Homeschooling

  • MIT Splash and the Kendall Hotel

    By on November 22, 2009

    I brought my two homeschooling kids (12 and 15) for a weekend of classes at MIT Splash which is...

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    Polly Castor
  • Photos of Jacob Burns Film Center’s New Media Arts Lab

    By on November 17, 2009

    This is a very cool place. My 12 year old homeschooling daughter has been taking a film class here...

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    Polly Castor
  • Studying Van Gogh

    By on October 2, 2009

    Vincent van Gogh only sold one painting in his lifetime. No one painted like him; he was generally misunderstood....

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    Polly Castor
  • Photos at Caramoor

    By on September 30, 2009

    This morning I delivered my twelve year old homeschooled daughter to a special music composition class at Caramoor (see...

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    Polly Castor
  • Eye of the Beholder

    By on August 25, 2009

    I have been contemplating rainbows recently, spurred by something I read in the Sentinel magazine (see here). As a...

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    Polly Castor
  • Photos of Sunflowers

    By on August 9, 2009

    My two younger children fly in from northern Michigan today where they have been at camp for a month....

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    Polly Castor
  • Library Sale Loot

    By on July 11, 2009

    You may already know we have a lot of books in our small house. We stopped counting at 10,000....

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    Polly Castor
  • Photos of Mount Holyoke College

    By on June 29, 2009

    My husband and I are alone in our home with our children scattered around the globe. As I mentioned...

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    Polly Castor
  • Great Card Game: Phase 10

    By on June 22, 2009

    My sisters and their families just left after being here since Friday for my daughter’s homeschool graduation. While they...

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    Polly Castor
  • Homeschool Graduation Haiku

    By on June 21, 2009

    The house is scrubbed clean For the big graduation All the books are shelved. A tent in the rain...

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    Polly Castor
  • My Homeschool Daughter’s Graduation

    By on June 20, 2009

    We had forty special people to our house today for my oldest daughter’s homeschool graduation ceremony. After homeschooling for...

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    Polly Castor
  • Yeah! The “Book War” is Over for This Year!

    By on June 16, 2009

    There are those in my local homeschooling network here that call me “the book maven.” I earned the title...

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    Polly Castor