The View From Here – BOOM! Moments

 While doing his saxon math today, my biggest little was completing a new problem for him.  After he finished, he said, "Hey, commutative law."  BOOM! While reviewing all of the geographical points from cycle one today, in one sitting, my biggest little was acing them all from memory.  BOOM! From the math memory work, … [Read more...]

Two Great Giveaways

Guys, there are two great giveaways for materials to use at home with CC Cycle One happening right now in the blogosphere & I want to make sure you've heard about them both.  Go to these links to enter to win --1) Orchestra & Composer Lapbook Giveaway from Half-A-Hundred Acre Wood2) Montessori Print Shop … [Read more...]

What We're Doing – Week 16 Links & Ideas

History - Review our history sentences, by playing like the Mesoamericans with bouncy rubber balls - without using our hands & trying to get the ball through a ring.  (without the element of human sacrifice and brutal competition - naturally.)  Each correct answer gets a turn or 3 tries, depending on how hard this turns out … [Read more...]

How It's Going – Week 13 (Cont)

With our acts and facts science cards out for reference during discussion, we all gathered around the kitchen counter today to learn about parts of the earth.I sliced eggs I hardboiled this morning into halves and gave each of my littles one half of an egg to hold and explore during our discussion.  (These eggs then became egg salad for … [Read more...]

Homeschool Earth Science Curriculum – Review & Giveaway!

Guys, I seriously could not be more excited to share this Creation Science for Kids - Earth Science Unit by Mia of Homeschool Curriculum Co. with you.  As you already know, I fell in love with the Creation Science for Kids - Biology Study Unit.  Well, I fell even harder & more quickly this time.Opening a science curriculum and reading … [Read more...]

How We Review – Our Custom CC Playlist

At home, I try to implement a variety of different memory techniques; much the same way the tutors do during CC community day.  For example, visual cues, physical motions, music, repetition, review games, etc.  Hands down, one of the easiest ways we review is listening to our memory music.  With inspiration from a friend and help … [Read more...]

Enter to Win – $50 CC Gift Certificate

For those of you who aren't following Classical Conversations at Home on FB, I'd hate for you to miss out on the news I'm sharing today!  Go here to enter Homeschool Curriculum's contest to win a $50 gift certificate to Classical Conversations. Mia has posted a simple question for you to answer - remember think resource, not fantasy! … [Read more...]

CC Connected – FREE till 9/16!

Did you see the announcement on my FB page? CC Connected is free until September 16th! Visit the Classical Conversations page and watch the streaming announcements at the top of the page until you see the one announcing the free use until 9/16; log in DIRECTLY from that announcement in order for it to work for you. If all the options are … [Read more...]