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.
Principles, Theories, and Precepts of Biology is the perfect introduction to biology for struggling students. The basic concepts and vocabulary are introduced to students in short chapters; questions and reinforcement exercises are given in the activities booklet. Learn about cells, bacteria, classification kingdoms, evolution from a young-earth creationist perspective, and more.
Textbooks contain approximately 60 pages each, activity books approximately 45. Non-reproducible pages. Set includes: 6 textbooks, 6 activity books, and teacher’s resource kit.
Designed for the second grade through the adult years, this 30 week curriculum explains all the basics necessary for a first year Greek study. Covering writing and memorizing the Greek alphabet, simple grammar including conjugation of verbs, translations of simple words and Bible verses, this teaches the Koine basics through regular review exercises. Includes text with teacher’s key, individual workbook, flash cards, and pronunciation CD. Volumes 1-3 available.
Creation science is the search for knowledge and truth about the origin of life on earth. Travel back in time to explore the earth when it was new. Discover when each of the animals was created, including the dinosaurs. Learn why there was a great flood that changed everything, and find out how some animals and people survived its destruction.
In exploring the foundations of creation science, students will also delve into the methods and problems of secular models while discussing topics such as the age of the earth, evolution, and intelligent design. Intended for grades 4-8, however activities are given which are suitable for younger students.
Includes 28 lessons and a resource CD.
KidCoder provides the hands-on introduction to set them on their way! KidCoder: Beginning Web Design is the first semester course of the Web Design “KidCoder” course-year (followed by Advanced Web Design), and teaches students grades 4 & up how to create their own web pages using HTML, XHTML, and CSS.
Chapters cover basics of software and basic conventions, web design, “mark-up” language, way to create HTML, file extensions, specific HTML elements, CSS, NAV bards, cascading patterns, raptors, graphics, and more.
Important concepts, sidebars that highlight additional information, chapter review summaries, and “your turn” practice activities are highlighted within each chapter. Plenty of screenshots and visually distinct HTML ensure that instructions and code is clearly understood. When the course is completed, students will have built a multi-page website!
No prior computer programming or HTML experience is required; the other year of KidCoder, the Programming series, can be completed before or after this course. Course CD with set-up program is also included. 234 pages, indexed, softcover.
TruthQuest History puts God back at the center of the past.
Centered on “living books,” this creative approach to history integrates elements of both Charlotte Mason and Classical methods.
Short, very informal introductions are written directly to the student and open up each topic with a distinctly Christian perspective. Suggestions for activities or writing exercises are often included as well. The booklists follow, with selected annotations on what pages or sections to read and appropriate grade levels for each entry. Incredibly flexible in nature, families can proceed at the pace that’s best for their students as they select “spines,” biographies, in-print books, and out-of-print classics from the extensive lists.
Proceeding chronologically, entries include lists for Charles Darwin, Native American Indians, Middle America, Transcendentalists, Picasso, Grant Wood, World War II, Korean War, The Cold War, The Civil Rights Movement, and other relevant unit-study topics.
Grades 5-12; may be adapted for younger siblings. 269 pages, softcover, spiral-bound.
Full resource list is included at the back of the book.
Negative numbers, order of operations, solving for the unknown, and other topics.