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We first started using Better Chinese curriculum when my five-year old daughter expressed an interest in learning to speak Chinese. At the time, it was the only curricula that I could find that was aimed at the English speaker. As I don't speak or read Chinese myself, this was critical. I wanted something that be [...]

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Feeding the Homeschool Family

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Math (check!), spelling (check!) You and the children have managed to fit in most of the subjects. You've even folded the mound of laundry! But what about feeding the homeschool family? Now it's time for lunch... or dinner! Hey, it's even a challenge to offer up healthy breakfasts. So, while our focus here at The [...]

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Master Books Homeschool Curriculum

Master Books Curriculum

We are featuring our sponsor, Master Books! Have you explored all they have to offer for your homeschool?   Scroll over the 'Homeschooling?' tab in the upper right hand corner and request a Christian Education catalog! Explore by category: preschool, grade school, middle school, high school and college prep. And browse by author, series and [...]

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Why Can’t My Child Learn Multiplication?

Learn Math Fast Books

You’ve tried oodles of books, stacks of CD’s, decks of flashcards, and still your child struggles to answer 6 x 4 correctly. Your older child got it and the younger one is catching on, so why is it that some children just can’t seem to remember basic multiplication facts? The answer is simple; they can’t [...]

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ABeCeDarian Reading Program Review

ABeCeDarian Reading Program Review

The ABeCeDarian Reading Program is a research-based, explicit, comprehensive, multi-sensory decoding reading program. I was asked to review the New Level A Short Version designed for homeschooling and tutoring students.  I had never heard of the curriculum. In fact, I have to admit that the word itself was new to me. I received this curriculum in [...]

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Collaborative Books for Young Writers

Are you looking for something to do with your little ones, while your older learners are needing your help?  Would you like more than 20 ways to not only keep them occupied, but also help to develop their reading and writing  skills? Scholastic offers this and much more in their workbook, Collaborative Books for Young [...]

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