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  • Re: Just starting a scary adventure!

    I have been homeschooling my 3 previously Catholic and 'public schooled kids for the last 7 months. Even though this is our first year, I know the kids have learned more, read more and enjoyed learning far more than they ever did in school. Aside from the learning, and maybe more importantly, we...
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by mmandkids on 02-27-2008
  • Re: New to Homeschooling, and new area...

    Thanks for the tips. I am in the deciding process of whether or not to home school a 8 year old with ADHD and many other problems. He certainly isn't learning much at school but, does well with me one on one. Not sure about having him home 24/7 though. Anyone have any encouraging thoughts about the...
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by maryfrantz on 02-25-2008
  • Re: How young can a child be???

    You have such good ideas. Thank you. My boy really loves music and rhythm. He's constantly humming paterns and beats. We got him a drum set and he loves it. He even makes up songs using our names... abbi (daddy), mommy, and his baby brother Judah. You've inspired me to incorporate the A is for...
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by undaunted1 on 02-19-2008
  • Re: How young can a child be???

    Thank you so much for the suggestion. I don't know why I didn't think of that. I like to take him out because there are so many chances to learn and teach but I just recently had a second baby and we've all been couped up in the house for the past two months. Now we'll make the library...
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by undaunted1 on 02-19-2008
  • Re: How young can a child be???

    Hi! Lucky you to have a bright, healthy little guy to explore life with! I suspect it is not very important to HIM to be able to recite the entire alphabet clearly nor to particularly identify all his numbers and letters. You might want to go to the State education department for your state (online)and...
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by Account_Inactive on 02-18-2008
  • Re: New to Homeschooling, and new area...

    have you looked into unschooling? and Unit study depending on what your son is into. I am new to this to and am hoping to make it work for us!!
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by camliv on 02-14-2008
  • New to Homeschooling, and new area...

    Hello my name is Adrein, I am a mother of a 9 yr old boy who has been diagonized with ADHD by a lisince PHD, and Aspergers by the public school system. I also have a newborn of 7 months of age, lil boy as well. I am married, and taking care of my grandmother who has Alizermers (Old Timers). I just turned...
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by misspinkpiggy78 on 02-14-2008
  • Re: ART for a 12 year old

    WOODEN MODELS (DINO, GATOR ect..) My son is 12 he will be 13 in June He made life size a model of an alligator with his eight year old brother. You can get them in the stores sometimes or online. I did nothing they did it all very cool. Makes a man out of them. They want to paint it camo and hang it...
    Posted to Finding Curriculum (Forum) by bcjkab on 02-04-2008
  • Re: Marked wrong lesson, PLEASE someone respond!

    O.K. first things first - BREATH - I think I can help. Go to the "Parent's Home Page" then to "School Today" in the drop down menu. Change the "Date to View" to the date you need. Click on the "Review" button and go to the bottom of that page and write something...
    Posted to General Site (Forum) by ts4merg on 02-03-2008
  • ART for a 12 year old

    HI, Does anyone have any suggestions on art projects that a 12 yr. old soon to be 13 would like to do? He is not very helpful, I ask what he would like to do, he says "I don't know" we will do some clay modeling, then work with oil pastels, other than that I don't have a clue- I need...
    Posted to Finding Curriculum (Forum) by tonbert on 02-02-2008
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