Month: March 2011

Curriculum and Corporate Training

There is one question we get asked more than others. Whether we are out running errands during the day or participating in a trail ride, someone always asks: How do you do it? How do you pick curriculum?… Read More

Ocean Exploration With Dr. Ballard

As part of our homeschool work today, we participated in a live Q & A session presented by the JASON Project on the science behind tsunamis. JASON, of course, was founded by Dr. Robert Ballard. THE Dr. Robert… Read More

Hidden Tiger, Crouching Feline

Jonas Tonboe Christiansen has some totally awesome pics on Smugmug. This one was taken in Kanha National Park. Can you spot the female Royal Bengal tiger hiding in the tall grass? If you are looking for an awesome… Read More

Tigers, Survivor and Society, Oh My!

One of the coolest things about homeschooling is how you can take an everyday, incidental thing and turn it into a full-blown day of learning. Today, for example, CJ found an old Zootles magazine dedicated to tigers. Which… Read More

Blogging: Your Electronic Notebook

We’ve noticed a trend lately. It seems like everywhere we turn, there’s a kid using a blog as part of his or her learning experience. Whether it’s part of Language Arts or a virtual journal for the entire… Read More

CJ’s Birthday Celebration – Part 9

In honor of CJ’s 9th birthday today, we are sharing 9 educational and super cool websites, every hour for 9 hours straight. This ninth site is dedicated to helping kids connect with the great outdoors. April is just… Read More

CJ’s Birthday Celebration – Part 8

In honor of CJ’s 9th birthday today, we are sharing 9 educational and super cool websites, every hour for 9 hours straight. This eighth site is all about making chemistry kid-friendly. Andrew Rader Studios has done a nice… Read More

CJ’s Birthday Celebration – Part 7

In honor of CJ’s 9th birthday today, we are sharing 9 educational and super cool websites, every hour for 9 hours straight. This seventh site says that “the past belongs to kids”. We’re not entirely sure what they… Read More

CJ’s Birthday Celebration – Part 6

In honor of CJ’s 9th birthday today, we are sharing 9 educational and super cool websites, every hour for 9 hours straight. This sixth site comes to us from the U.S. government. It is an amazing collection of… Read More

CJ’s Birthday Celebration – Part 5

In honor of CJ’s 9th birthday today, we are sharing 9 educational and super cool websites, every hour for 9 hours straight. This fifth site was created by Jim Becker, Professor Emeritus at the University of Northern Iowa…. Read More