Posts tagged with ‘education’

  • What Homeschooling Science Looks Like

    By on November 30, 2010

    Here are some insider photos of what it looks like to homeschool science, at least at our house. Our...

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    Polly Castor
  • My Daughter’s Kenya Account Written for Her Sponsors

    By on November 28, 2010

    Below is a copy of my daughter’s account of the service trip she took last summer to teach in...

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    Polly Castor
  • Picture Books Are Important

    By on October 8, 2010

    I’m blown away by something I read in today’s New York Time (read it here) that states picture books...

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    Polly Castor
  • On My Son’s Service Trip They Built a School

    By on August 10, 2010

      As I discussed yesterday (see here), my son, along with 20 church teens, went on a service trip...

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    Polly Castor
  • Sunrise of Africa School

    By on June 17, 2010

    This is Sunrise of Africa School where my daughter Virginia volunteered. (Click here for their website.) It is a...

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    Polly Castor
  • Freshman Year Over

    By on May 15, 2010

    It seems such a short time ago that I dropped my oldest daughter off at college (click here to...

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    Polly Castor
  • Today’s Homeschool Science Fair

    By on April 26, 2010

    Today’s Homeschool Science Fair was a resounding success. Above, and the top eight photos below are of my daughter’s...

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    Polly Castor
  • 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
  • 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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    Polly Castor