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Guest Article: Testimonial

Although we choose to homeschool for many different reasons, we likely all have one thing in common: we want to have a voice in our child’s education. Over the years I homeschooled our eight kids for various reasons and in…

ADST in Action!

         Kid Food Nation is a website about healthy eating that has video tips, recipes, games and contests for kids who love to cook. I entered a contest where kids, ages 7 -13 had to create an…

At a Crossroads? Focus on What is Important

This was a really tough year for me, likely the hardest yet.   There were so many things that contributed to the challenges I faced, I can’t pinpoint any one thing in particular.  However, over committing myself was a big one! …

RCOA First Ever Basketball Team

In the school year of 2015 I really wanted to have a school basketball team where anyone in grades 8-12 could come out and have some fun while learning the sport of basketball that I love so much. I have…

How to use this blog (or any blog!)

Hey everyone! Thanks for joining us in this blog launch week! I wanted to give you a quick rundown of how to navigate the blog, so that you can always find the posts that you think are really important, and…

Pokemon Go!

  [edited for language] Originally created by Raoul9753 http://imgur.com/user/Raoul9753Have you heard about this phenomenon that has taken the world by storm? The media are reporting on the record shattering downloads, and many people are inherently suspicious of this game, because “kids…

Audiobooks are not cheating!

Pop quiz! When you read a text are you performing a visual activity or an auditory activity? image from bookriot.com Interestingly, good readers do both! There are two parts to reading that have to both be working in order to…

What does your Dot look like?

Have you had the chance to read The Dot (by Peter H. Reynolds)? It’s about a young girl, Vashti, who doesn’t think she has much to offer in her Art class. Her teacher gives her a unique frame of view…
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