Lisa Gallion

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About Lisa Gallion

High school English teacher at Living Science Home Study Center.

Celebrating 50 Years of Marriage with Mr. and Mrs. D

By | August 24th, 2017|Living Science News|

This past Saturday, the annual Living Science family barbecue was, as usual, a time of food, fellowship, worship, games, and opportunities to serve. As usual, Mrs. Farr and her amazing team of volunteers made the Living Science campus beautiful. As usual, Mr. Kevin Davis’ barbecue was scrumptious. As usual, students brought their clues for a [...]

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Eclipse 2017

By | July 12th, 2017|STEM Labs and Activities|

As you probably know by now, we are postponing the first day of LS classes (8/21) to allow our families to travel to see the total eclipse if they so desire. Monday high school classes will meet in their regular time slots and classrooms on Friday, August 18. We think a total solar eclipse is [...]

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Motivate your Children: Point Them Toward Courage, not Caution

By | April 4th, 2017|Childhood Education|

"Our offspring should be motivated by our momentum, not halted by our hang-ups."  —Tim Elmore “My son wants to buy a motorcycle, but it’s so dangerous.” “My daughter really wants to spend her summer as a missionary in Ghana, but I’m afraid of what might happen to her.” I have this conversation with parents way [...]

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Be in the Know: Homeschool Graduation Requirements

By | March 13th, 2017|Christian Home School Program, Graduation|

by Kendall Watkins Homeschool Graduation Requirements Contrary to popular belief, there are no graduation requirements for homeschoolers in Georgia.  That bears repeating.  There are NO graduation requirements for homeschoolers in Georgia.  You read that correctly.  None.  Zilch.  Nada.  Pursuant to Georgia’s Home Study Law, there are no graduation requirements with which homeschool students must comply. [...]

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High School English at Living Science, Part 2

By | March 7th, 2017|Academics|

The What and the Why My last post provided an overview of the progression options for high school English at Living Science. This one focuses on some reasons you might want to add high school English at Living Science to your student’s STEM classes. Reading the Classics with the Bible in Mind We use Bob [...]

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High School English at Living Science, Part 1

By | February 7th, 2017|Academics, Christian Home School Program|

What to Take When? High school is the time to hone students’ reading and writing skills in preparation for college and the workplace. “Excellent written and oral communication skills” appears on most job descriptions, even for highly technical STEM jobs. While there are substantial opportunities in all our classes to develop these skills, our high [...]

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Teacher Profile – Angela Tow

By | January 16th, 2017|Teacher Profile|

High School, Honors Algebra “Being part of the Living Science family is so much more than top-notch academics. Developing the students spiritually and giving them opportunities to excel is the priority.” — Angela Tow After graduating from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education Mathematics in 1995, Angela Tow began teaching in [...]

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Teacher Profile: Bernie Adams

By | November 14th, 2016|Teacher Profile|

 Bernie Adams - High School Computer Programming “I am honored to be at Living Science teaching high school students about computer science and programming while also encouraging them to have Christ as their moral compass.” — Bernie Adams Since Bernie Adams began teaching computer science and programming at Living Science in August of 2015, she [...]

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Make It Stick Part 2–The Good News about Testing

By | August 24th, 2016|Academics|

My last post on “Make It Stick,“ covered “desirable difficulties” created by spaced, interleaved, and varied practice to help the brain hold on to new information.  One problem the authors noted over and over among students was a disconnect between what they thought they knew and their actual retention of new material. Their recommended remedy [...]

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