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.
Creative and filled with ideas for traveling the world in your studies, Galloping the Globe is a unit study for kindergarten through fourth grade. Focusing on the seven continents and some specific countries, this study is designed to take 1-3 years to complete; suggested schedules are included. Integrating geography, Bible, history, science, literature, and maps & flags, children will discover the famous people from each country as well as holidays and other cultural traditions. Each country has a checklist with books to read from the core reading list as well as individual picture books, biographies, websites to visit, language arts selections, appropriate Bible references and activities unique to each portion of the world. Employing a notebooking approach, students build a notebook as they progress throughout the course. The CD-ROM includes all of the activity sheets, maps, and flags that are in the book, as well as other bonus notebooking pages. Mac and PC compatible. Maps, reports, flags, and activity pages are reproducible. 266 pages, indexed. Answer key included. Grades K-4. Softcover.
Arithmetic Village is a series of five short, rhyming books which introduce the fundamental maths concepts necessary for more advanced mathematical reasoning – place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
The books are supported by three downloadable activity packets containing 100+ worksheets and “open ended” activities. These are designed to reinforce the key concepts through multidisciplinary, light-hearted activities.
Factoring polynomials, quadratic formula, graphing conic sections and other algebra 2 topics.
The Algebra 2 Student Pack contains the Student Workbook with lesson-by-lesson worksheets, review pages, and honors pages. It also includes the Algebra 2 Tests.
An Online Co-op Class is available for this level.
Because I want to encourage young children back to the wonderful art of sewing, I have designed an online video course which is perfect for teaching children how to sew their very own doll clothes. It has over 130 step-by-step instructional videos covering everything from explaining the different types of fabric, how to use various sewing tools and how to sew basic stitches through to attaching frills and working with elastic. The course also includes 8 free pdf doll clothes patterns with step-by-step video instructions to help get them started!
This course is a continuation of Basic Math Skills. The style and format are identical. Content ranges from pre-algebra to introduction to basic algebra concepts. A scientific calculator is required. This course is also an excellent refresher course for persons who completed eighth grade math, but need to brush up on pre-algebra concepts before enrolling in algebra I or attempting competency exams for certification.
Key topics: polynomials—multiplication and division; FOIL, remainders, complex fractions, variable fractions, complex variables, multiple expressions, perimeter, similarity, factoring polys, reducing fractions.
Rise of Nations is designed for high school. It is an integrated, research based, non-textbook curriculum. Its scope includes 18 units and 16 regions. The focus of the course is Humanities. Students study the art, music, architecture, and literature of the rising nations. This is a multi-cultural approach to literature and composition using the actual writing from the cultures. The eastern and western worlds are studied chronologically and geographically, revealing to the student the rise of nations.