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My Science Notebook (A Mother’s Feast)

One of my favorite parts of homeschooling is learning with my children. My eldest son is working on year 7 of Ambleside Online, and one of the things we’ve started is a science journal. One of the recent, and ongoing, additions to AO is what can be called living science. Not using (boring, over priced)… Continue reading My Science Notebook (A Mother’s Feast)

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Keeping my Book of Centuries

After reading Brandy’s series on Keeping at Afterthoughts and Jeanne’s post containing examples of Charlotte’s students’ Books of Centuries, I’ve decided to make more entries in mine. So here are a few entries from The Birth of Britain: King Alfred, Edward I, and a sketch of a Viking long-ship that was modelled from the one… Continue reading Keeping my Book of Centuries

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A Personal Growth: How My Views on Literature Changed Between My Eldest and Youngest Sons

When I think of how I’ve changed as a home educator, the biggest area is literature. I like to think I understand math, Latin and our English language better. I still believe history should be taught with living books and biographies, even if I waver on the best implementation. I think science is even cooler… Continue reading A Personal Growth: How My Views on Literature Changed Between My Eldest and Youngest Sons