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

2014 Bloggy Convention — FPEA — Hal & Melanie Young Giveaway

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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 Orlando, FL  in May! Florida Parent-Educators Association– Kissimmee, FL May 22-25, 2014 Gaylord Palms Resort and 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! Also . . . the TOS booth will have a special guest — the Flylady! Continue reading

Homeschool Conventions Round-Up

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  Marcy @ Ben and Me — Top 15 Sessions Not to Miss at Teach Them Diligently Nashville and What To Bring To a Homeschool Convention Kristi @ The Potter’s Hand Academy — It’s Convention Season! Dawn @ Double O Farms – Getting the Most Out of Your Homeschool Convention Leah @ As We Walk Along the Road — Why Should I Go to Homeschool Conventions Kym @ Homeschool Coffee Break — My Favorite Homeschool Conventions Speakers and H is for Homeschool Convention Lexi @ Lextin Academy — The 5 Cs of Homeschool Conventions and Dads and Homeschool Conventions Christine @ Our Homeschool Reviews – FPEA Homeschool Convention and Homeschool Conventions Lisa Continue reading

2014 Bloggy Convention — GHC Cincinnati — Home School Adventure Co. Giveaway

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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 Cincinnati, OH in April! Great Homeschool Conventions: Cincinnati, OH April 24-26, 2014 Duke Energy 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! Also . . . the TOS booth will have a special guest — the Flylady! Our Continue reading

2014 Bloggy Convention — GHC Greenville — Diana Waring Presents Giveaway

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Welcome to the 2014 Bloggy Convention! For the next 2 weeks, we are sharing our favorite upcoming homeschool conventions. Our first featured convention is happening later this week! Great Homeschool Conventions: Greenville, SC March 20-22, 2014 TD 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! On Friday and Saturday, the TOS booth will have a special guest — the Flylady! Our featured speaker from this Continue reading

2014 Bloggy Convention! (and Kindle Fire HD giveaway)

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It’s one of my favorite times of the year — homeschool convention season. For the 3rd year in a row, I’ll be highlighting some of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine’s favorite homeschool conventions — in fact, TOS will be attending 9 conventions this year. So, beginning tomorrow, I’ll be sharing a bit about each of these conventions: GHC - March 20-22 – Greenville, SC GHC - April 24-26 – Cincinnati, OH FPEA – May 22-25 – Kissimmee, FL TPA – May 30-31 – Wichita, KS HEAV – June 5-7 – Richmond, VA GHC - June 12-14 – Ontario, CA AHEC – June 26-28 – Continue reading

Foreign Languages for Your Homeschool (Mango Languages Review)

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Mango Languages offers online courses for learning foreign languages. Members of the Schoolhouse Review Crew were given access to their Homeschool Edition. Accounts were set up to allow reviewers to link up to five family members including a parent account to track progress. The program is intended for ages 6 through adult and offers all levels of coursework. Mango Languages homeschool edition currently offers 52 foreign languages for English speakers to choose from, and they are still adding more. You may learn more than one language at a time.  Once you choose a language, this is the starting screen. On this screen, you can Continue reading

Creative Story Telling with DIY Story Stones

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Do you ever have those days when your would-be scholars simply don’t want to write?  Their pen-that’s-mightier-than-a-sword becomes a sword.  Literally.  Maybe you don’t.  Your kids probably come to the school table with hair combed and pencils sharpened.  But I have boys.  Boys can find all kinds of uses for a pencil other than its intended use.  So what’s a desperate homeschool mom to do when it’s “one of those days” and her Creative Writing class has a leetle too much creative and way too little writing?  It’s time to shake things up a bit.  One way to bring your students back Continue reading

On Being Frugal Blog Carnival

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  Jennifer @ Royal Little Lambs — Losing Control I needed to lose control. Of my selfishness. Of my finances. Of my demand. Of that blasted Excel spreadsheet with its numbers and formulas and figures in black and white that don’t necessarily add up to God.   Annette @ A Net in Time — First Things First How does one homeschool and watch one’s pennies at the same time? I have to admit, I often struggle with this. There is so much I think.. I can do that with the lad or I can do this with the lad or… Continue reading

Glow-in-the-Dark Easter Eggs! (Egglo Entertainment Review)

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Are you planning an Easter egg hunt this year? If so, make it memorable with Easter eggs that glow in the dark! Egglo Entertainment sent members of the Schoolhouse Review Crew an interactive, glow-in-the-dark Easter egg hunt program to help our families celebrate and focus on the true meaning of Easter. Members received the following products: 1 box (12 eggs) Glow in the Dark Egglo Eggs The book, The Egg-cellent Easter Adventure The Egg-cellent Easter Adventure (audio download) Egglo Treasures Scripture Scrolls The Egg-cellent Easter Adventure Program Guide This program is based on the Scripture from John 1:5, “The Light shines in the dark and the darkness has Continue reading

Science and Math for Homeschool (ScienceandMath.com Review)

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Do your students need help to excel in Science and Math? If so, ScienceandMath.com has some products you will be interested in learning more about. Award winning video lessons, done in a step by step fashion, will help to ensure that your students gain a thorough understanding before moving on to the next step. These videos help your student learn, practice and master the subject at hand. Algebra 1: Volume 1 (DVD) will help your grade seven and up students learn algebra. This DVD and additional PDF download of Fractions Thru Algebra Companion Worksheet CD, assumes that you know absolutely Continue reading