American Academy – Christian-based Homeschool Academy for Pre-K Through High School

http://www.american-academy.com/ The American Academy 5350 S. Western, Suite 318 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73109 Phone: 866-605-7772 Email: educate@american-academy.com By Ellen Meade It has become more difficult to find traditional, comprehensive, Christian-based curricula for home study. Ask yourself: Do you believe education should come before socialization? Do you believe homeschooling curricula should develop a strong Christian character? […]

Teaching Cursive – New Teacher’s Text

http://www.teachingcursive.com (541) 330-5996Email: Linda@TeachingCursive.com By Linda Corson The United States is about to eliminate cursive writing from its teaching curriculum! If implemented, we will be taking an enormous gamble that cursive in today’s environment is obsolete. As of today, 40 states have adopted the Common Core curriculum which supposedly establishes the requisite skills necessary for […]

Peterson Directed Handwriting

Movement-Based Strategy for Teaching and Learning – Our lessons are not Trace & Copy. The strategy is called a “directed lesson.” Available at www.peterson-handwriting.com By Randy Nelson Letters are taught much like you would teach a line dance or aerobic exercise routine. The strategy is easy to use. The teacher handbook provides a daily lesson […]

Talking Fingers

Read, Write & Type Learning System (RWTLS) Talking Fingers Software, Inc. 830 Rincon Way San Rafael, California 94901 Ph: 415.472.3103; Toll Free: 800.674.9126 E-mail: contact@talkingfingers.com www.talkingfingers.com by Michael Leppert Fortunately for all homeschoolers who enjoy using their computers as educational assistants, software designers never seem to rest! There are great educational products constantly being developed […]

Easy Grammar Systems – Grammar texts for grades 2-12

www.easygrammar.com P.O. Box 25970 Scottsdale, AZ 85255 Email: jenny@easygrammar.com Phone: 800-641-6015 Reviewed by Jennifer Nairne Easy Grammar Systems has developed a series of texts for students that finally make the English language approachable for everyone. Struggling students, English Language Learners, accelerated students — all children can benefit from using this innovative approach to grammar instruction. […]