The season is upon us! And you have probably considered including Thanksgiving in your homeschooling plan. Teaching Thanksgiving in a Socially Responsible Way from Teaching Tolerance is a brief, thought-provoking article with several resources to support your efforts to explore this historically-based holiday in a balanced way.
Don’t Miss Out on our Planetarium field trip!
Thu., Dec 12th (10:15-12:00) Santa Monica College Drescher Planetarium
- Note: sign-up and donations/payments due no later than 4pm on Weds., Nov. 20th
Also not to miss…
Thu., Nov 21st (9:45-12:00) California African American Museum and Art Project
- This will be a wonderful guided exploration of the museum, which has several interesting exhbits on-display, followed by a guided art activity and lunch in the Rose Garden.
Keep working on…
Those paper folding, cutting and gluing skills (see last week’s update for details). And add in knowing how to use common office supplies such as staplers, paper clips and tape dispensers.
We’ve all experienced children “stretching the truth.” Two Ways to Nudge Your Kids Toward Honesty, an article from the Greater Good Science Center shares an interesting piece of research along with what we can do make it easier for kids to be truthful.