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Pretzel Fun on Thursday!

Pretzel Fun on Thursday!

We have a lot of fun during the week with various co-ops. Because of this, we have to work hard to accomplish all of our schoolwork. Today was a successful, focused, determined type of day where we had some free time in the afternoon! We made pretzels and my creative...

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American Revolution

American Revolution

History, Cycle 3, Week 19...History [dot] com has many interesting things to offer you as you study this week's memory work. Enjoy! American Revolution - Battles, Facts & Pictures - History.com.

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Atmosphere Layers Activity

Atmosphere Layers Activity

While looking for information about the layers of the atmosphere, I found a nice pdf file from the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in New Hampshire. You can follow the link and print out the activity sheet. Teacher notes and further recommended sites are included....

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Nazca Lines & Olmec Statues

Nazca Lines & Olmec Statues

The Nazca Lines and Olmec Statues are truly fascinating, and to me eerie artifacts from history. How did the Nazcas draw such perfect lines and unique creatures? How did the Olmecs move the gigantic volcanic rocks, and why carve heads? These questions have puzzled...

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Plant Systems

Plant Systems

Hello to Cycle 1 Monday families! This week in science, (Week 18) you will learn about plant systems. I encourage you to help your child take ownership of watching the miracle of life transform through planting your own little plant. Here is a fun 30 second time lapse...

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Tired and Happy

Tired and Happy

I had no idea I would have such a struggle to stay current on my social front these past few months! Part of the problem is being new to this world of blogging and every time I come up against a road block, Google and I end up spending lots of time together! I was...

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Form a Group!

Form a Group!

Post by Claritas Classical Academy. Claritas Classical Academy memory work is a wonderful tool. You can work on it independently in the comfort of your home, or with a group of families. You can use it as an after school program, or for homeschooling. You can decide...

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Conjunction Song from Grammaropolis

Conjunction Song from Grammaropolis

Cycle 1 & 3, Week 16, Claritas Classical Academy Memory Work Check out this fun, catchy video from Grammaropolis! Conjunction Song from Grammaropolis - "Let's Bring It All Together" - YouTube.

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Persian Wars

Persian Wars

Cycle 1, History, Week 16, Claritas Classical Academy I want to share with you a great link that discusses the Persian Wars. There are beautiful maps, gorgeous scenery, fierce soldiers, intimidating battle ships and so much more. Your memory work will have a greater...

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Claritas Memory Work Videos Available

Claritas Memory Work Videos Available

Dear Friends, I am grateful for the many mercies received in getting the Claritas Classical Academy memory work videos available online. It started as a dream 2 years ago and has been a huge undertaking, but completely worth it as I believe this style of learning has...

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Mercy Ships 60 Minutes, AMAZING!

Mercy Ships 60 Minutes, AMAZING!

I shared this on my personal Facebook account. I believe this video is inspiring and even good to show students and adults. It might spark a vision, or birth a dream, or give direction for the next step of life. My life has been changed through working with this...

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Who is my neighbor?

Who is my neighbor?

I am so grateful for the privilege of serving overseas for a few years. I saw beauty as as well utter poverty. On the grim side of the picture, there were so many problems, and so few resources. Who am I, to be able to make a difference in this world? We pray for...

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100 Reasons Why Homeschooling is Good for Families

100 Reasons Why Homeschooling is Good for Families

Special Thursdays January and February have been months when homeschool fatigue have hit me pretty strong. Am I wasting my time? Am I helping my kids? Doubts...Insecurities... I found this today and thought of the amazing families I know who are working hard in the...

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Frederick I of Prussia

Frederick I of Prussia

History, Week 15, Cycle 3 Claritas Classical Academy Frederick the First of Prussia started the idea of uniting the many small countries, which are modern day Germany, into what became Prussia. His heirs were able to see the final unification. Their use of suggestion...

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Crustal or Tectonic Plates

Crustal or Tectonic Plates

Science, Week 15, Cycle 2 For more in depth reading about the tectonic plates, your child will find interesting things on this website. I have to tell you, I love watching kids get excited about learning. Just today in my co-op, we were singing about Elements. The 3rd...

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10 Things About Genghis Khan

10 Things About Genghis Khan

History, Cycle 2, Week 15 In scrolling through this list I found it interesting that he turned his enemies into his most trusted generals because he had an eye for talent. He was a fearsome person and was responsible for the deaths of 40 MILLION people. 10 Things You...

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What do animals do in winter?

What do animals do in winter?

Science Cycle 1, Week 15 Animals are amazing in their survival skills and how they react with the ever changing seasons. This week you learned three ways that animals react to environmental change: Hibernate, Adapt & Migrate! Follow the following link to watch a...

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Ancient Greeks – BBC Interactive Site for kids

Ancient Greeks – BBC Interactive Site for kids

Cycle 1 History & Geography, Week 15 This linked website is still active, but is no longer updated. I do think your kids will find new and interesting things they have never seen before. Step back and let the learning begin! BBC - Primary History - Ancient Greeks.

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas vacation. I have learned many new things since I posted last. The first one is, it's incredibly challenging to jump into the world of blogging and set up a new product page, especially when I don't know much about this world....

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Charles Law

Charles Law

This video has a few interesting ideas you can try at home. The experiment about the bar of soap in the microwave demonstrates Charles Law! He Sticks A Bar Of Soap In The Microwave. Seconds Later? OMG! : LittleThings.com – Amazing Videos, Stories and News from around...

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