Monday, January 31, 2011

Tackling Writing

Video: 10 stumbling blocks to writing (skip to 4:33 into the video to get past all the blah blah blah)

Google Documents: The Cloud

First Step: What style to write in.

Now for the Brain Storming....

Sloppy Copy....

Lesson Specific Checklist

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Discovery Green

It still freaks some adults out to see children out in the park in the middle of the day. It is getting better as more and more parents are taking an active roll in their children's education now days.

Shots Composition

I'm always right. Like when I got a shot and my mom and my brother
said it would not hurt and it did, a lot.

Shots HURT when you get them but when you dont get them then you will get sick.

Just the thought of the needle poking in my skin give me a stomach
ache. I get sick to my stomach when I hear my mom making a doctor
appointment on the phone because I know that as soon as I walk in
there, they will give me another shot.

step 1

I want to invent a cream that you can put on my arm so that it is so
numb that I do not feel anything.

step 2
Then I would stick my face into a pitch black area.

step 3


Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Everyone Loves Flowers

• Fundraiser Start Date: 02/01/2011
• Fundraiser End Date: 04/15/2011

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Monday, January 17, 2011

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Never too early to start thinking about enrollment

EPGY logo

he Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY) at Stanford University is a continuing project dedicated to developing and offering multimedia computer-based distance-learning courses. Combining technical and instructional expertise, EPGY provides high-ability students of all ages with an individualized educational experience, optimized in both pace and content. Through EPGY, students have access to courses in a variety of subjects at levels ranging from kindergarten through advanced-undergraduate. Since its inception over 50,000 students from 35 countries have taken courses from EPGY.

EPGY offers online courses year round (apply now).

Learn about the EPGY Online High School at Stanford University.

  • For some students, summer programs (see some recommended examples in this entry; some programs we have frequently seen in homeschooled applicants include CTY, TIP, PROMYS, MathCamp, RSI, Tanglewood, andInterlochen, among many others) are a great opportunity to work with other students from diverse backgrounds in a collaborative manner. Summer program mentors and job supervisors can also be great choices to write college recommendations.

  • Extra recommendations can be especially helpful for many homeschooled applicants. We welcome a recommendation from a parent, but require at least three recommendations in total (usually a counselor and two teachers). We encourage you to submit additional recommendations (but don't submit more than 5 total recommendations) from those who know you well, such as coaches, mentors, job supervisors, clergy, etc.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Gingerbread cookies

With royal icing. Following directions helps with test taking.


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup molasses
  • 2 eggs
  • 1.5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardimom
  • clean off beaters

add in 2.5 cups more flour and mix by hand until all wet and stiff dough

Monday, January 3, 2011

Building a Robot

what do you think I should do with my blogger posts?