Please don’t miss two very special opportunities for Curriculum Choice readers at the end! Once in awhile a product comes along that you have wanted and needed in your homeschool, a product that makes your homeschooling easier and takes it to a new level of learning. In my opinion, the new editable Notebooking Publisher from NotebookingPages.com is just such a product. We are a notebooking
Shakespeare can be intimidating for many of us. The language, the rhythm of the words, the references, and the subject matter can all contribute to a confusing mess if we don’t have some guidance. Since I didn’t have time to take a literary course in Shakespeare but I did have a desire to read it and understand it, I found a great tool in getting
This year was our first year of serious human anatomy study using an eclectic and project based approach. Human anatomy models made the pages of our text come alive for the visual spatial learners in our home. With the models we could touch, see, and imagine how each part fits together after taking the models apart and then putting them back together again. The models
Crowe’s Nest Media is offering Curriculum Choice readers a giveaway of a Monarch DVD plus the first 25 readers to use the special coupon codes below will be able to get a special discount on two Your Backyard products. Don’t miss them! Earlier this year I reviewed Your Backyard Monarch DVD from Crowe’s Nest Media. I gave this DVD a glowing review and highly
Wondering what your student can do with all those wonderful writing skills they learn using IEW in the younger years? The IEW system is a complete writing system that homeschooling families can build on from year to year. If your family has worked through the Teaching Writing: Structure and Style course and your older student is now looking for ways to use apply their
What a treat for the eyes and a delight to the heart! I LOVE this book and any mom who is looking for ways to build on play-based learning, this book is a gem. The book, Playful Learning by Mariah Bruehl, will help you create an atmosphere of learning by building spaces and providing activities that spark creativity and fun. Looking back over my years
Institute For Excellence in Writing- Teaching Writing: Structure and Style DVDs By Andrew Pudewa Feeling Empowered as a Parent/Teacher Many of my blog readers have been asking me to write a review of Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) for a long time. I have hesitated to write the review since we are still very much a work in progress using their system of writing.
Daily GRAMS (Guided Review Aiding Mastery Skills) This is one of those simple ideas that I love as a review in our weekly schedule. We thoroughly covered grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and sentence writing in our grammar and logic stage years (grades 4-8). As high school students, they no longer needed a full-blown language arts program, but I also didn’t want to get rusty with our