Category Archives: homeschool

Weekend links: Educational divide

Firestorm Erupts Over Virginia’s Educational Goals As a parent of children of color, reading that the state board of education here in Virginia has decided to adjust math passing rates based on race both angers and saddens me. I’m aware … Continue reading

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(not) homeschooling

My semester is over, and I’m starting summer school in a few weeks. The kids’ school year is also winding down. Planning our “summer school lite” inevitably lead me to think about our school options and what would be best … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

Finished one of the baby hats! I used short circulars that I bought when Darcel and I went to The Yarn Club last week. I really like the short circs for tiny projects. The unwound yarn (colorway is Cloudy Sky) is … Continue reading

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St. Nicholas Day, and homeschool

Lark and I attended a Waldorf inspired St. Nicholas Day celebration today. What a treat! There was food, a walk in the woods (complete with making pinecone bird feeders in said woods), and a St. Nick story for the kiddos. … Continue reading

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Weekend Links

How to Stop the Drop in Verbal Scores E.D. Hirsch, Jr. is behind the Core Knowledge series. It’s a popular “spine” (base curriculum) for homeschoolers. Via Why Boys Fail. Putting Parents in Charge Reminds me that this year, I am putting my money … Continue reading

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