Posts tagged with ‘homeschooling’

  • Frame of Reference is Important

    By on February 25, 2015

    Things are literally different depending on “the frame of reference” you view them from, and this has been proven...

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    Polly Castor
  • Energy Instead of Mass

    By on February 4, 2015

    We usually consider matter as solid, but it is far from it. The closer you get to looking at...

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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
  • A Great Gift for a Ten Year Old

    By on December 17, 2014

    When I saw this, I wanted to buy it, but have no one of the right age on my...

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    Polly Castor
  • Our Youngest’s Senior Picture

    By on December 8, 2014

    We took our youngest to get her formal senior photos done and here they 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
  • Homeschool Park Days & Some Photos of our Youngest

    By on November 1, 2014

    I love how homeschool kids play, and even in the midst of writing college application essays and doing some...

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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
  • Picture Books by Holling Clancy Holling

    By on September 27, 2014

    Every child should have the opportunity to read this series of books in an unhurried way with an adult....

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    Polly Castor
  • Historical Fiction for Kids about the 20th Century

    By on September 3, 2014

    I recommend these 20th century historical fiction titles for homeschooling kids or for any young reader (or would-be reader)...

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    Polly Castor