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Walking Circle

Walking Circle

Tuesday dawned bright and crisp, inviting us out to play in the way only an Autumn day can.  Usually we begin our homeschool with a circle, song and a bit of yoga movement.  Instead I decided that we would take our circle outside and make the most of the cold, refreshing air.     We held hands in the sunshine and sang our morning song, then we took some deep Prana breaths and swung our arms and legs around, our…

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New Homeschool Curriculum

New Homeschool Curriculum

Today we began a new curriculum that taught us an amazing amount in a relatively short (3 hour) period.  It is a cross disciplinary curriculum that embraces visual, kinesthetic and auditory learning styles allowing students to use manipulatives and their own reasoning skills to decode problems and create inventive scenarios. Today we explored… construction… teamwork, negotiation, ethics… personal responsibility (tidying belongings, respect for space) Geology & Biology peer to peer tutoring… numeracy… life skills (food preparation) coupled with an Al…

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