Farewell to Another School Year

Farewell to Another School Year

Cottonwood Families, It's incredible to think that this marks the final Wednesday Weekly of the official 23/24 school year. (Don't worry, though – The Weekly will continue to find its way to your inbox throughout the summer.) As we reflect on the whirlwind of...

Physical Education Tips and Ideas

Physical Education Tips and Ideas

Dear Cottonwood Community, Welcome to our May EDE Tips edition of The Wednesday Weekly, which is dedicated to exploring physical education. Whether you're looking to enhance your child's physical abilities, incorporate movement into learning, or foster a holistic...

Embracing Physical Education in Homeschooling

Embracing Physical Education in Homeschooling

Hi everyone! Over the past months, we have discussed and shared ideas related to Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies. As we continue to explore the diverse facets of homeschooling, this week, I'm excited to dive into a subject that is occasionally...

May Homeschooling Adventures

May Homeschooling Adventures

I can hardly believe we are bidding farewell to April showers and welcoming the vibrant blooms of May. We are in the Final Learning Period and are submitting the last of our attendance and work samples. This is the time of year when it's natural to reflect on our...

Sorting Out Your Homeschool Values

Sorting Out Your Homeschool Values

Special Guest Contributor Message from Kara Tupy When I made the decision to homeschool my three children nearly a decade ago, it wasn’t an easy one. Plagued by all of the “what ifs” and overwhelmed by the choices, I wondered if I really had what it would take to...

Language Arts Tips from the Experts

Language Arts Tips from the Experts

Each week our Wednesday Weekly newsletter offers fresh perspectives and valuable insights to enrich your educational journey, along with all of the pertinent and important news to keep you informed about all things Cottonwood. A few weeks ago, I shared about...

Assessments from a Homeschool Parent Perspective

Assessments from a Homeschool Parent Perspective

Hello Homeschool Families, As we sail towards the end of another school year, it's a perfect time to reflect on our achievements and set goals for what lies ahead. This period marks a time of assessment where we gauge the progress of our students and ourselves. There...

Embracing Language Arts: A Journey of Discovery

Embracing Language Arts: A Journey of Discovery

Dear Homeschooling Families, Welcome back from spring break! We hope you had a rejuvenating and restful time with your loved ones, soaking up the sunshine and embracing the beauty of the season. As we transition back into our homeschooling rhythm, let's embark on a...

March Language Arts EDE Tips and Ideas

March Language Arts EDE Tips and Ideas

Dear Homeschooling Families, We're thrilled to bring you a special collaboration from our Educational Design Experts (EDE) this week. Our team of teachers, each specializing in diverse homeschool methodologies, has come together to create a document with tips and...