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The Beautiful Blue Cell

By | June 25th, 2018|Mrs. D's Musings, Uncategorized|

Recently I underwent a surgical procedure for skin cancer called Moh’s. My first thought was, “That’s the name of a hardness classification for rocks and minerals!” True, but trust me it is not what my surgery involved. Moh's is microscopically controlled cancer surgery developed in 1938 by a general surgeon by the name of Frederic [...]

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Reflections on Retreat

By | November 22nd, 2017|Mrs. D's Musings, Uncategorized|

The High School Retreat is always a time of reflection. It is a time when we look back and remember what our current seniors looked like as 9th graders.  Our 2017 House Captains attended their first High School Retreat right at the Blue Horizon Retreat Center.  It is incredible to see the changes in their lives. [...]

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3 Tips for Teaching Science with Active Learning

By | January 18th, 2016|Childhood Education, Uncategorized|

According to a study from the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology[1], 60 percent of students in the United States who enroll in a STEM field at the college level switch to a non-STEM field or drop out. It is more important than ever to ensure kids are interested in learning and sticking [...]

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STEM & Student-Centered Learning

By | November 30th, 2015|Christian Home School Program, Uncategorized|

Traditional education techniques have students study multiple subjects independently of one another. A student may read Macbeth in English class, go to science and learn about chemical reactions, attend history class to discuss ancient civilizations, and math to learn about angles and circumferences, then head off to the computer lab to learn basic programming skills. [...]

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Georgia Law and Homeschool Students

By | November 20th, 2015|Christian Home School Program, Uncategorized|

The Comprehensive Education Bill (HB 283) went into effect just two years ago, and simplified the way homeschool families report attendance and submit information about their children's educational progress. Previously, homeschool parents were required to submit attendance and other reports to the State Department of Education or to their local school superintendent. Today, families who [...]

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