After two decades of homeschooling, I sometimes look back and see things I wish I had done differently. If I could do it over, I would get more of Susan K. Marlow’s exciting and wholesome books for my family to enjoy. The Circle C Ranch books are written in several series from beginning readers to teens and, unlike many series, they remain interesting. In fact, I
Our family had the privilege of reviewing Heirloom Audio Productions newest release “The Reign of Terror“. Our family has listened to almost all of these audio books and we absolutely LOVE them! Honestly, history can be a little difficult to teach in a way that is exciting and fun – but NOT with Heirloom Audio dramas! These bring history to life like nothing before! These
A friend of mine posted how much her family loves a card game called Historical Conquest. My husband LOVES history. We LOVE games. So I quickly sent a note asking if they would be interested in a review being posted on Curriculum Choice – they happily agreed – so here we are today! So… what exactly is Historical Conquest? Well, as explained by the creator,
If you’ve ever tried to find the best books for studying a historical time period, combine the books, and create a plan that works, you know how hard that task can be! Now, imagine that someone has done the hard work of finding all those books for you – the best books for your history studies, organized by grade-level and time period. Wouldn’t that be nice?
Last year my eldest used BookShark History 6 with Readers and really enjoyed it. This year he picked right back up where he left off using BookShark History 7 with Readers, and he didn’t enjoy it. Nope, he absolutely loved it. He’s raved so much about the books, the fun and the learning, I think he’s going to be totally bummed when he finishes it
As home educators, we strive to develop traits of independent learners. Tasks cards are a wonderful stepping stone for elementary and middle school students to develop their independent learning skills – providing them with a framework to focus their search and just enough guidance to ensure success. ~Don’t miss the Task Cards giveaway at the end! Task Cards Develop Independent Learners Task cards are a fantastic way
History is one of those subjects that can be dry and boring (do you remember your history textbooks from elementary school?) or filled with fun and adventure. I don’t know about you, but I prefer history lessons that are filled with fun and adventure! History with Heirloom Audio Productions One of the best ways to make history come alive is with great books – and
Profiles from History by Ashley Wiggers provides a wonderful blend of short biographies and active learning. Long biographies might feel a bit heavy for elementary students, especially those who do not enjoy reading. But I have found Profiles from History to be the perfect fit! These books share the most important information while offering crossword puzzles, word hunts, timeline activities, maps, photographs, and fill-in-the blanks