Foreign Languages for Your Homeschool (Mango Languages Review)
On Being Frugal Blog Carnival
Glow-in-the-Dark Easter Eggs! (Egglo Entertainment Review)
Science and Math for Homeschool (ScienceandMath.com Review)
Talking Shapes App for iPad (Talking Fingers App Review)
Chore Planning System (Motivated Moms Review)
Early Elementary Science (Science4Us.com Review)
Beginning Piano Lessons (KinderBach Review)
Homeschool Online Learning (SchoolhouseTeachers Review)
Creative Story Telling with DIY Story Stones

Captivated Movie (Media Talk 101 Review)

Captivated Review

    Do you ever feel like media has taken over your life and the lives of your family? You are not alone. While there are many benefits to using different types of media, it also leads many parents to wonder “How much is too much?”. At Media Talk 101 Phillip Telfer explores that question. In his documentary, Captivated DVD, he takes a hard look at television, computers, gaming, cell phones, and social media websites and the effects they have on us and our children. One of the biggest issues in parenting is protecting our children, not just physically, but Continue reading

Developmental Spelling (Spelling You See Review)

spelling you see review

For years, homeschool families have counted on Steve Demme and his Math-U-See program to teach their children math. Demme Learning has now branched out into the world of spelling. Spelling You See is a brand new program that uses short daily activities to teach correct spelling in a meaningful context. Each activity integrates writing, reading, speaking, and listening skills. The five levels of Spelling You See programs are based on research into the five developmental stages of spelling. There are no grade levels in the materials — the student starts at the appropriate developmental stage and moves at his own Continue reading

2014 Bloggy Convention — V H E — WriteShop Giveaway

writeshop giveaway

Welcome back to the 2014 Bloggy Convention! We are continuing to sharing our favorite upcoming homeschool conventions! Our next featured convention will arrive to Modesto, CA in July! Valley Home Educators July 25-26, 2014 Modesto Centre Plaza/Doubletree Hotel  Be sure to stop by the vendor hall booth for The Old Schoolhouse Magazine to pick up your copy of the brand new 2014 Print Edition and to learn about all of the other fun and exciting things happening with TOS! Our featured speaker from this convention is Kim Kautzer. Kim Kautzer has a heart to inspire and equip homeschoolers—and she loves Continue reading

2014 Bloggy Convention — AFHE — Carol Barnier Giveaway

bloggy giveaway carol barnier

Welcome back to the 2014 Bloggy Convention! We are continuing to sharing our favorite upcoming homeschool conventions! Our next featured convention will arrive to Phoenix, AZ in July! Arizona Families for Home Education July 11-12, 2014 Phoenix Convention Center  Be sure to stop by the vendor hall booth for The Old Schoolhouse Magazine to pick up your copy of the brand new 2014 Print Edition and to learn about all of the other fun and exciting things happening with TOS! Our featured speaker from this convention is Carol Barnier. Carol Barnier, homeschooler for 19 years, is a fun and popular Continue reading

Homeschooling with Pinterest

homeschooling with pinterest

  Tere @ Teachable Scotts Tots Homeschool – Pinterest Homeschooling Day 1: Dictionary Paper Snowflakes Since I cringed at the idea of tearing apart a book, I journeyed off to Goodwill to find an old book I wouldn’t feel guilty about destroying to create. What better book to start with than a dictionary! I picked up this old dictionary for $1 at my local Goodwill. And, then I began to search for craft ideas.   Meg @ Adventures with Jude — Lesson Planning and Assignments with Pinterest Up until recently, I would pin a video or journal article that I wanted Continue reading

2014 Bloggy Convention — AHEC — Jay Wile Science Giveaway

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Welcome back to the 2014 Bloggy Convention! We are continuing to sharing our favorite upcoming homeschool conventions! Our next featured convention will arrive to Pigeon Forge, TN in June! Appalachian Home Educator’s Conference: Pigeon Forge, TN June 26-28, 2014 Music Road Convention Center  Be sure to stop by the vendor hall booth for The Old Schoolhouse Magazine to pick up your copy of the brand new 2014 Print Edition and to learn about all of the other fun and exciting things happening with TOS! Our featured speaker from this convention is Dr. Jay Wile. Dr. Jay Wile learned about his Continue reading

2014 Bloggy Convention — GHC Ontario — The Busy Mom Giveaway

bloggy giveaway the busy mom

Welcome back to the 2014 Bloggy Convention! We are continuing to sharing our favorite upcoming homeschool conventions! Our next featured convention will arrive to Ontario, CA in June! Great Homeschool Conventions: Ontario, California June 12-14, 2014 Ontario Convention Center  Be sure to stop by the vendor hall booth for The Old Schoolhouse Magazine to pick up your copy of the brand new 2014 Print Edition and to learn about all of the other fun and exciting things happening with TOS! Our featured speaker from this convention is Heidi St. John. The Busy Mom,  Heidi St. John, has been married to her Continue reading

2014 Bloggy Convention — HEAV — Character Concepts Giveaway

bloggy convention character concepts

Welcome back to the 2014 Bloggy Convention! We are continuing to sharing our favorite upcoming homeschool conventions! Our next featured convention will arrive to Richmond, VA  in June! Virginia Homeschool Convention June 5-7, 2014 Greater Richmond Convention Center  Be sure to stop by the vendor hall booth for The Old Schoolhouse Magazine to pick up your copy of the brand new 2014 Print Edition and to learn about all of the other fun and exciting things happening with TOS! Our featured speakers from this convention are Rick and Marilyn Boyer. Rick Boyer and his wife, Marilyn, are among the early Continue reading

2014 Bloggy Convention — TPA — Grace and Truth Books Giveaway

bloggy convention grace and truth

Welcome back to the 2014 Bloggy Convention! For the next 2 weeks, we are continuing to sharing our favorite upcoming homeschool conventions. Our next featured convention will arrive to Wichita, KS  in May! Teaching Parents Association – Wichita, KS May 30-31, 2014  Century II Exhibition Hall  Be sure to stop by the vendor hall booth for The Old Schoolhouse Magazine to pick up your copy of the brand new 2014 Print Edition and to learn about all of the other fun and exciting things happening with TOS! Our featured speaker from this convention is Dennis Gundersen. Dennis Gundersen is President and owner Continue reading