Monthly Archives: August 2013

  • The Workbox System

    Posted on August 28, 2013 by in Homeschooling 101

      Do you have friends who use workboxes in their homeschool?  Maybe you have seen workbox pins on Pinterest and wondered what they were all about? The Workbox system encourages student self motivation allowing for independence of self- directed learning.  The concept was created by Sue Patrick. It is basically a system for organizing ANY homeschool […]

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  • MIinecraft Club {Around Town}

    Posted on August 27, 2013 by in Around Town

      I just wanted to let those of you in the Winder/Bethlehem are know about this. Just show up if you are interested. No need to RSVP MINECRAFT CLUB!! Friday August 30th, 3pm, Chikfila Bethlehem/Winder We will meet for the first time since school ended. We will talk as parents while the kids play and interact to […]

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    Montessori Homeschooling (Methods Series)

    Posted on August 26, 2013 by in Homeschooling 101

    The Montessori Method of education, developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, is a child-centered educational approach based on scientific observations of children from birth to adulthood. Dr. Montessori’s Method has been time tested, with over 100 years of success in diverse cultures throughout the world. It is a view of the child as one who is […]

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  • Halo Basketball {Around Town}

    Posted on August 21, 2013 by in Around Town

    Basketball season is fast approaching!!!!! The HALO Wolfpack is entering it’s 3rd season and the schedule is set!!! We will have Middle School, JV, and Varsity boys teams and a JV girls team. We are looking for home school athletes who want to play a highly competitive schedule. Come on out August 27th for our second open gym of the preseason. Below […]

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  • Pizza Hut BOOK IT! Program – Read Your Heart Out {Around Town}

    Posted on August 21, 2013 by in Around Town

    Have you heard about Book It? It’s a reading program sponsored by Pizza Hut for students Kindergarten – 6th grade. The last day to sign up for the 2013-14 school year is Sept. 1st.  Don’t miss out!  http://bookitprogram.com/Enrollment/homeschool.asp BOOK IT! motivates children to read by rewarding their reading accomplishments with praise, recognition and pizza.  The […]

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  • Easy Peasy – All in One Homeschool

    Posted on August 21, 2013 by in Homeschooling 101

      Are you still trying to figure out how to plan your school year?  Are you looking for something low cost or even free?  Well, there are tons of resources on the internet to use.  What’s really awesome is when someone has taken the time to organize all those resources into grade levels with planned […]

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  • Required Homeschool Standardized Testing

    Posted on August 19, 2013 by in Testing

    Testing FAQ Testing is mandatory for homeschoolers in GA starting in the 3rd grade and every three years thereafter making standard testing years 3rd, 6th, 9th (most use PSAT or SAT in later highschool). However, some colleges are now requiring a standardized test score in lieu of a graduation test for admissions. The 11th and […]

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    Using Pinterest to help with Homeschooling

    Posted on August 19, 2013 by in Homeschooling 101

    Last week I posted that Eagles now is on Pinterest.  http://pinterest.com/eagleshs/boards/  Today, I want to share with you the reasons why Pinterest is helpful to the homeschool family. For those of you who haven’t jumped on the Pinterest bandwagon yet I will begin with a short explanation as to what Pinterest is.  Lets use the […]

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    Eagles on Pinterest

    Posted on August 15, 2013 by in Homeschooling 101

    Do you know Eagles has a Pinterest account? It’s the perfect place to look for fun activities, homeschool helps etc. Right now we have boards for math, language arts, science, social studies and MANY other areas of interest to homeschoolers. Make sure you take a minute (ummm… Or hour!) and visit our boards! http://pinterest.com/eagleshs/boards/

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  • Competitive Speech and Debate

    Posted on August 15, 2013 by in Speech & Debate

      EAGLES Home Educators is entering our 5th year with a speech and debate competition team.  This is for people who wish to compete ONLY. You must commit to at least one competition. Competitions do involve a serious time and financial commitment (fundraising is available in our team). If you would just like instruction in […]

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