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Eliza’s Kindergarden Experience in a French Immersion School

J'aime le francais

I took seven years of French in school, but my six-year-old has blown past me with the language.

That’s because Eliza has spent the last year in a full immersion French school. Everything in her school is taught in French: math, science, reading, music, gym… everything but her English class … Read the rest

Map as Blinds

Map as Blinds

Right before Jonas was born, we scored the most amazing map. It was perfect for his space themed room, so we didn’t care that it was from 2001 (even though we found it in an antique store). And the price was right (under $30, if I remember correctly).

Jonas in Cloth

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Eliza’s First Day of School Video

Jake interviewed Eliza after her first day of school last week:

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Back to School

Eliza’s first official day of school was today! Because she went to full day summer school, it feels more like back to school than her first day.

(If you want to catch up, read our charter school post, our She Got In! post, and our Kindergarden Evaluation post.)

Eliza's First Day of School (Kindergarden)

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Eliza’s first day of school!

Eliza’s first day of school was today! Her school has a summer program that runs from now until the end of July; then they’ll pick back up in August. The summer program is a month long and is all-day Kindergarten. They play and craft more and focus on academics less … Read the rest