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American Academy Christian-based Homeschool Academy, pre-K-High School

http://www.american-academy.com/ Phone: 866-605-7772 Email: educate@american-academy.com   The American Academy 5350 S. Western, Suite 318 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73109 ============ The variety of Christian-based homeschooling resources has grown exponentially over the last few years. Homeschooling support groups, online curricula, and subject-specific materials can be readily found. However, it has become more difficult to find traditional, comprehensive, Christian-based […]

Bessie’s Pillow – A Young Immigrant’s Journey to America

Written by Linda Bress Silbert, Ph.D. Two Editions, in English and in Spanish Published by: Strong Learning Publications http://www.stronglearning.com/ 288 pages, $19.95 ISBN: 978-0895442017 ================== Review by Michael Leppert Bessie’s Pillow is the remarkable and touching story of a young Eastern European Jewish immigrant woman, who comes to the United States in the early 1900s […]

Fun With Composers

http://funwithcomposers.com/ Materials are suited for Pre K-6 by Emerson Sandow Research has shown that music is one of the most important of the arts for young children, because it not only provides cultural value, but actual brain development stimulation. Brain-study scientists have found that learning music actually effects positive change in the brains of children. […]

Alaska Bible College – Small Classes & Mentorship

248 E. Elmwood Ave Palmer, AK 99645 http://www.akbible.edu/ 800.478.7884 or 907.745.3201 By Emerson Sandow Alaska Bible College offers a wide variety of plusses to homeschoolers who wish to attend a first-rate bible college in a frontier setting. First, ABC offers dual-enrollment to high school students who wish to count their credits toward college as well.  […]

The Private Eye® the Looking/Thinking by Analogy® Program

Age Range: 4+ Cost Range: $3.95 – $99.75 Subject: Science/Analytics/Art Location: Lyle, WA Website: www.the-private-eye.com Phone: (509) 365-3007 By Matt Barnabei The basis of The Private Eye program is thinking by analogy, something that prominent educators and neuroscientists consider to be a principal factor in understanding. The Private Eye defines themselves as a learning process and […]

John R. Wooden Course – Timeless Wisdom for Creating Personal & Team Success

http://woodencourse.com/  President: Mr. Lynn Guerin  Phone: 714-505-7500 Mobile: 714 349-5966 E-mail: lg@woodencourse.com 32016 Red Mountain Way Temecula, CA 92592 Homeschool Character Kit specifically designed to help parents who homeschool to teach the fundamentals of strong character and “true success”. By Emerson Sandow Perhaps the most successful sports coach of all time is John R. Wooden, […]