Roadschooling – Camping!

Our trip is divided into two sections. The first half was filled with visiting family and friends across several states. We are now on the second portion, which includes more touristy stops. Yesterday, we left Missouri and drove to Kansas where we stopped for coffee with some friends. We drove through Kansas to Oklahoma andContinue reading “Roadschooling – Camping!”

Roadschooling (& moving) East to West – Week 1 recap

So far – 9 days over 1500 miles (x2 vehicles) 8 states lots of friends and family 0 speeding tickets 0 major fights 2 or 3 things left behind or lost 4 head colds 1 starfish (or sea star as they are now called, but I’m old school so it’s still a starfish to me)Continue reading “Roadschooling (& moving) East to West – Week 1 recap”

Roadschooling East to West Coast

Lately it has been my desire to do more roadschooling – traveling with the intent of learning while we’re on the go. This summer I GET TO DO JUST THAT – in an EPIC way for us. We are moving from the East Coast to the West Coast. And we’re taking three weeks to makeContinue reading “Roadschooling East to West Coast”

Roadschool – Yorktown and Jamestown

This past week was Homeschool Week at Yorktown and Jamestown. We’ve been before, but Ash was too young to remember, and you can always use a refresher course on historical events, right? We spent one day at Yorktown and the next day at Jamestown. The Yorktown Victory Center now consists of a middle-class-size colonial farm,Continue reading “Roadschool – Yorktown and Jamestown”

Gathering ideas for our big trip

We’ll be taking a big trip this year; one that’s several weeks long. We’ve done school while traveling before, but I haven’t been very good in incorporating the places we’re traveling through and to into our schooling. We’ve done field trips to places like Boston, Jamestown/Williamsburg/Yorktown, etc. where we go, learn about something, and thenContinue reading “Gathering ideas for our big trip”