Hoover Dam: NV/AZ

Well, let me start off by saying, National Lampoon led me astray. I was hyped up for this dam tour and couldn’t wait to take the kids on it because they are obsessed with Vegas Vacation. What the movie didn’t portray very well was that this dam tour took us 54 stories beneath the damn… Continue reading Hoover Dam: NV/AZ

Meteor Crater: Winslow, AZ

Our next stop in Arizona was at Meteor Crater. This is another one of those instances where I never truly fathomed how big something like an impact crater really was until I saw it in person. It’s not like it is even that big when compared to the Chicxulub or Sudbury impact craters, but I… Continue reading Meteor Crater: Winslow, AZ

Route 66: Williams, AZ

History was always my least favorite subject in school. I don’t know if it was because every teacher I had made it incredibly dry, or if the fact that it always managed to be my morning class and I ended up sleeping through the good stuff. Having kids has actually made me LOVE history and… Continue reading Route 66: Williams, AZ

Where to Begin

Homeschooling in itself can be completely overwhelming, but throw in learning on the road and you’ve got yourself a pretty big task in front of you. I want to say it is easier said than done, but it really is a lot of work. The best part though, is that it isn’t the kind of… Continue reading Where to Begin

The Road to Roadschool

We first began roadschooling with a purpose a little over 2 years ago. We continually drive year after year between Alberta and Nevada so it made sense that roadschooling was our next step. The amount of knowledge that the kids obtained through visiting actual places was astonishing. I even found myself retaining more information than… Continue reading The Road to Roadschool