Carnival of Homeschooling – World School Edition

January 25, 2011

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Welcome to the “World School” edition of carnival of homeschooling.

We’ve been cooped up in our house by the blowing snow and freezing temperatures.

Here are some fun ideas of how homeschooling lets us explore the world (even if we can’t actually bask in the sun like we’d love to. )

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So, where in the world would you like to go today for school?


Close Encounters with Africa, wild animals, (and younger siblings)

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photo by memoossa

TaMara presents Leaving Africa posted at The Sloan Homeschool saying, “Highlights of our final week of our Africa study”

ChristineMM presents Autodidact Moment: What’s That Bird? posted at The Thinking Mother.

Katherine presents mother’s helper posted at No Fighting, No Biting!, saying, “I’m giving the idea of hiring a young person to play with the little ones while I complete school with the older children another go. I would rather pay someone to play with them than have them watch Veggie Tales yet again so we can get math completed in peace.”

Karen presents Competition and Brotherly Love posted at Stone Age Techie saying, “It’s about a particularly challenging evening in our house, a week or so ago.”


Visiting Paris -The City of Love

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Megan presents In two straight lines they broke their bread posted at Afterschooling Expat saying, “In this post, our family, Americans living in Germany, visit Paris and use Madeline books as inspiration for learning about the famous, iconic Paris sites.”

Just in time for Valentine’s Day: Serfronya presents Printable Valentine Cards for Kids: Print These and Make Them Look as Good as Store Bought Cards posted at Frugal Educator.


Take a Trip to The Moon, (and it’s Cold in Outer Space)

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Annette presents Today.. THE MOON! posted at A Net in Time, saying, “A fun day learning about the moon, complete with video. icon smile Carnival of Homeschooling   World School Edition

And when it’s as cold as a vacuum outside, here’s a great recipe to warm the hands: Nancy presents A Very Blusterous Day Outside posted at Sage Parnassus

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The Earth itself (is it spring yet??)

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Carol J. Alexander presents Seed Catalog Curriculum posted at Everything Home…with Carol.


Visit the Homes of other Homeschoolers Around the World for Ideas

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Kelly Elmore presents An Update on the Parenting and Education of Livy posted at Reepicheep’s Coracle, saying, “Some comments on why its hard for me to write parenting and education posts as my daughter gets older and a list of things she is currently educating herself about.”

Janice Campbell presents Homeschoolers: What’s the Least You Need to Teach? posted at Taking Time for Things That Matter, saying, “If you’re feeling overwhelmed at homeschooling your students through high school, remember that you don’t have to teach them everything they’ll ever need to know.”

Jamie Gaddy presents Are We Frustrating our Children? – Blogs – Parent Community and Forum posted at Homeschool Online, saying, “Without knowing it, parents often cause frustration for their children… let’s talk about how to avoid it!”

Elena LaVictoire presents CLEP and the College Plus Adventure posted at My Domestic Church


Into the Minds of Homeschooling Parents

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In a rebuttal to Amy Chua’s position on Why Chinese Mothers are Superior, Linda Dobson presents Why Homeschooling Mothers Are Superior posted at Parent at the Helm.

Misty (me) presents Free High School Math and everything else you every wanted to learn posted at HomeschoolBytes saying “Such a great free resource donated to benefit education for everyone.”

Henry who blogs at Why Homeschool found another movie on homeschooling which is in production.  Another movie on homeschooling!

Aoide-Melete-Mneme presents TEDx Comes to Orange County This Summer! posted at à la mode de les Muses, saying, “There’s a Southern California TEDx event coming, featuring homeschool graduates. Please recommend speakers and spread the word.”

Pamela Jorrick presents Toxic and Contagious Attitudes posted at Blah, Blah, Blog.

Susan Ryan presents The Trouble with Governmental Oversight of Homeschoolers posted at Corn and Oil.

Katie Davis presents Delete the N-word from Huck Finn? posted at Brain Burps About Books, saying, “Should the N-word be taken out of Huck Finn? Dr. Alan Gribben talks about why he changed the words of the greatest American writer.”


I hope you’ve enjoyed the World School edition of the Homeschooling Carnival! Please feel free to post a link, tweet, facebook, offer suggestions, or leave a comment. I enjoy the feedback!


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  1. worldschooling August 4, 2011 6:20 am

    Scholars today look down on learning by heart or learning by repetition, because they believe that this type of learning prevents understanding of the subject.

    Submit my best comments!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Jimmie January 28, 2011 12:38 pm

    Oooohhhh… good stuff. I’ve got five tabs open, ready to read.

  3. Jodi Whisenhunt January 26, 2011 10:09 pm

    Oh, this is great! I’ll definitely submit for the next issue!

    Thanks,
    Jodi
    http://www.magicalmouseschoolhouse.com, where Disney IS school

  4. Cristina January 25, 2011 1:36 pm

    Great carnival! I wish I hadn’t missed the deadline. Thank you for taking the time to put it together!

  5. Nancy January 25, 2011 8:46 am

    Stunning layout! Thanks for putting this together so beautifully. I look forward to perusing all these posts later. Thanks for including my Pooh post.

    Ring true,
    Nancy

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