This blog currently serves as a journal of what one particular community member, Uriel Fury, has been doing. The journal is updated infrequently. This journal is for friends, family, community members to know what we've been up to at a glance. It might also help us when it comes time for portfolio evaluations.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Log of Books & Materials Used 2016-2017 & Attendance Statement

An assortment of board books & picture books Elijah has read to Hazel

Game Informer
NatGeo Kids
Lego Club
Tape Op

Web Series/YouTube Channels:
Good Mythical Morning (talkshow/pop culture)
Loading Ready Run (comedy skits & improv)
Friday Nights (Magic The Gathering)
Game Theory (gaming commentary)
Table Top (live game playing of table top games)
Artifexian (world building)
Xidnaf (linguistics)
Conlang Critic (constructed languages)
MinuteEarth (Earth's flora & fauna)
Tom Scott (educational travel)
Mumbo Jumbo (Minecraft redstone building tutorials)

Let's Examine Constructed Languages, by Rakehell Gardener

Conlangery (descriptive linguistics in constructed languages) 
No Such Thing As A Fish (interesting facts)
A1: Sir Harold Evans Gets Righteous About Writing 
TED Radio Hour: Spoken and Unspoken 
Lexicon Valley (linguistics podcast from Slate)
Speculative Grammarian (satirical linguistics)
The Five Minute Linguist (short talks on linguists)
The History of English (just what it sounds like)
The World in Words (languages of the world)

TV, Movies, Netflix, & DVDs:
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic 
Sword Art Online 
Arrival (in theatre) 
Danger Mouse
Mystery Science Theatre 3000: The Return
How to Get Away with Murder
Midsomer Murders
Death in Paradise 
Z Nation
Kiki's Delivery Service (in theatre)

MineCraft Forums (all about Minecraft) (index & info for every MTG card) (resources for the study of the languages)
Reddit r/conlangs (constructed languages)
     r/hearthstone (about the game Hearthstone)
     r/OutOfTheLoop (recent trends, news, & politics)
     r/Undertale (about the game Undertale) 
IPA Complete Chart & Extras (International Phonetic Alphabet) 
IPA Character Set (allows for the typing of IPA characters, especially helpful when constructing a language) (online encyclopedia of writing systems & languages)

Video Games & Table Top Games:
Words with Friends
Magic: The Gathering
Pyramid Arcade
Boss Monster
Time Line
Clue: Harry Potter
Forbidden Island
Forbidden Desert
Golf (card game)
Get Lucky
Kill Dr. Lucky

Other Resources:

NPR in the car
Khan Academy
Personal Notes, Plans, & Schematics
Minecraft Building Tutorials
USA Map, Local Maps (Pittsburgh, PA)

Attendance Statement:
In accordance with the Pennsylvania Home Education Law, I attest that "a minimum of one hundred eighty (180) days of instruction OR nine hundred (900) hours of instruction per year at the elementary level" have occurred this year for Elijah.