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BFSU: Reading & Drawing Maps

BFSU: Reading & Drawing Maps

We’ve been so busy lately with reading and math and science and more!  DJ has joined a couple homeschool co-op classes including fun science, robotics and hands-on math. At home we’ve now finished 7 chapters of Building Foundations of Scientific Understanding. The latest chapter was on Reading and Drawing Maps.  We started by printing the map of our region and taping it to the inside of our front door. It is huge but it includes areas we visit frequently. We…

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Learning on the Road

Learning on the Road

Where have we been?  Not in the school room!  We took a mid-session break and went to Orlando, FL for a week. Of course the excitement was so high there wasn’t much accomplished in terms of school work the week before or after our trip. But I have come to embrace the belief that “learning happens everywhere”. So here are some examples. Practical Life DJ learned to drive a car at Lego driving school and he received a drivers license….

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Continent Boxes – Europe

Continent Boxes – Europe

Just before we began our summer break, I put the Continent Box for Europe on the shelf.  I probably should have done it sooner in the year, but for some reason it just didn’t occur to me.  The box has been ready for a long time, although you’ll notice in the picture below that I haven’t decorated it like I did the earlier boxes.  Maybe some day but for now, it works as it is.  I chose red for this…

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