Home Education

2017-2018 Curriculum for 1st Grade and Preschool

The following are my curriculum selections as we go into the 2017-2018 year. You may or may not want to use these. I may or may not want to use these. 😉 This is for my daughter who will be starting first grade and my son who will be starting preschool. Format taken from http://www.ourhomeontherange.blogspot.com  Daughter:… Continue reading 2017-2018 Curriculum for 1st Grade and Preschool

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, The Plan

Best Laid Plans

Hello there world. I let this blog go silent because we basically dropped homeschooling. We had a new baby. I was very sick for a long time. And my daughter just didn't want to have anything to do with me, she had a healthy dose of skepticism as to my grasp on this mortal coil,… Continue reading Best Laid Plans

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