Jake (11 years old) found a site several years ago that he just loves, and he does all sorts of coding projects on it. He's recently branched out into animating his projects using coding as well. He worked on this most recent one, and he's so proud of it that I want to share it … Continue reading Jake’s coding projects
I love my job. I love teaching second graders, and I am really loving learning how to work in multiple ways to meet the different educational needs of special education students this school year. I sometimes am hit right in the face with how much I loved and miss homeschooling my kids, though! Today, I … Continue reading I miss homeschooling so much!
This happened five years ago; Facebook reminded me. I just had to share it here! LOL Oct. 27, 2012 On the way home from the field trip yesterday, just at the end of our road, I saw a HUGE hornets' nest about six inches off the ground (seriously, this thing was about 18" - 24" … Continue reading Hornets and Homeschooling
This has been a topic of great discussion in our household over the past couple of weeks. I honestly feel like it's like Game of Thrones, and he's yelling, "Winter is coming!!!" every time he says, "The eclipse is coming!!!" LOL. Jake is all about anything that is related to space, so he is all … Continue reading The eclipse is coming!
This was my favorite part of the Franklin Conservatory field trip; I love fairy gardens, and these take them to a whole new level! I found it so interesting that they utilized broken items to house the fairy gardens, and they all worked together so well! I'm hoping to put a few together this … Continue reading Fairy gardens at the Franklin Conservatory
Ted says I have a library book problem. I was putting away the books on the "public library books shelf" at home (What? Doesn't everyone have a library book spot at home??), and he saw THE LIST. THE LIST is what our library prints and gives out to show you what you have checked … Continue reading Library problem
I don't know about your house, but here it's all Minecraft, Legos, and Spongebob with Jake! When we saw a flyer at our local library for a Minecraft party, we signed up and took his cousin, too. They had coloring pages, a marshmallow Creeper toss, bingo, and a bead craft. The snack table was awesome! … Continue reading Minecraft party!