Year In Numbers

7+ students

2 teachers

2 graduating students

2 plays, read and discussed

6 books, read and discussed

10 essays

30+ seminars

12+ trips to the land school property

12+ art projects done

8 community lunches

2 overnights

12 micro economy projects


1  year of fun

 

Lessons from one day on a farm

  • Planting and harvesting strawberries
  • Crop rotation
  • Cover crops
  • Raising goats
  • Raising chickens
  • Greenhouse plants
  • High-tunnel plants
  • Farm tools
  • Organic vs nonorganic pesticides
  • Labor and patience of a farmer
  • Weeds and insects
  • Permaculture principles
  • Types of farms
  • Barn structures
  • Weather

Thanks Farmer Kasey for sharing your expertise with us! 

  

  
  
  

Week in Review

Mathematics: Flatland by Edwin A. Abbot, Math Seminar, Comparing the Slopes of Perpendicular and Parallel lines, Mid-Point Formula, Properties of Quadrilaterals

Language Arts: Vignettes, House on Mango Street Discussion, Words of Wisdom Presentations

Occupations: Land school,  Bird migration, Birdhouse Placement

Self-Expression: Birdhouse construction, Recycled Art Project, Middle School Monologues, Yearbook

Seminar: They Had Feathers: Is the World Ready to See Dinosaurs as They Really Were?