Today’s review is for the Self-Paced History of New Testament Greece and Rome from Veritas Press. This online course is aimed at students in grades 2-6, but older students may enjoy it, too. Jack just finished 6th grade, and has no patience for things that he feels are “too young” for him (such as the [...]
When my now-sixth-grader was starting first grade in a virtual school, he took a placement test that put him in third grade math. (And this was after absolutely no math instruction whatsoever.) We started him in second grade math, and he did well until he hit fourth grade math, when he started struggling. And [...]
Learning should be fun, don’t you think? I think so, and the folks at Curiosity Quest think so, too! We were excited to review two DVDs: DVD Combo Pack – Produce and DVD Combo Pack – Swimmers of the Sea. I was as fascinated by these shows as the kids were.
Curiosity Quest is a [...]
I’ve posted several times over the past few months about decluttering. I’m not talking about just cleaning out a closet. I’m talking about 30+ moving boxes of junk that I’ve moved around the country with me — some of them for 26 years. I have two boxes left that I didn’t get to before I [...]
Today’s review is for Exploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics from Apologia Educational Ministries. Exploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics is a homeschool science curriculum for K-6 grades. As with all Apologia resources, this is a Christian curriculum, teaching that God made everything in the universe, while teaching about things [...]
Today’s review is for a fun math practice website, IXL.com. IXL does also have a Language Arts program, but it’s only for second-fourth grades, so we didn’t use it.
IXL is not so much a learning program as it is a practice program. Each level, [...]
If you’re tired of trying to get the kids to study books, you’ll enjoy this review. BrainFood Learning has three great DVDs.
Fascinating World of Birds Fascinating World of Insects Fascinating World of Mammals
My boys couldn’t decide which DVD they wanted to request, and I couldn’t get them to [...]