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Forum: Learning at School   09-10-2008, 12:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By Itlbokay
That's great!

That's great!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-15-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By Itlbokay
If any of you use them, what format or resource...

If any of you use them, what format or resource have you gone with?

I need something for the school I am registering my child in to show that he has satisfactorily completed the grades that I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-10-2008, 03:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By Itlbokay
Quote: Originally Posted by bellflower...

Quote:
Originally Posted by bellflower http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11660028)
...if she just wants to read to herself...
Forum: Pets   06-07-2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,285
Posted By Itlbokay
I am ever so sad to learn this about Shannon...

I am ever so sad to learn this about Shannon this morning. I think of her often. She kindly spent quite a bit of time pm'ing back and forth with me about some issues with our Golden. I silently...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-04-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By Itlbokay
How nice to read these posts on teens. To those...

How nice to read these posts on teens. To those who shared pics: they look like fine young people.

I love my teen. He is a pleasure to be around, have conversations with, and to know. Truly....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-25-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Itlbokay
Doesn't bother me. It's their contest, they can...

Doesn't bother me. It's their contest, they can make the rules whatever they want.

Another thread already started on this here (http://www.mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?t=903340).
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-24-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,431
Posted By Itlbokay
Quote: Originally Posted by dawningmama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by dawningmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11307070)
The point of this contest is to get kids...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-24-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,431
Posted By Itlbokay
I read about this last week, here...

I read about this last week, here (http://electricbarbarella.homeschooljournal.net/2008/05/21/do-me-a-favor/) - and agree with what she writes. After all, it is their contest. They can make the...
Forum: Learning at School   05-24-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,461
Posted By Itlbokay
Quote: Originally Posted by jakesmama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by jakesmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11297254)
I think he'll go on to first grade. The way...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-15-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By Itlbokay
Math used to scare me too. After reading...

Math used to scare me too.

After reading the book The Myth of Ability: Nurturing Mathematical Talent in Every Child...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-12-2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By Itlbokay
"What does your child think is the purpose of...

"What does your child think is the purpose of school?"

My children have gone to public school and have homeschooled. They believe school is a place that takes you away from your parents and...
Forum: Learning at School   05-12-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By Itlbokay
Quote: Originally Posted by alegna...

Quote:
Originally Posted by alegna http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11191341)
Math skills at 5th grade- she should be able...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-08-2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By Itlbokay
I have a copy of the The Writer's Jungle and am...

I have a copy of the The Writer's Jungle and am very pleased with it. It came in particularly handy when I first started homeschooling and was a bit nervous about tackling writing and literature...
Forum: Learning at School   05-08-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By Itlbokay
Quote: Originally Posted by meowee...

Quote:
Originally Posted by meowee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11151107)
Has anyone had this problem with a child who...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-06-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By Itlbokay
It's going well for my son. I think I had a...

It's going well for my son. I think I had a harder time adjusting to the schedule than he did. He loves middle school; while he may have some complaints, overall he is thoroughly enjoying all there...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-19-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,985
Posted By Itlbokay
I'm curious to know more about what this school...

I'm curious to know more about what this school would be like. I've read that quote before about preparing their children for the technological age and not wanting them to memorize. I find myself...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-19-2007, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By Itlbokay
Quote: Originally Posted by lisa49...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lisa49 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10053649)
I don't think they're sceptical, I think...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-14-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By Itlbokay
I know I won't get one for Christmas but this...

I know I won't get one for Christmas but this...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-16-2007, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Itlbokay
I just requested the book 1621: A New Look at...

I just requested the book 1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-17-2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By Itlbokay
Singapore math has placement tests...

Singapore math has placement tests (http://www.singaporemath.com/Placement_Test_s/86.htm).
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-13-2007, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Itlbokay
Do you have a local card and/or comic book shop?...

Do you have a local card and/or comic book shop? Or one not too far? They often hold Pokemon card tournaments.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-11-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By Itlbokay
Amy, Everything you wrote speaks of many of...

Amy,

Everything you wrote speaks of many of my own concerns. My oldest decided to attend middle school this year. Peer influence worries me, too. Knowing that we are a connected family, much like...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-08-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By Itlbokay
Quote: Originally Posted by HRC121799...

Quote:
Originally Posted by HRC121799 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9349473)
eta...what's the difference between the Cat...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-04-2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By Itlbokay
If anyone has ever used one, I have two...

If anyone has ever used one, I have two questions.

Where did you purchase from?

and

Were you happy with the service you obtained it from?

I am trying to decide whether to order from...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-26-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By Itlbokay
I'm there...

I'm there (http://www.librarything.com/catalog/Itlbokay), but I didn't know about the MDC group. Off to check it out.
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