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

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 […]

Share Your Homeschool Mess

Share Your Homeschool Mess

Share Your Homeschool Mess Let’s admit it.  Homeschooling can leave your house quite messy.  Whether you have books everywhere, papers coming out of your ears, or a project mess all over your table, mess happens. Most pictures of homeschooling show neat rooms or completed projects  Now is your chance to share a picture of … […]

What is my Child’s Learning Style?

What is my Child’s Learning Style?

When I first started homeschooling, my child baffled me.  He was not learning in the way that I thought that most kids learn.  Personalizing my child’s education was a major reason we were homeschooling, so I set off to figure out what made my son tick.  Understanding his unique learning … Continue reading Source: Eclectic […]

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 […]