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Here Comes First Grade

  We started back to school last week and have officially entered first grade. She has even lost two teeth. The whole thing is ludicrous, but I suppose I must accept it. This year we are using more curriculum than we have in the past though are still attempting to hold on to some level of flexibility. Language Arts Quiver Full of Arrows (Bravewriter) Jot it Down (Bravewriter) Poetry Teatime Lots of Audiobooks Explode the Code and Ordinary Parent’s Guide to Teaching Reading History History Odyssey: Ancients Level 1 Science Real Science Odyssey: Earth and Space Level 1…

Learning On The Road: A Homeschool Trip

At the end of February, I got to take an epic road trip with one of my homeschooling best buds. We covered about 1700 miles over 6 days, with visits to some beautiful places. We stayed in a hotel our first and last nights and then camped each night in between. I cannot even begin to describe how much fun we had and how much learning happened along the way. All photos in the post are from Tina Carter, because she is amazing 🙂 Our first stop was Congaree National Park, which preserves the largest tract of old growth bottomland hardwood…