And By God’s Grace…

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Jude is now officially a first grader at the Aberásturi Home Academy!  He was supposed to start last December, but with my crazy schedule, it simply was not fair to get him on board without me 100% ready for his needs.  Plus, I needed to run an errand in Mindoro, so I had an out-of-town trip that ate up my time for lesson planning. As with all the best laid plans, the AOP Science curriculum that Bea (now in third grade) used will just be a supplement.  Recognizing Jude's special interest in astronomy, we will focus on Exploring Creation with Astronomy for the whole year. For the rest of the subjects, we'll have the following: Math – Lifepac Level 2 – Alpha Omega Publications Language – Speak, Read and Write 1 – C & E Publishing Reading – Reading Network - Sibs Publishing House Bible – Following God 1 – ICI Ministries Character – The Power for True Success – Institute in Basic Life Principles Filipino – Binhi 1 – Jo-Es Publishing House Social Studies – Mystery of History ... [ Read More ]

3rd Grade Curriculum

It's my third year as Teacher Mommy, so I'm starting to be more adventurous with our curriculum. We've been using AOP Lifepac in the past two years, but this year, to cut cost, we're going to use more local books. We'll stick to AOP Lifepac for Math and Science, however.  These are two subjects that I would not mind spending on. Science - Lifepac Level 4 - Alpha Omega Publications Math - Lifepac Level 4 - Alpha Omega Publications Language - Speak, Read and Write 3 - C & E Publishing Reading - Charlotte's Web - Total Language Plus Bible - Following God 3 - ICI Ministries Character - The Power for True Success - Institute in Basic Life Principles Filipino - Sanghaya 3 - C & E Publishing Social Studies - Makabayang Lahi - Ephesians Publishing (We are complying with DepEd's directive that Social Studies be taught in Filipino.) Music - Piano Lessons Arts - Online materials, and Sing, Sketch, Stretch 3 from Abiva Publishing House. Etiquette - Family ... [ Read More ]