Science as Homeschool Culture

Via Jenny Lind Schmitt’s column in Psychology Today. It seems she has a regularly featured blog about homeschooling. Forgive me if I’m late in discovering this. Good, interesting writing.

I am exhausted. Today was Science Co-op. Science Co-op tends to wear me out, but I love it. I confess that I am an artsy-fartsy science geek posing as a suburban homeschool mom. Long ago when I was eight, I had dreams of being a lab-coated mad scientist, mixing chemicals together, exploding things and being on the cutting edge of something. Lack of a systematic temperament and intense math skills unfortunately made that hope unrealistic, but my interest remained, and now every week at Science Co-op I get to pretend, which is almost as good and probably more fun. Read more…

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