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It is so difficult to find well-researched, well-written Christian biographies that appeal to all ages!  As homeschoolers we are constantly looking for such resources, and in Simonetta Carr’s Christian Biographies for Young Readers series we have found a treasure. These stunning books speak to children, teens, and adults; are lavishly illustrated with photographs as well [...]

Thinker Academy’s Study Skills Course [REVIEW]

Thinker Academy’s Study Skills Course [REVIEW] – The Curriculum Choice

As homeschool parents we understand the need to teach key subjects to our children such as math, language arts, science, history, etc. Over the years we may even figure out how to teach this information in different ways based on the learning styles, personality preferences, and interests of our students. During the teen years students [...]

In Freedom’s Cause by Heirloom Audio Productions

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  Our Family loves listening to audio books and you will often find us listening to them while cleaning, cooking or relaxing.  Our favorite genre is historical fiction and our favorite author is G.A. Henty. Recently, Heirloom Audio did a dramatic reproduction of GA Henty's, In Freedom's Cause. In Freedom's Cause is the "Real Story of [...]

How I Homeschool…

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Welcome to How I Homeschool by the authors here at Curriculum Choice! In today's post you will find ideas and resources to fit every level and style of homeschooling. Be sure to bookmark or pin this for future reference. You won't want to miss out on this huge resource!   Be sure to browse the [...]

Boom Bags – A Fun Strategy to Review Material

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Sometime ago, I dropped by a middle school to visit a friend and former colleague. While there, I observed her students working in pairs to compete for points as they reviewed material for an upcoming exam. I was captivated by how enthusiastic the students were and how engaged they were in the activity. Boom Bags, as she called them, [...]

Truth in the Tinsel: Review of an Advent Study for Children

Truth in the Tinsel

Truth in the Tinsel is an Advent study for young children. I found it several years ago when looking for a simple way to incorporate Advent into our studies and holiday celebrations. It is a lovely way to not only celebrate Advent, but teach your children what Christmas is all about. It is designed for preschoolers [...]

Honey for a Teen’s Heart

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Most homeschoolers know about Honey for a Child’s Heart, and recently Heidi reviewed Honey for a Teen’s Heart here.  That wonderful review motivated me to look for the book, and as soon as I returned my interlibrary loan copy to the library, I bought it. It’s that good. And that’s why I want to draw [...]

The Power of Google Maps in the Classroom

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If you haven't yet discovered the impact Google Maps can have in your science and geography studies, now is the time.  Can you imagine being able to show your kids the bottom of the ocean? Give it a try yourself. Load Google Maps onto your computer and go to the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Click on [...]