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Forum: Homeschooling December 19th, 2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: Seton Anyone?

Seton isn't aligned with common core and they don't plan on aligning with common core. They posted a statement about common core on the Seton online site and in the Seton Magazine.
Forum: Homeschooling December 16th, 2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: Seton Anyone?

I have two daughters. I started my oldest with Seton in 2nd grade. She attended a Catholic school for Kindergarten and 1st grade and we moved to Virginia and couldn't afford the tuition of a...
Forum: Homeschooling December 11th, 2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: Seton Anyone?

I use Seton. I've used it for around 5 years. I placed my girls into a private school for a year around 2 years ago and discovered that my kids were 1 1/2 years ahead of the other kids in their...
Forum: Homeschooling August 27th, 2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: When is your first day?

We started 4 weeks ago. We have several vacations planned this year, so we wanted to get an early start to the school year.

I'm using Seton Home Study this year, so most of my books are Seton...
Forum: Homeschooling July 2nd, 2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: Summertime

We homeschool all year, and we take a more relaxed approach during the summer. We are currently reviewing the past years subjects and will start the new year on 29 July. We just received our new...
Forum: Homeschooling June 13th, 2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: homeschoogle?

My older daughter has been on homeschoogle for around two weeks and loves it. It seems like most of the kids are in her age range and she has done several chat sessions with them. It seems to be a...
Forum: Homeschooling June 13th, 2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: Hi fellow Homeschoolers!

We have taken time off and the girls quickly pick-up were they left off on the school work. We are just finishing up our school year and will start the new school year in late July. We take most of...
Forum: Homeschooling May 31st, 2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By ultrarun71
homeschoogle?

I was wondering if anyone uses homeschoogle? I was wondering if this would be a good site for my 12 year old to communicate with other homeschooled kids. We live in a large homeschool community and...
Forum: Homeschooling May 22nd, 2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: How do you handle overly opinionated people?

I feel you are at a loss when trying to convince this lady that homeschooling is acceptable. She has made up her mind that you are wrong for homeschooling and that it is a bad thing. You will not...
Forum: Homeschooling May 22nd, 2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: What if your child asks to go to public school?

My 6th grader went to private school for k to 1st and then I homeschooled her from 2nd to 4th. She wanted to attend a school again so we sent her and her younger sister to a private school last...
Forum: Homeschooling May 20th, 2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: Hello!

Welcome, I'm Nancy and I have two girls and we are currently finishing up 4th and 6th grade.
Forum: Homeschooling May 16th, 2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 282
Posted By ultrarun71
Homeschool Book Sale in Northern Virginia

I just thought that I'd share this email I received today with those living in the Northern VA and Maryland area. It is ran through REACH.

Hi everyone,

Just a reminder that the REACH Used...
Forum: Homeschooling May 15th, 2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: Common Core and Homeschool Curricula.

I never realized that the Common Core was spreading into private schools and homeschool materials and books. I'll definitely share the information you posted with others.

Nancy
Forum: Homeschooling May 15th, 2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: Stepping down as host...

Thank-you, for all your support, and time.
Forum: Homeschooling May 11th, 2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: Food!

Does your family eat breakfast? If so, what's the usual? Cereal mainly, but I do make something from scratch a couple times a week. I make homemade scones or crepes often.

Do you think your...
Forum: Homeschooling April 29th, 2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 305
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: When will you finish the year/term?

We'll finish around the end of June and we will start back around the end of July. I plan to give the girls the CAT tests in June. I have to turn them into the school board by the end of July to...
Forum: Homeschooling April 29th, 2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: Teaching value of money

My kids only get paid for chores around the house. They have to clean the bathrooms, pick-up after the dog, feed the dog, Vacuum the floor and dust. They receive $5 a week if these chores are...
Forum: Homeschooling April 29th, 2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: Curriculum for the new school year.

I've been researching and I'm interested in Mother of Divine Grace and Fisher More Academy. As one friend pointed out to me, "We have so many choices when it comes to homeschool curriculum, but very...
Forum: Homeschooling April 17th, 2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: Two Birds with One Stone

We returned from a 3 week trip to Hawaii a couple of weeks ago, so it was like a three week field trip. My husband is working in Hawaii for 6 months, so we went to museums and tourists activities...
Forum: Homeschooling April 17th, 2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: Two Birds with One Stone

We returned from a 3 week trip to Hawaii a couple of weeks ago, so it was like a three week field trip. My husband is working in Hawaii for 6 months, so we went to museums and tourists activities...
Forum: Homeschooling April 17th, 2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: Curriculum for the new school year.

This is my first year of homeschooling that I didn't enroll in Seton's program. The program had a lot of work and requirements, but I loved their books. I'm mainly interested in finding other...
Forum: Homeschooling April 17th, 2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: Curriculum for the new school year.

This is my first year of homeschooling that I didn't enroll in Seton's program. The program had a lot of work and requirements, but I loved their books. I'm mainly interested in finding other...
Forum: Homeschooling April 16th, 2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By ultrarun71
Curriculum for the new school year.

I've been debating on using a new curriculum this year. I've mainly used Seton Home Study books over the last 4 years. I'm also considering using a homeschool accredited program. My older...
Forum: Homeschooling April 16th, 2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: Welcome, LABs and Social Halfwit !!

Welcome ladies, I'm Nancy and I homeschool a 4th grader and 6th grader.
Forum: Homeschooling April 16th, 2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By ultrarun71
Re: New to Homeschooling

Welcome, I'm Nancy and I have two daughters. I have a 6th grader and 4th grader. You don't need a curriculum at 4 years old. Both of my girls learned to read at this age through simple books and...
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