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CTC Math: A Review!

Over the past few weeks Rosie and I have also been reviewing the 12 Month Family Plan from CTCMath.   CTC Math is an online math tutoring program. The program is very flexible and simple! Students have access to all grades of math: Kindergarten through upper levels to be done in high school. Students can work at their own speed, using either a spiral approach or a mastery approach based on the order in which they complete the subjects for each grade....

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WordBuildOnline: A Review

Do you know what a morpheme is? Believe it or not even after college I still did not know the definition of morpheme. I’m not sure it’s a word I’d ever heard before we started our review of WordBuildOnline Foundations Level 1 by Dynamic Literacy. (I guess that shows you the embarrassing holes in my education. I love learning so many new things alongside my kids when homeschooling!) WordBuildOnline is all about learning morphemes. According to Google, “a morpheme is the smallest grammatical...

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Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW): A Review

Whew, you all this is a big package of materials to review! Institute for Excellence in Writing sent us the Deluxe Combo Teacher/Student Writing Package Level A [FIX-1 & 2]  and A Word Write Now and Portable Walls. This language arts curriculum is intended for students in grades 3-5. I have heard mention of IEW in various homeschooling circles, but I had never had the chance to look at the materials up close. This is another excellent product that we were very lucky to...

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Latina Christiana I by Memoria Press: A Review

  When I was in school I always wanted to learn Latin, but I was never given the chance. I’ve always planned on learning Latin along with my kids as part of our homeschool. I’ve glanced at Latin courses online before, but I was overwhelmed with all of the choices and had no clue which one to buy. These past six weeks we were given the opportunity to review the Latina Christiana I Complete Set by Memoria Press. This is aimed...

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Homeschool Legacy’s Bird of a Feather Unit Study: A Review.

  Wow, Birds of a Feather was a very in depth unit study!   Homeschool Legacy is an online Christian based company created by the Gibson family. They offer unit studies in both ebook and physical format on a wide range of subjects for grades 2-12. Most subjects can be done with children in different age groups at the same time, which is great for those of us homeschooling more than one child. (Even though the site states 2nd grade is...

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S is for Smiling Sunshine Alphabet Book: A Review.

“S is for Smiling Sunrise” is a brightly colored 30 page hardback book of ABC’s written by Vick Wadhwa for his daughter and published by WordsBright, a small independent publisher.Ada (age 5) received the book in the mail to review with me. At first she was wasn’t very excited about another ABC book, however she quickly discovered the book comes with an mp3 of a new and different ABC song!  Ada is at the point where she knows all of the...

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Successful Homeschooling Made Easy: A Review

This review of Successful Homeschooling Made Easy is for all the mamas (and papas…) out there who are interested in homeschooling, but don’t know where to start. Or this review could be for the mamas who are burned out at the moment and need some sort of reset button. Or, like in my case, the Successful Homeschooling Made Easy Course can be for any overwhelmed parent who needs to take a step back and re-evaluate their homeschool.     The program...

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La La Logic: A Fun Preschool Curriculum Review!

  Ada turned five last week, but we aren’t officially starting kindergarten until fall. Right now we’re kind of in the land of pre-k or K4 learning. I’m really enjoying the fact that I am able to let her learn at her own pace! For the past six weeks we have been reviewing a program called La La Logic Preschool Curriculum. It has been great! La La Logic is a preschool curriculum designed for ages 3 to 6. It’s simple, yet also...

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ARTistic Pursuits: A Review.

Another review! Another product we really enjoyed and are continuing to use! Rosie has been busy exploring all of these new products. It has been a lot of fun for us to get to try out new curriculums and topics we would ordinarily not be able to afford to buy. Today’s review is about an art curriculum called Artistic Pursuits. We were given Elementary 4-5, Book 1: The Elements of Art and Composition and about six weeks to review it. Other reviewers were...

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Star Toaster: Another Review!

  I’ve been excited about writing this review! Star Toaster is a funny name for a homeschooling product. When I first saw it come up on the list of upcoming products for reviews I couldn’t guess what it might be. As it turns out Star Toaster has created an online book called Orphs of the Woodlands. The book is geared towards children in 4th through 7th grade. Orphs of the Woodlands is not just a regular book, however. It’s interactive! The...