Wow those two weeks sped by a lot faster than I expected. Why is it life seems to zoom past when you get older ? I've always enjoyed the idea of writing out scripture and have done so a few times in the past. This month over at His Mercy is New Candace is inviting us to write out Philippians in the month of March. She has a FREE printable (you can download it without subscribing) to help keep you on track. She has a page full of links to FREE monthly calendars and printables to pray God's Word.
Helpful homeschooling tips or advice to share…
- 9 Features of a Charlotte Mason Education by Michelle.
- I love book lists and rediscovered this one by Jimmie Ultimate List of Living Books Based Curriculum
- Geography is one of those subjects that is rather difficult to find good books on. Wonderful Charlotte Mason style geography books available free online
- Have you seen this ? Music Education for Everyone with Hoffman Academy
- Are you studying the oceans or microscopes ? Check these pictures: A Single Drop of Seawater, Magnified 25 Times
- 10 FREE Online Homeschool Resources
- Discovered a new history resource this week. Have you heard of Realm of History? Check out this one: Animation showcases the Pompeii disaster with accurate 3D rendering of the events
- Here is another interesting history resource: HistoriCool
- Stanford professor urges teachers to rethink math instruction
In our home school this week…
- We are continuing with recorder lessons and am pleased to say we will be graduating to book two soon.
- We've continued making wonderful things from Clever DIY. This week he made three key-rings with the contents from their January box - My Room.
- We're looking forward to growing mushrooms with our mushroom mini farm.
- This week we continued reading:
Ten Boys Who Didn't Give In
The Trumpet of the Swan.
History of Australia.
Usborne Time Traveller
Little Pilgrim's Progress
Leading Little Ones to God
Favorite Poems of Childhood.
Exploring Creation : With Astronomy
Story of the World
- We continued listening to our Audio book: The Fellowship of the Ring Book 1 by J.R.R.TOLKIEN. Read by Rob Inglis
- We watched Titanic 100 years in 3D and The Great Pyramid from Ancient Megastructures.
- For fun we read What's Smaller than a Pygmy Shrew and How do you lift a lion ? These two books are a fun way to introduce microscope biology and physics.
- In science we started reading What's Under the Sea?
- We have nearly finished reading Adam and His Kin and I'm so pleased that I added this to our list of books to read out loud together.
- We watched a short episode on Venus on Toons TV: The Rocket Science Show and presented by Jim Green (Planetary Science Division Director NASA. )
- For art this week we commenced a See the Light project with Pat Knepley. We did lesson one of Repeated Sweets.
My favourite thing this week was…
- Reading this beautiful article about how an actor felt about the audience's response to an autistic child's panic during his performance. My faith in humanity is restored :) Broadway Star has a message to the Austistic Child Screaming at His Show - and it's AWESOME
- I loved seeing this beautiful wedding dress and even more that she made it so she can wear it after her wedding Woman Spends 5 Months Crocheting A Wedding Dress On The Bus. Here are some photo's from her wedding
On the WWW I’m reading…
- American College of Pediatricians Sounds Alarm About HPV Vaccine (Gardasil)
- The Teen Brain: It's Just Not Grown Up Yet
- 10 Things You Should Know About Aspies
- I found this article interesting. A lot of natural good advice for anyone even if they do not have bi-polar. ( How I'm Helping My Kids' Bipolar Disorder Naturally)
- I love this beautiful article about how a cat became a child's therapy animal and is helping her to live a 'normal' life How This Cat Helps A Little Girl With Autism Live Her Life To The Fullest
- Scientists Discover Children’s Cells Living in Mothers’ Brains Turns out mom's are connected to their children more literally than we originally thought.
- I love encouraging feel good stories and it's even better when I see young people helping others like this Tim Tebow hosts ‘Night to Shine’ prom for tens of thousands of special needs kids (PHOTOS)
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