PCHEA


PCHEA


Pottawatomie County Home Educators Association

We are ChristianIn orientation and leadership, as are most of our members, but we do not
exclude anyone from membership on the basis of their beliefs.

We are home educators*committed to helping each other accomplish our educational goals, to support one
another in love and to strengthen and promote quality home education in
our area.

We are diverseFamilies from all walks of life. Families in our group espouse various educational philosophies, use a wide spectrum of curricula, and teach children at many levels, from pre-school through high school.

We are one of many groupsaffiliated with Oklahoma Central Home Educators Consociation – OCHEC * (www.ochec.com)
*(OCHEC defines the terms 'home education', 'homeschooling', and home schooling’ exclusively as the privately funded, home-based education and
discipleship of children by their own parents or guardians.)

We are here to provide support to homeschool families who are not using public school at home programs such as K-12, Epic, etc. If you would like to be part of our group, but you are currently using a public school at home program or considering it, we are happy to assist you in transitioning to a homeschool curriculum.
We communicate through email and the web:

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PCHEAGroup/ is our email loop used for information regarding the many activities, field trips, and meetings we have for current PCHEA members. It is also a way for our members to encourage each other and to share information relevant to our homeschooling families. It is for members by invitation only.

Oct 14, 2010

Cool Quiz Site


http://quizlet.com/

Recently I read about this quiz site on a homeschool list and found it quite interesting. So, I'm sharing it here, thinking it might be useful to other PCHEA members as well. The following information comes directly from the Quizlet site:
Ruth


About Quizlet

Quizlet is the largest flash cards and study games website with over 2.5 million free sets of flashcards covering every possible subject. It's the best place to play educational games, memorize vocabulary and study online.

What you can do with Quizlet...


Make or Find Flashcards

  • Create flashcard sets with your own terms and definitions
  • Or choose from millions of flashcard sets created by other users

Use Powerful Study Tools

  • Flashcard Mode lets you familiarize yourself with the material.
  • Learn Mode is the most powerful study mode, keeping track of your scores, and retesting incorrect answers.
  • Test Mode generates customizable tests with short-answer, matching, multiple choice and true/false options.

Share & Study with Your Friends

  • Create a group to share or discuss flashcards with your friends or classmates.
  • Edit and improve sets created by other group members.

Play Competitive Study Games

  • Scatter is a fun matching game which lets you drag and drop questions and answers with your mouse while racing against the clock.
  • Space Race is the ultimate video game study simulation. Racing the clock, you type in answers to questions flying overhead before they evade your grasp.

Study on the Go


Use Quizlet in the Classroom

  • Teachers, give your students a free study tool that's both powerful and fun.
  • Host a group where your students can create and discuss study materials for your class.

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