Something Accomplished, Just Not What We Planned
A hectic week of storm prep ~ and not storm
I did a paint nite with my 17 yr old.
Storm prep, but the storm didn't come
SPEED RACER's starts of in good shape.
We focused on finishing his college-related work first, then fit in the other things over the weekend.
Here's what we accomplished and plan for the weekend.
Investing: Curriculum is the Cashflow Game and Youtube Playlist Tutorial on Investing in the Stock Market.
-We've been watching and chatting about our stock moves through an app called Robinhood. And watched two videos in the tutorial playlist.
Recreational Pilot License Training: He wants to get this next summer so we are adding it into his curriculum.
-He finished the second 1/2 of the 1st video lesson.
Black History: We are deep diving into specific events like Black Wall Street and Pilots that have to do with our subjects.
- Went to movies to see BlackKKK about an African American police detective that infiltrated the KKK. We discussed what we liked about the movie and researched the original story.
Astronomy: Something he wants to explore.
- Didn't get to these.
Bible Review: We are doing this together with videos.
- Watched one video from the Bible video series we found on Youtube.
Cooking and Car Repair: The cooking I am letting him build his own recipes and prep dinner. Car Repair, he is helping his father and brother fix our cars. Oil Changes, Brake Pad changes, etc.
- Cooking was done two days this week. Steak (which he cooked too long) and did a good job on cleaning up after himself.
- Car Repair - nothing was done this week.
PE: Distance Canoe Team, Martial Arts and Breakdancing.
- Practiced with Distance Canoe Team - 1 time it was canceled due to weather
- Martial Arts - practiced once and it was canceled due to weather
- Breakdancing - canceled due to weather
Started 1 class this week
Biology with Lab (Aug to Oct)
-Finished class discussions
-Finished Week 1 of 8 class Labs
-Finished Week 1 of 8 paper
-Finished Week 1 of 8 quiz
Introduction to In-depth Research (Sept to Oct)
Information Systems in Organizations (Sept to Nov)
Advanced Business Writing (Oct to Dec)
College Algebra (Oct to Dec)
TIGER LILLY the Homeschool Graduate with a BS Degree, now Working on MS Degree
We are homeschooling GRAD-SCHOOL 'sort of'.
I reveiwed her final assignment of her current class. She starts the next class in 4 weeks. After she starts her new job, which allows her to get reimbursed for it.
Tiger Lilly got a full-time job offer as a Software Developer. She starts in three weeks. She is happy that the company will be paying for her Master's Degree which she had planned on paying off herself.
WORK and HOME BALANCE Working and Homeschooling
MEAL PREP: I cooked dinner two days this week, my 14 year old cooked 1 day and I am trying to get my 17 yr old to cook over the weekend. Delegation is the key.
LESSON PLANNING: I finished the coming week's schedule and emailed it to my son, who asked me to take something off. Go figure, these kids are owning their own work and I feel like I am truly working for them.
MARRIAGE CHECKUP: Well the forced days off from work, hubby and I have been relaxing, watching movies and playing card games with the kids.