As part of the 1,000 follower celebration, A One-Room Schoolhouse has partnered with two up-and-coming Instagram accounts to do a unique and exciting giveaway celebration. These Instagram partners bring years of experience and professional expertise that will give value to the Schoolhouse followers. Follow along for an Instagram Celebration!
Collins Academy OT Services
Sarah Collins is a nationally registered occupational therapist and long time homeschool mom. Her goal is to combine her background as an OT with her understanding of homeschool needs to consult with families and recommend customized situations. She hopes to maximize the child’s educational potential with solution-focused consultation.
As part of her professional offerings, Sarah does consultations, evaluations, recommendations, follow-ups, and presentations. Additionally, she posts daily on her Instagram and Facebook feed with helpful tips and tricks to use in your home.
I have loved following her feed and have been learning new things through her daily posts. Sarah even provided me with useful resources for Habits of Friendship! Go on over and give her a follow! You can also check out her website here.
The Cottage School Life
This group of four moms (Christie, Jenny, Annie, and Amelia) got together to start something totally different: a cottage school! These are women after my own heart; educational innovators blazing new educational paths.
A cottage school is a group of like-minded parents working together to educate their children in their homes. A cottage school is purposely small – like a cottage. It allows these amazing moms to support each other while their children join together to build lasting friendships and classroom skills.
I love this blog post that lists all the reasons they have chosen the cottage life. Their website is just taking shape, but is really starting to look nice. Although not listed yet, they are getting ready to offer consultative services to those that also want to start a cottage school. Additionally, these four women can provide consultation on many homeschool endeavors including curriculum, planning, and organization.
1,000 Followers Giveaway
Honestly, this happened much sooner than I thought. A One-Room Schoolhouse is far from a dominating social media presence, but we have built a little tribe! I am so grateful for your encouragement, kind words, and interest.
You have journeyed with A One-Room Schoolhouse as we have introduced our model of hybrid homeschooling, developed who we are, rolled out Habits of Learning, and now you are witnessing the Schoolhouse design. Your support has been amazing.
As a gift to our Instagram followers, we are doing a unique and valuable giveaway. One lucky follower will be chosen Saturday evening to win a valuable book and consultation pack! Each of us in the partnership described above has contributed a physical item and a consultative item. Take a look:
Looking to the Future
I would like to share with you the exciting stuff planned at A One-Room Schoolhouse. Over the summer, you will be able to follow along as we change my basement into my dream Schoolhouse. Also, next Thursday I am going to announce a summer challenge that I hope you will all join in on! (Hint: we will have an awesome new hashtag with LOTS of fun summer activities!)
Later on this summer, we will roll out Habits of Friendship! This will go live right in time for everyone to tune-up their social skills after a long period of social distancing. You will be all ready for back-to-school, no matter what kind of school you attend, with a summer social skills refresh using Habits of Friendship.
After that, you will get to witness first hand the inaugural year of A One-Room Schoolhouse! With the commencement of the 2020-2021 school year, we will open our Schoolhouse doors and start our hybrid journey!