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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-12-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,360
Posted By caefi
Year 7 should be the equivalent of our 8th...

Year 7 should be the equivalent of our 8th grade. Interesting list. Some I hadn't seen, either. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-06-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By caefi
My kids' current favorite is Apples to Apples....

My kids' current favorite is Apples to Apples. We also enjoy Boggle and Scrabble.  The younger kids like alphabet Bingo, esp when I use Scrabble or Boggle to help. They also like this game we found...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-03-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,303
Posted By caefi
For kindergarten we use 100 Easy Lessons and...

For kindergarten we use 100 Easy Lessons and Making Math Meaningful Level 1. That is all. We read and play and might do a unit study if they show an interest in a specific topic.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-16-2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By caefi
we taught blending sounds along side of 100EL...

we taught blending sounds along side of 100EL with some flashcards leftover from when I worked with K. Anyway, my kids have all read on the 2nd grade (or more) level when they were finished (and one...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-16-2010, 02:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By caefi
in order to hyper focus on one area that is...

in order to hyper focus on one area that is lacking in all of your children?

I'm thinking about putting away all other studies and do just math this year. I'm thinking about making everyone under...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-15-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 821
Posted By caefi
Quote: Originally Posted by frugalmum...

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Originally Posted by frugalmum http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15840900)
I've noticed a lot of threads about young...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-04-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,218
Posted By caefi
We named ours after the street we lived on when...

We named ours after the street we lived on when we started homeshooling. Sunrise Academy. We didn't have to, only wanted it. Later I learned that there are some forms and things like the reading...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-26-2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By caefi
Quote: Originally Posted by AngelBee...

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I work 15-50 hours a week depending on the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-20-2010, 01:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By caefi
Quote: Originally Posted by CrazyCatLady...

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Sorry I don't have much advice. I'm...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-19-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By caefi
I'm starting to stress out just a little. I...

I'm starting to stress out just a little. I signed up to take 12hours of online courses from our local college. PLUS I am homeschooling 7 children AND teaching three other kids with mine for...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-12-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,418
Posted By caefi
Quote: Originally Posted by mom2ponygirl...

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It teaches that promoting a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-12-2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,418
Posted By caefi
Quote: Originally Posted by 2xy...

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Evolutionary theory has never taught that we came...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-11-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,467
Posted By caefi
have you visited donna young's website? she has...

have you visited donna young's website? she has great resources.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-11-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,418
Posted By caefi
Quote: Originally Posted by mom2ponygirl...

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I knew that Apologia brought up...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-10-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,418
Posted By caefi
Quote: Originally Posted by Alvenchrst...

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Perhaps there is something truly neutral...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-10-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,598
Posted By caefi
mrs piggle wiggle!

mrs piggle wiggle!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-09-2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,418
Posted By caefi
From older students who have taken Apologia and...

From older students who have taken Apologia and then gone on to University, "Apologia was tougher/better/more in depth than my college biology/chemistry/physics class." I cannot tell you how many...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-06-2010, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By caefi
my 5yo doesn't like people. Really. He punches...

my 5yo doesn't like people. Really. He punches them. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif
My other 5yos just made friends in the places we went and we went to the same...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-03-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 997
Posted By caefi
Quote: Originally Posted by Linda on the move...

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Originally Posted by Linda on the move http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15694495)
I think that you and your DH have...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-31-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,166
Posted By caefi
Quote: Originally Posted by 2xy...

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Where's the documented proof that shows...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-30-2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By caefi
I would do unit studies. Amanda Bennett has some...

I would do unit studies. Amanda Bennett has some good ones, as well as a guide for you to create your own. http://www.unitstudy.com/
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-29-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 739
Posted By caefi
Quote: Originally Posted by PennyP...

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Would you homeschool if homeschooling was such...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-27-2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By caefi
good reminder!! Our pedi does the exam like the...

good reminder!! Our pedi does the exam like the schools do as soon as my kids can talk and recognize pictures on the chart! We start visiting the optometrist at 5yo (obviously, if dr thought we...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-21-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By caefi
Quote: Originally Posted by saoirse2007...

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I would like to find a full ciriculum for...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-18-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,697
Posted By caefi
my concern would be that socialization he craves...

my concern would be that socialization he craves so much from school will be what gets him into more and more trouble as time goes on. You're really NOT supposed to "socialize" in class, you know?...
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