Journalism Workshop for High School Students - Deadline to apply is May 2!

Journalism Workshop for High School Students - Deadline to apply is May 2!

The Houston Chronicle and the University of Houston sponsor a FREE, four-week summer workshop for high school students who are interested in journalism and who will be juniors or seniors in the 2014- 2015 school year. High school students in Harris, Montgomery, Liberty, Chambers, Galveston, Brazoria, Fort Bend and Waller counties are eligible to apply.

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/24/2014 - 18:03 - Fri, 05/02/2014 - 23:59


9th Annual Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival

April 12-13, 2014
Art, Music and a Waterway...

Come celebrate the 9th Annual Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival, a showcase of visual & performing arts!!

At the Gate a Single Day Adult Admission is $12, or select a Multi-Day Pass for $15 for entry both days! Children 12 and under are admitted free! Hours are Saturday 10am- 7pm and Sunday 10am – 5pm

Now ranked #1 in Texas and #3 in the Nation

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sun Apr 13 2014 .
Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:00 - 19:00
Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:00 - 19:00


Teach your children to read.

And after you have taught them to read, read GREAT BOOKS. Read many GREAT Books. Read old books. Read old thoughts. Read about the past. Talk about them. Think about them. Consume them. Chase them!

Reading can seriously damage your ignorance.



Article - The Disturbing Transformation of Kindergarten

One of the most distressing characteristics of education reformers is that they are hyper-focused on how students perform, but they ignore how students learn. Nowhere is this misplaced emphasis more apparent, and more damaging, than in kindergarten.



Happy Pi Day

Today is PI Day! 

Do you celebrate Pi Day?

Let's all sing!!

Pi Day Serenade - sung to the tune of the "Alphabet Song"

Here we come a happy crew
Singing Pi Day songs to you!

3 point 1 4 1 5 9
Though the songs are asinine

When we're done we get to eat
Pi Day food that's round and sweet!



CALL TO ACTION -Tell the USDA: Don’t Approve New GMO ‘Agent Orange’ Crops!

It seems you can't go a day without some company/agency trying to sneak something into our already stressful, toxic lives. 
 
Dow produces herbicide that maybe used on crops.
 
Dear Dow. Don't. Just don't.
 


Resource Share - Girls Coding Club

Saw this today on the GHAH group! 

Meetup.com Girls Coding Club

We get together to code for work, play or learning any programming language.



Resource Share - 101 Astronomical Events for 2014

101 Astronomical Events for 2014

 

The universe - vast, beautiful and seemingly unknowable. 

The first two descriptions are undoubtably true! But you and your children can  get to know the universe pretty well. First, take a look in the nighttime sky!  



Resource Share - 15 Coolest Science Projects for Kids

Coconut Volcanoe Homeschool Science Experiement

Do you see that awesome picture above!! You can be doing that with your little Einstein in training right in your own kitchen!



COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY Live.

I am watching this live! So exciting! Enjoy! Chere



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Great Pinterest Find

Found on Pinterest

This is a great little chart with creative suggestions on alternatives to traditional homework and memory work!

Check it out on my HomeSchool Helps Pin board!

Random question

At what age MUST I start homeschooling?

Read the answer...

A fun video!

See how one mom created her own HomeSchool Planner Binder! For Free!!!