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Homeschooling Boys - Gaining Maximum Success from Minimum Cooperation
By Tina Razzell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
What do you do when life gives you boys to raise? In Tina Razzell’s case the answer is homeschool them. In her fifteen years as a homeschool mom she’s discovered that life with boys is neither easy, nor predictable but can always be made to work with creativity and patience. She shares in this book her trials and successes homeschooling her four children, three of them male.
Twenty Strategies to Boost Reading Comprehension
By Sandy Fleming
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Twenty Strategies to Boost Reading Comprehension will guide you through a quick check of your child's reading comprehension skills, then gives you twenty simple yet powerful tools to help your young reader improve comprehension.
Build Writing Muscle: 20 Activities to Get Kids Writing
By Sandy Fleming
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Build Writing Muscle with some great activities and exercises to help kids develop writing fluency, learn about sentence structure, improve paragraph skills and learn about larger works and research. The activities are perfect for any young writer from grade two on up and are appropriate for adult learners as well. The book includes information about the development of writing skill, too.
How to Turn Your Struggling Reader into a Super Reader This Summer
By William Roulston and Sidney Turner
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 32,410. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Parents whose children are reading below grade level will find this book a godsend. Two long-time reading teachers have simplified the mysterious process of learning to read. In twenty short lessons, they explain easy, effective and fun activities you can use to turn your child into an independent, lifelong super reader this summer. For children from kindergarten through 3rd grade.
So You Want to be an Author?
By Jim Woods
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,780. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
English usage and grammar textbooks, at least those volumes when in paper print, are so big, so heavy…so complete. Students toting books and laptops in backpacks need relief, just as home authors can use more space on their reference bookshelves. So You Want To Be an Author? takes up little space and weight but most importantly provides immediate answers.
CICADAS
By Sheryl
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Insects
Informative information on Ciadas. Can be used for home schooling. Educational.
TaraElla's Liberal Curriculum 2011
By TaraElla
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
(4.00 from 1 review)
This was inspired by UK PM David Cameron's speech on 'muscular liberalism'. I am a big supporter of the idea, and this is part of my take on it. This is a curriculum designed for school-aged students who want to learn how to see the world through liberal ideals. It is also designed for every liberal parent who wishes to introduce the liberal worldview to their children.
10+ of Our Top iPod/iPhone Applications to Educate and Entertain Preschoolers & Toddlers
By Dr. Vairona
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Computers and technology
One day, a relative introduced me to the IPOD. Thinking it was only for adults, I was shocked to learn she has given it as a gift to her 2 1/2+ year old as a learning tool. I did the same and was surprised that, after multiple uses, a preschooler can actually learn how to operate an IPOD. This book recommends excellent applications that teach preschool concepts via various activities and games.
Catching Tongues: How to Teach Your Child a Foreign Language - Even If You Don't Speak One Yourself
By Carolyn Gibson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,010. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Written for parents who would like to teach their young child a foreign language, but don't know where to start, this book shows you the many ways you can introduce a new language in a playful way, providing a foundation for language learning that will last for a lifetime. "A brilliant and important book" - Dr Martin Stephen, High Master, St Paul's School, London
101 Reasons Why I'm an Unschooler
By PS Pirro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
A manifesto for living and learning in freedom.
儿女培养手册
By Solutionexp Corporation Limited Hangzhou
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 880. Language: Chinese. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
《儿女培养手册》是一本培养优秀儿女的经典指南。
Funforms, A New Math Learning System
By Joel Steinberg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Mathematics
(5.00 from 1 review)
Funforms is a new math symbol system. Unlike Roman Numerals, it is iconic and ideographic. It makes the continuity between whole numbers and fractions easily understood. It is a binary tally mark place order system. It is a math second language, giving the learner the opportunity to review what s/he learned before s/he had fully developed critical thinking skills. Try it, you'll like it!
Important Constitutional Documents
By Catherine Jaime
Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons · 1787 and the Philadelphia Convention. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
There are many, many documents that came before the U.S. Constitution, and contributed to it directly or indirectly. I have gathered together the ones that I found very useful in my studies of the Constitution. These work well for a “compare and contrast” study between any of the various documents and each other, and between these and the Constitution itself.
Organized Ramblings: Home Education From A to Z
By Catherine Jaime
Series: Helps from a Homeschool Mom of 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,540. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Are you a new homeschooler looking for answers to questions? Are you an experienced homeschooler in danger of burning out? Catherine, Mom of 12, has words of encouragement for each of you. With 29 years of homeschooling experience, she has seen much, cried much, and lived to share her experiences with you. She doesn't have all the answers -- but she is happy to share her experiences & stories.
By Heart: A Mother's Story of Children and Learning at Home
By Kathleen Melin
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2010 by Clover Valley Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
If you or someone you know is considering home schooling, this book will give you an inside look at the experience. "By Heart" introduces readers to a family discovering a freer form of education complete with some joy and some struggle. Issues such as the home school decision, socialization, and the economics of co-parenting are examined in this delightful and provocative memoir.
Spell Storytell
By Story Time Stories That Rhyme
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 190. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Spell Storytell is an article that presents a curriculum for different spelling lists based on storytelling.
26 Ways To Present Stories To An Audience
By Story Time Stories That Rhyme
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 150. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(1.00 from 1 review)
26 Ways To Present Stories To An Audience is an article that list possibilities and ideas for story presentation.
Quilting Unit Study for Homeschoolers
By Maria Peagler
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Award-winning author, quilt designer, instructor, and homeschooling parent Maria Peagler offers a guide to teaching your own children through the art of quilting. Incorporate hands-on quilting projects for girls and boys alike, to learn and apply art, mathematics, history, economics, and many other subjects. Meant to accompany my quilting book, Color Mastery, but can stand alone.