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Tad Speaks – Online School Edition

Monday, May 18th, 2020

It was a Monday.  That is the only explanation I have. Tad: (in morning discussion with Academic Lab class) “Mom, how do I make the world often?” Me: (raises eyebrow) “How do you make the world often?” Tad: “Yes.” Me: “That sentence makes no sense.”  A long argument ensues over the word “often.” Tad: (unmutes […]

Life Lessons

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

Rerun has learned WHY it is important to make sure your Chromebook is plugged in every evening and fully charged in the morning. If not, you’ll end up doing your work by the nearest available outlet.

Call In Backup

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

I have to be honest – I have my hands full managing the boys, which means that Ane is really on her own when it comes to her classes. But that doesn’t mean that she is on her own.  The current situation has really illustrated which teachers are trying, which teachers aren’t, and which teachers […]

History Bores Him

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

I’ve tried, but Tad’s heart belongs to marine biology.  There is no way I can get him deeply interested in history – especially drier, abstract concepts like the Nullification Crisis of 1832-1833 under President Andrew Jackson.  But that’s what he’s doing right now in history. So, he’s drawing a comic strip. He is learning a […]