Our Bike Stop

I love to take pictures and that has a lot to do with why I started my blog. To share. I also love this website called ViewBug. It’s an awesome site to view and contribute your photos and they have tons of contests. I consider photography among the most beautiful art and a quick trip […]

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Halloween Story – Part Two

To read Part One -Halloween Story with Assignment Click Here T lead the conclusion of the story. We had so much fun writing this together. On Wednesday he will write his very own Halloween story. I will see if he will agree to let me post that too. For now,  the thrilling conclusion 🙂 Enter If You […]

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Halloween Story with Assignment – Grade 5

I have looked for a Halloween story for T’s Special Reading Assignment for Halloween and after reading a few, decided to write him one myself. This way I can take his answer to, what do you think will happen next, and develop it into a second part which we can do together. You can too. Here […]

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Sumerians – Writing In Cuneiform

Learning About the Sumerians Writing Names In Cuneiform This week we have been learning all about the Sumerians. We have learned that they are often referred to as, “the cradle of civilization.” That a civilization is a large group of people living closely together, and relying on one another. That a civilization must have 3 […]

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Radiant Energy To Thermal Energy Experiment

Radiant Energy To Thermal Energy Experiment Simple Experiment for Converting Radiant Energy into Thermal Energy I thought I would share a really simple but very cool experiment to demonstrate Radiant Energy being converted into Thermal Energy. First, let’s define: Radiant Energy = 1. energy transmitted in wave motion, especially electromagnetic wave motion. 2. Light Thermal […]

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Photography Lessons Part 3

Photography Lesson For Kids – Part 3 Click Here to start at the beginning with Introduction To Black and White Photography with Ansel Adams. Click Here to see Part Two – Learning Photography with Assignment I confess I meant to post this two weeks ago. Things just got really crazy but I was so excited […]

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Books Down – What Else We Are Learning This Week

Learning without books! We had a terrifying incident last week when a Mustang side-swiped us coming home from the grocery store.. Feeling SO blessed that everyone walked away. That said, between getting the estimate, picking up the police report, and all that came with that sort of scare, we missed a lot of our fun stuff […]

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Quotes for Teachers and Students

Three of my favorite teacher/learning quotes from this week. An educational system isn’t worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn’t teach them how to make a life. 2. The world is your school. ~Martin H. Fischer 3. We could never have loved the earth so well […]

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