Category Archives: Homeschool

Homeschool Wars – the After Action Report

As promised – here is the postmortem from last week’s battle royal over the resumption of schooling. There’s nothing like a good solid motivator to get kids to buckle down and get to work. I must confess myself amazed at my … Continue reading

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Homeschool Wars

No, I’m not talking the kind where the school district gets out of hand and sends truant officers to your door with police officers and threatens to arrest you and take away your children if you don’t let them do … Continue reading

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What we do for the sake of science…

This is an edible cell.  Of sorts. Made with Jell-O, representing the cytoplasm, and various candies representing the organelles.  We have a couple of pages of notes on the various parts of the cell, and which candies represent them. Did you … Continue reading

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Startin’ early

“I’ve seen those big kids using these to mark stuff up…” “Once I’ve got that mastered, I can conquer the walls, and my dominion will be complete!”

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Architect

Today’s News: The Moose has come up with a new drive train design for the embattled Bertha drilling machine in Seattle. He’s also come up with an adjustable truss design for farm structures, pictured on the lower right. His dream … Continue reading

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Faces of homeschool: the Moose

The Moose has his own tracing and coloring projects, but he prefers to be pictured doing his favorite offline activity: Construction. Perhaps we can list it as an Architecture & Design class for kindergartners?

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Faces of homeschool: Rosebud

Rosebud is busy working on her composition assignment.  On the front side of this paper was her rough draft for this week’s IEW assignment. The back of the paper was used for her paper’s illustration. The blue cat house was … Continue reading

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