Wednesday, September 15, 2010

New Student

Hoo boy, this will be interesting . . . we’ve added Tarquin somewhat unexpectedly to our schoolroom a couple of mornings a week. Today was the first day. For most of the years we’ve homeschooled, I’ve juggled nurslings and toddlers and students, but I must admit: I’ve gotten spoiled rotten the past two years. These past two years The Patriarch has hung out with Tarquin from 9 am to 1 pm, while the rest of us disappear into the schoolroom, emerging for lunch. What luxury! We’ve gotten so much accomplished, too. Today was sort of crazy. It will take us a little while to figure out this new routine.

I’ll post a few random pictures, but the floor isn’t freshly vacuumed, sorry!

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Tarquin pays attention for about an hour total

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Sophia is back in her chosen corner, working on a wool bodice for her reenacting.

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Clara is figuring out a coding issue in “Computing and Computation I”

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Nigel looks puzzled by this geometry problem. He is just finishing geometry – all out of order, since he’s finished precalculus and one term of calculus at the local community college. Ah well, it’s all getting done.

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Gareth works on his math online.

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The little girls work on history books.

OK, so that was just a random post . . . took a pic to document Tarquin’s joining us today and decided to make it into a post. Mostly I needed a wee break from typing recipes into the firefox recipe extension. Still working on that, but almost done with weeks 3 & 4, just in time to generate the shopping list we’ll need this Saturday! When this is all done, it will be totally worth it, but it’s a little tedious now.

1 comment:

caulistats said...

Seven students? Wow! Turning into a regular one-room schoolhouse! :-)