The good news: The basic outline of Year 8 is up! The bad news: while we hope to have Year 7 up before January, our original schedule was too ambitious. We didn't put in enough time for unforeseen circumstances and opportunities and we significantly underestimated how much time our science stream work would take. We … Continue reading The Good and the Bad
Handwork and Life Skills updated!
We updated the Handwork and Lifeskills page for year 6-8 and added the skeleton outline for year 1-5. There are a few areas that a still a bit low on resources, but we will keep adding resources as we come across them. We also wanted to ask you guys if there was anything you'd like … Continue reading Handwork and Life Skills updated!
Where to find free, cheap, or fast books
We are all a little behind on everything around here, sorry in advance. There was a funeral, a wedding, and unexpected Turkey Day guests, as well as some paid freelance work that we couldn't turn down. We planned on doing a whole week of books that didn't quiet make the curriculum, but we ran out … Continue reading Where to find free, cheap, or fast books
Amazon is currently running $5 off $20 on most books with the code GIFTBOOK17, just in case you you are in the market for some more books (and who isn't?) Continuing our book from the cutting room floor week, Coyote's Guide to Connecting with Nature was an option we considered for nature study. It's an excellent book … Continue reading More books!
One From the Cutting Room Floor
We are still hard at work trying to find a single decent history book for the middle school set, but I wanted to share a book we rejected from the Year 12 list today. Cybernetic Revolutionaries: Technology and Politics in Allende's Chile by Eden Medina is a intriguing look at the history of computing outside the United … Continue reading One From the Cutting Room Floor