Homeschool Thursday

We're back into the swing of things after taking December mostly off from academic work.  Wylie loves a formal schedule, and all things electronic, so we've started using Google Classroom for his homeschool assignments.  It seems a little silly, seeing as how we live together (and spend most waking hours in the same room) but... Continue Reading →


As a little kid Wylie experimented constantly.  Every day involved some kind of science experiment, sometimes from a book, though often of his own design.  "We" (I did all of the writing) kept a lab book and recorded each of his experiments, procedure through results.  It was a major part of his homeschooling.  These days... Continue Reading →

Homeschool Thursday: Reports and bits

If we're not outside, here's where we spend most of the day... Last week we finished our study of the American Revolution and are moving onto Lewis and Clark, the Oregon Trail, and some Native American study.  The big kids and I outlined major ideas about the Revolution based on our readings.  Then they each... Continue Reading →

Homeschooling this Fall

We're one week into the 5th year of our homeschooling cooperative.  Its always a chaotic, over-stimulating scene, especially the first couple of weeks as we work out rooms and schedules and such, and figure out how to be with so many bodies in one place.  But I never forget to be appreciative of the bounty... Continue Reading →

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