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Failed Civics Lesson

Over dinner this week, Adam and I were talking about the death of Ruth Bader Ginsberg, may her memory be for a blessing, and the vacancy on the Supreme Court. Elizabeth asked, “Was Ruth on the School Committee?” (There was a vacancy on our local School Committee recently.) Thereupon began […]

Ancient Mesopotamia

This week in History and Literature, we studied the first civilizations: Sumer and Akkad (5000-1600 BCE). After reading the appropriate page in our Kingfisher History Encyclopedia, David and Elizabeth created the timeline that they will fill in with important people, events, and civilizations over the course of the year. It’s […]