Monthly Archives: August 2013

1 Week Down, 35 to Go

No, I’m not really already counting down to the end of the school year. Our first week actually went fairly well. The big hits so far are— David taking Pre-Calculus in an outside class The block scheduling of science/geography. This first month is a science month. And I actually did read from the Apologia Astronomy […]

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End of “Summer” – Planning for Fall

We start school this Monday and I am trying to make sure I have everything ready to begin. This is our 11th year homeschooling. Hopefully I’ve learned a thing or two by now. But every year is different since the children grow, study different things, and there are always new challenges. William, Anna, David, and […]

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Alpha-Phonics Review

Eleven years ago I attended my very first homeschool book fair. We had a just turned 4 year old boy, a 2 year old girl, and a 2 month old baby. Like many new homeschoolers, I was very enthusiastic about starting homeschooling, and I wanted to go ahead and have a “test” year to make […]

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First Year of High School done – Bring on 10th grade

David’s 9th grade has been finished for a while. Sort of. There are a couple of loose ends that I feel he needs to tie up. And I have a few revisions to make on the transcript. I’m sure that’s a work in progress anyway. As I reflect on our first ever year of high […]

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