Posts Tagged: books

Unschooling

Unschooling in School

I just read another encouraging report about education reform. I hesitate to type the silly title though, so click here.  Unschoolers DO use books and classes and don’t teach themselves. They learn from all kinds of resources and experiences. The

Unschooling

Unschooling in School

I just read another encouraging report about education reform. I hesitate to type the silly title though, so click here.  Unschoolers DO use books and classes and don’t teach themselves. They learn from all kinds of resources and experiences. The

Caroline posing her own way instead of following Rhiannon's direction

Flashback Friday: Theatreworks

Flashback: Our first Theatreworks show was The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe in December 2008. According to my calendar journal, my girls (then 7 and 5) enjoyed the show, but my 19  month old son cried so much during

Caroline posing her own way instead of following Rhiannon's direction

Flashback Friday: Theatreworks

Flashback: Our first Theatreworks show was The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe in December 2008. According to my calendar journal, my girls (then 7 and 5) enjoyed the show, but my 19  month old son cried so much during

picking out books in B&N

Another Reader

Last year Caroline was still not a strong reader. As a voracious reader myself, it actually hurt my heart to hear her say that reading is not fun. But apparently she was motivated to keep trying because this year she

picking out books in B&N

Another Reader

Last year Caroline was still not a strong reader. As a voracious reader myself, it actually hurt my heart to hear her say that reading is not fun. But apparently she was motivated to keep trying because this year she

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How many books do you have?

I have over 1500 children’s books.  I know because in the late 90s, I was teaching and, imagining the future children I hoped to have, collecting books mostly via the Scholastic book clubs I sent home with my students, and

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How many books do you have?

I have over 1500 children’s books.  I know because in the late 90s, I was teaching and, imagining the future children I hoped to have, collecting books mostly via the Scholastic book clubs I sent home with my students, and

Happy Harry Potter Month

Here is my new computer desktop. I got the images by googling and I had to stretch the big one in Photoshop Elements.  None of the wallpaper images I found were big enough for my iMac screen (2560×1440).  It still

Happy Harry Potter Month

Here is my new computer desktop. I got the images by googling and I had to stretch the big one in Photoshop Elements.  None of the wallpaper images I found were big enough for my iMac screen (2560×1440).  It still

Last Day of the World journaling

In honor of the Last Day of The World, Paperclipping offered these journaling prompts. :)  Here are my answers.  If you decide to copy, please comment so I can read your answers. What was the last song you listened to?

Last Day of the World journaling

In honor of the Last Day of The World, Paperclipping offered these journaling prompts. :)  Here are my answers.  If you decide to copy, please comment so I can read your answers. What was the last song you listened to?

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Postaday #68

Name a book that changed your life.  What influence did it have on your thoughts, attitudes, and actions? [I’ve just returned from a week in California.  After not looking at my new blog design for a week, now that I’m

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Postaday #68

Name a book that changed your life.  What influence did it have on your thoughts, attitudes, and actions? [I’ve just returned from a week in California.  After not looking at my new blog design for a week, now that I’m

Project 365 Day 2

One of the books we have read many times, and we read again today, is The Gingerbread Man.  I asked Ian if he’d like to make our own gingerbread man with the recipe on the back of the book.  He

Project 365 Day 2

One of the books we have read many times, and we read again today, is The Gingerbread Man.  I asked Ian if he’d like to make our own gingerbread man with the recipe on the back of the book.  He

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Friday Fill In

#196 So…here we go! 1. One of my strongest beliefs is _that children deserve to be respected, not treated as lesser people_. 2. _We have two spiders decorating our house right now that are_ huge! 3. The sky is cloudy

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Friday Fill In

#196 So…here we go! 1. One of my strongest beliefs is _that children deserve to be respected, not treated as lesser people_. 2. _We have two spiders decorating our house right now that are_ huge! 3. The sky is cloudy

symbols

This morning, even though I set my alarm because I doubted I could wake up on time without it, I woke up an hour before said alarm was set.  I’m a morning bird by nature,  so I’m fine with this. 

symbols

This morning, even though I set my alarm because I doubted I could wake up on time without it, I woke up an hour before said alarm was set.  I’m a morning bird by nature,  so I’m fine with this.