Geocaching fun free things to do with your kids

Have you ever been geocaching or unsure what it is?  It is actually a really fun thing you can do with your kids or by yourself for free.  Believe it or not it is something you can do all over the world and you really only need to bring a few basic tools with you.  All you need is an Android or iPhone, some good walking shoes and toy that you can trade. How does geocaching Continue reading

Learn Math Free on Khan Academy’s New App

Now there is a great and exciting way to learn math free on Khan Academy’s new app.  Science, computer programming, history, art, economics are also available on this app.  We have used Khan Academy off and on for years. The best part about this app is that it’s 100% free. Learn Math Free The iPad app now has extra features like never before.  You can do math problems right in the Kahn Academy App on your iPad Continue reading

How to Organize All Your Great Ideas with the Help of Pinterest

I get asked a lot how I get my ideas for Unschooling, because unlike traditional school there is no ‘how to’ manual.  Unschooling is self-directed learning or child-led learning in which the child decides what they want to learn and how they want to learn it.  As a parent/teacher I don’t teach them everything, but I do lead them in the right direction, help them find the answers they seek, and guide them into learning what Continue reading

Nspire (no, that’s not a typo) Students in Science and Math

Texas Instruments is one of the leading companies helping teachers and students learn science concepts in a deeper, more engaging way, providing ready-to-use lessons that cover essential science topics and build a more profound understanding of the math concepts that research shows are tough to learn.  They offer an easy, accurate, and inexpensive way to get students started with real-world data collection. We were actually given a TI-nspire CX CAS handheld graphing calculator, easytemp temperature sensor, Continue reading

What Learn To Mod and Mine Craft Really Teach Kids Other Than Programming?

Everyone has heard about Mine Craft, and if you are an UNSCHOOLER you have probably played it more than once. Ok, if you are older than eight and homeschooled, you are probably addicted to the game and have had many conversations with your parents asking if you were going to do anything else today.  So the question is: Is it ok if your child plays Mine Craft all day, every day? The answer you keep Continue reading

Toyota Factory Tour in Georgetown, Kentucky

We had the opportunity to visit the first wholly owned manufacturing facility in the United States. A wholly owned company is one whose common stock is 100% owned by another company, called the parent company.The Toyota plant in Georgetown, Kentucky is the largest Toyota plant outside Japan, and they build over 500,000 cars a year. The company has over 7,000 employees and has its own credit union, day care, gym, and pharmacy. The tour began Continue reading