Stack the States {Kindle App}

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Did you know that Tennessee is nicknamed the "volunteer state"? Can your child identify his states and capitals with ease? What about the state flags, any of those looking familiar?  States and capitals are something we want our kids to know. But, we don't want to make a big fuss over it and have it [...]

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“Your kids must learn how to code!” Read any education or technology blog on a regular basis, and I guarantee you'll hear that at least once. The reality is that not every child will grow up to become a computer programmer. Saying that every child needs to learn to code is like saying that every [...]

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There are so many ways to introduce technology in your homeschool whether it be science oriented, user oriented (like tablets and computers), or even assistive devices for special needs students. Today Curriculum Choice authors are sharing how we use technology in our homeschools. Heather Woodie: Ten Reasons to Use a Kindle in Your Homeschool Part [...]

Homeschool Programming – TeenCoder Review

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TeenCoder: Windows Programming teaches the fundamentals of writing computer programs.  The course uses the Microsoft C# programming language.  It is designed for high-school students who want to learn computer programming. Microsoft C# is a leading edge programming language.  It is designed for building applications to run on Microsoft's .Net platform.  The C# language is an [...]

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Please note that this review includes affiliate links because we really love this product and highly recommend it to you. During high school, one of my sons showed interest in learning more about architecture. This interest-driven subject included all kinds of learning, including building with K'NEX Education - Intro to Structures: Bridges. We were more [...]

Learning Geography With GeoMaster Plus App

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Geography is one of those subjects that is best learned through multiple approaches. My children trace maps, draw maps, and complete mapping exercises in our history curriculum. One learning method, however, that ALWAYS speaks to them (no matter the subject) is using an app on the iPad. Enter GeoMaster Plus - one of our all [...]

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Disclosure: Affiliate Links Appear in This Post When it comes to learning toys there are a lot of companies creating fun and interesting products, but today I want to share a product (or two!) from one of my absolute favorites, LeapFrog. I love how easy it is to incorporate these toys into a lesson or [...]

Rocks HD App Review

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I'd like to introduce you to a new app by Sprout Labs. Rocks HD is simple yet fun and educational. The app has four sections: rocks, soil, minerals, and fossils. Each page in every section includes a high definition picture and a fun fact at the bottom. There are also glowing circles called 'hotspots' on [...]