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What Can I Do? A Donkey-Donk Story

Author: Ellen Feld Published by Willowbend Books www.willowbendpublishing.com/ E-mail: info@willowbendpublishing.com PO Box 304, Goshen, MA 01032 Ph: 413-230-1514 ======================= Review by Valerie Schuetta, M.Ed. If you are searching for picture book to read to your homeschooler or class that will illicit smiles, peels of laughter, and giggles, then look no further. What Can I Do? […]

Ralphie, Always Loved

Ralphie, Always Loved A children’s book for all people. Author: Andrea Yerramilli, www.andreayerramilli.com Illustrator: Samantha Van Riet, www.samvanriet.co.za Washable hard plastic cover Published by: About Something Good, LLC 203 Main Street, #102, Flemington, NJ 08822; www.aboutsomethinggood.com ==================================== Reviewed by Valerie Schuetta, M.Ed., Reading Specialist Andrea Yerramilli definitely strikes gold with her first children’s book, Ralphie, […]

Is Your Child Struggling in Reading? There’s a Reason Why

www.tutoringforreading.com “If we are to obtain results never before achieved, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.” (Francis Bacon, b 1561 d 1626) ============ In the mid-1970’s, after three years of intensive and exhilarating work, I was finally almost finished with a Ph.D. in reading education. I was eager to finish my dissertation […]

School Made Simple – Available for Use With or Without a Computer

http://www.schoolmadesimple.com/ Elementary grades supplemental curriculum: • Math (CalcuLadder®) • Penmanship (ReadyWriter®) • Dictionary skills (AlphaBetter®) • Bible books memory drills (SanctiFinder®) Available as CalcuPak 1 and 2 Software or as hard copy materials. Drills, Answer Keys and Achievement Record documents in printable forms. By Emerson Sandow School Made Simple is a comprehensive Christian elementary grade […]

Cleo Cat-tra Books – First Concept Educational Picture Books

  5 Titles in the series, currently For children, ages 1 to 3 Glossy, washable hard covers 8.25” x 8.25”, 30-plus pages Published by: Inkwell Productions, L.L.C. 10632 N. Scottsdale Rd, Unit 695 Scottsdale, AZ 852548 Ph: 480-315-3781 http://cleocatbooks.com/books/ Author: Lucy Geringer Illustrators: Bernardita C. Kollock, Elly Evans, Ralph W. Redmond ================== Review by Michael […]

Readorium – Ingenious & Affordable Web-based Reading Comprehension & Science Literacy Program

https://www.readorium.com/homeschool/ 201-836-8403 by Michael Leppert Readorium is a revolutionary, web-based reading comprehension and science program (for students in grades 3-8) that allows any student at any reading level to develop his/her skills and knowledge, while enjoying it at the same time. Recent brain research has demonstrated that in developing or improving a skill, new synapses […]

Up-Words® Reading Program – Great Approach & Clear Lesson Plan Instructions

upwordsreading.com Alan Delk info@upwordsreading.com 160 High Bluff Court Johns Creek, GA 30097 Ph: 678.521.2160 by Valerie Schuetta, M.Ed Up-Words® Reading is an excellent program in 3 Levels, for any teacher of grades K-3 or 4, with children having alphabet familiarity. Also, it is an especially perfect tool for any Reading Specialist trying to help students with […]

Reading and Spelling Pure & Simple

Published by Real Reading Company 280 pages, wire bound (432) 213-0383 http://www.realreading.com E-mail: reading@suddenlink.net by Emerson Sandow Reading is the most important academic skill we can possess, tied with Critical Thinking. Today, many children have problems processing letters, sounds and words and special teaching is required. There must also be special books written to address […]

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? […]

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 […]