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Curiosityville – Fun and Personalized Online Learning

Kids spend a lot of time looking at screens these days, so when I was offered a membership at in exchange for a review of the site, I hesitated.  But after learning a little about Curiosityville, I decided to go ahead and check it out. Curiosityville is an online learning program that is aimed at […]

Summer History Project

Every May I mentally plan out all the teaching activities I am going to do over summer break to keep my son from experiencing summer brain drain. I list two or three subjects and tell myself that we are going to study throughout the summer. I don’t plan on overwhelming my son with worksheets or turning my […]

Reading Horizon’s Intensive Phonics Instructor Materials (Review and Giveaway)

One of my favorite subjects in elementary school was phonics. I can still remember the texture of the pages in my phonics books and how much I loved tearing them out and turning them in. Phonics just made sense to me and I loved it because it helped my reading skills advance. I was an […]