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Forum: Family Planning   05-19-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,324
Posted By Bluegoat
I would be a bit careful looking at the studies...

I would be a bit careful looking at the studies which say that NFP is as reliable as the other, most effective forms of birth control.  That is a bit misleading when you realize that people with...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-26-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,556
Posted By Bluegoat
My daughters almost seven and we are doing grade...

My daughters almost seven and we are doing grade one.  We are using mostly AO.
 
We usually start with piano practice/music for 10 min or so, and then math for 15 to 30, but usually the shorter...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-25-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-20-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By Bluegoat
I homes-chool classically, and in a general way...

I homes-chool classically, and in a general way I agree with her on this.  But I don't agree with her perspective on beginging academics with young kids - I thought the fact that she was determined...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-17-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By Bluegoat
Thanks for the replies.  I'm going to have a...

Thanks for the replies.  I'm going to have a look t some of those resources.  Someone else suggested to me looking at a program that teaches to mastery rather than in a spiral. 
 
I may also have...
Forum: Learning at School   10-16-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By Bluegoat
I've never been in a change room that had...

I've never been in a change room that had stalls, so I don't see that lack of stalls in the washroom as really an issue (though I wouldn't like it for actually using the toilet.)
Forum: Learning at School   10-16-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By Bluegoat
So what does the actual program look like? 

So what does the actual program look like? 
Forum: Learning at School   10-16-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,596
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Forum: Learning at School   10-16-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 639
Posted By Bluegoat
To me, the issue is more about whether doing...

To me, the issue is more about whether doing what sounds like it may be grade one work with five year olds is really appropriate as a general practice.  I'd look more closely at what the program...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-16-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By Bluegoat
Dang, I ordered it from Amazon.  Oh well.  I am...

Dang, I ordered it from Amazon.  Oh well.  I am really enjoying it, I think it's a great looking program.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-16-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By Bluegoat
So I started year 1 of MEP with my daughter, 6,...

So I started year 1 of MEP with my daughter, 6, in September.  She is bored to tears with it.  For her age she's much more of an abstract then a concrete thinker, and all the repetition trying to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-08-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By Bluegoat
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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-07-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By Bluegoat
A while ago someone posted a link here to a...

A while ago someone posted a link here to a great looking science curriculum for elementary school.  It really seemed to emphasize the method and thinking of science, and it wasn't one of the big,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-10-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By Bluegoat
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Forum: Traditional Foods   08-09-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,619
Posted By Bluegoat
I get them at the Superstore, don't know if they...

I get them at the Superstore, don't know if they have them at all Loblaws stores though.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-09-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By Bluegoat
Latin is a pretty good choice for learning...

Latin is a pretty good choice for learning language structure and grammer.  It's quite regular, and it's highly inflected, which has advantages for thinking about language and experiencing language...
Forum: Religious Studies   07-22-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,157
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Forum: Traditional Foods   07-08-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 957
Posted By Bluegoat
What is it that is wrong with the result you are...

What is it that is wrong with the result you are getting?  I've accidentally boiled the milk and still had no trouble, so I doubt that is your issue.
 
I'd try a different starter.  I just use...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-24-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By Bluegoat
Thanks for the thoughts everyone!  The way it is...

Thanks for the thoughts everyone!  The way it is set up the meeting, once a month, is at the same time as the ballet class.  The field trip is at a different time and there is no conflict.  So it...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-22-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By Bluegoat
I'm trying to make a decision and keep...

I'm trying to make a decision and keep flip-flopping - I'm hoping someone can give me some input.

I'm trying to decide between Science club and ballet for my daughter, who is 6.  We'll be...
Forum: Religious Studies   05-16-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,140
Posted By Bluegoat
Ah - I have been wanting to watch this show, but...

Ah - I have been wanting to watch this show, but the sound on my computer is not working.  As soon as it is fixed I will be looking at it though.
 
My priest, who's Anglican, came to Christianity...
Forum: Religious Studies   04-13-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,573
Posted By Bluegoat
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Forum: Religious Studies   04-13-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,289
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Forum: Religious Studies   04-13-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,573
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Forum: Religious Studies   04-12-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,289
Posted By Bluegoat
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