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  • Kids Cook Real Food! – Online Video Culinary Adventures for All Ages

    Online Cooking Classes for Kids – Kids Cook Real Food eCourse By Joseph Grayhaim For the past 10 years, everywhere we look we see celebrity cooks and chefs! Television, YouTube, magazines at the supermarket, all are brimming with broadly-smiling kitchen technicians in their “whites”, competing for your gastronomic interest. It...
  • Music-Theory Online – A Tailor-Made Topic of Study for the Internet

    College-Prep Music Course for the high school student http://www.music-theory.com/ by Michael Leppert To many or most, play-by-ear musicians, Music Theory might be an imposing and scary topic of study. In simplest terms, it is the language of music. It is to music what grammar is to English and can seem...
  • School Made Simple – Available for Use With or Without a Computer

    http://www.schoolmadesimple.com/ Elementary grades supplemental curriculum: Math (CalcuLadder®) Penmanship (ReadyWriter®) Dictionary skills (AlphaBetter®) Bible books memory drills (SanctiFinder®) Available as CalcuPak 1 and 2 Software or as hard copy materials. Drills, Answer Keys and Achievement Record documents in printable forms. By Emerson Sandow School Made Simple is a comprehensive Christian elementary...
  • Basic Math Solutions™ – America’s Math Teacher’s Unique Approach

    Mr. Richard Garcia helps end the math struggle http://basicmathsolutions.com/ by Emerson Sandow Basic Math Solutions™ is a system of teaching and learning math developed by Mr. Richard Garcia, a Special Ed teacher who thought about math struggles his students go through . . . and thought about it . ....
  • RightStart and Addition Facts

    By Joan A. Cotter, Ph.D. https://rightstartmath.com/ Addition Addition can be thought of as finding the whole when the parts are known. Place value greatly simplifies finding the sum of two numbers. To be efficient in adding, we start with the sums of numbers 1 + 1 through 9 + 9....
  • Botanical Drawing Curriculum – Builds Personhood Through Art

    Botanical Drawing Curriculum – Builds Personhood Through Art Academy of Botanical Art Courses in Drawing, Watercolor, Pen & Ink, Plant Morphology Scientific Illustration, and the Business of Art ———————– Olivia Marie Art Designs 2068 Sunnyside Lane Sarasota, FL, 34239 941-953-9999 http://www.omartdesigns.com/ Ideal minimum age: 12 years old By Michael Leppert...
  • Wings To Soar Online Academy – K-12 Outside of the Box Education

    Affordable, Flexible, Experienced Homepage by Emerson Sandow Learning challenges are no longer confined to a few students who suffer with dyslexia or ADHD. Now, the spectrum of difficulties include a wide variety of recognized learning disorders, including dyscalcula (math challenges), spelling, reading comprehension, writing difficulties and Autism to name a...
  • Perfect Poems – 4 Books of Poems for Many Reasons

    POEMS FOR IDIOMS – CLEVER POEMS TO EXPLAIN IDIOMS All published by Perfect Poems POB 896 Washington, UT 84780 www.perfectpoems.com Ph: 435-628-3504 Email: mail@perfectpoems.com By Janet Esposito Ask anyone learning the English language, and you will hear that idioms are one of the most difficult things to grasp. Even if...
  • Streamable Learning Brings the World to Your Home Affordably

    http://www.streamablelearning.com by Emerson Sandow The Internet has made possible tremendous changes in our lives. One of the most significant is in educational content creation and delivery. Now your child or support group can have real-world learning experiences at home. A company called Streamable Learning offers a very wide menu of...
  • izzit.org – Critical Thinking Starts With Interesting and Stimulating Online Articles & Video Programs, Absolutely FREE!

    A perfect Free teaching vehicle for homeschooling families, students K-college www.izzit.org 2002 Filmore Avenue Erie, PA 16506 888.242.0563 E-mail: ask@izzit.org by Michael Leppert Next to learning to read and write, Critical Thinking is probably the most important aspect of a child’s education and remains so for life. Being taught how...
  • Bad Wolf Press – Musical Theatre Curriculum K-9+

    http://www.badwolfpress.com/ Phone: 888-827-8661 Fax: 650-285-6291 Email: contact@badwolfpress.com 216 Mt Hermon Road Ste E372 Scotts Valley, California 95066 by Emerson Sandow Bad Wolf Press has created a series of clever musical plays that teach basic concepts in an imaginative and fun-inspiring way. Not only is academic information delivered via the plays,...
  • Pumpkin Seed Press – a Return to Family Values

    43668 355th Ave Humphrey, NE 68642 Phone: 402.276.0370 www.PumpkinSeedPress.net by Sarah Foster-Smith Parents today are faced with an all-out assault on traditional Christian family values. Through T.V., magazines, social media, and virtually everywhere online, children are constantly faced with a barrage of images and content being thrown at them. Nearly...
  • Hands-On English Curriculum

    http://grammarandmore.com/product/hoe.htm Hands-On English handbook (2nd ed.): Paperback. 182 pages, 8 x 10.5 inches. The cornerstone of the curriculum, giving quick access to the basics of English to people 9+ years of age, including adults. With illustrations, index, appendices. © 2004. ISBN: 0966486757, $14.95. Activity Book: 175 practice and test pages,...
  • Noah Webster’s Spelling Book

    www.homeschoolnewslink.com In 1818, 34 years before the first compulsory school laws, Noah Webster estimated that over 5 million copies of his Spelling Book had been sold in a country of under 20 million population (African slaves were not counted). What this implies is that the U.S. has never again been...
  • Mr. Wizard’s Supermarket Science – Over 100 Experiments From the Aisles of Your Grocery Store!

    96 pages, soft cover – Signed $12.95 US, (MWB#5001) Order from: http://www.mrwizardstudios.com/ All Ages by Michael Leppert Don Herbert, better known as ‘Mr. Wizard’ to generations of curious children and adults who watched his T.V. programs from the 1950s through the 1990s, saw science in virtually everything. He was truly...
  • American Academy Christian-based Homeschool Academy, pre-K-High School

    http://www.american-academy.com/ Phone: 866-605-7772 Email: educate@american-academy.com The American Academy 5350 S. Western, Suite 318 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73109 ============ The variety of Christian-based homeschooling resources has grown exponentially over the last few years. Homeschooling support groups, online curricula, and subject-specific materials can be readily found. However, it has become more difficult...
  • Are Core Curriculum Standards and Critical Thinking Killing the Love for Learning?

    By Ronald E. Johnson, C.Ph.D. So-called educational experts have for more than three decades adopted the mantra of promoting critical thinking skills, ostensibly to inspire children to develop a love for learning. At the same time, sympathizers of Common Core Standards decry the practice of rote memory of facts and...
  • Common Core Standards What Do They Mean for Homeschoolers?

    By Tracy Weissman Dunbar Our schools have been quietly taken over. We are no longer teaching the skills and concepts that our kids need. Gone are the days of creativity, innovation, and personal growth: Here are the days of nationalized pigeonholing, segregation, dysfunction. It used to be that in America...
  • iPad Apps and Children with Autism

    By Jennifer Nairne “Autism Spectrum Disorders” is a phrase used to describe a range of complex developmental disabilities, usually “classic” autism, Asperger syndrome, and “atypical autism”. Although different people may exhibit symptoms with similar features, for reasons not yet understood, the degree of severity can vary drastically. Behavioral problems and...