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Momma Raisin writes about Virginia Homeschooling (and math)

So now it’s official. I have confirmation from the county and I was able to file under section 22.1-254 as “an approved tutor” thanks to my Virginia teaching license. 145 more words


So Long, Summer

Yesss!  It’s September!  Thank Christ summer is over.  I think I’m unusual in hating the summer – I much prefer the chillier days of autumn and spring, and they seem so exciting and changeable to me, whereas summer and winter feel a little ‘dead’.   262 more words


Benjamin Franklin was an Unschooler

Benjamin Franklin is known for many things. He’s on the $100 bill, for one. He was a writer, inventor, scientist, politician, and diplomat, to name only some of his occupations and pass-times. 256 more words


The Curriculum Question

It is always a bit awkward when someone asks me what curriculum I homeschool with… I usually end up saying something like “I pull my resources from many different sources” or “I mix and match what works for us”. 485 more words


Blogging adventures of a boy

Tonight I am very proud of my nine-year-old son, who has just started his own blog.

His passion is Minecraft. He spends ages in constructive mode, creating wonderful structures and whole towns. 98 more words

Mathematician of the Month - Napier

Well, what is this ‘log-in-a-rhythm’ up to? And what does this have to do with our celebrated Scottish mathematician of the month – John Napier? A lot, actually. 478 more words