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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 […]

American School – Accredited High School Curriculum Online

www.americanschoolofcorr.com by Michael Leppert American School, in the Chicago area, is one of the oldest distance-learning institutions in the world. For 118 years, AS has been providing high-quality education to students in 65 countries as well as the U.S. Of course, they were originally a paper-based “correspondence” school – which they still are – but […]

World of Reading – Your One-Stop for Foreign Language Learning

POB 13092 Atlanta, GA 30324-0092 800-729-3703 or 404-233-4042 Fax: 404-237-5511 E-mail: polyglot@wor.com https://www.wor.com Americans are becoming increasingly aware of the value of learning the major foreign languages. The citizens of the rest of the developed world usually have some level of English proficiency and it is valuable and good form for us to develop a […]

Virtual Field Trips — Travel the Globe Right From the Livingroom!

Age/Grade: K-12 Cost: One year individual unlimited access: $45 Destinations: Barcelona (available in English or Spanish); Paris (English or French); Africa; Jersusalem; Tokyo, London and many more! Other subjects: Social Studies, Life Sciences and Ancient Civilizations Location: Surrey, BC, Canada Website: https://www.virtualfieldtrips.org/ Phone: 888.659.5590 By Michael Leppert With Virtual Field Trips, you can take your […]

Spanish for Kids — Puertas Abiertas (Open Doors) to Spanish

www.spanish-for-kids.com Subject: Spanish (Total immersion) Price: Complete Level 1 Kit, $135 (over 6 hours) Ages: 3 to adult Heflin and Thrall Language Publications 888-313-3310 By Michael Leppert Spanish is an excellent choice to learn as a second language to English. It is easy to understand and grasp in an elementary level enough to provide enjoyment […]

Bechtel Books: A Boon to Christian Homeschoolers

www.speedy-spanish.com By E. Ostertag Bechtel Books has been providing Christian publications to homeschool families for 25 years. Among their most popular offerings are the Speedy Spanish courses and Christian Ethics for Youth. Though Bechtel Books offers a wide range of Christian educational materials, these two courses were written and are produced by the Bechtels themselves, […]

Signing Online

www.SigningOnline.com By Nicole Alexander If your child is interested in learning a new language, or needs language credits for a program, but doesn’t want to study the usual choices offered, American Sign Language is a great alternative. ASL is the third most-commonly used language in the US, after English and Spanish, so being able to […]