Home Education

Week 17 2016-2017

This week was short because the beginning of the week we were travelling home from Christmas vacation. This week starts the first week in our homeschool of Winter Wonderland term in the Wee Folk Art Curriculum. I am using week two as I was unable to find our primary book at the library for week… Continue reading Week 17 2016-2017

Home Education

Our Living Books 2016-2017

Just a quick post to share what we are doing for each of our subjects this year. We are again using the methods of Charlotte Mason to teach our kids, which is based on using "living books" and narration as the foundation of learning. Narration is where you take a chunk of what you read… Continue reading Our Living Books 2016-2017

Home Education

Laying Down Our Rails

After sitting down and finishing all 200 pages of Charlotte Mason's "Home Education Series" Volume 1, I got a better semblance of what I want to do. We are combining a whole bunch of stuff into one comprehensive preschool experience. I say experience because young children shouldn't be bogged down with formal academics at this… Continue reading Laying Down Our Rails

Home Education

Pre-K 2015-2016

After going through the work pages in "102 Top Picks for Homeschooling"  by Cathy Duffey we determined that we fall into Charlotte Mason style goals for our family. Charlotte Mason used "living books" to teach her students around the turn of the century. Since our daughter is 4 she is under the age that Charlotte would… Continue reading Pre-K 2015-2016