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English Phonics Stories

Author Nancy D. Nelson 541/797-0002 info@EnglishPhonicsStories.com www.englishphonicsstories.com Assessed by Valerie Schuetta, M.Ed. Whether you are a parent homeschooling your child, or a teacher looking for new materials to supplement your classroom, look no further. English Phonics Stories, by Nancy D. Nelson, has everything you need to supply your child or students with what they will need […]

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? […]

Our Big Blue Schoolhouse – Homeschooling On the High Seas!

by Matthew Herron —————————— By Spencer Howard Our Big Blue Schoolhouse is the account of an incredible sea journey, told from the perspective of thirteen-year-old, Matthew Herron. The Herron family has been quite the inspiration for those involved in both traditional and non-traditional schooling. As a family of four, parents Matt and Jeannine understood the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Alene.Harris@readytoteach.com http://readytoteach.com/ 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 www.see-n-read.com info@see-n-read.com 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]