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by PaulaA
Thu Nov 20, 2008 3:39 pm
Forum: Mathematics Archive
Topic: Math Facts - How much to expect
Replies: 30
Views: 9628

This board is great for help isn't it?! You have some very good ideas already so I won't offer anything different except to say that we went through a very similar situation. My oldest is also very easily frustrated and a bit of a perfectionist. His strenght is math concepts-- his weakness is memori...
by PaulaA
Thu Nov 20, 2008 10:34 am
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: Weeks 12-13 Norway
Replies: 36
Views: 30076

Great Rosemaling patterns

We are in Norway this week. Since my mother-n-law is 100% Norweign, we want to surprise her with a special gift of Rosemaling a craft box.
I am NOT an artist so this website has been a great help.

http://www.teachartathome.com/Rosemaling.html

I'll post our finished products on our blog.
by PaulaA
Thu Sep 11, 2008 11:57 pm
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: MFW - What do you love?
Replies: 38
Views: 15552

Posted: Sat May 03, 2008 1:54 pm

...and it was a huge plus that the science, art and music tie in as well.
by PaulaA
Sun Aug 31, 2008 2:11 am
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Encouragement - For homeschool teaching worries
Replies: 67
Views: 22272

Posted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 5:46 pm This week I read a brief account of D. L. Moody's life in a Beth Moore bible study. I was amazed to find out that he only had about 4 years of schooling. Wow--look what God did through him. This is an excerpt from the study: Before he left England to come to America...
by PaulaA
Fri Jun 20, 2008 12:17 am
Forum: Mathematics Archive
Topic: Comparing - Is Singapore Math better?
Replies: 19
Views: 12939

Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2008 8:27 am I just wanted to chime in my .02 worth about Singapore Math. Our family has been using this for the past 4 years and love it. My two oldest boys learn math very differently, but I have found it works nicely for both of them. I agree with another poster--the word pro...
by PaulaA
Tue Feb 05, 2008 10:27 am
Forum: Language Arts Archive
Topic: Writing Skills - Discussions about student writing
Replies: 47
Views: 18288

Writing Skills - Discussions about student writing

QUESTION: exercise/unit #3 My 10 ds is currently working on the #3 exercise from WS book 3. I am not the best writer in the world to say the least. Many times a sentence just doesn't sound right to me, but I am at a loss to explain why. Today for part of the assignment he wrote: Logan(who is strong...