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Suggested Learning Ideas, Resources, & Events for Western MA

Suggested Learning Ideas, Resources, & Events for Western MA

Suggested Learning Ideas, Resources, & Events for Western MA

Suggested Learning Ideas, Resources, & Events for Western MA

Suggested Learning Ideas, Resources, & Events for Western MA

Learning from home can be facilitated by the parent or self-directed by the student, and based on the interests and needs of the student and their family.

Speaking to teenagers’ desire for freedom, The Homeschool Liberation League chronicles a young teen’s quest for educational independence. Teaching readers about nontraditional education and the importance of relying on friends, family, and community when engaging in self-directed studies, the story promotes self confidence and educational independence in teens.

With chilly temperatures and icicles, we’re having the perfect winter for some great snow studies this year! The white coating that covers our landscape here in New England not only offers opportunities for winter sports, but it is also a great creative medium that can support science studies too! The chemistry behind snowflakes and frost are just waiting to be discovered…

This week we take a look at PBS LearningMedia, a free online digital media service for preK-12 educators (formal & informal). PBS Learning Media provides a wide variety of educational resources to help curious families expand their learning with extensive content, presented in the form of videos, still images, games, audio clips, rich text, and lesson plans, covering a wide array of topics…

Hurricane Sandy and Halloween Offer Learning Opportunities Online Hurricane Sandy might have schools closed while we await her arrival, but the learning can continue at home (so long as you have power!). Check out these online resources to brush up on math, chemistry, physiology, language arts and world & local history: MATH After you’ve battening down the shutters and have prepared your home & family for Hurricane Sandy (and still have power),… Read More

Students Can Discover the Symphony During Free Friday Mornings at Tanglewood: Summer 2012 This summer, the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Tanglewood are offering a unique FREE musical learning opportunity for kids in Lenox. MA! ¬†Every Friday morning through August, the orchestra rehearses – and families, educators, homeschool groups, musicians, and other community members are invited to attend the rehearsals for free! Before each rehearsal, there will be a Youth Music Presentation (including… Read More

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