Jessica’s Blog

Field Trip Tips
There are many ways to do field trips. Our recent field trip to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth,
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Wooing Co-op Partners
You have decided to use KONOS to teach your children…… because you believe KONOS methods will grow the size of
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1001 Ways to Do KONOS: Jessica’s Quasi Co-oping
It is August. Organizing time to set up your school year on all fronts. First, clean out your school room….always
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Choosing Curriculum Step 4: Comparing Curriculum with Jessica’s Chart
Finally, Jessica’s Curriculum Evaluation Form has arrived. WARNING!  As I talk about the chart, know I am tainted by my
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TEACH July 4th
The 4th of July is a special celebration of freedom we enjoy in this great nation. Talk to your kids
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Choosing Curriculum Step 3: Assessing Yourself , Where You Are & What Help You Need
The next step in choosing curriculum is to assess the teacher/mom and where you are in your life…because some years
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Choosing Curriculum Step 2: Assessing Your Child
When choosing curriculum most parents are OBSESSED with fallacious indicators such as… the opinions of other homeschoolers about what curriculum
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Choosing Curriculum: Step 1 Establishing Education Philosophy
It is curriculum choosing time!!! Augh!! Homeschool curriculum book fairs with all the competing curricula hawking their wares can be
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When You CANNOT FIND Library Books……
    1st, attempt to locate the books and videos on the suggested reading list from KONOS. 2nd, if you
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Teaching Everyone Together…..So Much Easier!
KONOS is perfect for building families, because the bulk of the activities are done together. It is sooooooo natural. The
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Moms’ 3 “Gits”(that’s Texan for Get)… Before Kids Awaken
I have 3 rules that sustained me as a homeschooling mom. If I actually did these in this order when
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KONOS and KONOS-ing WORKS!
I learned from my first teaching assignment in the Dallas projects with no books EVERYTHING had to be HANDS-ON.  If
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KONOS-ing…..builds Bigger Brains
The first scientific proof of brain neuroplasticity came in the 1960’s and it shattered the scientific consensus that your brain
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True Education…is NOT Regurgitation
As a successful product of public school, I am often asked, “Why did you choose homeschool?” True, I was a
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Old Dog attempting New Tricks
I was crushed by a fire truck. In 2009, I was broadsided on my driver’s side by a fire truck…CareFlight
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