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What can speak louder of a curriculum than a child earnestly choosing to “reorder” it? We had the good fortune of reviewing Middlebury Interactive Languages’ Elementary German 1, Semester 1, last year. Super Hero, jumped at the chance to continue on to Semester 2, when the Crew offered it again this year. So there. That ought to wrap up my glowing review! All right, it might not fly with the folks at Middlebury or the Crew. So here it is 😉read more
Fascinating Education offers 3 science tracks for middle school students: Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Though it’s target audience is 6th graders and above, it could be used by advanced younger children as well. Or so it says. Since Super Hero has shown a keen interest for Chemistry lately, and encouraged by this claim, I thought we’d give Fascinating Chemistry a whirl. Yes, he’s still younger than that, but you never know till you try, right?read more
The greatest art of learning is to understand a little at a time.
Here's a short list of completely free learning resources. This list targets high schoolers and adults. So, mom, there may be something in there that piques your interest as well 😉 1. Ted Ed Lessons Worth Sharing: http://ed.ted.com/ Chances...read more
Fun Social Studies Games for your Homeschool In the mood for a fun game? Ask that to a child, and ... well, you know the answer! Super Hero has been in the mood. As a matter of fact, we're always in the mood for good game-based learning. He's been playing a...read more
8 Free Math Learning Sites: Upper Elementary through High School Here's a compilation of free math learning sites. Khan Academy is, I believe, the top contender. Everyone knows about it by now, but there are some other really neat sites. If you're on a tight budget,...read more
Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
–Anthony J. D’Angeloread more
Free Board Games Printable Templates for Your Homeschool We do have lots of board games at our homeschool, and we love playing most of them. I don't think anything else quite beats the power games have over children. No matter what we're studying, Super Hero...read more
Homeschool eBook Bundle Sale Going On Now! This very popular sale is going on this week only until this Sunday, August - 9. It's iHomeschool Network's 4th annual bundle. And I'm pleased to participate for the 3rd year in a row. My very own Homeschool Planner...read more
Homeschool Pre Algebra Online Curriculum "Well, my son is not yet 11-14, nor is he in 6th to 8th grade. He's 9 years-old, still too young for Pre Algebra." These were my thoughts as I approached the Crew's application for UnLock Math. I had a clear intention to opt...read more