Leann is a homeschooling mama of an over-active 6 year old, proud wife of a cop, and pet lover of their two dogs, frogs, turtles – and cricket. Her blog, The Hands-On Homeschooler, chronicles their homeschooling journey, while throwing in tidbits about life, reviews, and recipes. Prior to being a stay-at-home mom, Leann taught math at a public high school for high achieving students. She and her family currently reside in the middle Tennessee area.
A Place to Call Home is the heartwarming and inspiring story of an abandoned white German shepherd puppy named Toby and his cross-country search for a forever home. Narrated in part by the animal characters in the book, the reader experiences Toby’s world through his eyes and those of the animals he meets on his journey. Inspired by a true story, this middle grade/young adult novel can be enjoyed by dog lovers of all ages. “An inspiring and compelling story. Highly recommended.” The Wishing Shelf Awards.
Head back in time with Laura as we take a 12 week tour reading aloud “Little House in the Big Woods”. 18 crafts, hands-on activities and lessons are included as you prepare for a Gold Miner’s Camp Party and gathering up all your handicrafts for the local or state fair.
Holly takes you step by step in this easy to follow unit study that will thrill the whole family.
Make a rag doll, a chromatrope, a ribbon book, a weaving activity, cook, sew, manners and a host of prairie fun.
Singapore Math’s Primary Mathematics, U.S. Edition Series features the Concrete> Pictorial> Abstract approach. Students begin by learning through concrete and pictorial means before moving into abstract thought and development, which encourages an active thinking process, communication of mathematical ideas and problem solving. Lessons are designed for a mix of teacher instruction and independent work, and students are encouraged to discuss ideas and explore additional problem-solving methods.
The US Edition series is designed specifically for U.S. students. Names, terms in examples, measurements, spellings, currency and other such elements have been changed to reflect American names and stylistic preferences.
Bon Voyage! Take a vacation around the world with Trail Guide to World Geography. Three different ‘trails’ allow for three years worth of use, or for three different students to simultaneously use the same curriculum; trails are divided into 2-4th grade, 5-7th grade and 8th-highschool. Geography Trail Features include five minute drills that use an atlas, almanac or critical thinking and analysis skills on the part of the student; Points of Interest contains a variety of mapping, research and other projects for students to choose from, and “Geography through Literature” follows Phileas Fogg in “Around the World in 80 Days.” Systematically moving around the world, there’s something here for everyone, whether you’re looking for a few warm up drills or a thorough, in-depth geography course. Reproducibles and answers included. 127 pages, softcover.
KidCoder: Windows Programming is the first semester course of the “KidCoder” Visual Basic course-year (followed by KidCoder Game Programming), and teaches students in grades 6-8 how to write their own Windows programs using the industry-basic Visual Basic programming language. Students will learn about creating Windows screens, using data, making decisions, and handling user input. Chapters cover getting user input, working with numbers, program loops, functions, using the debugger, distributing programs, and more. Students will create a different program at the end of each chapter; and in the final chapter, students will demonstrate everything they’ve learned by writing a simple computer game.
No prior computer programming or HTML experience is required; the other year of KidCoder, the Web Design series, can be completed before or after this course. Course CD with set-up program is also included. 213 pages, indexed, softcover. Reproducible for personal use only. An optional Windows Programming Course Supplemental Instructional DVD is also available for this course.
From counting to calculus and beyond, the Kumon Math Worksheets enable students to progress all the way up through high school-level math.