Tonopah Ghost Town

Let’s start with the famous myth of this town. In 1900, Jim Butler came over from California, rumored to have wanted to visit the Klondike district. While on his journey, he trekked through the Sawtooth Pass with his 2 burros, no doubt a tiring trail. At one point he became angered at the animals for… Continue reading Tonopah Ghost Town

Lowell Observatory: Flagstaff, AZ

What a wonderful day it was to spend at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona. We were lucky enough to find a Groupon when we went and we got in for a steal. The observatory is smaller than most we have been to, but the staff and the setup is spectacular. We enjoyed looking at… Continue reading Lowell Observatory: Flagstaff, 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

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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

Categorised as Roadschool