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Enjoy this week’s inspiring homeschool links:
- Why you need to plan a teacher institute day :: From contributor Kara Anderson of Quill and Camera
- There’s a new path to Harvard and it’s not in a classroom :: Tech Insider
- Kicking curriculum to the curb with living learning lists :: Ed Snapshots
- Encouraging girls to become scientists? It’s not rocket science :: PSH Newshour
- Are homeschooled kids prepared for the real world? :: About Education
What we’re reading this week:
- Jamie, Age 39:
- Trishna, Age 12:
- Jonathan & Elijah, Ages 11 & 10:
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Elijah and I had the best time playing the memory game that came with our most recent Little Passports excursion to Turkey!
We’re definitely fans of this subscription service that brings a new part of the world to us each month. It fits in perfectly with our interest-led philosophy, and there are options for ages 3-12.
Two years ago when I sensed the need for a change in our homeschool, I found my answer in Time4Learning.com.
It can be used as a complete online curriculum, but we used it as enrichment and the kids liked the animated learning games. Take a peek if you could use a change as well!
“Our care of the child should be governed, not by the desire to make him learn things, but by the endeavor always to keep burning within him that light which is called intelligence.” ~ Maria Montessori