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Today we were finally able to dig back into our Human Body Unit Study. One of the great things about homeschooling, is that when life gets crazy (as it inevitably does), you can postpone school until a better time. We started today by watching a School House Rock video about the skeleton. What I loved […]

Today was our last day of studying the Skeletal System. We started by naming the different bones we’ve learned on “Joe” (our skeleton model, from “Ein-O’s Human Biology: Skeleton Box Kit”). I was surprised at how many bones the kids remembered. (And surprised at how many I had forgotten. Shh. Don’t tell them.) We then […]

Today, we learned even more about the skeletal system. We started with just a fun book called “Skeleton Hiccups”, by Margery Cuyler. It’s really just a silly story about a skeleton that can’t get rid of the hiccups, but it was a nice way to ease back into our discussion of the human body. The […]

The kiddos (ages 9, 7, and 5) decided that over our summer “break”, they’d like to do some more science along with the light history and math we’ll be doing to keep our minds fresh.  Somehow we landed on the idea of doing a unit study on the human body.  So, I got busy googling, […]

Want an introduction to the orchestra, but haven’t had a chance to make it to your local bookstore or library? Just enjoy this cute little video on YouTube made in the 1940s.

We all learn differently. This is especially apparent to a teacher – whether a homeschool teacher or a certified public school teacher. What’s not apparent all the time is exactly which type of learning is best for each individual. What most educational systems don’t account for is the vast discrepancy between students and their individual […]

(December 14 – 18, 2009) Our school week will see the heavier loads on Tuesdays and Thursdays, as those are the days that ds is at Mother’s Day Out so that dd and I have less interruptions. Each activity is designed to take only 10-15 minutes at the most as this is one of the […]

(December 7 – 11, 2009) Our school week will see the heavier loads on Tuesdays and Thursdays, as those are the days that ds is at Mother’s Day Out so that dd and I have less interruptions. Each activity is designed to take only 10-15 minutes at the most as this is one of the […]

(November 9 – 13, 2009) Our school week will see the heavier loads on Tuesdays and Thursdays, as those are the days that ds is at Mother’s Day Out so that dd and I have less interruptions. Each activity is designed to take only 10-15 minutes at the most as this is one of the […]

(November 2 – 6, 2009) Our school week will see the heavier loads on Tuesdays and Thursdays, as those are the days that ds is at Mother’s Day Out so that dd and I have less interruptions. Each activity is designed to take only 10-15 minutes at the most as this is one of the […]

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