If you’ve reached the end of your school year, and you’re re-evaluating your curriculum, join the club. 🙂 I am always in a state of evaluation. What works, what isn’t working, and what might just help… all are questions we ask ourselves, whether we are home schooling moms or moms of kids who are just out for the summer.
These aren’t your everyday readers! She uses familiar (to us) folktales, nursery rhymes, and fairy tales to get kids reading and enjoying it! I formatted these in a very simple font, in large type, and all of the original pictures are included! Enjoy!!
As with all my other discoveries in the past two months, McGuffey’s took me completely by surprise. Since I have been researching curriculum, reading about Charlotte Mason, and spending time at Old Fashioned Education and Ambleside Online, I have come into contact with MANY old schoolbooks via the Internet. I happened upon the McGuffey Readers […]
This morning the news said that it will be 80 degrees today! September 29, and 80 degrees? Well, they were pretty right on, as I’m wearing capris and a t-shirt, flipflops, and I have all the windows open. 🙂 School this morning went well, although we aren’t done, we did stop for the weather. D1 […]
D1 and I are starting to get into the flow of things. Hey, today was only day 3 of school, and Monday we spent the day at the fair, so it wasn’t a sit-down day at all. He and D2 both started swimming lessons too, and they loved it. D1 loves his math (Math U […]
I’ve always wanted to try LLATL. Always! It’s one of those “If I had it to do all over again, I’d…” Well, “use LLATL” is really one of the things on my list. Now that D1 is starting first grade, I can try it. Still I’m not sure if I want to. I know the […]
D1 and I have been pretty faithfully working on his phonogram cards. He just finished List A in The WISE Guide for Spelling. We spent about three weeks on List A, doing half (10 words) at a time and working at it until he had the words completely. I pulled out our Christian Liberty Phonics […]