Posted by LilBearsMama on May 5, 2015 in Math
The Review Crew got the chance to check out A+ Interactive Math. Some members reviewed the Adaptive Placement Test and Individualized Lesson Plan and others reviewed the Family Math Package. We were chosen to review the Family Math Package. I'll tell you a little about both, and what we thought of the Family Math.
A+ Interactive Math
This program is designed to be a multi-sensory teaching program that teaches students math from Kindergarten to Algebra 1. Each lesson uses audio, visual, and Read more [...]
Posted by LilBearsMama on April 30, 2015 in Preschool
As part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew, I recently reviewed La La Logic's Preschool Curriculum. I received a lifetime membership. The logic curriculum is geared towards ages 3-6 and is an online logic curriculum. Since Boobear could do with some help thinking things through, we grabbed the chance, even though he's at the older end of the range.
The curriculum using games to help teach logical thinking skills. It works on computers and tablets, plus there are enrichment activities that can be printed Read more [...]
Posted by LilBearsMama on April 18, 2015 in Parenting
No, I'm not talking about math. I'm talking about estimating what your child can do. I recently realized that I've grossly underestimated Boobear.
See, I'm always aware of his challenges and try to keep them in mind while not focusing so much on them that they become him. I want to keep him challenged but not overestimate his abilities to the point where we all end up frustrated and in tears. Or worse, flat-out pissed off at each other.
Yet, in my attempts to keep from overwhelming him, I instead Read more [...]
Posted by LilBearsMama on April 15, 2015 in Curriculum
As part of the SchoolHouse Review Crew, I got the chance to review First Start Reading from Memoria Press. I've been drooling over this for a while, so I was delighted to jump at the chance to try this program!
First Start Reading consists of a teacher's guide and four workbooks. The program covers all your phonics, reading, and handwriting (manuscript.) The program teaches blending, word families, and all other essential skills needed to start reading. There are pages to trace, color, Read more [...]
Posted by LilBearsMama on April 8, 2015 in Wordless Wednesday