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Top 10 Ways Homeschoolers Can Cure Classroom Boredom - Calvert Education
Classroom boredom can strike at any time. For homeschoolers, boredom can impact parent teachers, as well as students. When there is a feeling of boredom or disconnectedness, the ability to teach or learn is greatly diminished. Therefore, the first step is to recognize that you or your student are…
5 Reasons to Make Fitness a Priority - iHomeschool Network
This is headline worthy. Homeschool moms and dads are notorious for allowing family commitments, extracurricular activities, co-ops, and church to all take precedence over actively making time to stay healthy. So when we do actually make the decision, really commit to it, and follow through even tho...
Blog - A Trick to Motivate Yourself Out of a Homeschool Morning Slump | BookShark
BookShark equips parents with the tools they need to create a comprehensive, enriching educational experience for their children at home.
Be the “Good” Kid
What’s crazy about the media today is that they push the likeness of drugs and drinking on shows geared for young kids, like us. It can be difficult to see things on television or on your favorite show and not wonder what they are. And if we’re going to be honest, sometimes it affects us.
Make a Rainbow by Refraction Easy Kid Science Experiment you can do at home - Safeshare.TV
SafeShare is the perfect tool for sharing YouTube videos with kids in a safe environment.
Assuming Positive Intent
Buck the cultural trend of anger and incivility with a simple checklist that helps reframe your understanding about what other people actually want and need.
Aliens and Explosions
I was approached by a Harvard graduate who wanted to mentor a high school senior in an astrophysics and computer science research project.
10 Kitchen Projects for Family Learning
Most “homeschooling in the kitchen” articles focus on the underlying scientific principles behind the project; what makes the bread dough rise or causes fermentation—you know, the sciencey stuff. …
Donuts, Desserts, and Dieting
As kids, I know we like to sit down on the couch and pop open a bottle of Coke and binge on potato chips, but let me tell you: those days are dwindling. And by dwindling, I don’t mean that you couldn’t eat this way as an adult, because the truth is, you can. But your metabolism won’t be as great as…
A lifelong passion for music!
A BIG Congratulations to Adrian and Mya King for being awarded 2nd Place in the piano duet division at the Music Teachers’ National Association (MTNA) national level competition in Baltimore, Maryland on March 19th! Adrian has been a long-time student at CVA-Raymond and he’s now in the 8th grade. Hi...
Giving back big time!
Logan Grieve is a 10-year old 4th grade student who is in his 3rd year with CVA. Logan loves history, science, reading The Hardy Boys, Star Wars, Legos, classic cars, and all things Disney! Logan was diagnosed with a blood disorder called Immune Thrombocytopenia Purpura (ITP) 10 days after he starte...
Learning about the artist!
Titus Brenneman is a third grade CVA student in Mrs. Mosby's art class. Titus is using Atelier Art Level 3 curriculum and he was learning about the artist, Piet Mondrian, who was most famous for the De Stijl movement. Titus created the geometric abstraction in this picture and his reflective thought...
CVA has incredible students!
Although we could write amazing articles about any of our students, one example is Maximus Tang. Maximus started with CVA in 3rd grade and is now an 8th grade student. He is a positive, outgoing leader with strong faith. Serving others is one of his core values and he loves to participate in his chu...
ELGO- Everyday Love Giving with the Ogle's
A Very Talented Athlete!
Jake Morris is a CVA Kettle Falls High School student and a member of the Seattle Sounders FC Academy Under 18 (U-18) team as a Defender, Left Back. The Sounders FC Academy is a professional soccer club that competes at the highest level in the USA and as such can offer the following: A chance to ea...
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Madison Brenneman is a seventh grade student in Janet Mosby's class and she is using Moving Beyond the Page curriculum. Madison wrote the following poem and her teacher said that she really appreciates Madison's hard work and effort this year. My Bio Poem Jim Son of African slave Lover of his wife W...
Learning about Figures of Speech and Symbolism
Marta Lueders is an 8th grade student in Janet Mosby's class and she recently learned about using figures of speech and symbolism in her Moving Beyond the Page curriculum. In her writing assignment below, Marta had to refer to the different senses. Great job Marta! Stepping out of the car the air bi...
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