Homeschooling

  • Book Review: Wonderbook (Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction)

    By on April 26, 2014

    This book is a total delight; take this thick, detailed work slowly and treasure and contemplate every morsel.

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    Polly Castor
  • New Poem: Our College Tour

    By on April 23, 2014

    Because I’ve both served so much and held back so relentlessly she’s taking responsibility for her choices

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    Polly Castor
  • Home from a Week Long College Tour

    By on April 22, 2014

    Together with our youngest, I drove 35 hours this past week through seven states to see six colleges. ...

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    Polly Castor
  • Visit to Bowdoin College

    By on April 16, 2014

    We toured Bowdoin College in Maine today and liked it.

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    Polly Castor
  • We Got to the New England Robotics Championships

    By on April 14, 2014

    This was quite a life lesson about being prepared whether or not you think you’ll get a chance!

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    Polly Castor
  • The Foolishness of Rejecting Our Own Gifted

    By on April 1, 2014

    Can we create a worthy educational system and a fair college application process that honors their potential and makes...

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    Polly Castor
  • Run with Your Strengths

    By on March 28, 2014

    I was so glad to see the video clip below of the mom of an autistic child who didn’t...

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    Polly Castor
  • Make the Ordinary Come Alive

    By on March 15, 2014

    Do not ask your children to strive for extraordinary lives. Such striving may seem admirable, but it is a way of foolishness.

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    Polly Castor
  • About the New SAT

    By on March 14, 2014

    Well there has been a lot of buzz about the new revision to the SAT that will apply to...

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    Polly Castor
  • A Question Guide to Discussing Art

    By on March 10, 2014

    I think it is important to talk about art, but many people don’t know where to begin. This question...

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    Polly Castor
  • No Formulas for Homeschooling High School

    By on March 6, 2014

    High school is a time to tailor offerings even more diligently to the specific needs of our unique pupils...

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    Polly Castor
  • Our Youngest Turns 17

    By on February 13, 2014

    Well, we had a snow day on our youngest daughter’s birthday, so although wishing she could go to robotics...

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    Polly Castor