Author Archives: bethanne
Great scientific experiment today: the kids got a chance to sample a population (of rice in a shoebox cover) scientifically on a grid. Great fun and real science. Got to love that! Theresa wanted to use a cup of rice … Continue reading
Although we are not working with a religious-based homeschool program, we are considering joining a Catholic homeschool group in our area. We already know 2 of the families from church. Had a great time “socializing” the kids last night with … Continue reading
Both Theresa & Stephen have done well in math in the past — at least their grades reflected that they did. However, learning new skills was often rushed. In this school we have been spending 3 to 4 hours each … Continue reading
We fit in a few lessons today in anticipation of traveling on Thursday and Friday. Nice to have that flexibility without an absence. We can take a holiday on our own terms. Nice.
It is only for motivated 11th graders now, but this is really cool. The county school superintendent appointed himself principal, so he really has a stake in its success.
Well, the kids finished their work on time on this first day — a success! The day started out with soggy books. Took our school on the road this weekend to get a jump start for Monday — book got … Continue reading
Well, our family — especially our eldest — has tried every type of school imaginable. Typically for a first child, she gets to be a guinea pig. Marie attended Kindergarten in a Connecticut public school and moved to a Coral … Continue reading
My twin 4th graders and I are leaping head first into schooling AT HOME registered with a VIRTUAL PUBLIC SCHOOL. What this means is that we are supposed to receive many advantages offered to students in brick-and-mortar schools AND home-schooled … Continue reading