A Tale of Three Kindergartens – Part 3

A Tale of Three Kindergartens – Part 3 Previously I told the story of my oldest child’s public-school kindergarten, and my middle child’s homeschool kindergarten. Now I’ll tell the story of my youngest child’s homeschool kindergarten. You’d think it would be a similar story to my middle

Drive Thru History Adventures Review

We are loving our one-year subscription to Drive Thru History Adventures. I’m so excited to share this review with you. American History Curriculum Drive Thru History Adventures has curricula for American History, Ancient History, and Bible History, but for this review we tried to focus on starting

The Starfall Home Membership Review

I’ve used the free part of the Starfall Education Foundation website (people often shorten it to just “Starfall”) many times during my seven years as a public-school teacher and five years homeschooling my own children. I can tell you in this review of The Starfall Home Membership –

Bytes of Learning UltraKey Online Family Subscription Review

I’ve been using my new favorite typing program, UltraKey Online Family Subscription from Bytes of Learning, to teach keyboarding to my 10-year-old. I’m so excited to review the UltraKey Online Family Subscription for you! I’d briefly tried a different keyboarding program a year ago

A Tale of Three Kindergartens – Part 2

A Tale of Three Kindergartens – Part 2 Previously I wrote about my oldest child’s public-school kindergarten experiences, and how he truly suffered in academic kindergarten – not because he was behind academically as many would expect in this situation, but because he was ahead. But what would

A Tale of Three Kindergartens – Part 1

A Tale of Three Kindergartens – Part 1 Each of my three children had radically different kindergarten experiences. Why? And what difference has it made in their lives? My oldest went to public school. He taught himself to read around the time he turned four. The summer after he turned five, I heard

Cheap Ideas for Foreign Language Games

You’ll sometimes find foreign language games included in a foreign language curriculum. Play Foreign Language Games the Effective Way But…part of really learning to speak a foreign language is doing things that people who speak a foreign language do. Know what they don’t do? They don’t