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.
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All About Spelling is a seven level program. It teaches encoding skills, reliable spelling rules, and multisensory strategies to help your student become a proficient speller for life. Based on the latest research, this award-winning program provides complete and comprehensive instruction using the Orton-Gillingham approach. We take the struggle out of spelling!
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.
Saxon Math Homeschool teaches math with a spiral approach, which emphasizes incremental development of new material and continuous review of previously taught concepts.
Lessons contain a warm-up (with facts practice, mental math, & problem-solving exercises); introduction to the new concept, lesson practice exercises where the new skill is practiced, and mixed practice exercises, which includes 25-30 old and new problems. In-depth “Investigations” are provided every 10 lessons, and have their own set of questions.
Written to teens directly!
Help for High School is a self-directed writing program for teens that both teaches rhetorical thinking in writing, as well as the academic essay formats for high school and college. Teens work independently of their parents, however rubrics for feedback are included, as well.
This home-study course comes in a digital format and can be purchased alone, or in combination with The Writer’s Jungle.
Our Christian kindergarten curriculum will not only prepare your children for first grade, but will also lay a strong physical, intellectual, and spiritual foundation that will benefit them for the rest of their lives. The best part is that our lessons require zero preparation and zero teaching experience. Give your children an elite foundation and be amazed by the ripple effects. (Level 2 should be taught after Level 1 (preschool curriculum) is complete, because Level 1 is the foundation for Level 2.)
This is the complete Kindergarten Book Set: 23 individual digital books and an additional “how to” teaching manual. Blue Manor Academy takes Christian early education to the next level! Level Two is uniquely designed for parents like you who want to give your young ones a tremendous head start.