Geology, Homeschooling, Life, Shopping

My Favorite Homeschooling and Virtual Class Tools

I treat homeschooling and virtual class as if I'm about to be deployed on an expedition that requires preparation. One of the ways I do to prep for my class is to arm myself to the teeth with gadgets to help enhance my virtual classroom. I have invested personal resources to upgrade my tools and… Continue reading My Favorite Homeschooling and Virtual Class Tools

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September to Remember: Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights for September 2021

Hello, my dear readerships. How are you doing? I can't believe September is over! The month has been a busy one for me as not only am I homeschooling Ian, I have also started teaching Geology undergraduate students at my alma mater while juggling master's degree in science as well as household chores and my… Continue reading September to Remember: Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights for September 2021

Geology, Homeschooling

I’m teaching mineralogy this semester and it has been awesome so far

Hello, my dear readerships! How's everyone doing? Been so busy a lot with enrollment stuff for my Master's and then, preparation for my class in Mineralogy. But today, I have just paid for my tuition fee and have already oriented my students for the semester so I got a bit of time to unwind and… Continue reading I’m teaching mineralogy this semester and it has been awesome so far

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Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights for July to August 2021

We started our homeschooling in July, earlier than the official date prescribed by our provider. We do this so we can have longer rest in December. One major change in our homeschooling journey is that Nereus, my eldest, wanted to go to a regular school for Junior High School so we enrolled him in a… Continue reading Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights for July to August 2021

Coping with Depression, Homeschooling, My Creations, My Life in Watercolor

Junk Journaling – A New Found Love

I used to collect stationery papers when I was a kid. It was a fad for a while. We also used to sell them in our "sari-sari" store (Filipino version of a grocer). It was mostly the ladies who bought them but I remember saving money to buy for myself as well. I especially loved… Continue reading Junk Journaling – A New Found Love

Geology, Homeschooling

Free Online Resources to Make Your Science Lessons Fun and Engaging

Hey, everyone! How are you doing? I have been exploring ways to teach science for our homeschooling this year and got to visit and explore so many websites. I have listed down below our current favorites. Hope you find the online resources below useful for your homeschooling as well. Study Jams Would you be interested… Continue reading Free Online Resources to Make Your Science Lessons Fun and Engaging

Homeschooling, Life, My Creations, My Life in Watercolor, Shopping

Paperang Thermal Printer – My Best “Budol” Find of the Year (Yet)

Does the Tagalog word "budol" have an English equivalent? This was the question I had in mind when I was deciding for the title for this article. I Googled and the first link said that "budol" is a colloquial term for "someone who is gullible". I think that the word has no English equivalent. I'm… Continue reading Paperang Thermal Printer – My Best “Budol” Find of the Year (Yet)

Geology, Homeschooling, Local Travel, My Creations, Uncategorized

Step Up Your Storytelling and Teaching Activities Through ArcGIS StoryMaps

Some of my readers in the Philippines recently reached out to me via Facebook. They have heard about my Geology Tours from other homeschooling families and asked when I could bring it back even if it's just virtually. It warms my heart to know that families have missed me and the tours I gave before… Continue reading Step Up Your Storytelling and Teaching Activities Through ArcGIS StoryMaps

Geology, Homeschooling, Local Travel

Virtual Geology Tour Series – Volcanoes

Did you miss my Geology Tours? No worries. Watch these videos of volcanoes with me and learn a few things about volcanoes. Iceland Volcanic Eruption Iceland is a land of ice and fire, due to its location near the Arctic Circle and its position on top of a mid-ocean ridge and a hot spot. It… Continue reading Virtual Geology Tour Series – Volcanoes

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Online Resources To Learn English for Free

My kids, born in the era of social media, YouTube, and Hollywood movies, find English the easiest subject to study, next to Math in Ian's case. They are also avid readers of chapter books including Harry Potter, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Dog Man, Captain Underpants, etc. We speak Filipino and English at home and… Continue reading Online Resources To Learn English for Free