One of the most essential things for me as a reader and a homeschooling mother is an ereading device! I am primarily a reader, and I initially bought my Nook Color to be a reading device. I tried just about every reader app out there (Nook, Kindle, Google Books, Alkido, and so forth) before I settled […]
Archives for March 2013
So many friends are on Spring break this week, both homeschoolers and not. We might make it a lighter week, but I plan on keeping on going with our routine. We’ll probably have devotional, music/piano practice, 1 page of math, and a few spelling words and call it a day. Maybe we’ll watch Liberty’s Kids some […]
When I joined my homeschooling groups last year to begin this wonderful journey, I found that the first questions from other homeschoolers seems to be “what type of homeschooler are you?” They want to know if I follow a Waldorf or Montessori approach, or maybe a classical approach, a unit study approach, or just an […]
One of the best finds is a free PBS program for Kindergarteners to Second graders that teaches them Spanish. I am always wary of those kinds of things. Can you really learn a language by watching a show? I must admit, the George Public Broadcasting system did this right!
I occasionally teach the Spanish class in our co-op. Last week and this week was my turn. I decided to teach about the emotions we have when different things happen. I pondered what I could do. What I really wanted was a list of common emotions and situations so we could act out the situations and find […]
In reading through the forums at Teachers Pay Teachers, I found a query for the “lines” that students who are learning to write need, and I felt this is a perfect time to share the wonderful freebie called Penmanship Print font. I thought this sounded too good to be true, so I even emailed the creator […]
I have a son (Raisin is the name I’ve affectionately given him on my public blogs) who turned 5 last year and a daughter (Strawberry Shortcake) who just turned one. Needless to say, I’ve been concentrating on Raisin in terms of home education this year. But I am thinking I really should not neglect my […]