After the decision to homeschool, choosing and purchasing curriculum is the next biggest hurdle new homeschool educators face. We want the best. We want our children to learn well and to grow in their education. We desire the rigors of an exceptional education and picture finding the perfect resources to make homeschooling the best experience,… Read More Finding Curriculum: Part 1
Have you ever created something–a meal, a craft, a home improvement project–stepped back and thought, how did I do this, it is simply amazing? That is where I am right now. Basking in the glory and wonder of what my efforts have produced. It has been quiet over here the past few weeks as I… Read More Introducing the System of Success
How Does Using Unit Studies Help The Teacher? I will just come out and say it. I. Love. Unit. Studies. My kids!! Love unit studies!! I haven’t met any one that doesn’t!! What is a Unit Study? In my post, The Importance of Unit Studies in Homeschool– I talk about the reasons I love… Read More Why Are Unit Studies a Homeschooler’s Best Friend?
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Whew! It’s September 20th already!! Where does the time go? I really want to get up the rest of our plans. I have really tried to simplify this year and so far it seems to be working. I still have to add in a few small study items but otherwise our schedule seems to be… Read More Let’s Get Planning: Read Alouds
Summer is rapidly coming to a close and I am still working on planning! Here is my plan for Buddy who will be in 4th grade next year. It is mostly based on Mater Amabilis but I have adapted and added as I saw fit. Hope you are having a great week. Linking up with… Read More Let’s Get Planning: 4th Grade
Linking up with Kelly to share my plans for next year. Be sure to check out my curriculum sale post if you haven’t. 1 Last year, I shared my Great Books Preschool program for Little Man. We did enjoy it but never made it through all the books with the new baby and all. This… Read More 7QT: Let’s Get Planning Preschool
Linking up with Kelly for some more getting started tips. 1 If you are discerning homeschooling or just getting started, you have no doubt seen the big catalogs full of curriculum and asked friends which curriculum you should choose. Are you experiencing sticker shock? Homeschooling can seem overwhelming enough, the the cost of a box… Read More #7QT: Let’s Get Planning Tips and Curriculum Sale
The summer is passing more quickly than I care to admit. Today, I am actually at an IHM conference. If any of you plan on stopping by, please find me and say hello. Linking up with Kelly who I wish were going to be at the conference, too! We need to find another conference to… Read More #7QT: Let’s Get Planning–the First Steps
Linking up with Kelly on a dark and rainy Friday. 1 It’s time to start planning, not that I ever really stop. I have most of my curriculum picked out and will be posting it soon. I thought I would just outline some goals because it helps me, too. 2 The kids are growing SO… Read More Let’s Get Planning: School Year Goals