When I peeked into a room at our homeschool conference, I noticed keynote speaker Melanie Young (co-author of the excellent books Raising Real Men and My Beloved and My Friend) having lunch with her daughter. Gathering up my courage I introduced myself to them and was startled at the response. “Oh, you’re Annie Kate! You introduced us to the Scout books!” And then she excitedly
History is one of our favorite homeschool subjects – in no small part to the wonderful resources from Home School in the Woods. They offer great hands-on products that make history come alive. One of their newest products is part of their Project Passport world history series – this time it’s all about Ancient Greece. This post includes affiliate links. The Project Passport Series The
History is one of our favorite homeschooling subjects. NOT the dry, boring textbooks I remember from my own educational days. But because of the books and programs we use history has come alive for both me and my daughter. One of my new favorite additions is Scholastic’s Interactive 3-D Maps: American History. Interactive History Fun Interactive 3-D Maps: American History covers 26 US historical events
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