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Maria Montessori: The Answer to the Education Problem 100 Years Later

“Our children are noticeably different from those others who have grown up within the grey walls of the common schools.  Our little pupils have the serene and happy aspect and the frank and open friendliness of the person who feels … Continue reading

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Beyond the Traditional Product: Recognizing the Passion of Life-Long Learners

In the school world there is an obsession with product.   It can be a grade on a test, a standardized test score, or glittered filled project related to the subject studied.  Kids as young as 5 or 6 are … Continue reading

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Pythagoras Board: An Engaging Way to Learn Multiplication

We use Life of Fred for math.  The lessons are short and the storyline is engaging for the kids.  I love Life of Fred for the way math is presented in real life ways.  We follow Fred’s humorous life and … Continue reading

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The Day I Realized I Was an Unschooler

  Unschooling—I must admit I have never liked the name. It sounds so rebelious, so negative and many other things that I am not.   I have gone through life abiding by the rules. The “good girl” as many people  , … Continue reading

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Tide Pool Ecosystem —Day 3 Oak Island

We read this book a few weeks ago so while on vacation I was ecstatic we found ourselves in the middle of a huge tide pool. We were boating through the Intracoastal Waterway with our friends and decided to get … Continue reading

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The Journey of the Loggerhead Turtle— Day 2 of Our Homeschool Fieldtrip Vacation

I vividly remember the birth of each of my three children. The miracle of life as each of them took their first breath is reminder of how precious life is on this earth. However, it seems that over get caught … Continue reading

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Family Vacation Can Equal Homeschool on the Go

One of the perks of homeschooling is that you can take vacation at your leisure. No waiting for a school break or summer vacation. I have found that just because we are on vacation does not mean we can not … Continue reading

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