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Everyday Education: Excellence in Literature – Review & Freebies!

Posted by Kimberly on November 1, 2011 in Resources, Reviews |

Everyday Education’s Excellence in Literature: Reading and Writing Through the Classics curriculum is designed as a university/college-prep course for Grades 8-12.  I love reading and I love classic literature – I even majored in English and Drama in university.  I was thrilled to receive Excellence in Literature’s English I: Introduction to Literature in exchange for […]

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Always Icecream: For girls only – Review

Posted by Kimberly on October 14, 2011 in Resources, Reviews |

Always Icecream is an online learning site for girls only, in grades K-8.   Girls earn $coops by participating in learning activities such as practising math, geography, language arts, science, typing and more. They can then use these $coops to have some fun playing games, decorating their very own homes in MiniWorld, and feeding their virtual […]

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Time4Learning – Review

Posted by Kimberly on September 13, 2011 in Resources |

Time4Learning is an online learning program for any child, from Preschool to Gr. 8, whether they are homeschooled or traditionally schooled.  In your homeschool, you can use it as a core curriculum or as a supplement.  It offers instruction in math, language arts, social studies, and science (art is also available at an extra cost).  […]

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Sail Along with the TOS Homeschool Crew Blog Hop!

Posted by Kimberly on August 21, 2011 in Blog Hops/Walks |

It’s the very first TOS Homeschool Crew Blog Hop! You can visit Glimpse of Our Life, Our Homeschool Studio, or Our Village is a Little Different to join in the fun, and link up your own homeschool blog.  You don’t have to be on the TOS Crew to participate, anyone can.  Grab a cup of […]

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My Top 10 and the TOS Homeschool Crew Blue Ribbon Awards 2010-2011!

Posted by Kimberly on June 3, 2011 in Resources, Reviews |

The Old Schoolhouse Homeschool Crew 2010-2011 year has come to an end!  Of the 24 products I’ve reviewed since the Fall of 2010, we have some favourites in our homeschool Below, are my favourite 10, in most cases they are now used on a pretty much daily basis in our home or homeschool.  Because I […]

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Science Curriculum – Considering God’s Creation -Review

Posted by Kimberly on May 25, 2011 in Reviews |

Eagle’s Wings provides educational curricula for Math, Phonics, History, Science, and the Bible for homeschooling families.  I received their Science curriculum, Considering God’s Creation in exchange for an honest review 🙂 Designed for Grades 2-7, Considering God’s Creation covers Earth Science, Life Science, and Astronomy.  I have been using this curriculum with my two children, […]

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Wordy Qwerty for Reading & Spelling – Review

Posted by Kimberly on May 20, 2011 in Resources, Reviews |

Talking Fingers offers “innovative phonics-to-fluency software for hands-on reading and spelling”. Wordy Qwerty is their reading and spelling software for children in Grades 2-4.  I received Wordy Qwerty in exchange for an honest review 🙂 Wordy Qwerty is suitable for children who have already completed a  phonics program and know their way around the keyboard […]

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Favourite Moments From The 2010-2011 TOS Homeschool Crew Year

Posted by Kimberly on May 17, 2011 in Homeschool Information |

Just 2 more reviews left before the 2010-2011 TOS Homeschool Crew Year is done!  It’s gone by very quickly and we have been SO blessed and have had so much fun in our homeschool!  My absolute favourite homeschool moment this year was  seeing my 7 year old daughter jump up and down and squeal excitedly […]

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Do You Need a Schoolroom to Homeschool?

Posted by Kimberly on May 3, 2011 in Homeschool Information |

We do not have a separate school area in our home.  On any given day in our home, you will find my children reading or doing their work in the window seats, on the floor, the couch, the counter of the breakfast nook, on their bed, and sometimes even at a table.  We have also […]

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Is Homeschooling Your Dream Job?

Posted by Kimberly on April 19, 2011 in Homeschool Information, Parenting |

For my entire childhood, except for a very brief time when I was 5 and wanted to be a nurse, I always wanted to be a teacher.  In fact, I was regularly told I should be a teacher, especially by my classmates whom I was always helping with their work.  Well here I am, a […]

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