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by qfbrenda
Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:48 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Character - Adapting for wiggly kids?
Replies: 46
Views: 20662

Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2007 7:34 pm I have to admit that the responses have tickled my funny bone... so many people said, "I don't have any boys, but...." LOL Maybe I have a weird sense of humor.. But seriously, you have gotten great advice! As a mom of 5 boys, I wanted to add/emphasize... **Keep him ...
by qfbrenda
Wed May 23, 2007 11:34 pm
Forum: Exploring Countries and Cultures Archive
Topic: Comparing ECC to other geography programs
Replies: 22
Views: 9655

I owned another program for about a week. It was long enough for me to look through it, decide I did NOT have the time to gather all of the materials, and sell it again. I found it totally overwhelming. I would do MFW in a less "have to follow the exact schedule" way before I would do another curric...
by qfbrenda
Wed May 23, 2007 10:32 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Teaching - Math/LA & when do you consider switching?
Replies: 14
Views: 7527

I have switched curriculum when * I didn't like the amount of time something took, * the way it taught concepts, or * when just bringing out a particular book led to a child's breakdown. I have also switched for less valid reasons and regretted it. Overall, I'm in the "if it ain't broke..." camp. Ra...
by qfbrenda
Mon Apr 16, 2007 3:26 pm
Forum: Exploring Countries and Cultures Archive
Topic: Supplies - Finding National Geographic Magazines
Replies: 20
Views: 14311

Many counties across the country have groups where people give away things they don't need anymore. Ours uses a Yahoo email group to offer and ask for things. I asked for National Geographic magazines and received more than I can use! You might consider signing up for the one in your area. But one t...
by qfbrenda
Fri Feb 16, 2007 11:19 am
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: Compare MFW to living books/Charlotte Mason curriculum?
Replies: 36
Views: 12308

I used another unit study for 3 out of the last 4 yrs. We will be using ECC next year, and I have my materials in hand. Other than what's been mentioned, I would add.... **MFW includes hands-on... **MFW delays introducing hard subjects and other things like Greek myths... **MFW integrates Bible into...