Conflict Resolution Skills Chart

In our homeschool we also are tracking development of conflict resolution skills.  I have made a progress chart in MS Excel, but the formatting doesn't come across correctly here so I will list the points we track for E - Emerging, R - Refining, M - Mastery. Listen more, talk less.  It helps you understand … Continue reading Conflict Resolution Skills Chart

Sample Education Program Plan – Grade 1 (same template K-Gr6)

I've experimented with a few Education Program Plans over the last several years, and this is what I have come up with that we will use from K-Gr6 (Gr1 sample below).  I'm not sure how the formatting will come across but I use it in MS Word and have a new page for each subject. … Continue reading Sample Education Program Plan – Grade 1 (same template K-Gr6)

Eclectic Homeschooling – A Pinch of This, A Dash of That

I love learning.  I loved workbooks, activity books, tests, and memorization as a child.  I found out early on that these are not things our children enjoy...  In our first year of formal schooling (we worked on alphabet, calendar, weather and such for fun in "preschool"), my daughter fought and cried and hated school time.  This … Continue reading Eclectic Homeschooling – A Pinch of This, A Dash of That

Our Family’s Educational Philosophy

Educational Philosophy – M Family Each child is a unique person, with different interests, strengths, and challenges.  Each child is capable of becoming a responsible citizen, developing good character, and making wise choices.  Progression will be at each child’s own pace; encouraging areas of strength and allowing extra assistance in areas of weakness. Throughout our child’s … Continue reading Our Family’s Educational Philosophy