Posts tagged with ‘education’

  • Our Youngest Graduates from High School

    By on June 16, 2015

    With a fancy dinner and otherwise very little fanfare, our youngest daughter graduated from high school last night

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Story of Science Series

    By on May 27, 2015

    I can’t say enough good things about this science series written by Joy Hakim that was designed for middle...

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    Polly Castor
  • Our Youngest Chooses to Go to Juniata

    By on April 23, 2015

    Our youngest has chosen to go to Juniata college in south central Pennsylvania, and has sent in her deposit...

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    Polly Castor
  • Update on College Applications

    By on April 1, 2015

    April Fool’s Day is the deadline for notification of college acceptances, so now all of our long awaited news...

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    Polly Castor
  • Great Bible Books for Children

    By on March 27, 2015

    I was requested recently to give some recommendations for good Bible read alouds for children. I promised to pull...

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    Polly Castor
  • Quote About Education by John Taylor Gatto

    By on February 19, 2015

    Whatever an education is, it should make you a unique individual, not a conformist; it should furnish you with...

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    Polly Castor
  • Resources for Teaching Poetry

    By on February 3, 2015

    A homeschooling mother with a daughter in early high school asked for some recommendations from me for how to...

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    Polly Castor
  • College Applications Are Sent Off!

    By on December 30, 2014

    What a relief it is to be able to say that all of our youngest daughter’s college applications are...

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    Polly Castor
  • Best Educational Apps for Students of All Ages

    By on December 5, 2014

    Hope you find something here that teaches you and yours something in a way that you enjoy!

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    Polly Castor
  • Our Last SPLASH!

    By on November 23, 2014

    I have brought our kids to this weekend of classes at MIT the weekend before Thanksgiving for thirteen consecutive...

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    Polly Castor
  • #1 Magnet School in the Country

    By on October 14, 2014

    My niece is in her fourth year teaching in an amazing elementary school based on Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits...

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    Polly Castor
  • Teaching Vocabulary in our Homeschool

    By on October 7, 2014

    Having answered questions on a homeschooling chat-list recently about teaching vocabulary, I thought I’d include my thoughts on the...

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    Polly Castor