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Showing posts with label Unit Studies. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Ideas for Summer themed unit studies

It's summer! If you want to keep homeschooling, but are getting some resistance, create a summer themed unit study. Ideas might include summer activities like hiking, swimming, and amusement parks. Making summer goodies like fruit salad (and learning all about the benefits of summer produce). Making ice-cream (That's chemistry centric) And lots of reading.. my favorite summer activity.

 To go along with your summer unit study, include the words introduced in this info graphic:

Tuesday, December 04, 2007

What is it about the holidays?

What is it about the holidays that makes the kids not want to do work?

The kids have been trying to ingore me all week. It is obvious they want a Christmas break... soon guys, soon.

They have one more class on Thursday, and then they are free until after New Years, though they will have to bring in completed projects when they go back. Meanwhile, they are doing everything possible, to put off things like...math, science, reading, etc.

If they were younger, this would be a good time for an advent calendar of a unit studies. If you are going through the same thing right now and want to do a unit study instead of fighting with your kids, here is one you can try.

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