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Apologia’s Exploring Creation With Astronomy: A Science Review!

This week’s review is from Apologia Educational Ministries. Apologia sent us the Exploring Creation with Astronomy, 2nd Edition to check out. They included quite a few things in the package! We received: Student Text Notebooking Journal Jr. Notebooking Journal Audio CD The Notebooking Journal and Jr. Notebooking Journal are the same thing, but one is for younger children and the other is for older children. Since Ada is in first grade this year and Rosie is in fifth the two journals worked out...

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Horizons Preschool Curriculum Set: A Review!

Ok, so there were two reasons I wanted to review Horizons Preschool Curriculum Set from Alpha Omega Publications.     The first reason is somewhat obvious: Ada is five, starting kindergarten in September, and this would be a great review point to see what all she had missed absorbing throughout her preschool years. We haven’t done formal preschool learning around our house. I guess you could say we’re preschool unschoolers. ;) I believe in preschool learning by osmosis…you’d be surprised how sponge-like...

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CursiveLogic: A Review.

Our most recent review item is the CursiveLogic Workbook from CursiveLogic.   Before I write this review I have to tell you two things: 1) Rosie, age 8, is a perfectionist. 2) This is not the first cursive workbook we’ve tried.   What is CursiveLogic? And how is it different from a basic cursive workbook?   CursiveLogic is “an intelligent new way to teach cursive.” Instead of teaching children to memorize one letter at a time, Cursive Logic focuses on groups of letters. Letters...

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SchoolhouseTeachers.com Yearly Membership: A Review!

The following is a review of SchoolHouseTeachers.com Yearly Membership for The Schoolhouse Review Crew. Let me be honest here–this review is actually what I thought of the website. If you’ve been reading this blog long enough you’ll know I am overly honest and detailed…ahem… So let’s get on with it: One of the best things about homeschooling is the ability to explore different subjects with my kids. I love learning, investigating, and gathering information! (You would never have guessed that, would you?) Unfortunately...