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Our Homeschool Planner

Our Homeschool Planner
Each year I pull together a bound planner that I use both for planning and record keeping.  In previous years I have used other people’s designs and have used only the portions I need.  This year I went ahead and made a simple page for myself.  This is the first one I have completed– it is the daily planner.  I was able to find some really cute vector art on vecteezy.com. On the...

Quarter 3, Seventh Grade

Quarter 3, Seventh Grade
Third quarter took off with a very rough start. After two weeks of Christmas break, we had planned to start back with Action Boy’s preschool on January 6. Unfortunately, the bitter cold followed by a boil warning caused his school to be cancelled through Thursday of our first week back. Cabin fever combined with a generally sluggish attitude about returning to class made that...

Review: Time4Learning

Review: Time4Learning
Over the last month, Star Girl and I have been trying out the Time4Learning online curriculum. We focused on the Math and Science portions of the site, as that was the area we most needed to supplement with her current Learning Adventures curriculum. Over the last few months we have tried a number of math and science programs and really had not been impressed. We decided to start this...

Second Quarter: Seventh Grade

Second Quarter: Seventh Grade
We’re half way through second quarter already! We’re learning so much about each other and our work habits- and are already thinking about what we want to do for next year. I am starting to look at curriculum ideas for next year and even things to add to this year. I applied to test Time 4 Learning. They have a 30 day evaluation and I will write about it here. Disclosure...

First Quarter Rundown- 7th Grade

First Quarter Rundown- 7th Grade
Well, we’re in the homestretch. One week to go in first quarter of 7th grade. Our first go at homeschooling. So far so good, I think! I’m pretty sure Star Girl would agree. Here’s what we’re using and how we’re doing so far! Our main curriculum is a unit study called A World Of Adventure. Star Girl was looking for a study that would focus on Greece as a...

School Stuff

School Stuff