Posts tagged with ‘education’

  • 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...

    0
    Polly Castor
  • A Dance and a Dorm Room

    By on November 8, 2009

    Apparently St. John’s College, Annapolis is easier to get in to than to stay in. There is a major...

    0
    Polly Castor
  • A Seminar on Socrates’ Apology by Plato

    By on November 7, 2009

    The parents were given the homework of reading Plato’s Apology, which is his account of Socrates’ defense at his...

    0
    Polly Castor
  • Parent’s Weekend at St. John’s College

    By on November 6, 2009

    It has been our role today to rejoice in our oldest child thriving in a rigorous college setting. She...

    0
    Polly Castor
  • Big Day: College Drop-off

    By on August 26, 2009

    Well, we finally pulled out of the driveway and drove to Annapolis. My daughter burned CD selections on the...

    0
    Polly Castor
  • Today’s Poem by Me

    By on July 7, 2009

    My Twelve Year Old Brave Writer She’s hovering, constantly balancing dichotomies: Vigorous movement with deep stillness (literally jumping, with...

    0
    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...

    0
    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...

    0
    Polly Castor
  • Photos of St John’s College, Annapolis

    By on April 25, 2009

    St. John’s College is the school my oldest daughter is interested in attending, that I mentioned in a previous...

    0
    Polly Castor
  • Laura’s Water Lily and an Update From Our Pastel Class

    By on April 20, 2009

    Above is the first of two paintings my 12 year old daughter made in my adult pastel class. I...

    0
    Polly Castor
  • Move Over Rudyard Kipling

    By on March 20, 2009

    I promise I won’t be doing this that often. I’m equally proud of all of my wonderful children. It...

    0
    Polly Castor
  • When Not to Call 911

    By on March 19, 2009

    I am my church’s representative to our local clergy association.  We had our meeting yesterday and I wanted to...

    0
    Polly Castor