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by 2Bgracious
Tue Jan 31, 2006 10:00 am
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: Weeks 35-36: Ideas for adding an extra country to ECC
Replies: 18
Views: 16117

An Interesting Historical Note...Norway

Here is an email I received when contacting an organization about a song my great grandmother, who came from Finland, used to sing to me (the song is from Norway): My name is *** and I am a cultural consultant here at Sons of Norway. *** forwarded me your question about the song Oleana. The verse yo...
by 2Bgracious
Sun Jul 24, 2005 6:32 pm
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: Comparing - Can our family really do a Unit Study?
Replies: 23
Views: 14509

I do love certain aspects of textbook learning and think its good for a classroom...but can be a strain on a family (particularly large families) and it can especially hit you in the pocketbook! I think you will really like MFW. This will be my first year using it (I've used two other unit studies b...
by 2Bgracious
Wed Jul 20, 2005 10:10 am
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: Weeks 35-36: Ideas for adding an extra country to ECC
Replies: 18
Views: 16117

Re: Adding a country

I'm glad you posted it here. What I've found are basically what their culture is like today. But only I guess what is common. I wish I could find out more. I found an online aquaintance though whose wife if from Finland and they visit regularly...so maybe she will help me out. I do know a few things...
by 2Bgracious
Tue Jul 19, 2005 10:16 am
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: Weeks 35-36: Ideas for adding an extra country to ECC
Replies: 18
Views: 16117

Re: Adding a country

Okay, thanks. I'm already somewhat familiar with Finland as my grandmother came from there. Unfortunately, very little was passed on culturally. What I have found online, doesn't put the Finns in the best of light based upon our Christian beliefs.