Procrastinator’s Guide to Homeschooling the Solar Eclipse

Welcome to the Procrastinator’s Guide to Homeschooling the Solar Eclipse. Whether you are in the totality or participating from your living room, this post is for those of us who have waited until now to officially get ready. Below is a small list of resources to help you throw together your eclipse day quickly.

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Homeschooling Jazz: Lee Morgan

Lee Morgan died before his time. He was like other musicians that way. But, you only have to listen to a few minutes of his trumpet to understand what makes him different from other musicians.

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Homeschooling Shark Week

If your older kids really love Shark Week, the younger ones will want to be a part of it too. This list of homeschooling resources below will help you incorporate younger or more sensitive children into the excitement of Shark Week without the nightmares.

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Homeschooling Antarctica

Below I’ve put together some Antarctica resources for a variety of ages and interests. Hopefully you’ll find something useful here for either a unit study or a curious unschooler.

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9th Grade Course of Study-Updated

The Underling has a heavy hand in picking most of the curriculum and projects. We are fairly serious about math and science here because the Underling enjoys these subjects.

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Josephine Baker: Performer, Spy, Activist

In today's world, you are mostly likely to learn about her 'near naked' performances with feathers and bananas before you read about her role as a spy during World War II or a Civil Rights activist. She was an amazing performer, I don't want to discredit that, but she...

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Homeschooling Botany

I barely survived the nature walks of the Underling’s early “school” years. And I mean barely. So when one of the cohorts wanted to study botany for a high school credit, I groaned out loud, not inwardly, like a good, supportive auntie would. I may have actually cried myself to sleep that night.

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Earth Day

So...today is Earth Day. It's not a surprise, it's been on the calendar, it happens every year. However, every year I wake up on Earth Day and think, "Huh, how did this sneak up on me again? How can I have nothing planned for this?" When the Underling was a younger...

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Drop Everything And Read: April 12th

April 12th is Drop Everything And Read (D.E.A.R.)! Traditionally seen as an elementary age activity, children of all ages enjoy this day. There are lots of way to celebrate D.E.A.R. Some years we read picture books and painted scenes from the story, some years I read...

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