That’s Pinteresting — Crew Round-Up

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  Victoria @ Homemaking with Heart — Inspiration and Ideas on Pinterest Jen @ Happy Little Homemaker – 6 Tips for Using Pinterest for Homeschooling Inspiration…Without Getting Overwhelmed! Jennifer @ Royal Little Lambs — Pinterest Ideas Joanie @ Simple Living Mama — Charlotte Mason Resources on Pinterest Jennifer @ a glimpse of our life — Pinterest of Interest Dusty @ To the Moon and Back — Using Pinterest to Enhance Preschool Lessons Sara @ Embracing Destiny – Pinterest with Purpose: How I Use Pinterest for Homeschooling Meg @ Adventures with Jude – 5 Days of Homeschooling Essentials: Pinterest and Lesson Planning and Assignments with Continue reading

Food and Animal Science DVDs (Curiosity Quest Review)

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  Curiousity Quest is a fun educational program for the entire family that explores those things its viewers are curious about. In each show, host Joel Greene ventures on a quest to answer viewer’s letters of curiosity.  Each curiosity quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted, hands-on, educational experience. Members of the Crew were sent 2 DVD Combo Packs, each containing 3 episodes. In the DVD Combo Pack: Swimmers of the Sea, viewers are given a glimpse of salmons, sea turtles, and penguins. In the DVD Combo Pack: Produce, viewers are taken on a journey to learn about mushrooms, orange packing, Continue reading

Study. Learn. Set Goals. (Victus Study Skills System Review)

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Do you regularly learn new things? Do you set goals and plan out projects? All these study skills are things you probably use throughout your life. But even if you do them, would you know how to TEACH them? The Victus Study Skills System was created to help students of all ages learn how to study, learn and set goals. In Latin, Victus means “way of life” and rather than teaching isolated study skills such as note-taking and planning, Victus aims to teach the skills together to form a plan that will serve them for life. The Victus Study Skills Continue reading

Review Crew 5 Days of . . . Blog Hop! (Coming April 7-11)

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  About 3 times a year, our Crew presents a 5-Day Blog Hop series. Sometimes we all blog about the same topics. Other times, each blogger chooses their own. This time we are choosing our own. Next week, 60+ members of the Crew will be sharing our spring Blog Hop topics — everything from training character and organizing your homeschool to celebrating Lent and helping your struggling learner. The Blog Hop begins on Monday, so be sure to carve out time in your schedule for some blog reading. You will not want to miss this! Here’s the line-up of bloggers Continue reading

Easter Resources Round-Up

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  Marcy @ Ben and Me — Easter Book Basket and Unit Studies, Tie-Dyeing Easter Eggs, and Our Table-Top Easter Garden Jennifer @ Home Grown Hearts Academy — Great Activities for Easter Jennifer @ Chestnut Grove Academy — Easter Week: Preschool Workboxes, Spring/Easter Wreath, and Christ-Centered Easter Lexi @ Lextin Academy — Easter Decorations and Art and {Book List} Easter Time Lisa @ A Rup Life — Easter Lay-Out Using Easter 2010 Cricut Cartridge Jennifer @ Royal Little Lambs — 50+ Easter Basket Ideas Amy @ Homeschool Encouragement — He Is Risen: Resurrection Resources for Your Celebration Gena @ I Choose Continue reading

2014 Bloggy Convention — V H E — WriteShop 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 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

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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 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

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  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 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