We're back at it. Just completed week one of our second term. After a three week Christmas break, week one had my head swimming. Just exactly how did I manage to do the first term again?! It's a shock to my system to jump back in. We did have a glorious Christmas though. I was … Continue reading Term Turnover and Lots of Links
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Week 2 Wrap-Up
We kicked off our week with a chilly nature walk. Gone are the beach days of summer, but we like our walks on the beach in the cool days of autumn almost as much! We were hoping to see some jellyfish (as I thought that would be a good choice for this week as we … Continue reading Week 2 Wrap-Up
Learning to Draw Birds
We did something a bit different for nature study today. Last week I followed a link (can't even remember where I saw it...maybe on the Ambleside Online forum) to a downloadable nature journaling curriculum from the California Native Plant Society. Now you might be wondering why on earth someone living on the east coast of … Continue reading Learning to Draw Birds
Tidbits from Week 20
Back at it this week after a wonderful vacation. Boy, it's hard to jump in full force after taking a week off of school. It always seems like so much, such a heavy load, until you get back into the routine of it. Routine and habits are powerful things! They really boost productivity and efficiency, … Continue reading Tidbits from Week 20
New Year, New Term, New Things to Learn!
I just love a new year. There is something so hopeful and motivating about a new beginning with new possibilities. This week we dove into our first week of term two of our school year. It was a good week. Actually, it was a great week! I want to be honest about that because I … Continue reading New Year, New Term, New Things to Learn!