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5th Grade Curriculum Choices 2016-2017

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Yesterday I shared our curriculum choices for 2nd grade, and today I am back to share my selections for 5th grade. Deciding his curriculum has been a ball of emotions as so much transition comes with this year. I cannot believe we are entering our 5th year of homeschooling, and I certainly cannot believe that […]

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2nd Grade Curriculum Choices 2016-2017

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Today I am sharing our curriculum choices for Grade 2. I have spent a fair share of time sprawled over curriculum samples, catalogs, and sites in an attempt to decide on what to use. I am completely comfortable in my “homeschool curriculum” skin and wanted to share what we are using in hopes to help […]

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Project-Based Learning 2016-2017

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I’m just at the tail-end of planning the 2016-2017 school year and just finished planning out my son’s (and others) project-based learning. Since I desire group learning as well, I consulted with the mamas in my Village to coordinate projects, schedules, and topics for our children to learn and explore together. We even decided to […]

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Homeschool Curriculum 2016-2017

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Last year I returned back to my a-la-carte curriculum options since the first time I began my homeschooling journey. Last year was also my return back to an “eclectic” style, as I am not ready to hone in on any specific style. Take a quick look at my curriculum and homeschool styles over the years. I have […]

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The First Cycle Feast

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Greetings! My baby boy had his special First Cycle Feast as he transitioned from baby to boy, and I thought I’d share a few highlights with you all. A few months later, I can surely see the “baby” slip away and the “boy” arise. The transition is normal, natural, and necessary so I proud of him; […]

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An African Presence in Classical Music: The 1800s

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Hey, friends! As promised, I am back with more African presence in classical music. This time we are exploring composers who were at the peak of their musical careers during the 1800s. Chenoa, owner/operator of Alamusic Academy has compiled another wonderful list for you all! It’s packed with composers, violinists, pianists (and more) from Cuba, Britain, America, […]

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Juneteenth Learning Activities & Books

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Juneteenth is around the corner, and we are celebrating! Are you? Even though we finished our history lessons already, the final lesson encourages us to gather with a families and celebrate this day of freedom. There’s so much to do in the city for Juneteenth and we cannot wait to join the festivities. I reserved […]

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5 Black Empowerment Songs for “Jammin’ on the One”

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The power of music is so real, especially when it’s empowering, positive, and all about YOU! Over the years, we’ve been adding more and more Black empowerment lyrics especially during our history studies and it has proven successful, nurturing, and uplifting. I believe any Black child would appreciate the list, but it leans more on the male […]

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Our History Revealed, An African-American History Program ON SALE!

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I just wanted to take a quick moment and thank the homeschooling community, especially the African-American homeschooling community for all of your support with Our History Revealed! I have received great feedback and I even had a few suggestions that I use! I truly appreciate the emails, messages, and social media tags and shares. I […]

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An African Presence in Classical Music: The Early-Mid 1900s

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Hey, friends! As promised, I am back with more African presence in classical music. This time we are exploring composers who were at the peak of their musical careers during the early to mid 1900s. Chenoa, owner/operator of Alamusic Academy has compiled another wonderful list for you all! It’s packed with composers, violinists, pianists (and more) […]

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