In life you won’t be given all the fun stuff to do! So when I school, I create tasks that challenge E work even if they are mundane and as he says, “stupid” because sadly most jobs have some task that’s aren’t fun, exciting and presets that wow factor. And we’ll still have to do them with a smile. Yep. Through the years, jobs have … Continue reading “This is stupid!”
As moms, we can really take over and be overbearing. Yep! We have all taken over. We have redone projects and taken on that helicopter parent behavior especially as homeschoolers. It’s all to easy to make it our work/ life and not their work. But truly homeschooling is about them and their learning not us so I say release them! I get it. We want … Continue reading It’s about them
As much as we run around planning, teaching, gathering, reteaching, there is time to pull over and admire something not planned in the day. E and I spotted this nest and took a few moments to stop, talk, research and admire nature’s beauty. No, this was not in our plans but it was there waiting for us to discover. Sounds strange but it is true. … Continue reading Bee in the Moment
Today, we incorporated Vocabulary.com into our day. This program can be used in a few different ways but I took this online program as a tool for Emmit to spell then practice word meanings. We used the The Golden Goblet Study Guide‘s vocabulary by Teacher Created Resources. I am totally enjoying this guide. I took the guide and made a student notebook which … Continue reading Digital Vocab Practice
To wrap up, The Little Prince I decided to have E make a digital Venn diagram using Creately. I love introducing new technology to E! So today we tested Creately. What a cool program! The program is very easy to use, contains multiple formats and E picked it up very quickly. He enjoyed manipulating the graphics, adding text, and creating an organizer on his own. … Continue reading Creately Organizing
Crafts can be a ughh thing for some. I totally get it. First, you have to pick one then gather supplies then do the thing…too much work, mess and the thought of what it will turn out like is super uncool. But if you never attempt it then they never try it and you are stuck in the no craft zone and that’s so uncool. … Continue reading Oh Crafts!
My days move fast and I lose track very quickly so here is a flashback on what we have been up to! Health Talks Emmit and I started a drug unit using this site. Drug Free World! Everyday we hit a new topic and discuss. We created a simple notebook sheet and to write down the topics we cover and date each one for our … Continue reading 5 Things to Add into Your Day