Homeschooling

Enchanted Spaces: Where Periscoping all began for me

After watching Julie Bogart of Brave Writer‘s periscope on The Enchanted Education (embedded video below), I was inspired to play around with Periscope. (Note: Wondering, “What is Periscope”? Learn the basics here.) She spoke about adding enchantment to your home education environment.  The idea was….well…enchanting! One nugget I took away from that talk was to …

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Catching Fire Book Club Celebration for Kids

Effie Trinket attends our Hunger Games book club

At the end of her sixth-grade year, Kayleigh and I realized that book discussions weren’t always a whole lot of fun with only the two of us. We kicked off her seventh-grade year by organizing a monthly book club with friends. I selected one of my favorite books, Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins, as our kick-off book. …

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