I powered off my computer and went outside, where my kids were. And the day changed from crummy to sweet.
From the Handbook of Nature Study, Part 1: “The Teaching of Nature Study” – which is my favorite section. Therefore, the object of the nature-study teacher should be to cultivate in the children powers of accurate observation and to build up within them understanding. Comstock goes on to emphasize: But, more than all, nature-study gives… Continue reading Why Nature Study
I’ll spare everyone the day one details. In short, it went better than expected. We need to do math year round, because even just having a month off I had dual melt-downs of the “I can’ts”. We moved through that, and managed to get most things done except for Latin for my eldest, because we… Continue reading Day One: The Science Journal