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Smoking The Core

Did you know I’m a principal? It’s true, according to the Ohio Department of Education. By way of explanation, there are two ways to legally home educate in Ohio. 901 more words

Homeschool Life

rawhomeschoolmom reblogged this on The Raw Homeschool Mom and commented:

Our local district sent out a "newsletter" to explain the Common Core and assure us that it was business as usual in the classroom. Since I know better, I had to pen some truth about this much-misunderstood one-size-fits-all educational straight jacket. I posted this on my personal site, but I thought my homeschool community would appreciate it even more. :)

Stellar Fun in Joshua Tree National Park

As part of homeschool we have been studying the solar system since we visited Bryce National Park this past November and had the most fabulous time star gazing. 420 more words


What's the Matter? Molecules, Atoms, and Elements

I started this week having no idea what to study.  We are closing in on the final piece of the semester, and I figured we would just focus on some key concepts that I wanted to cement before the end of the year: random language arts concepts (alliteration, anyone?), similes, more time on capitalization and punctuation…Matt has been pushing ahead with some more complicated math concepts (2 and 3 digit addition), etc. 723 more words

The end of my hypocrisy

I have quietly left my blog, to love, and deactivated my facebook account.  I have spent the past few years all over the place in my mind, my writing, my choices and I am just ready to be done.  693 more words


Luck O' the Limericks!

The only challenge with holiday-themed weeks of school is that it becomes obviously apparent when I blog about them a month later that I am a bit behind…but such is life. 863 more words