We’re turning the corner from summer into autumn here. The weather is delightfully crisp! Leaves have taken on rich hues that beckon us out of doors. We’re tucking gardens away, enjoying spiced tea, and gearing up for our annual leaf collection walk! Autumn days bring such delights! The view toward the mountains out my window is steadfast and reassuring, even… Read More
I’m back to continue my Morning Basket series and share with you about the lesson planner I use to record our actual Morning Basket work. I’ve recorded (and not recorded >>gasp<<) our Morning Basket in so many ways over the years. But the last two years, I’ve really enjoyed using a write-it-down-as-you-go lesson planner. I’ll tell you why… I’ve found I… Read More
I promised a look through my new Morning Basket binder when I shared our Term Plans and Printables with you, and here it is! I had hoped to get this posted last week…but alas the beach called louder! You understand, don’t you? I’ve always collected all my Morning Basket papers and resources in a few different files, but after years… Read More
I’ve been meaning to share a few plans and printables with you for the Morning Basket this year. This year, I’m working with a 9th grader, 5th grader, 2nd grader, and 2 year old. Our Morning Basket shares the same principles it has always embraced – a lovely, common starting point for the day – although this year I… Read More
They are very much like little bread crumbs from place to place, book to book, and the more we add, the more my children’s overall relationship with geography places deepens.
This series is long overdue for a revival! I enjoyed posting these so much and I learn so much when I dig into the principles Miss Mason sets out for the teacher, so here I am this morning, adding another teaching gem for you to consider. I know we’re all wrapping up our years, and doing so always involves a certain… Read More