Trident iPad Case Giveaway

Trident Case giveaway

Trident Case was founded in 2010 with the mission to created the toughest cases available for mobile devices. They have their own manufacturing facility and an in-house design team that create unique, fresh designs. Several weeks ago, we shared our reviews of several cases from Trident case for iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire, and Samsung Galaxy. Today, one of you can win a case for your iPad 2/3/4 or iPad Air  (a $70 value). Features offered by Trident Case include: Made in the USA Cases for a wide range of devices Cases that meet Military Standard MIL-STD-810F Eco-friendly materials that are recyclable, Continue reading

Following a Child’s Lead

following a child's lead

I am fairly ecletic homeschooler, pulling things from all sorts of places, but I have a strong emphasis on following the lead of one boy child. If he’s interested in something I try to tie learning to that interest.   When he was younger all I needed to do was find a way to connect it with Angry Birds and all would be good in the world, and I could always weave learning into spontaneous stories . . .  I wouldn’t keep telling the story until the math question could be answered.  Great way by the way to encourage mental math. Continue reading

Summer Reading for High School Students

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  Carol @ Home Sweet Life - Thankful Thursdays  - Summer Reading I am thankful that Arlene (& her older sister Emily) love to read . . . but it can be a real balancing act between getting them to read quality books, getting their chores done, and still having time for outdoor summer activities. Leah @ As We Walk Along the Road – Great Books for Summer Reading (High Schoolers) So I’ve become a “book hunter.” I’m always on the lookout for new books to recommend to my daughter and for fun books to recommend for my son. I’m sharing a Continue reading

Elementary Writing for Homeschool (WriteShop Review)

WriteShop Review

Regardless of whether you are a good writer yourself, teaching someone else how to write can be quite a challenge, especially if that someone else happens to be your child. Fortunately, WriteShop takes all the pain out of the process. For the past eight weeks, 55 Crew members have had the good fortune to be using Write Shop products to teach their children the writing process. The products they have been using are: WriteShop Primary: Book A Set - for Kindergarten and first grade students. This level is appropriate for the youngest writers, as early lessons can be administered entirely orally. Continue reading

Complete Homeschool Curriculum for Ages 4-14 (Moving Beyond the Page Review)

moving beyond the page review

  Do you love literature-based learning but struggle with planning it all by yourself? Moving Beyond the Page offers complete curriculum options for homeschoolers based around a multitude of Science, Language Arts, and History topics. The units combine hands-on activities with writing and discussion-based assignments. Explore great books with the Language Arts Packages that include learning guides and books. Choose a physical or online guide and get started right away. Guides from Moving Beyond the page support multiple learning styles including visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. Manipulatives and hands-on projects engage active learners, while the images in the books and drawing Continue reading

Philosophy Adventure Giveaway

Home School Adventure Giveaway

Home School Adventure Co. creates and offers resources designed to inspire and equip parents to educate and raise children to be loving, compassionate, strong, and wise. Their flagship resource, Philosophy Adventure™ is designed to help students 6th-12th grade cultivate and defend a biblical worldview by teaching them how to write skillfully, think critically, and speak articulately as they explore the history of ideas. A few weeks ago, we shared 100 reviews of the resources from Home School Adventure Co., including 25 reviews of Philosophy Adventure. Today one of you can win the Philosophy Adventure digital download (a $39.95 value). DO YOU NEED to teach advanced writing and speaking skills? DO YOU WANT your students equipped to discern truth as ungodly Continue reading

Walking in Faith Homeschooling

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I started homeschooling almost 5 years ago. I had just gone for a working, professional out “how to home educate their own children”. For those who are on the fence, worrying about this and that, please do come and read. I pray this can hep you to see that anyone and everyone can be a homeschool family. But you’ve gotta have faith. So where do I begin? I was a product of the school system but in many ways I consider myself one who was home educated. My mother was so very active in my life; there were many experiences Continue reading

Homeschool for Free Round-Up

homeschool for free

  Marcy @ Ben and Me — 175 Free Kindle Books for Kids Marcy @ Ben and Me — Appschooling Central — a comprehensive list of apps for iPad and Kindle Fire Marcy @ Ben and Me — A Frugal Family Homeschool Top Ten Diane @ Cabin in the Woods – Homeschooling for Free – The Extras and Fun Stuff Heather @ Only Passionate Curiosity – The FREE List- Free homeschooling Links and Resources Heather @ Only Passionate Curiosity – Homeschool Language Arts for Free Heather @ Only Passionate Curiosity – How to Homeschool Art without Breaking the Bank Jennifer @ Home Grown Hearts Continue reading

Brinkman Adventures Giveaway

Brinkman Giveaway

What happens with you start with the wacky adventures of a big family and mix them with exciting, true stories of modern-day Christian heroes? You get an audio drama series called The Brinkman Adventures! A few weeks ago we shared 100 reviews of this fun and engaging series. Today, 10 of you can win your own copy of The Brinkman Adventures Season 2 MP3 Album (a $17 value). Join the family as they flee Mexican bandits, dive for hidden pirate treasure, and explore an ancient French castle with a secret.  These exciting episodes tell modern day missionary stories through the Continue reading

Classical History (Veritas Press Review)

veritas press review

For years, Veritas Press has been known in the homeschool community for their classical Christian education approach.  The company grew out of their founder’s own pursuit of an educational model which would weave together what is contained in history books with the Bible. Veritas Press History and Bible Flashcards were the first product produced with the goal of helping children learn history in a timeline fashion.  Since those early days, Veritas Press has grown to provide complete learning options from kindergarten through high school. Veritas Press has entered the world of online learning with self-paced and live online courses. For Continue reading