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    School for Gamers – points instead of grades

    By Rebecca in Learning in Freedom

    “Is it ok if I try to get 500 points each day for school?” Imagine students moving through math lessons at their own pace by gaining points, leveling up, and receiving badges. That's pretty much the goal for students of ...

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    Body Piercings (speaking of dress codes)

    By Rebecca in Learning in Freedom

    On the way home from the Edna high school volleyball tournament yesterday, my daughter asked if she could get her bellybutton pierced. ::insert long pause for dramatic effect:: As I've bragged and taunted here every time the topic of the ...

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    Crossroads homeschoolers don’t miss out!

    By Rebecca in Learning in Freedom

    To comma or not to comma? However you punctuate it, it’s true. If you are homeschooling or interested in what all is available for the families “teaching their own” in and around Victoria, Texas, there is one date you need ...

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    Give a kid an iPod...

    By Rebecca in Learning in Freedom

    ...and they'll teach YOU how to use it. The other day I received an incoming call on my cell phone. The number that was displayed was unfamiliar. When I answered it, I could hear my own voice echoing, “Hello?” I ...

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    Getting ready for the new school year!

    By Rebecca in Learning in Freedom

    Yesterday was the first homeschool girls’ volleyball practice. It was a subtle reminder that a new school year is about to begin. That means I need to create a list of subjects that I would like to add to my ...

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    Fireworks at POC

    By Rebecca in Learning in Freedom

    Yesterday, we went to my grandpa's beach house in Port O'Connor to watch POC's annual Independence Day fireworks display. I took three gallons of Red Diamond sweet tea and two huge watermelons. My Grandma-Ethel had already purchased two gallons of ...

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    Nature or Nurture?

    By Rebecca in Learning in Freedom

    When my oldest was twelve years old, he gave me some advice that I will never forget. I was going through a really bad time and he told me, "Don't worry about what people think. The people who know you ...

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    Salut Ciao and Hola!

    By Rebecca in Learning in Freedom

    My daughter is trying to learn three languages: French, Italian, and Spanish. She loves finding similarities among the three. Her French note cards are written in green pen; Spanish in red and Italian in black. Since we aren't hailing taxis ...

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    Pampered Silliness

    By Rebecca in Learning in Freedom

    I don’t know if I told you guys that we stayed in College Station last week. We spent the days swimming, eating, and sleeping. We caught an A&M baseball game in between our naps. I felt very pampered. I even ...

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    2011 Homeschool Graduation Ceremony – Mrs. Ellie

    By Rebecca in Learning in Freedom

    Yesterday was the 2011 Homeschool Graduation Ceremony. Ten graduates donned cap and gown and took part in this event. I think ten to twelve graduates is about the average each year. There have been a few years where the number ...

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