Fun Tool for World Geography AND extra 10% off at Educents!

Posted by Kimberly on August 4, 2015 in Resources |

How do you teach world geography? Do you spend hours creating a map, labelling, cutting, and pasting? It’s so much fun to imagine all the ways this Mona MELisa reusable World Map can be used in your homeschool. Countries and geographic information are ready for your child to stick right on the map! Check out the YouTube […]

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5 Days of Canadian Social Studies – High School Geography

Posted by Kimberly on July 30, 2015 in Resources |
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5 Days of Canadian Social Studies Welcome to day three of 5 Days of Canadian Social Studies! Today I share some great resources for teaching high school geography in your homeschool. High School Geography Making Connections is a high school geography curriculum suitable for grade nine or ten. The 35 chapters include how to use […]

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5 Days of Canadian Social Studies – Elementary Geography

Posted by Kimberly on July 29, 2015 in Resources |
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5 Days of Canadian Social Studies   Welcome to day three of the 5 Days of Canadian Social Studies! Today I will show you a few great resources for teaching elementary geography in your homeschool. Elementary Geography Start by exploring the Canada Cool Map with your kids. Canada Cool is a website for kids to […]

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Knowledge Quest E-book Sale – 50% off til Sept 30!

Posted by Kimberly on September 27, 2011 in Resources |

50% off on great e-books like… Expedition Earth – only $14.98 O Canada! (great book to learn about Canada, even if your children ARE Canadian!) – only $7.48 Map-Trek – each title is just $7.48! What Really Happened – each title is just $6.48! and more! I love Knowledge Quest’s books.  Take advantage of this […]

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Griddly Games – Civilize This! – Review

Posted by Kimberly on September 5, 2011 in Resources, Reviews |

Griddly Games has games for all ages.  Their philosophy is “to offer games that encourage social interation, learning, strategy and challenges that anyone can enjoy.”  Sounds like a match made in heaven for homeschoolers like me!  We are huge fans of boardgames in our home and homeschool.  We were delighted to receive Civilize This! in […]

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Wonder Maps – Review

Posted by Kimberly on May 16, 2011 in Resources, Reviews |

Bright Ideas Press offers History, Geography and Science homeschool curricula.  I received their WonderMaps computer program in exchange for an honest review 🙂 WonderMaps is wonder-ful!  We love maps and globes in this house already, and WonderMaps makes it so easy to incorporate Geography into what you are learning in your homeschool.  Over 350 maps […]

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BigIQkids – Review

Posted by Kimberly on March 25, 2011 in Homeschool Information, Reviews |

My children LOVE BigIQkids!  My daughter loves BigIQkids so much that she wakes up in the morning, hops out of bed, and makes a beeline to the computer 🙂 BigIQkids is an e-learning site for children in grades K-8 (whether homeschooled or not), which we received free in exchange for an honest review.  The subjects […]

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Freebie & Special Pre-Sale on Expedition Earth

Posted by Kimberly on March 19, 2011 in Resources |

Expedition Earth: My Passport to the World (hardcover+CD-ROM edition) by Cindy Horton is 25% off this weekend for the pre-publication special.  Plus the first 250 orders will include a National Geographic World Explorer wall map. Download this fantastic 28-page sampler to see what is included within its pages.  Included is a 2-week Lesson Plan sample. […]

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Travel the World! – June Schoolhouse Planner Module – Review

Posted by Kimberly on July 19, 2010 in Resources, Reviews |

Travel the World! is the June Schoolhouse Planner Module.  I received this e-book in exchange for an honest review 🙂 These TOS Modules were designed as a supplement for The Schoolhouse Planner, however each one also works as a stand-alone unit study.  Travel the World! requires very little teacher preparation, so you can just dive […]

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Free Downloadable Learning Games & Resources!

Posted by Kimberly on June 19, 2010 in Free Homeschooling Resources |

A big thank you to my fellow TOS Crew-mate, Shannon!  She steered me toward this Educational Freeware Page.  Here you will find links to download programs that will help your children learn languages, including Mandarin, German, French, Spanish, and Swedish ( such as a Tetris-style game), Geography software that will help you learn flags, countries, […]

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