Alexandra

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Simple things make me happy: homemade things, #crofters strawberry jam on challah bread I made yesterday, strawberry good girl moonshine. #100happydays #lifeonislandhappydays

A little Snowshoeing

While snowshoeing, we saw an eagle flying very close. I quickly tried to take a photo. This photo below is the best I could do.<p>With ice skating …

The Guardian

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BBC Radio 4 - My Teacher Is an App, The Classroom of the Future

In a leafy suburb of Silicon Valley, 9 year olds lie on their tummies on the floor, log on to their silver Chromebooks, and begin doing maths lessons. Their teacher logs on as coach and gives one-to-one instruction...exactly where it's needed.<p>The Khan Academy is an online teaching service whose …

Can you be happy 100 days in a row?

David Attenborough's Curling Commentary Is Amazing (VIDEO)

Have you ever flipped through TV channels on weekend mornings only to find super-serious curling games on? If you can relate, chances are you grew up …

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American Robin & Blue Jays ~ Backyard Birds

I was busy doing the dishes Sunday afternoon. There is a small window above my sink and I noticed birds flying around, I looked a little more and saw …

Busting the “I Don’t Have the Patience to Homeschool” Myth

There were several reasons I said I’d never homeschool. Teach a kid math? Are you serious? And what about the time commitment involved in …

How Khan Academy is using design to pave the way for the future of education

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Credit: courtesy of Colin Price and the Designer Fund.<p>Every morning Khan Academy’s lead designer, Jason Rosoff, spends the …

The Big Bad Middle School Literature List (Grades 5-8) (Ages 9-14+)

100 must-read classical literature books for kids (modern literature selections and Newberry winners) “‘Classic’ – a book which people praise and …

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Periodic Table Resources for Children

Does this ever happen to you? Something unplanned and possibly off-topic finds a way of landing in your child’s radar and completely captures their …

Purple Pink Sunrise

The sunrise was so beautiful this morning, I had to go out and capture it. Standing for a few minutes in my pjs on my front yard. I like to think …

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Heart Nebula

It’s 7,500 light years away, in the Perseus Arm of our Milky Way galaxy, in the direction to the constellation Cassiopeia the Queen.<p>Our friend Justin …

Using YouTube Videos in the ESL Classroom

Now that a growing majority of Internet users have broadband, YouTube and other video clip sites (Google Video, Vimeo, etc.) have become very popular …

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Ten reasons why we need more contact with nature

It improves your memory, helps you recuperate and even makes your sense of smell more acute. So turn off your computer and get outside<p><b>• The more high-tech our lives become, the more nature we need</b><p>We have a human right to a meaningful connection to nature, and we have the responsibilities that come …

International Book Giving Day 2018

14th February is fast approaching.<p>Elys Dolan, official illustrator for #BookGivingDay2018 has created a wonderful bookmark and bookplate.<p>These are …

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The Secular Homeschool Community - Secular Homeschooling on the Web - The Magazine

We've been hearing from our members since back in the dark ages of SecularHomeschool.com that you wished there were a secular homeschooling magazine …

Building Your Own Secular Homeschool Science Curriculum: An Ode to Bill Nye

Let's talk science. My kids LOVE science, but they haven't always. Only since we've been homeschooling have I seen such passion in them towards all …