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  • Re: Keeping them busy

    My Son is 14 and seems to be spending a lot of time on his Xbox, or the PC. Sometimes he goes out with friends and older sister. But it seems whenever he is home, he is bored unless he is on Xbox or computer. I know where he is and that he's occupied and out of my hair, but this is not ideal. So...
    Posted to Finding Curriculum (Forum) by littlemillennium on 06-14-2012
  • Re: Edumecate - A site for homeschoolers by homeschoolers

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    Posted to Finding Curriculum (Forum) by littlemillennium on 06-07-2012
  • Re: Online Curriculum

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    Posted to Finding Curriculum (Forum) by littlemillennium on 05-30-2012
  • Curriculum for grade K.

    Hi, Does anyone have any suggestions on a curriculum for kindergarten? Something that is not too strict in the amount of time spent. My daughter is 3 soon will be 4, (Oct.) she already can read many different 3 letter words, know her shapes, colors, numbers up to 20, ABC's. I wanted to start her...
    Posted to Finding Curriculum (Forum) by tonbert on 08-13-2008
  • Re: Homeschooling the Steiner Way

    Hi! Thank you so much for your encouragement, and a lot of what you suggest is so helpful! I just want to be able to -proved a good environment for my daughter to learn in which is not too chaotic! Trouble is, with there being only one child I try to get her to race with me to tidy up but she is going...
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by GillPruden on 06-01-2008
  • Re: Homeschooling for Pre-K

    Hi there, It is important when children are so young to encourage their creativity, imagination and curiosity. You might want to read a post that I just wrote on 5/1 re: early childhood. It's contents are geared toward questions re: homeschooling using a Waldorf/Steiner theory. If you read under...
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by hsiamy on 05-02-2008
  • Re: Having # 3 and #1 is an unmotiveated almost 5 year old...

    Hi Gill, Play is the quintessential activity of young children. It is the serious work of childhood. Creative play awakens and harnesses the power of imagination. For a young child the imagined world can have more reality than the actual world. This is the basis for early childhood programs in a Steiner...
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by hsiamy on 05-01-2008
  • Homeschooling the Steiner Way

    Hi! I'm Gill and I am about to start the amazing and scary adventure of homeschooling my five year old daughter. I plan to align myself to the Steiner Waldorf method and would really welcome any input from those who know what it's like to start out and anyone who is using/planning to use the...
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by GillPruden on 04-06-2008
  • Re: pre-k

    Go to your local library. there is a section devoted to homschoolers. I have several favorite books that I have used. I like "How To Homeschool" , by Gayle Graham. It helped me with a reasonable schedule, record keeping and other important issues. Of course there are many other books to help...
    Posted to Finding Curriculum (Forum) by Horse on 04-03-2008
  • Re: Having # 3 and #1 is an unmotiveated almost 5 year old...

    Hi Tracy, Thanks for posting your questions re: your 5 yr. old. I wanted to take this moment to talk a bit about the 3 stages of childhood and how that plays out in homeschooling. In my former life (before homeschooling) I was a teacher in a Waldorf school and earned a dual degree in Human Dev. and Family...
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by hsiamy on 03-20-2008
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