Welcome to the December 15, 2010 edition of a homeschooling carnival.
Jen presents Chick-chick-chick-chicKEN! posted at Best Family Adventures, saying, “Here’s the latest addition to our garden. Our girls have taken to reading outside with Flo, the chicken. Homeschooling enables us to learn everywhere! :)”
Caroline Mukisa presents 5 Fantastic Maths Games for Car Trips Short and Long | Maths Tips From Maths Insider posted at Maths Insider.
Tiffany Washko presents How To Make Borax Crystal Ornaments and Sun Catchers posted at Natural Family Living Blog.
GrrlScientist presents The World Parrot Count | Science | guardian.co.uk posted at Punctuated Equilibrium, saying, “Here’s a fun and educational international citizen-science project that you, your friends and family can participate in: the World Parrot Count! It’s a great project for teaching kids about birds, science, conservation and geography (and that’s just for starters!)”
Bonnie Way presents The Koala Bear Writer: Writers-on-Wednesday: Craig Funston posted at The Koala Bear Writer, saying, “An interview with a homeschooling dad about his writing.”
technology & higher learning
Paula Dierkins presents 100 iPhone Apps that Are Awesome for Homeschoolers posted at PhD Online Degree, saying, “Considering consumers use the iPhone for pretty much anything and everything these days, it probably comes as little surprise that homeschooling parents have taken advantage of the application system to grant their children an educational advantage. The article compiles 100 applications that they can possibly incorporate into the curriculum.”
Zach Macias presents 20 Trend-Setting Teachers Worth Following on Twitter posted at online masters in education, saying, “There are many highly respected and innovative teachers who tweet regularly about their classroom ideas and tools. Following this information from these top educators is a great way to get new ideas for your classroom and to help you stay excited about teaching. Here are twenty teachers worth following on Twitter.”
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