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Se7en+1 Set Out As Citizen Scientists in the Fynbos…

November 12th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Citizen Science is where volunteers from the public assist scientists in their research, either with data collection or actual observations. It is a way for scientists to collect a lot of data with the help of interested and committed parties. Projects vary in size and scope from small scale to national projects… from bird counts […]

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Tags: Hiking · Outings · Science · Se7en at School

Se7en+1 Stages of a Homeschooling Journey…

November 4th, 2015 · 6 Comments

Homeschooling is not about having the most gifted, amazing, creative mother person at all… neither is it about having the most gifted, amazing, creative, eager students… neither is it about what other folk are doing… ever. I have failings and my kids have failings, and yet we seem to muddle along and learn. Homeschooling is […]

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Se7en + 1 Myths Homeschoolers Need Not Believe to Stay on Track…

October 22nd, 2015 · 19 Comments

We are in the heart of our school year… and most of our students are working hard, there is always that one that just isn’t (!!!) and I thought it was time to blog about when homeschooling just isn’t fitting “the dream.” When parents get together and chat… homeschoolers find themselves in one of two […]

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Just Taking a Week Off School to Volunteer…

October 9th, 2015 · 7 Comments

So we made it through the first quarter of our school year – completely… reading done, math done and language arts. I know, good job and all that… (I won’t mention the science kits that remained unopened, the journals that are somewhat off the pace… and the one child that simply refuses to read anything […]

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Se7en + 1 Questions for Homeschooling Veteran and Author, Shirley Erwee.

October 7th, 2015 · 3 Comments

A couple of weeks back I had the chance to review Shirley Erwee’s latest book, Homeschooling the Primary Years, Published by Penguin Random House South Africa. As a follow up we were lucky enough to get the chance to interview the author and find out more about her homeschooling journey. Questions and Answers that I […]

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Road Tripping from Home… As One Does…

September 10th, 2015 · 6 Comments

We are at that stage in the year… where we are just about dying for a taste of summer, and winter continues to linger on. It is actually a really good time of year, because instead of relentless days of rain we have a couple of sunny days that fill us with hope… and also […]

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Tags: Reviews · Se7en at School

Se7en + 1 Things That Have Changed Our HomeSchool for the Better…

September 4th, 2015 · 15 Comments

It is back to school in the Northern Hemisphere… and this is good news for us, because it means that for them Summer is turning into Fall, and for us: Winter should be turning into Spring. Anyway the internet is packed with posts on How to Homeschool, What to Homeschool and even Why to Homeschool. […]

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