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by joy2BAMom
Wed Apr 21, 2010 10:01 am
Forum: Mathematics Archive
Topic: Placement - Need reassurance/advice (David Hazell reply)
Replies: 35
Views: 11890

Re: How to catch up w/ Singapore

hsmom: Thank you! I have given in to the idea that we will have to do math all summer! Now I am going to have a GREAT attitude about it. :-) Thank you for your encouragement!

Teresa: Thank you so much. It is good to hear from someone who was able to accomplish this. Thanks for responding!
by joy2BAMom
Tue Apr 20, 2010 10:38 pm
Forum: Creation to the Greeks Archive
Topic: Feasts and Jesus
Replies: 9
Views: 4696

Re: CTG- Doing Sabbath and feasts experiences?

We have enjoyed doing the feasts this year. The kids absolutely love them. They do take alot of work in preparation and execution, but it was worth it. The kids really remember what we talked about on those evenings. I can understand your trepidation about ensuring that it all points back to Christ....
by joy2BAMom
Tue Apr 20, 2010 10:28 pm
Forum: Mathematics Archive
Topic: Singapore - Schedule and daily amount of time
Replies: 13
Views: 7032

Re: How long does math take?

I also wanted to add that it is OK to skip things that are too easy for her. Every page doesn't have to be filled in! There were some places I did that with my son when we started Singapore. That is great that she already knows all her math facts by heart. Way to go! Now, can you come and teach mine...
by joy2BAMom
Tue Apr 20, 2010 10:24 pm
Forum: Rome to the Reformation Archive
Topic: EFTRU - Ideas for fun review?
Replies: 4
Views: 4425

EFTRU - Ideas for fun review?

Here we are in week 30 of RtR and there are a ton of Latin roots to review and test! We've been doing a lot of it orally - but am wondering if anyone has incorporated some type of game or worksheet/puzzle at this point? Are there any resources online for free? Last year we made up a few 'concentrat...
by joy2BAMom
Sun Apr 18, 2010 11:03 pm
Forum: High School Archive
Topic: * Experiences - MFW High School
Replies: 55
Views: 31779

Re: High school...it's a good thing!!

Loved hearing your experience. I have a few friends irl who have high schoolers and I love to have a glimpse into the future, so to speak! What an amazing time that will be to see our little ones stepping closer and closer to adulthood. How exciting!
by joy2BAMom
Sat Apr 17, 2010 7:07 pm
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: Placement - Must we start with Geography (ECC)?
Replies: 92
Views: 25168

Which program is easier to implement, ECC of CTG??

This will be the first year that we would use MFW since we did Adventures a year ago. I know the reasoning behind starting ECC first, BUT I would like to ease into MFW and which program would be the easiest program to do that with? I realize all of this is a matter of opinion, so please share with ...
by joy2BAMom
Mon Jul 06, 2009 11:01 pm
Forum: Language Arts Archive
Topic: Narration - Kids who have trouble expressing thoughts
Replies: 10
Views: 6418

Re: 8 year old son ?...

Thank you all for your replies! I guess sometimes I feel like we are under the microscope b/c we chose to hs. I think it makes me too sensitive to the quirks in my children. KWIM? He reads well and spells well. But when asked in PLL to make up a story about something, he really struggles. It ends up...
by joy2BAMom
Sat Apr 25, 2009 10:15 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Encouragement - When not fitting it all in
Replies: 52
Views: 21418

Re: I need some thoughts on how and when to finish ECC.

Tammy, I just had to reply to you. My heart just went out to you. I am sorry that you feel so much pressure in homeschooling this year. I have an 8 year old boy and 6 year old girl and am also doing ECC this year. My 8 year old sounds like yours. Academically slightly behind (even though he doesn't ...
by joy2BAMom
Mon Mar 09, 2009 3:09 pm
Forum: Kindergarten Archive
Topic: Narration & Comprehension, plus general K encouragement
Replies: 15
Views: 7109

Re: Reading comprehension for K

Hello, <big hug> and take a deep breath!! It is going to be fine. I don't know you or your son so remember that my advice is just based on my experience. (which isnt' much! 8| ) If I had a son who turned 5 in March I would start him in K in the fall. For now, I would do school activities with him da...
by joy2BAMom
Mon Feb 23, 2009 8:29 am
Forum: High School Archive
Topic: Special needs - Adjusting 9th grade (or not)?
Replies: 25
Views: 9342

Re: Anyone using High School Level with an Aspie?

I really should not be replying to this thread so take this with the grain of salt!!! I was just thinking as I read, though, about something that had not been mentioned. Could you just stretch his high school years into 5 years instead of 4? Would that discourage him or make him feel like he failed?...
by joy2BAMom
Mon Jan 26, 2009 3:43 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Special Needs - Ideas for helping with speech
Replies: 24
Views: 9884

Re: Trouble with "R"

Hi, my daughter is in speech therapy. She will be 6 this Friday. I was told that the 'r' sound would be the last sound they work with her on. They told me it was normal for 6 year olds to still have trouble with that sound. Hope that helps.

Sherrie
by joy2BAMom
Wed Jan 21, 2009 10:58 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Classroom - Ideas for set-up, desks, walls, boards, books
Replies: 82
Views: 32710

Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2008 3:06 pm Let's see...if I had my own school room. I would paint it a neutral color (not white) so I could change decorations out easily. I would have a table with chairs around it to do most of our school work around and i would have one small desk for a child who needs to c...
by joy2BAMom
Wed Dec 31, 2008 1:09 am
Forum: Preschool & Pre-K Archive
Topic: 1-year-olds and ideas that are working!
Replies: 22
Views: 11814

Things I have tried

Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2008 4:54 pm My little one will be 2 in November. These are the things I have tried: - some high chair time right next to us with an activity (like coloring, playing w/ play dough, etc.) - Some special activities I only get out at school time like a big tub of noodles to scoop a...