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Practice Multiplication with this Cute Crawlies Worksheet!

Just sharing a fun multiplication resource! Practice multiplication with this cute crawlies worksheet!  multiplication_games_multiplication_crawlies Need more practice? Head over to Education.com for more multiplication resources to help you master mathematics!

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The Great Backyard Bird Count Needs You! Feb 16th-18th

"Since 1998, bird watchers across North America have come together for the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). This February 16th- 18th is your chance to participate in the GBBC as a citizen scientist! In 2017 "an estimated 240,418 bird watchers from more than 100 countries submitted 181,606 bird checklists reporting 6,259 species-more than half the… Continue reading The Great Backyard Bird Count Needs You! Feb 16th-18th

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Outschool, Khan & Music Mixing

We finally took the plunge and invested in a laptop for Sebastian. We wanted a windows based laptop that would be good for gaming (fast RAM), travel (lightweight & thin), Skype/google hangouts (built-in mic & cam), quick to boot up (solid state), lots of room for files (large hard drive), comfortable and easy to use… Continue reading Outschool, Khan & Music Mixing

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Science Project: Sound Localization: Judging Sound Direction by Education.com

Education.com was kind enough to provide us with a project on sound localization. You can read below for all the details. To access a variety of study materials on ANGLES, visit Education.com's website here. What? Where? If you can tell when someone’s sneaking up on you, your ears might have a good sound localization ability, meaning they're great… Continue reading Science Project: Sound Localization: Judging Sound Direction by Education.com

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“Homeschooling could be the smartest way to teach kids in the 21st century — here are 5 reasons why”

Great article just published on Business Insider. Here's the sum-up but give this one the five minutes it will take to read. There are several more worthy articles linked inside too. 1. Personalized learning is a strong method of instruction. 2. Students can learn more about what they really care about. 3. Social media gives… Continue reading “Homeschooling could be the smartest way to teach kids in the 21st century — here are 5 reasons why”

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Challenge the Norm, who me? No, YOU!

Since New Year's day is typically a time of reflection and resolutions, I thought it a good time to ask you to look at your norm and consider how it could be improved. I'm sure you are already at the gym, grinding up a fresh glass of green juice or deciding what fish to bake… Continue reading Challenge the Norm, who me? No, YOU!

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Outline of ‘2nd Grade’

My resourceful friend, Gretchen, provided me with some information from our former public school that helped me put together these guidelines for our 'school' year.  Looking at the items, we are already weeks into several of the topics. I have been able to ID two areas of weakness that I plan to push harder into.… Continue reading Outline of ‘2nd Grade’

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Planning Resource & Thoughts for our Future

In addition to our homeschooling adventures, I want to save and share homeschooling resources and articles I find here on the blog. This is a great, inspiring article from another HS mom that is very organized with her lesson plans.  I can see needing this type of organization when we take on managing multiple subjects,… Continue reading Planning Resource & Thoughts for our Future

Homeschool Resources, Leaving the Flock

Our First OFFICIAL Day

Last week was our 'soft start' and we selected today to be our official first day 'back to school'. We had to make the most of playing with friends last week before they started back to public school today. We wish them all the best for a great year!! We also met new friends in… Continue reading Our First OFFICIAL Day

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How?

Funny before I had a child, I used to talk about 'homeschooling my kids' one day. Who knows in my 20's why I thought that maybe I am a secret seer.  Over the last year, I joined a few local Facebook homeschool groups to just 'see what they were up to'. What were they doing?… Continue reading How?