When I was first approached about reviewing a bone conduction headset from Forbrain – Sound For Life Ltd, it was described to me as a “brain workout” and as “a sensory workout for the nervous system.” Honestly, I had no idea what that meant, but I was intrigued enough to go and check out their 20-minute introductory video describing… Continue reading Forbrain Review: Using Our Voices to Train Our Brains
Category: Curriculum Reviews
Our Review of Read, Write & Type from Talking Fingers Inc.
For the past few weeks, Middlenificent, Littlenificent, and I have had the pleasure of using Read, Write & Type from Talking Fingers Inc. I have been looking for a typing program that would grab the interest of my 9-year old for about two years now with no luck. She quickly became bored with everything we tried and… Continue reading Our Review of Read, Write & Type from Talking Fingers Inc.
Online Science Program Review: Rainforest Journey from EdTechLens
For the past few weeks, my kindergartner and I have been using Rainforest Journey, a beautiful online science program from EdTechLens. We’d like to share our review of it with you. About EdTechLens: Rainforest Journey We received a one-year online subscription for one student for a single grade level of content. At this time, Rainforest Journey has content available… Continue reading Online Science Program Review: Rainforest Journey from EdTechLens
Here to Help Learning: A Writing Program the Kids Ask to Do
For the past six weeks, we have been testing out a new writing curriculum suitable for both homeschool and co-op use called Here to Help Learning and we are really excited to share our review of it with you! We chose to do the first units of both Flight 2 Essay Writing and Flight 2 Paragraph Writing. I’ll… Continue reading Here to Help Learning: A Writing Program the Kids Ask to Do
Our Review of The Dragon and the Raven, an Audio Drama
Recently we were given the opportunity to listen to The Dragon and the Raven, an audio drama from Heirloom Audio Productions, a company that has really raised the bar when it comes to Christian audio dramas. I have been hearing about this company in various online homeschooling circles for the past few years so I was very keen to… Continue reading Our Review of The Dragon and the Raven, an Audio Drama
Hands-On History Lapbooking with Home School in the Woods
We are currently planning on being back in the U.S. for a few months this fall, and with this year being a presidential election year, I jumped at the offer to use and review HISTORY Through the Ages Hands-on History Lap-Pak: U.S. Elections from Home School in the Woods. My kids are pretty clueless about the U.S. political… Continue reading Hands-On History Lapbooking with Home School in the Woods
Online Classes for Homeschoolers: Review of SchoolhouseTeachers.com
Have you made much use of online classes in your homeschool yet? Since we use literature-based curricula, online classes are something we have not had much experience with. I am so excited that I have been chosen to be a part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew this year. The first product I was given to review… Continue reading Online Classes for Homeschoolers: Review of SchoolhouseTeachers.com
Grapevine Studies Review
Have you heard of Grapevine Studies yet? It is a wonderful Bible study in which students/participants work through passages of Scripture and draw stick figures to learn the stories and aid in recall. It is definitely designed with homeschoolers in mind, but it is excellent for adults who want to learn the Bible as well!… Continue reading Grapevine Studies Review
Our New Curriculum Revealed
Last week, I explained why we left the Sonlight fold this year and told you we had chosen a new curriculum. Are you ready for the big reveal? Our new curriculum is…. drum roll, please…. Winter Promise! As I said last week, so far, I have been really impressed not only with Winter Promise’s… Continue reading Our New Curriculum Revealed
Can you guess our new curriculum for this year?
I am so excited about our school year! With much trepidation, I have left the Sonlight fold and we are moving to a new curriculum for next year. This was a really big deal for me because I love being a part of the Sonlight family, and I absolutely LOVE the books that they pick for… Continue reading Can you guess our new curriculum for this year?