Category Archives: curricula

Update to the Curriculum page!

I’m sitting down next to a large pile of nearly pristine workbooks we’ve acquired for this year, so I figured I would update our curriculum page to show what we’ve got here and why. I’ll let you know when I’ve … Continue reading

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Do Creationist curricula meet the National Standards?

This question was just brought up on a list I belong to by a person wishing to homeschool with a Christian worldview, and I thought I’d try to address it.  Here’s what I wrote in response:

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No comprende

The girls finished their once a week immersion Spanish class last week, and they miss it.  I don’t speak Spanish beyond knowing a few vocabulary words, and, as this was their first drop-off class, I didn’t improve my language skills … Continue reading

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First Month Wrap-up

Sick as a small dog, so I’ll be brief, but I wanted to document what we’ve been doing for curriculum lately. 

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In Theory…

… I’ve got everything I need, supplies and curricula-wise, to start our more formal Fall.  That said, I *did* just order Mathematicians are People, Too (vols 1 & 2), and Hakim’s The Story of Science: Aristotle Leads the Way.  (Great … Continue reading

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So… August Already

We’ve been homeschooling right along, but this fall will be the first time that my girls’ agemates will *all* be reporting for school.  Yup – it’s Kindergarten time, and I’m getting angsty.

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Instructional Fair: Using the Standards Series

I just read the only customer review for Instructional Fair’s Using the Standards: Measurement, Grade K, and the reason they dis this book is why I like it the most: it is not just a  workbook.  Sure, some of the pages … Continue reading

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