Tag: Homeschool

when learning turns vicious.

Mom did a lot of work to find curriculum that would work really well for my sister and I as we progressed through our homeschool era. One of the curriculum items that worked really well for both of us was Shurley Grammar. It broke down grammar and writing into approachable chunks and patterns. Shurley also ...

killing the field.

In the early homeschool days, science was one of my favorite topics. It was so easy to feel productive - pull out the microscope and look at things in high magnified detail. Boom. Science. Baking = Chemistry. Let’s figure out how things interact! The mac daddy of them all at that time: Baking soda and ...