Novare Science & Math: A Review

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Dear Homeschooler, Why is the sky blue? Can ray guns, light sabers, or photon torpedoes really be made? What causes the distant pavement on a highway to appear wet? Like most kids, mine ask questions constantly. I can answer some of them. Some I google (good ol’ technology!). Wouldn’t it be…

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Whistlefritz: A Review

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Dear Homeschooler,  Hola. Como estás? Spanish is such a fun language. Plus, knowing a second language is such a useful skill to have. If you are part of the Dear Homeschooler community, you will know that my background in linguistics causes me to be rather drawn to language curricula; I…

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K5 Learning: A Review

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Dear Homeschooler, We’ve been winding down the school year over the last month or two. As we finished up our core curricula, I’ve been supplementing with some fun, computer-based educational programs. One of our favorites has been the  online program by K5 Learning. K5 Learning provides supplemental instruction in reading, math, and spelling…

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ArtAchieve: A Review

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Dear Homeschooler, My kids love crafts. Just give me some construction paper, scissors, and glue, and I can make any animal project, but when it comes to having actual art skills — Eek! I am not an artist. How do I go about teaching my kids the skills behind lines, colors, and…

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