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#31 of 52 Old 10-24-2007, 11:55 PM
 
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i love this teacher's room, and if i ever get a space of my own, i'd love to borrow her ideas!!

http://www.mrspohlmeyerskinderpage.c...rclassroom.htm

there is another's teacher site that i love too but i can't find the link (i hate my favorites folder --TOO much stuff that i can't even find what i want!)grr.

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i love this teacher's room, and if i ever get a space of my own, i'd love to borrow her ideas!!

http://www.mrspohlmeyerskinderpage.c...rclassroom.htm

there is another's teacher site that i love too but i can't find the link (i hate my favorites folder --TOO much stuff that i can't even find what i want!)grr.
nice room! really organized!

i want to lazure the wall with the bookcases on it and get the computer out of there and possibly bring the playstand in there. i took most of the toys out as it was too crowded and certain members of our "school" were playing when they should be working. I have some things to occupy the little ones, mostly educational, close to the ground where they usually are. Those two white dressers are jammed and I do mean jammed with art supplies and the boxes underneath,though organized, are just packed with more supplies!:the door is a magnetic chalkboard and we have magnets on the opposite side. I have bookshelves in the little room just outside of the door as the room was feeling too cluttered when they were in there. I am going to turn that into our library area. I have beautiful antique desks in my living room I keep asking dh to move down, but his back has been bugging him...too heavy hockey bags and kids I quess!
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(i hate my favorites folder --TOO much stuff that i can't even find what i want!)grr.
Try http://del.icio.us/ ! It's really great. I have a huge number of bookmarks, and with the tags I can find almost all of them again.
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Try http://del.icio.us/ ! It's really great. I have a huge number of bookmarks, and with the tags I can find almost all of them again.

i actually just started my very first blog and i have a favorite resources link (ha ha, with like 4 links so far - it's SO time consuming and my kids gravitate to me when i attempt to add to it!!). i'm going to slowly go through and organize my favorite websites and resources there, so that i can actually find them and use them!!!!

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2 pixie's and a handful of sprites and it's all good i got your moola and in the mail tom......please quit or i'm going to send my attack gnome over there: where are pic's of your schoolroom??
hey, hey, i didn't realize you were holed up (no pun intended!) for a while, but glad you are on the mend! My, um,, pics? gulp....
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Wow -what organized peeps you are! I so enjoyed all the px!
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These are all great. I wish we still H/S.

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This is our dining room and school room.

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b3...oolroom001.jpg

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b3...oolroom002.jpg

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b3...oolroom003.jpg

What I like is that my 3 year old can be outside playing and I can work with dd at the table and still see ds outside.
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This is our dining room and school room.

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b3...oolroom001.jpg

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b3...oolroom002.jpg

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b3...oolroom003.jpg

What I like is that my 3 year old can be outside playing and I can work with dd at the table and still see ds outside.
i love that bookcase! how nice to be able to watch your child while schooling from that window.
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We use the kitchen table.

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We use the kitchen table.
Let's see the pix! You must have a map or two hanging on the wall as well. Art work? We have a little area we set up with art supplies, sketcchbooks etc (well, our whole little house looks like people are reading and engaging, including the bathroom) that I would love to show, but I have no idea how to post pix.
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Not messy.....well-used!

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Here's ours! http://s56.photobucket.com/albums/g1...rning%20space/

Most of our learning goes on in the living room, but we have some storage set up in the hall. That box on the dog crate contains Ds's workbooks and reading books I have lined up.

Please excuse the open walls, DH just put in those new windows.
Also, note the backpack under the chess table in the *learning chair* pic, that is where DD keeps her current work.
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Great thread... I will be back.
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Not messy.....well-used!
That pretty much descirbes our place...not messy, yeah, not messy. (No really, I don;'t think it's messy, but people absolutely live and work here, and it shows! Ouch, what was that I just stepped on? I think it's a Playmobil haystack...)
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OK, DH finally brought home the camera cord.

View One
Those games on the top shelf look really unsafe, LOL! I'll take care of that tomorrow. This is where we eat as well. Note mismatched chairs.

View Two
One shelf has a little altar; next to that is our nature table.
The Bottom View of View Two

View Three
Plastic! *gasp* The multi-colored one we use more for the top than for what's inside. The other one stores all sorts of paper.

View Four

I think you can actually own too many books.
Top of View Four
It's safer than it looks.

View Five
On the other side is our little "listening center" with books on tape. I need to find a new place for it though, because Nicholas always wants to listen when we're doing school, and the tape player doesn't have a headphones jack.

View Six
Just the last little bit.

Outside the "school room"

More books

Some craft stuff
Music
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Library basket

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What wonderful rooms! I'm still trying to decide if I'm going to set up in the diningroom which is is the room you enter when coming through the front door OR in the nook which is directly off the kitchen and large enough for a classroom.

I think I'm leaning more towards putting it in the nook and having my diningroom look "nice" for visitors.

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okay here are pic's of our schoolroom. they are on my blog because it was easiest to do it that way. http://lakesuperiorchildrenshouse.blogspot.com/ critique away...especially the cluttered desk with the computer....ideas??
wow mama! I'm jealous! I'll be jealous on my daughters behalf as well. We JUST started, haven't even really yet, so we need some time to get it together, but when we do I hope one day we'll have a room like this one!

We have a huge house, but not a single room we can use for home school. We use the office as a base, but we use the diningroom and kitchen tables alot.
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Here's ours
of course, it's missing photos of the floor, important part of our learning area, with it's array of puppet piles and Legos spread out on a blanket.
All our areas are spread around the house. I need a big comfy over-stuffed chair with a big canopy over it with a lamp: my "dream" reading area. We're making do with a pretend beanbag chair: all our sleeping bags stuffed into a sheet and closed with a rubber band

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I like your way of using the shoe organizer for storing art supplies. I think I will pull my empty one out of my garage and put it to better, more "homeschoolier" use

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We're just starting, so I haven't even mentioned a schoolroom to her yet. Lessons are usually at the table, on the floor, on my bed, on the table in their playroom, everywhere. The playroom will someday house all her school stuff, but I think we'll continue to do lessons wherever we are. Currently, her little lesson books and pencils are in one of those plastic storage drawers that my sister left here months ago.
So for now, here's the apple tree wall that we painted in their playroom for Christmas. We'll be putting up white shelves in the room soon for storage.

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