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Homeschooling

Standard Deviants Curriculum {Review}

**CLICK ON THE PICTURE FOR THE FREE TRIAL** Are you looking for an online curriculum for your Middle or High school aged child? Do you want online without the red tape and public school commitment? Are you wanting something that keeps track of assignments for you? Standard Deviants may be just what you are looking for! I will say, up front, SDAccelerate is a secular, common core curriculum. I know many of my readers are…
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Christian Living

What Curriculum Do We Use?

This year has come together swimmingly as far as 'curriculum' goes. I switched from Simply Charlotte Mason as our guide and went to Ambelside Online. Ambelside seems a little more challenging. So far so good. There's more assigned reading than my kids are used to, but it isn't twaddle.   Their Schedule: History Autobiography of Ben Franklin History of American People by Johnson, Paul Young Patriots Class with Founders Academy +extra assignements Language Arts: Grammar…
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Homeschooling

Time for a Change

The beauty in homschooling is the flexibility to change things up. If one of your children isn't 'getting' math you can leave and come back to it or you can change the way you teach it. If you started out with K12 and decide it's not for you, you can change it up and switch to, say, unit studies. We have run the gamut of styles of homeschooling. K12 to Unit Studies to Charlotte Mason…
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Prepping

Logic of English Review

When I was at Allume last month I got the chance to hear a representative speak from Logic of English We are in our 6th year of homeschooling. I have always believed there won't be any crying. I don't make my kids sit at the table to finish a work sheet on something they don't understand. I didn't make my boys read. They finally, around age 12 maybe 10, picked up books on their own…
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Math Rider~review

Math Rider is a math game for kids So I am not gonna was sneaky with this review and getting the 12 year old to play it. He thought he was 'too old' for the 'game' and said it was for younger kids. I opened the program and went to the difficult level of addition. As you play the game and advance you go across the Mathlands from The Land of Ray. So as the…
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Homeschooling

Body of Evidence~Integumentary System

I was so excited to get to review Integumentary System~Body of Evidence. It is produced by Answers in Genesis. This DVD is a 2 part series.  Part 1 is 45 minutes  Part 2 is 48 minutes. It is suggested for ages 12 and up. The skin is the largest organ in the body! This DVD covers the epidermis, dermis, and hypo dermis. Skins glands and appendages such as hair and nails. It goes over how…
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