Category Archives: Curriculum

Review: Essential Skills Advantage

For the past few weeks, Boobear has been practicing his math and reading skills with the Complete Home Learning Suite from Essentials Skills Advantage. While he loves math, he needs practice learning his facts and from different angles to make … Continue reading

Review: Sunya Publishing – Adding & Subtracting Game

To help Boobear learn his addition facts, we’ve been playing a game from Sunya Publishing called Sunya – The Magic and Wonder of Math and Science Adding & Subtracting. This is a new product that isn’t available to the public … Continue reading

Review: Artistic Pursuits

We recently got the chance to review the K-3 Book One elementary art program from ARTistic Pursuits Inc. I decided to review the program because Boobear dearly loves art, and I, frankly, can use all the help I can get … Continue reading

Review: A+ Interactive Math – Math Mini-Courses

Recently Boobear has been working with Math Mini-Courses from A+ Interactive Math. The mini-courses that I chose from him are Place Value and Number Combinations and Tables, Charts, and Graphs. About the Program A+ Interactive Math is an online program … Continue reading

Review: Read, Write & Type

Lately Boobear has been having a lot of fun using Read, Write & Type from Talking Fingers Inc. He’s been greatly enjoying learning how to to type with this program. He even requests to use it outside of class time … Continue reading

Review: Homeschool Copywork

We received a Lifetime Membership to Homeschool Copywork as part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew. This allows us to download a wide variety of copywork and notebooking pages. What is Copywork? When you hear the term “copywork” you might think … Continue reading

Review: Times Tales

Boobear loves math. Loves it. Next to science it’s his favorite subject. The Trigger Memory Co. was kind enough to give us a digital copy of Times Tales to use. Oh, how we love this program! What is Times Tales? … Continue reading

Review: StoryTime Treasures from Memoria Press

As part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew, I was given the chance to review StoryTime Treasures Student Guide and Answer Key from Memoria Press. I’ve been wanting to take a good look at this program for a while, so I … Continue reading

Review: Logic of English Essentials 2nd Edition

Over the last few weeks, Boobear and I have been working through Essentials 2nd edition from Logic of English. I have one thing to say: I. Am. In. Love. What It Is Essentials is a complete program that is multi-level … Continue reading

Review: Rainforest Journey by EdTechLens

As part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew, we were given the opportunity to review Rainforest Journey by EdTechLens. We received a year-long subscription to the program for 1st grade. Who is EdTechLens? EdTechLens is a science curriculum for grades K … Continue reading

Review: Our America – The Pilgrim Adventure

You may remember my review of Funtastic Unit Studies: Science Unit Studies for Homeschoolers and Teachers. From the same fantastic author, Susan Kilbride, comes the Our America series. Our America is a series of books for kids to help them … Continue reading

Curriculum Updates

I’m pretty sure that I mentioned at some point that we were switching things up with our curriculum. Gotta love asynchronous learners – right when you have them pegged, they make a huge leap forward in some way. Boobear is … Continue reading

We Have a Reader!

So, we’ve been working and working on reading. I’ve been suspicious that Boobear can read a lot better than he’s letting on, so I decided to challenge him. Want a pizza with a Book-It certificate? Read to your Daddy. And … Continue reading