- A Day of Extremes
- Preventing the Habit of Procrastination
- Working From Home AND Homeschooling: Figuring Out How to Make It Work
- Update to the Curriculum page!
- From here to the moon…
- STEM Lego Minifigs! For girls!
- Hey, Stranger! Long time, no see!
- Fireworks of a different sort: Higgs Boson!
- Do Creationist curricula meet the National Standards?
- The last eight weeks…
Author Archives: Albreda
A recent Washington Post article talks about Maryland’s newly adopted guidelines for identifying gifted and talented students as early as age three. Critics of the guidelines point out that such early identification processes are likely to overlook children of color, those … Continue reading
My mother is British, and, like many Brits, drinks copious amounts of tea. When I was a child, growing up near Boston, I used a tea set that she’d had when she was a girl in England during WW2, that … Continue reading
The modern English language allows parents to wax sentimental about their child’s first steps while in the same moment their pediatric orthopedist makes a diagnostic evaluation of little Johnny’s pigeon-toed gait. English has deep multicultural roots, and the victor has … Continue reading
Sometime in the last six months I started referring to mathematical equations as ‘math sentences’, since they convey meaning just like English sentences. This convenient little explanation lead us down an interesting road this last week, as we compared the … Continue reading
I just read a great post about nine habits all kids should be learning, and it is a pretty nice summary of our priorities as both homeschoolers and parents, but few of these things are as simple as they sound, … Continue reading
I haven’t documented where we are in our various subjects and activities for a while, so here goes – the early 2012 edition of Turkeydoodles Homeschool:
They even throw darts! (2/15: fixed the link – sorry!)
Back when Beara was a tiny infant, she got the nickname Little Lady Love. Today offers a good example of why we still call her that…
Seems like 50% of the posts on my statewide homeschooling list are about how much folks want to/should avoid the state home study office as much as possible. Maybe this comes from my history as a public school teacher, but … Continue reading