Homeschool View - June 2006

  • Hurry Up and Wait

    Posted in Homeschool View on Thursday, Jun 8th

    When I was a little girl, I was always amazed how my grandfather could just sit at the table after supper and look outside. He wasn't reading, writing, or doing anything that was visibly constructive-he was just looking. As I grew older, his quie... Read More...


  • A Simpler Summer

    Posted in Homeschool View on Thursday, Jun 8th

    Summertime is here along with its parade of outdoor activities: swimming lessons, soccer teams, baseball games. If you are not careful, summertime can be more hectic than the school year. Here are four inexpensive ways to enjoy a slower and simpler s... Read More...


  • Summer Science

    Posted in Homeschool View on Thursday, Jun 8th

    Although summer brings the allure of sun-filled vacation days from your typical home-schooling year, have you considered using this time to instruct your children in the biology and earth sciences that normally would be taught during the school year?... Read More...


  • Cyberspace Manners

    Posted in Homeschool View on Thursday, Jun 8th

    Whenever my children and I go somewhere for the first time, I remind them about their manners. I remind myself people will be watching them to see how homeschooled children act, not only in the physical world, but in cyberspace. Kn... Read More...


  • Sane Summer Schedules

    Posted in Homeschool View on Thursday, Jun 8th

    Little League. Soccer. Horseback riding. Vacation. Camp. Visiting relatives. Just typing all those activities made me tired! In addition to all of this, you can include yard work, and a wedding or two. Let's not forget that you wil... Read More...