Today I am sharing with you a fun website to introduce your students to touch-typing. Dance Mat Typing is a fun online program provided by the BBC. BBC Bitesize is an online study support website for children of all ages. There are many other fun, helpful programs so be sure to look around the Bitesize webpage for more helpful resources. Dance Mat Typing – Why Learn to Touch
Like most of you, I am pulling together resources for the new academic year. Here in England we are still hard at work until the latter half of July, then the summer holidays stretch out before us for the entire month of August – bliss! But before those carefree days can commence, I need to have all my ducks in a row for the autumn.
Textile Learning offers online high school elective courses to homeschoolers and independent learners. Each semester long course includes academically rigorous and engaging content as well as various options for tests and assessments. This year I have been reminded that beginning the homeschool high school journey can be a bit overwhelming! We have been homeschooling all along and this year, when my son officially began his
Service has long been a buzzword in our culture. Churches encourage members to use their gifts to serve. Myriad service organizations exist to reach out to and support others. Colleges ask to see service activities on applications. And many homeschooling families consider outreach to be an important component of their children’s overall education. There’s no denying the sense of satisfaction that comes from serving others.
My boys unanimously agree that they like the Complete-A-Sketch workbooks from Insight Technical Education. These have been a great tool for both my sons as part of their drawing skills curriculum. The workbook is set up so there is a small completed sketch in one corner and then there are several guides marks on the larger portion of the page where the child will duplicate
We have two teenage boys in our house and you know what that means. Driving a car is just around the corner. We found two driver’s education resources that will help us prepare our teens for the privilege of driving. I hope if you have an up and coming teenage driver that you will check these programs out. Driver’s Education and Auto Shop Both driver’s