...
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Start Homeschooling: Testing and Grades
How are kids tested and how do you and the state know how the kids are doing and when they've passed a grade?   First....you will need to find out the testing requirements for your state. HSLDA has information of state laws for homeschooling. Second... whet...
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Salem Witch Trials
We are studying history before the American Revolution.  Normally, I post youtube videos and web sources for my children on our private blog. These links are recommended by Ambleside Onine (AO) for year 9. http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schooladventur...
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Start Homescholing: My kids do not want to homeschool.
The unknown can be very scary for adults as well as children.  It is not uncommon for kids to be hesitate at the idea of homeschooling.  Especially, if they do not have friends that are homeschooled. What is a parent to do to ease this anxiety?   First, mak...
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