Education

Homeschooling and the Pie of Life

     Right now, parents are making difficult school choices based on COVID-19.  A number of moms contacted me to say they will keep their kids at home.      The question they have is this: Should they stay connected with…
July 21, 2020
History and Drama

Mayflower Reviews are In!

  The Mayflower at Cape Cod  - Stories, activities, and research that connect 1600 with life today Below are quotes with links to the longer, full reviews that include photos of home educated students involved in activities. Many reviewers said…
June 28, 2020
News

Article on Rebecca and Mayflower

   As head of the Central Oregon Mayflower and Wampanoag Descendants, I had written and submitted an article for The Mayflower Quarterly Magazine about presentations and events we  planned to do this Mayflower 400 year. But with the pandemic, all…
June 12, 2020
News

Mayflower at Cape Cod Article on Rebecca

The Mayflower at Cape Cod Review by Catherine Dulzo What happened when the Mayflower anchored off Cape Cod for five weeks in 1620? In what ways can Pilgrim and Native experiences relate to issues today? Author and teacher, Rebecca Locklear,…
May 7, 2020
Education

Coronavirus and Daily Routines

     I remember singing a choral piece with these words: Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. Today, hearts are troubled and sad, and fear is real. On top of that, people are trying to…
April 2, 2020
Education

Coronavirus Days, Life Skills

Corona Virus Days: Questions about educating at home and learning “life skills” (March 17, 2020) Some issues have come up with children being home. Question: One parent expressed concern that their child would lose out with less school, or even…
March 18, 2020
English

The Angry First Grader

I will pace the floor at home in an effort to find appropriate ways to work with students. Some teachers feel I overdo this, spending way too much time fussing. Either a student is going to follow directions, they say,…
January 9, 2020