- 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…
Category Archives: language arts
When I read the logs of other homeschoolers’ days, I’m usually struck by how awesome they sound, and wonder how the heck they manage it, or by horrible they sound, and how the heck did they manage to *survive* it. … 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 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:
Buddy just read his first sentence: “Gus runs in the mud.” Thank you cuddle-school and Starfall.com! *in protest of the poorly written SOPA bill.
(Beara made this physical book in a class last summer, with musical end note papers and everything, so now that she’s drawn this lovely little tale in it, I’m loathe to bend it open enough to get flat shots, so sorry about … Continue reading
You’d think that I would have lots of extra time now that soccer season is over, but I’ve been wonderfully crazy busy with prep/attendance/recovery from the New England Conference for Gifted and Talented, held here in Vermont the other week. I’m working … Continue reading