American Minute – American History – and the World — Is Fascinating & Entertaining

http://www.americanminute.com/ Free e-mail subscription Review by Michael Leppert Our beautiful country is often referred to as “The Great Experiment” and its short history is packed with interesting facts and amazing anecdotes. . . much of it trivia, but still interesting and memorable. A grasp of this history is essential to all Americans’ maintaining their freedom […]

Hugg a Planet – You’ve Got the Whole World in Your Hands!

www.peacetoys.com 136 Jimmo Drive, Ste 4 Colchester VT 05446 Voice: (802) 891-6645 Fax: (802) 878-8909 Orders: 1-800-332-7840 (US only) E-mail: sales@peacetoys.com By Michael Leppert One company has developed a unique way to raise our knowledge and consciousness about our planet and also, each other. Hugg-a-Planet is a line of cloth globes of varying sizes and […]

Field Trip Zoom – Live Streaming Brings the Field Trips To You

http://www.fieldtripzoom.com/ Flexible schedule • 300+ events Very affordable 2-program FREE trial Far-reaching topics and venues All students love field trips. Nothing compares with real-world experience that is also educational. Field Trip Zoom allows your family or support group to take a wide variety of field trips right in your home! They offer over 300 events […]

The Blanket of Miracles – English/Spanish Storybook

Story by: Lynda Bulla Illustrated by: Maggui Ledbetter Published by: Oak Tree Press Available from Amazon.com ISBN: 978-1-61009-218-0 32 color pages, soft cover or hard cover, 32 pages By Michael Leppert This charming, beautifully illustrated folk wisdom storybook by Lynda Bulla provides a light-hearted but touching story of a matriarch’s family heirloom blanket that becomes the […]

Math Essentials Make Math Enticing & Fun

mathessentials.net By Anna Stevens   mathessentials.net americasmathteacher.com math.essentials@verizon.net   Age Range: 9 years old to Algebra Cost Range: $10.50 to $23.95 Subject: Math from elementary to algebra Location: Los Gatos, California Ph: 408-314-4573   Mathematics can be one of the most challenging aspects of homeschooling for many families. At best, it is tolerated as a […]

Mr. Wizard – Pioneer of Science Teaching – Mr.Wizard’s Work, Is Alive and Well

http://www.mrwizardstudios.com/ 818-704-9993 Tom & Kristen Nikosey tom@mrwizardstudios.com kristen@mrwizardstudios.com by Michael Leppert It is entirely possible that the tremendous interest in Science and Technology that mushroomed in the 1950s and gave the Space Race some of its best engineers and most avid lay fans, came from one man’s influence. That man was Don Herbert, aka “Mr. […]

Nature Trading Cards – Fun Facts & Photos

Website: naturetradingcards.com Age Range: 5 and up Cost Range: $2.00 – $20.00 Subject: Nature/Outdoors/Geography Phone: (831) 345-3423 By Matt Barnabei Have you ever been at the beach, on a hike or on a boat and seen a gorgeous bird, fish, flower or furry friend and wished you had known what kind it was? With Nature […]

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 […]

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 […]

K5 Learning – Online Reading, Spelling & 2 Math Enrichment Modules for Grades K- 5

Offers a free 14-day trial of Math & Reading http://www.k5learning.com by Michael Leppert K5 Learning is an online program offered by parents, for Reading & Math enrichment to be used at home, for students from Kindergarten to Grade 5. K5 Learning is not an educational “game” site, but a real, educational resource that will help […]