Interview with the Notebooking Fairy…

The Notebooking Fairy -- printables and how-tos with a pinch of pixie dust I have been a fan of Jimmie’s for years and have used several of her notebooking pages from the Notebooking Fairy in our homeschool. So, when she asked if she could interview me about how we use notebooking in Elemental Science, I jumped at the chance.

Here’s how the interview began…

Paige, why does Elemental Science include notebooking?

I have always been a fan of notebooking as a method of recording narrations because they are an excellent way of engaging your students with the information they are learning.  After all, in notebooking the students are not merely regurgitating facts; they are thinking over what they have read or heard and are responding with what they found to be meaningful. 

Notebooking is an extremely effective tool that over time will teach your student how to process and release information.  For these reasons, Elemental Science includes notebooking as a part of each of our programs.

Paige, what do you believe notebooking should include?

I believe that notebooking has two key components…

Head on over the the Notebooking Fairy to read the rest of the interview.


  1. It was great to get to learn how you see notebooking. It’s such an integral part of Elemental Science that you know I’m a fan! Anything that relies on living books and notebooking gets my seal of approval.


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