CC Tutor: Behavioral Chart for Abecederians

This year as an abecedarians’ tutor, I had to come up with a behavioral chart that could possibly be effective with my very young group at our community. I saw several ideas from other tutors, but I opted to create one. Materials: Computer Card stock Laminator and Laminating Sheet (or a self-laminating pouch) Scissors Sharpie Glue…

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CC “Trifold” Board and Notebooking Organization

This is my third year homeschooling and second year with Classical Conversations. As I thought about our setup and how to organize this year’s materials, I really liked the idea of the trifold that a lot of the CC moms were doing at home. The issue is that I don’t have the space to display it…

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Dolphin Tale 2: A Free Unit Study Curriculum by Classical Conversations

A few days ago I received an email with a great resource for homeschoolers. In less than a week we will be celebrating Homeschool Day 2014 (September 12), and in support to the Homeschool Movie Club, homeschooling groups will be joining together to watch the screening of Dolphin Tale 2 in theaters across the nation. What…

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LADHSA: First Annual Homeschool Convention

This past June, I was able to attend my very first homeschool convention. Some of you might remember when I shared about my plans to attend in “Should I attend a Homeschool Convention?”. It was definitely a new experience for me, and I quite enjoyed myself. My loving husband, being the good sport he is, drived…

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CC Parent Practicum 2014: A Honest Review

*There are some affiliated links in this post*   In early June, I had the opportunity to attend my first Classical Conversations’ Parent Practicum. Practicum, derived from the latin practicus, a noun which means “one who practices or takes action”. Why is it called a practicum? Because parents practice their teaching skills while being mentored…

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Our First Homeschool Celebration!!!

Unbelievable… Time has flown! Not too long ago I was swaddling my baby in my arms, learning to nurse her…then I had two more babies, and the next big epiphany: Homeschooling!! It feels like yesterday that I decided to home educate my kids. Now I’m so happy and feel so proud, that all the hard work…

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This Week in Classical Conversations

This week has been very entertaining, as we have entered our second week of Orchestra learning at Classical Conversations. Last week, in Fine Arts, we were introduced to the orchestra and the different kinds of instruments and their respective families. This past Sunday, we were able to attend an orchestra concert. It was the kids’ first…

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Our First Lapbook: “Joan of Arc”

We are on our first year with Classical Conversations. It sure has been quite an adaptation, but we are learning a lot and I like the method (I will be writing on this later). We just concluded the first half of the year with Week 12. For Estefania’s last presentation, we had to pick a…

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