Here’s a Kindle book that’s free right now on Amazon for planning those high school years…
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(Found online, original poster unknown) Any you’d add?
We’ve been doing a lot of brainstorming about how to log Victoria’s high school years now that she’s in 9th grade. There’s so much conflicting information out there about high school, homeschool and transcripts, especially when it comes to eclectic homeschoolers and unschoolers. It’s absolutely important for homeschoolers to reproduce typical transcripts. It’s absolutely unimportant [...]
Original list via American Heritage® dictionaries and original graphic via the Write at Home blog (who also host a quiz of the words!). Hmmm… There are a few I need to look up! How about you?
Kinda cool…. (original source unknown) Now I’m thinking of showing this to the kids and challenging them to find similar ratios and geometry in other icons and ads, kind of the way they look for the Fibonacci Sequence in nature and art and the golden proportion (PHI) and golden ratio in art. Let me know [...]
Oh my goodness, these boys do such a good job of this! Some parts are hysterical! Be sure to also check out the calculus carol here and the physics and science carols here. Who says high school math and science can’t still be silly and fun?!
Happy Thursday! We woke today to find some of that pretty white stuff all over. I’m not sure I’m ready for winter but at least it waited until after September. On the agenda today: Have Victoria take her online CAT. Do algebra with Victoria. Start poetry lessons with Anna. Have the boys do math on [...]
“Writing notes in the margins of books is fine if it’s done neatly and beautifully–books should be handled with respect. Numbers, letters and underlining can be used to help spot points and to save the needless work of writing out notes. Let the student write out a half dozen questions about the passage studied. He [...]
The new school year hasn’t started yet, but Victoria has already read two of the books on her 9th grade reading list and she loved them both. Read so far… Farenheit 451 Lord of the Flies Recommended reading for 9th graders is so chipper, isn’t it? She’s also been reading a ton of regular YA [...]
Victoria and I have been working on the plan for her 9th grade year. We’ve always been very informal homeschoolers but she’s set her sights on Harvard at the moment (she found out that with our income level it would be free for her to attend). Who knows if she will feel the same in [...]