Hey there, people of the world! How are you doing today? I hope extraordinarily well! Today we are writing about cheese! Yes, good ol' gouda and 'em! On the trip to Amsterdam I visited one of many cheese shops owned by the Henri Willig family. Although to this day the company is family-owned, I didn't... Continue Reading →
Carrollwood Day School: whaODDS going on here?
T'was a regular day in January; as regular as a day could be in the month right after the end of 2020! We hadn't performed live in a while, having moved our educational programs entirely online. CDC regulations for physical distancing were changing often and we didn't know when we'd be taking the show on... Continue Reading →
Barefoot at Bolles: the Whitehurst Campus
Hello! Ciao! Mambo? How are you doing today? I hope that with whatever is going on in your life, you can take a moment to breathe in deeply & exhale out some of that daily tension & stress. 🤗 Last month we were contacted about our ODDS program by a school in Jacksonville, Florida (see... Continue Reading →
Barefoot at Bolles Schools – Ponte Vedra Beach Campus
"Can you say Book Beats?" Book Beats! "Book Beats" Book Beats! "Say go Book Beats go Book Beats Go!" Go Book Beats go Book Beats go!"Teachers teach to reach to teach to reach to teach to, teach to reach your mind!" 🎶 🎶 🎶 Hi everyone! Habari? (That means 'how are things/news?' in Swahili) I... Continue Reading →
Foreign Lang & Art
One of the things we do, here under the shade of the Baobab Tree, is combine the learning of a new language with the creation of art. Foreign Lang & Art class at One Columbia for Arts & Culture ~ Columbia, South Carolina These classes are a lot of fun and make it easy for... Continue Reading →
Music and Art in Carolina Country
Art and Kiswahili class. Look at the excitement in that room! Good times in South Carolina. Don and I had the chance to work with the Auntie Karen Foundation, founded by Karen Alexander-Banks: a dedicated human with a love for children's education and their empowerment. So for short stints between 2016 to 2019 we worked... Continue Reading →
Homeschool In Action
Hello there! ☀️ How are you doing today? I hope you're doing well. So, when is the last time you used chalk? How about the last time you used it on the ground? If you're like I, then you've seen a lot of chalk-writing in your school days, along with a lot of chalk dust.... Continue Reading →
The value of education
Check Out Our Very Own Short Animal Stories!
Find a copy here Hi everybody! Sophia here! After creating stories over the past few years, I decided to put just a few of them together in a book. Sometimes, when our kids ask us to read them a bedtime story, we reach for a book on the shelf and read them a known story.... Continue Reading →