Homeschool Geography GeoBee Club
Starting on February 22, 2013, a homeschool geography club will meet at Lyndon’s Cobleigh Library on the last Friday of each month at 10 a.m. The group is for homeschoolers who are interested in geography and for prepping for future GeoBee competitions. For more information, contact the Cobleigh Library.
NEK History Day: Call for Homeschoolers
On March 27, 2013 the Old Stone House Museum/Orleans Historical Society, Inc. will once again host the NEK History Day competition at IROC in Derby, VT. All students in grades 6-12 are invited to participate whether they attend public or private school or are homeschooled. NEK History Day is a competition in which students choose historical topics and conduct extensive primary and secondary research through libraries, archives, museums, oral history interviews and historic sites (like the Old Stone House Museum). After analyzing and interpreting their sources and drawing conclusions about their topics’ significance in history, students present their work in exhibits, performances or documentaries. If you are interested in having…
In the Homeschool Groove: One Mom, Four Kids on a European Whirlwind Roadtrip
If you had asked me on this same day two years ago if I thought homeschooling was all that it’s cracked up to be, I would have looked at you with a quirky half-smile and then taken a really, really, really deep breath before admitting that I hadn’t yet really discovered my groove as a homeschooling mom. I hadn’t yet figured out how other homeschooling parents could be so over the moon about homeschooling. Back then, my confidence over the homeschooling decision waxed and waned with each passing day hour. It seemed I was constantly plagued with doubts about whether homeschooling was really the “right” decision, though in my brain and heart, I had come…
Laughing Crow Farm Offers ‘Outdoor Nature Classes’ for Children
So excited to announce that this Northeast Kingdom Mom’s dream of launching nature-based educational programs for children is becoming reality! Congratulations, Kristen! If you’re looking for nature immersion experiences for your children or homeschoolers, check out Kristen’s program. Upcoming Open Houses at Laughing Crow Farm — a chance for children and families to see our ‘outdoor classroom’ and experience a mini nature program here — next Thursday 9/6, 12:30-1:30, for Forest Tots (pre-K & K) and next Friday 9/7, 12:30-2, for Nature Immersion for Homeschoolers (6-12 yr olds). To see a description of our fall programs for pre-K/K, afterschool girls, and homeschoolers, jump on over to the Laughing Crow Programs…