Roots Calendar


Learning Tools Used at Roots


MindPlay has combined proven learning methods with adaptive technology to empower students on a life-long journey of learning. Our online math and reading programs advance skills and gets results.

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Order Out of Chaos

Order Out of Chaos patented calendar layout helps students plan their day and how to use their time so they can feel in control, manage their workload, and learn time management skills. 

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Teaching Textbooks

Teaching Textbooks is the only homeschool math curriculum that does "the whole job" for math - it both grades AND teaches (using multimedia step-by-step tutorials). And kids love it!

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Outdoor STEM Adventures

Outdoor STEM Adventures creates large-scale, immersive experiences for kids, while being guided by trained instructors. Kids are not only observing, they are taking part in the elements being investigated.

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Social Thinking

The Social Thinking Methodology provides evidence-based strategies to help people ages four through adult develop their social competencies, flexible thinking & social problem solving, including executive functioning and self-regulation.

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What is self-directed education?

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Prof. Peter Gray's quick primer on the basics of Self-Directed Education (SDE) -- from the Alliance for Self-Directed Education (ASDE)

Roots Community Partners

Wild Garden Farms

Wild Garden Farms is a space for community, growth, and love of all natural gifts from God. Mary Julia Walker is the master herbalist who guides our junior apprentices on their herbal medicinal journey. Located just down the road from Roots, Wild Garden Farms is a beautiful sanctuary of learning.

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The Garden at Spring Forest

Spring Forest hosts the Roots Community Garden, where Roots kids can grow their own food, herbs, and flowers to contribute to our communal meals and herbal medicine stocks. Spring Forest is also home to a herd of sheep and goats, and a flock of chickens and ducks.

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Lilly Den Farm

We feel excited and blessed to partner with Lilly Den Farm (Pittsboro, NC) to provide bi-weekly raw dairy and sustainable meat drops at Roots. Local sourcing is a cornerstone value at Roots and we are grateful to have found a family so passionate about providing healthy, happy animal products.

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