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Nature Study

Posted on Sep 23 2014 in Hearts and Hands by admin

By Michelle Crooker Although we don’t do it nearly often enough, the kids and I enjoy going on nature walks.  Six Hands and I go on plenty of hikes with his scout troop, but there tends to be a difference between a “hike” and a “nature walk.”   The main differences are speed and distance. […]

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What Are Your Goals

Posted on Sep 16 2014 in Hearts and Hands by admin

by Kyndra Steinmann   So, here we are–a month into the new school year for most of us–and I have a question: What are your goals this year?   Oh, I know, I know–you want to finish the grade-level-appropriate work, teach Johnny to read, and have some fun along the way. Me too!   But […]

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PSAT® Test Registration

Posted on Sep 14 2014 in Homeschool Q&A by Maya

Q. Where do I register my high school student for the PSAT®? A. A Homeschooler must register for the PSAT® at the local public high school in the school district in which he resides or another school close by. Some larger private schools also provide the test. The parent should speak to the school principal […]

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Cool Sites – September 17, 2014

Posted on Sep 14 2014 in Cool Sites by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Free Christian E-book Libraries 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Upcycle Kids’ Clothes 3.3 Babies and Older: Free Basic Sign Language Printables 3.4 STEM: Meteor Watching – Orionid Showers – Begins Early October 3.5 Technology: Assistive Technology for Dyslexic Students – Apps and More 3.6 Homemaking: Wash Reusable Grocery Bags Weekly 3.7 English: A Child’s […]

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General Interest Items – September 17, 2014

Posted on Sep 14 2014 in General by admin

2.1 Constitution Day – September 17 2.2 New Market Evening Lantern Tours (Historical) – New Market – October 25   2.1 Constitution Day – September 17 Each year, on or about September 17, we celebrate Constitution Day, the anniversary of the day in 1787 when the Constitutional Convention adjourned and sent the new Constitution to […]