A Place for Joy

A Place for Joy

A Place for Joy We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion. – Max de Pree 15 years ago I […]

Wonderful example of #MovNat for Kids by Pascal Hannecart

Wonderful example of #MovNat for Kids by Pascal Hannecart

I am looking forward to developing a program similar to this for Dallas. More details coming soon…

Helping your 3 year old learn emotions.

Helping your 3 year old learn emotions.

Playing with his new emotions face I made with a template from mrprintables.com. I changed it to use magnets. He loves it!! Posted by Canyon Lake Nature Academy on Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Evan Playing with RC Monster Trucks. Get Outside!

Evan Playing with RC Monster Trucks. Get Outside!

Sometimes it is difficult to get the kids unplugged and go outside. I’ve tried to stay very involved in my son’s interests and participate as much as possible. His love for remote control cars and trucks is immense and he loves watching videos too. So, I created this video with him the other day so […]

Give Your Homeschool New Life: Take it Outside!

Give Your Homeschool New Life: Take it Outside!

Give Your Homeschool New Life: Take it Outside! Source: Next Gen Homeschool written by Elizabeth Thomas Today while my eldest daughter was at the park with me, she noticed a picnic table in a secluded area with trees around it and said, “Look mom — that would be a nice place for us to do school […]

Do Unschoolers Have Gaps in Their Education?

Do Unschoolers Have Gaps in Their Education?

  By its very definition unschooling is something individual and flexible, something that will look different to each child and in each family. With the cultural idea that people need to Get An Education, as if it’s something that can be pre-packaged for mass consumption, comes the idea that there is one single education to get: […]

Giftedness Across the Lifespan

Giftedness Across the Lifespan

Giftedness isn’t about what you can do, but who you are.  From the time a child is born until they are elderly, giftedness is present.  Our society needs to stop thinking of giftedness as academic achievement, because it isn’t.  It is different brain wiring. While many gifted individuals are high … Continue reading Source: Eclectic […]