Posts Tagged ‘ Becky Rupp ’

Good Stuff: All Aboard!

Good Stuff: All Aboard!

In the Mar/April, 1997 issue of Home Education Magazine, Rebecca Rupp’s Good Stuff resources column spotlighted trains: “Almost everybody loves a train, from small-sized admirers of television’s Thomas the Tank Engine to teen-aged students of American history, who want to know what happened to the much-talked-about Golden Spike that completed the Transcontinental Railroad. (For...
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Clay for Kids

Clay for Kids

“Few art projects are so satisfying as messing about with clay. It can be enjoyed by kids of almost all ages, from tots to teens; you can do practically anything with it; and it just plain feels good. It won’t poison you if you eat it. It’s relatively easy to clean up (unless stomped...
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Good Stuff

“In all our years of homeschooling, we’ve never used a packaged curriculum, which is probably just as well. Knowing our kids’ unpredictable patterns of interests and opinionated personalities, I suspect it would have been substantial money down the tubes. Instead, we’ve found it easier – and more rewarding – to invent curricula of our...
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Science and Math

In her Good Stuff resources column for the July/August issue, Rebecca Rupp writes about 'Science and Math through Literature' for younger children, or as she terms it, 'For the Little Guys.' Becky provides a resource to build a science and math foundation utilizing child-directed learning, hands-on investigations, open-ended questions, great picture books, cool manipulatives,...
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