New to Learning at Home? Start Here:

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 18, 2020 /
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Recently, because of the COVID-19 virus and its implications for education, I was interviewed by Matt Villano for his CNN article on How 'regular school' parents can homeschool their kids. The article is packed with experts sharing interesting information for parents, and he included my advice on getting kids outside (you know that is a passion of mine!).

Your Guide to the Best Resources for Learning at Home

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 18, 2020 /
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Learning at home? The internet is a big place!! Here’s our ever-evolving guide to the best free online educational resources. (Just started homeschooling? Read our New to Learning at Home? Start Here.) Let’s go!

Your Guide to the Best Resources for Learning at Home

4 Essential Educational Databases for College Students

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There was a time when students had to slog through tons of books at their college library to find the materials for their research papers. Nowadays, online databases can help to nail that task in mere seconds. 

Music for Autumn's Quiet

by Kerry Dexter / Oct 22, 2020 /
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Autumn: it is a time of turning, a time of change, a time for reflection, a time for preparation. It is also a time for telling and hearing stories. The music here, and the stories told through it, will work in many situations and seasons. They are especially relevant to all the turns and changes and quiet reflection needed to navigate which come with autumn. Each of the pieces has to do with journeys of one sort or another, as well.

Japanese Recipe: Dango San Kyodai (and song!)

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 22, 2020 /
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I LOVE Japanese food. One of my favorite party foods is a yummy rice-ball confection called Dango. We found a recipe for kushidango online, and adapted it. These are fantastic rice balls (mochi) that are steamed and grilled, adn served with a sauce. I remember eating them at festivals I went to, in Japan. They are really easy to make, and quite delicious! Here's the recipe:

Growing Together Through Openness: The Art of Allowing

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Think about how many people there are in the world. Too many to count, too many to know, so many!

Why Rice Makes For Great Meals

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Eating is something that is required in order for one to stay fit and healthy. However, it can also be an enjoyable experience. The tastes, the smells, and sometimes the entire process are exciting and entertaining. Knowing that you are keeping your friends and family healthier with safe and thoroughly cooked food doesn’t hurt, either. That being said, when it comes to food today, you’ll have more options available than imaginable. Despite this, rice still remains an immense favorite amongst many, world-wide. Want to know exactly why this is the case?

10 Reasons Why Traveling Is The Best Form of Education

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Life experiences are something you don’t need to study for. Learn as you go and it will help shape you as a person and will teach you to become more independent and be able to think on your feet—a life skill you can’t learn about in a book or on the internet.

10 Reasons Why Traveling Is The Best Form of Education

Eat This! Wilderness Cooking with Expert Ray Mears...and an Extraordinary French Onion Soup Recipe

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Want a cookbook that is interesting, unique, teaches much about cooking and eating outdoors, AND has incredible recipes? Look no further than Wilderness Chef: The Ultimate Guide to Cooking Outdoors, the latest book by Ray Mears. Ray is an authority on the subject of Bushcraft and Survival. He has also become a household name through his various television series, including Tracks, World of Survival, Trips Money Can't Buy with Ewan McGregor, The Real Heroes of Telemark, and many more.

Photographer Spotlight: Mathias Falcone

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 15, 2020 /
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Extraordinary! The light. The colors. The vibrancy of life...it's JUST what we need right now. Luckily, global photographer Mathias Falcone is here for us. He is a master at sharing essence of people, and place.

Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya. Photographer Spotlight: Mathias Falcone

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