Do you have a child who balks at Literature, but loves to doodle and draw? If so Doodle Lit might be the perfect way to peak your child’s interest in classic literature.
When I think about vocabulary instruction, I immediately picture long lists of obscure words, and a page full of sentences written to demonstrate understanding of the word. It’s hard to do vocabulary without boring worksheets and a million sentences. The kids don’t want to do it, and I neither do I!
I am spending a lot of time with logic curriculum this summer as I prepare to teach logic for the first time this fall. I’m looking for a logic curriculum that this logic impaired Momma can understand… and teach! This month Timberdoodle Co sent The Amazing Dr. Ransom’s Bestiary of Adorable Fallacies: A Field Guide for Clear Thinkers for review. This book teaches readers to identify and ‘exterminate’ fifty informal fallacies
Audio adventures are my family’s favorite way to pass the time on long car rides. While we listen to many books on tape, this was our first encounter with The Brinkman Adventures. We received the newest season of the Brinkman Adventures for review. We listened to our new cds non-stop while driving to visit family and friends in another state. The Brinkman Adventures: Season 3 arrived more than a week before our
In a world where most everything is digital, I’m a pencil and paper planner. I just need to write things down to see the big picture. I like to color coordinate with pretty pens and I love to flip through the pages to see what’s coming and what’s already done too! So, reviewing The Ultimate Homeschool Planner by Apologia Educational Ministries is right up my alley. The first thing to say
After being ahead in planning and shopping for curriculum life threw a curve-ball and I’m now officially behind again. That seems to be the theme for our schooling for the past several years and I’m about tired of it! But, the good news is, once we get this year rolling baring any craziness we should be back on track for the kind of school year I like. Yay! But, I
Teaching cursive can be a daunting task. Most public schools don’t even try to teach children cursive anymore! Regardless, I still believe cursive is an important skill to for my children to master. Cursive allows for quicker writing and note taking, not to mention it is just more professional and even prettier when corresponding in writing. So far, two of my children write in cursive- both girls…but now it’s time
Curriculum choices for Miriam’s 7th grade level homeschool curriculum are finalized! I’ve spent the last few weeks making final decisions and hunting for used products. I only have 3 items left to find! Here are the final choices for 7th grade homeschool curriculum: Math Teaching Textbooks Pre-Algebra Kit, Version 2.0 Language Arts Analytical Grammar Set (2nd 10 weeks) Analytical Grammar: Reinforcement & Review Worksheets & Answer Keys Mosdos Jade Literature The