Homeschool Items – September 18, 2013

Posted on Sep 15 2013 in Homeschool Items by admin

1.1 Sully Historic Site Home Schooler Days – Chantilly – September 19 or 26
1.2 Marine Corps Museum Homeschool Day – Triangle – September 23
1.3 Article – “Effective Teaching Strategies”
1.4 Article – “When Momma Is Too Sick to Teach”

 

1.1 Sully Historic Site Home Schooler Days – Chantilly – September 19 or 26

Sully Historic Site
3650 Historic Sully Way
Chantilly, VA

Thursday, September 19 or 26, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: $5/adult; $10/student (ages 5 through 12); cost includes admission and program. Pre-registration is required. Children’s codes: September 19, 381 483 5802; September 26, 381 483 5803. Adult chaperone codes: September 19, 381 483 6402; September 26, 381 483 6403.

Hands-on fun learning designed to enrich understanding of Fairfax County circa 1800. There will be seasonal activities on the following topics: school, games, textiles and sewing, slave life, kitchen, herbs, toiletries, and medicines.

See the website for information and to register; you can also call Sully Historic Site with questions at 703-427-1794.

www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/sully-historic-site

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1.2 Marine Corps Museum Homeschool Day – Triangle – September 23

The National Museum of the Marine Corps
18900 Jefferson Davis Highway
Triangle, VA

Monday, September 23, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission and parking are both free. No registration is required.

The United States Marine Corps welcomes homeschool families to their annual Homeschool Day at their museum. Educational stations designed with hands-on activities for homeschool families will be available to enjoy throughout the museum.  The stations are especially appropriate for ages 5 through 12, but the Museum is for all ages. Come and explore the Museum in a whole new way!

See the website for more information, or contact Marti Vose at martha.vose@usmc.mil.

www.usmcmuseum.com/news_Calendar.asp

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1.3 Article – “Effective Teaching Strategies”

Struggling with teaching your kids or considering homeschool but unsure because you have not been taught how to teach? Becky from This Reading Mama shares effective teaching strategies. Even if you’re not having troubles, you might pick up an idea or two!

www.hsclassroom.net/5-effective-teaching-strategies-for-this-school-year

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1.4 Article – “When Momma Is Too Sick to Teach”

It’s sure to happen sometime; you feel too bad to teach as usual, but feel a bit guilty about dropping lessons altogether. Look over suggestions from an experienced homeschool mom now and perhaps line up a few things to have on hand ahead of time.

www.whenthouwalkestbytheway.blogspot.com

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