Curiosity and Critical Thinking with EEME Electronics Projects

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Curiosity and Critical Thinking EEME

Electronics is a subject I’ve been around most of my life. My dad had electronic components and tools around when I was growing up. I never had an interest in it, but I was at least exposed to it. Jonathan has been showing an interest in how things work. He is his father’s child. They like to tear things apart and put them back together. I was recently contacted by Jack, aka EEME Dad. He has created an electronics project/curriculum {Read More}

The Mystery of History: First Impressions

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I shared a while back that I moved from Story of the World to The Mystery of History this year for history with Jonathan. We jumped into history after our first module of science. If you’re not familiar with our modular schedule experiment, read more about modular or block scheduling here. Before I tell you about our first impressions, let me say that we are really enjoying The Mystery of History. I’m so glad that we are using this curriculum. {Read More}

How to Choose “Just Right” Books for Your Kids

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We swim in a never-ending sea of books. How do you determine what books to offer to your child to read? Is this book too easy? Is this book too hard? Is he interested in the topic or subject of this book? Whew! It can make a parent’s head spin in confusion. Jonathan was an early reader. He started reading at 3.5 years old and quickly advanced from there. It has been difficult for me to determine his reading level {Read More}

Review: Splash Math

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Jonathan Review Splash Math

This is a sponsored post from StudyPad, Inc. and Splash Math. StudyPad, Inc. has a new member of the Splash Math family. It’s SplashMath.com. Now you can use Splash Math even if you don’t have an iOS device! They contacted us and asked us to try it out and share out thoughts with you. Jonathan loves Splash Math. We’ve used several of their apps for iOS: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Money, and Time. We’ve told you about them {Read More}

Exploring Creation with Botany

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Exploring Creation with Botany

This summer, I told you about our new schedule for school. We’re focusing on fewer things at once for longer periods of time. I know it’s kind of anti-Charlotte Mason in some respects, but it’s working well for our family right now. We’re calling it a modular schedule or a block schedule. Read more about our modular schedule here. We kicked off our school year with these subjects: Bible YWAM Heroes of History Series Math Science: Botany Botany After completing {Read More}