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  • The “Class”

    Avery, Naim, Aaron

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Aaron’s 7th Grade Year

Aaron, 7th Grade Year

Classes:

  • VH Cool Contraptions
  • VH Bridges, Buildings, and Beyond
  • VH NaNoWriMo
  • HOA Chill Skills (fall)
  • HOA Art Club
  • HOA PE
  • HOA Middle School Options
  • Airways Science for Kids InFlight
  • Zoo Camp
  • Airways Flight Simulator Camp

Curriculum:

  • HOA Math 7 (fall)
  • Math U See Pre-Algebra (Spring)
  • Oak Meadow English 7
  • Oak Meadow World History 7
  • Curiosity Stream Science
  • HOA PE 7
Books and Media:
  • Summer of the Monkeys
  • Lyddie
  • Amelia Earhart
  • Mama’s Bank Account
  • Dragons of Fire Series

Fieldtrips:

  1. HOA Downtown Hillsboro Walking Tour
  2. Out of the World Pizza
  3. Pumpkin Farm
  4. Family Day At Beaverton Library (NFB booth)
  5. Tualatin Hills Nature Park
  6. Breakfast with Santa (VS)
  7. Dairyville (Alpenrose Dairy)
  8. Elf, Jr. (Village Home)
  9. Ice Skating (Orenco Winter Village)
  10. Elsie Schloss, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
  11. Mt. Hood National Forest (Welches)
  12. Intel Open House
  13. Washington County Fair
  14. OMSI
  15. The OutPost

Naim, 7th Grade Year

Naim, 7th Grade Year

Classes:

  • VH Intermediate Improv
  • VH 50 States
  • VH Acting On Camera
  • VH Reading Tutor
  • HOA Chill Skills (Fall)
  • HOA Art Club
  • HOA PE
  • HOA Middle School Options
  • VillaSport Youth Basketball League (Fall)
  • VillaSport Superskills Basketball (Fall)
  • OMSI Urban Biking Camp
  • Comedy Sports Improv Camp
Curriculum:
  • Math U See Delta, Epsilon
  • Oak Meadow 5th Grade English
  • Oak Meadow 5th Grade US History
  • Oak Meadow 5th Grade Earth Science
  • Touch Type Read and Spell
  • All About Spelling 1, 2

 

Books and Media:

  • Bernie Sanders Revolution
  • Where Do You Think You’re Going, Christopher Columbus
  • Johnny Tremain
  • CNN Student News
  • If You Sailed On the Mayflower in 1620
  • Freedom Train: The Story of Harriet Tubman
  • The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Ben and Me
  • Children of the Wild West
  • Little House on the Prairie
Fieldtrips:
  1. Seaside, Oregon
  2. Out of This World
  3. Hillsboro, Pumpkin Farm
  4. Tualatin Hills Nature Park
  5. Dairyville at Alpenrose Dairy
  6. Orenco Winterfest Ice Skating
  7. Zoo Lights
  8. An Evening with Eva Schloss; Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
  9. Welches, Oregon “Camping”
  10. Skating, Lloyd Center and Winterhawks Ice Rink
  11. Intel Ronler Acres Open House
  12. Oregon Zoo
  13. OMSI
  14. Haag Lake Boating

Avery 2nd Grade Year

Classes:

  • VH Discoverers
  • VH Bodies and Guts
  • VH Little Builders
  • VillaSport VillaKids
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Zoo Camp
  • B&GC Summer Camp

Curriculum:

  • Oak Meadow 1st Grade (Math, Reading, Science, Social Studies)
  • HOP Level 3, 4
  • Preschool Prodigies Music
  • HWT Printing Power

Books and Media:

  • Kiwi Crate
  • Charlotte’s Web
  • Stuart Little
  • The Trumpet of the Swan
Fieldtrips:
  • Out of the World Pizza
  • Pumpkin Farm
  • Family Day At Beaverton Library (NFB booth)
  • Tualatin Hills Nature Park
  • Breakfast with Santa (VS)
  • Dairyville (Alpenrose Dairy)
  • Elf, Jr. (Village Home)
  • Ice Skating (Orenco Winter Village)
  • Mt. Hood National Forest (Welches)
  • Intel Open House
  • Washington County Fair
  • OMSI
  • The OutPost

 

Yes, this site needs some work

I started this site as a form of portfolio documentation, as I had seen done at Windsor House School in Vancouver, BC. But it became a bit tedious and I found other, quicker ways to document progress. I also started having concerns about my kids’ privacy as they got older, so there is that and it got neglected.

I do have thoughts on home and alternative education. And after my experiences in schools of education, as a teacher myself and also homeschooling 3 kids for the past 14 years. I have a few ideas and tips and things to say. So, I may turn this into a place for that kind of thing. I can do curriculum reviews, alt school reviews, the pros and cons on homeschooling lifestyle, tips and ways to homeschool when you are disabled, etc. So, I will try to clean this place up and bounce in from time to time to put something down that may be worthy to someone thinking about or doing homeschool. I have to be honest, though. Its not my top priority, so it may take some time, but it will happen.

Avery, 1st Grade Year

*reconstructed from lost data

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Avery, 1st Grade

Curriculum:

  • Calvert Math 1
  • HOP, Levels 1 and 2

 

Classes:

  • VH Discoverers

Fieldtrips:

Aaron, 6th Grade Year

*Reconstruction from lost data.

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Aaron, 6th Grade

Curriculum:

  • HOA Math 6
  • HOA Language Arts 6
  • HOA Social Studies 6
  • HOA Science 6

Classes:

  • HOA PE
  • HOA Face to Face
  • VH Animation
  • VH Hogwarts Academy
  • Heron Hill
  • Outdoor School (HOA Cedar Ridge)
  • Outdoor School (VH Opal Creek)
  • UUCCWC Jedi Academy (Youth Group)

 

Fieldtrips:

 

Naim, 6th Grade Year

*I lost a bunch of data/pics/etc from 2016. This is a bit of a reconstruction.

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Naim, 6th Grade

Curriculum:

  • Math U See, Gamma
  • Child’s History of the World
  • Touch, Type, Read and Spell
  • Khan Academy, Grammar
  • HOP Master Reader
  • Voyages in English 3

Classes:

  • HOA PE
  • HOA Elementary Face-to-Face
  • VH Kids Design the Future
  • VH Oval Office, Bill on the Hill, Court in Session
  • VH Chess Club
  • VH Cultural Arts
  • VH Human Rights Heroes
  • VH Fall Musical Elf, Jr.
  • HOA Outdoor School (Cedar Ridge)
  • VH Outdoor School (Opal Creek)

Media:

  • CNN Student News

Field Trips:

  • Elf, Jr
  • Democratic Party Election Night Party
  • NWCT Schoolhouse Rock
  • Oregon Rail Heritage Center
  • Japanese Garden
  • Seaside Maritime Museum
  • Seaside Bike Riding/beach trip
  • Science Fair (HOA)
  • Science Fair (Hillsboro District)
  • Oregon State NFB Legislature Meeting
  • Oregon State Legislature House of Representatives Page
  • Nike World Headquarters Tour
  • OMSI Pompeii Exhibit