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Our Homeschooling Curriculum and Goals for this Year

Our Homeschooling Curriculum and Goals for this Year

Each year that I homeschool, I learn a lot about being a good teacher. In these early years, I feel that I improve as a teacher by at least 30% each year over the previous year. Most of what I have to learn has to […]

How Our Homeschooling Fared Last Year

How Our Homeschooling Fared Last Year

Last fall, I gave a peek inside our homeschool classroom, showing a little about what we were learning. It was my first year homeschooling two children at the same time, one in kindergarten and the other in third grade. I am pleased to report that […]

A Peek Inside Our Homeschool Classroom: Electives

A Peek Inside Our Homeschool Classroom: Electives

  While the most important subjects for young students are math and language arts, there are so many other wonderful things to learn about. As a homeschooler, the challenge is not to get too carried away studying everything! You can find curricula to study just […]

Richmond Renaissance – Day 20 and Recap

Richmond Renaissance – Day 20 and Recap

While my 20 days in Richmond series is a bit of a departure from my regular organizing-themed posts, I hope you have enjoyed this portrait of a Virginia summer. Today, I will wrap up our journey and provide some highlights and a summary. On Day […]

Richmond Renaissance – Day 18

Richmond Renaissance – Day 18

I got lost on the way to our destination on Day 18. Some of the stops were intentional, like following a sign about “Deep Bottom,” which turned out to be a portion of the James River that is 35 feet deep. Virginia is so loaded […]