Monthly Archives: April 2009

Shoe Taxonomy

Beth’s science co-op this week was based on the theme of science taxonomy. The students applied what they learned in creating a taxonomy of shoes using two big bags of shoes and sandals from the closets in just our house. … Continue reading

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Summertime!

I suspect most of you who read our blog are not anywhere near summertime as far as weather is concerned. Here in central Mexico we’ve already seen a number of days in the 90’s and a whole bunch in the … Continue reading

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Final Exams

We finished our 2nd and only other round of Stanford Achievement Testing today! It was a challenge to test 16 students in 8 different levels all at once but with some much appreciated help from three of our homeschooling moms … Continue reading

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Dayton’s Crossword Puzzle Smile!

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Mexican Homeschool Camp

A group of Mexican believers who homeschool their children (relatively rare in this country) spent a few days at Camp Koinonia last week for a family homeschool camp. A few months ago the organizers had asked Bethie to do a … Continue reading

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Testing, Testing, 1,2,3….

It’s that time of year again when our homeschoolers take the Stanford Achievement Test. This year we’re helping to test 30 students! This is our most ever! Five of the students tested this past week up at Camp Koinonia with … Continue reading

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Camp Cabin Cleanup

As one of the impressionable cabin cleanup judges, I can admit this note certainly left an impression! Hmmm….take the $20 pesos but leave $10 pesos behind. That’s got to be the most original bribe I’ve ever seen before! We laughed … Continue reading

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Camp Fire

We thought we could fool the boys into thinking the lantern was the campfire but they didn’t fall for it. Actually, Brock was in the process of trying to light up our little fire. As dry as the whole land … Continue reading

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Camp Grub

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Camp Games

I managed to get a few pics of one set of water games. Crafts (which Beth put together) and games (which were mostly put together by an intern, Julie) were the two most popular parts of camp, followed by these … Continue reading

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