Reading | The Homeschool Review

Is Your Child Struggling in Reading? There’s a Reason Why “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 […]

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 Author: Lucy Geringer Illustrators: Bernardita C. Kollock, Elly Evans, Ralph W. Redmond ================== Review by Michael […]

Greek and Latin Morphemes – Expand Your Child’s Vocabulary for Life

Two programs from Ready to Teach designed to improve SAT & ACT scores and communication skills Ready To Teach 500 Elmington Avenue, # 312 Nashville, TN  37205 615-838-2077 by Michael Leppert Modern homeschoolers have a wealth of educational resources at their fingertips to ensure that their children receive the very best education possible. […]

CadenaSmith Enterprises – See-n-Read® Reading Tools

  2533 Sutton Lane Aurora, IL 60502 630-236-5592 See-n-Read®, Two sizes: “Book” – 5-1/2″ x 3″ $2.99) and “Document” 8-1/2″ x 3″ ($3.49) Memory Mark™ – the ReadBar™ is cut open, so you can underline/highlight the line of text. Same price as See-n-Read® Computer Screen version – re-sizable, adjustable transparency allows you to block out unwanted […]

Milt the Talking Musky, Early Reading for Children With & Without Autism P.O. Box 65 Chautauqua, NY 14722 716-789-3383 Preschool to 2nd grade, Reading • DVD, $15 + $5 shipping • 40-page coloring book • Website includes free downloads of the sight word list, and Milt’s Song lyrics Also available on iTunes and Amazon ============= by Joseph Grayhaim Many teaching aids that become commercially available […]

We All Can Read Online – FREE — First 28 Lessons

PO Box 8839, Atlanta, GA 31106 (404) 310-2839 by Justin Frank Polgar The basic building blocks of reading are the same for all ages and levels of education. If we fail to form these building blocks with a solid foundation, the daily task of reading becomes a laborious struggle halting the entire learning […]

Up-Words® Reading Program – Great Approach & Clear Lesson Plan Instructions Alan Delk 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 […]

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 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 […]

King Alfred’s English — Literacy in Britain & the New World for Homeschooled Students, Gr 7 – 12       Author’s E-mail: by Emerson Sandow King Alfred’s English by Laurie White, is the perfect book for middle and high school students to illuminate the history and relevance of English in England and ultimately, the United States. King Alfred, Alfred the Great, lived from 849 to 899 A.D. and successfully defended his country […]

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: 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 […]