Big Brother loves to write in cursive… he has terrible handwriting though! I didn’t think he’d make the switch to writing in cursive only. I thought it was just a phase, but he is exclusive in his cursive writing now.
We have been given the opportunity to review SmartKidz Media Library for Homeschoolers from SmartKidz Media. With summer here and our regular schooling taking a break, using video based learning is a win for the family. We tend to get
We were recently given the opportunity to review WordBuild: Elements, Level 1 Set (Includes WordBuild the Game) from Dynamic Literacy. One area in which I lack as a homeschool teacher is grammar, spelling, and the foundations of literacy. We read…
I am a big fan of the Apologia Company. We have used some of their products in the past and really enjoyed them. We recently had the opportunity to review the Exploring Creation Field Trip Journal from Apologia Educational Ministries.
Big Brother has been showing interest in piano for a couple of years. He can pick out songs here and there and just loves to sit and play around. I know how to play piano and could probably teach him…
We recently received the DVD, Torchlighters: The John Wesley Story, from FishFlix.com film to review for the TOS review crew. We’ve been reading off and on this year about various heroes of the faith. I was particularly interested in
I love unit studies. When I was a teacher, I designed my whole year around unit studies. I’ve been hearing about Homeschool Legacy‘s Once a Week Unit studies for quite some time now. It just so happens that company was
We have been doing the bulk of our school day in the afternoon while Baby Girl is taking her afternoon nap. She has figured out what we are doing and is very put out that she is not part of
My oldest is a natural reader. He has a photographic memory and has memorized the spelling of most words. The rules of phonics aren’t important to him… he learned to read without them. My next in line is VERY
I’ve been doing some work for SchoolhouseTeachers.com recently. I’ve been able to look at the amazing list of classes that are offered. It is the curriculum side of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine. I’m always interested in art classes. One course