OC Homeschooling

Homeschooling in Orange County, CA

May 2009 Blog Posts (4)

Starr Ranch Summer Junior Biologists

A message from Starr Ranch Sanctuary:



Dear Home School Families and Groups,



Starr Ranch would like to remind you that we still have spaces for our summer Junior Biologists program, especially our June sessions reserved for homeschoolers. Attached is a PDF flyer with more details, and a text version appears below my signature. Please help us spread the word and pass this announcement on to other groups and families whom you think may be interested!



Please feel… Continue

Added by Heather Martinson on May 19, 2009 at 3:25pm — No Comments

OC Homeschoolers in National Video Contest

My friend's daughter and other homeschoolers made a video that is now in the top three of the national finals.

Take a look & vote:

http://www.techinmotioncontest.com

Hers is Entry #3.

-Heather Martinson

Added by Heather Martinson on May 15, 2009 at 4:17pm — 2 Comments

Why Homeschool?

Why homeschool?



I get this question all the time. I'm sure most, nah, I take that back, I'm sure ALL of my fellow homeschoolers get asked this question whenever the topic of education comes up. What do you tell them? I'm curious to know. In the beginning I'm sure we all had our serious reasons, but as time goes by, what do you tell them now? Is it still serious? Or do you have more fun with your answers?



Post your answers, because I know I'm not the only one who answers,… Continue

Added by AskTracy on May 11, 2009 at 9:53am — 2 Comments

thankful for my family

There is a story about blueberries on my daughter's unit test for homeschool. It has been said that American Indians picked blueberries and turned it into tea, dried them in made it into a powder, and drank the juice to cure sickness and prepare the people for the long winters. It is possible that blueberries were on the menu at the First Thanksgiving.



My daughter learned that the blueberries were mixed with cornmeal and water to make blueberry mush. There was even a recipe for mush… Continue

Added by Alison Stripling on May 2, 2009 at 9:17am — 2 Comments

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