The Math Goodies CD

The Math Goodies CD contains over 230 pages of self-paced instruction to make math fun! Each unit has in-depth learning modules that actively engage students. For each unit of lessons there is a corresponding set of puzzles and worksheets. Units include geometry, probability, percent, integers, number theory, pre-algebra, statistics and symbolic logic. The unique...
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LW-Scientific Microscope Discount from The Homeschool Buyer’s Co-op

The Homeschool Buyer’s Co-op has negotiated a GROUP DISCOUNT for LW-Scientific Microscopes through Bolden Microscope. This is the best price on the Internet for these microscopes. You are guaranteed 20% off on any of 4 different models. Save up to 35% if enough people buy! Offer valid until Monday, Sept. 11 at 5:00 PM...
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Adventures in Paleontology: 36 Classroom Fossil Activities

Adventures in Paleontology: 36 Classroom Fossil Activities from NSTA– Millions of years after vanishing from the Earth, dinosaurs still have the power to stir students’ curiosity. Deepen that interest with Adventures in Paleontology, a series of lively hands-on activities especially for middle schoolers. This beautifully illustrated full color book features 36 activities that open...
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Keyboard Conversations

Keyboard Conversations®: Mozart and Friends Keyboard Conversations®: The Power and Passion of Beethoven Keyboard Conversations®: The Romance of the Piano Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel combine the virtuosity and poetry of a world-class pianist with entertaining commentary to create a magical concert experience. His lively, engaging insights and captivating performances make listening an enthralling...
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Cool Cosmos from NASA

“In answering the wide public interest in space sciences, NASA has, for more than a decade, made Education and Public Outreach (EPO) an important element in their missions. This “Cool Cosmos” portal is the main gateway of the “Cool Cosmos” EPO group at the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center and the SIRTF Science Center....
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Podcasting Folktales and Travel Tales

Kimberly Goza shared this message today at HEM-Networking: I’d like to get the word out about a weekly podcasting show my family is producing. By way of re-introduction: We are HSing on the road (in other words we travel full time). We are also performers – mom, dad and son, known as the Act!vated...
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Journey North

Greetings from Journey North, a science, math, technology, and geography project supported by Annenberg Media. Below you’ll find an announcement about our free online studies for K-12 classrooms. Please share it with educators in your network. Free Online Project: Students Track Seasons, Animal Migrations Teachers and students in K-12 classrooms are invited to participate...
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Reading and the Brain from PBS

“Reading and the Brain,” the eighth episode of the award-winning series “Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers,” offers an intriguing look at exciting scientific breakthroughs that may fundamentally change the way reading problems are resolved. “Host Henry Winkler, who struggles with dyslexia himself, explores how brain scientists in Washington, D.C., Houston, Chicago, Louisville and Toronto...
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Learning foreign languages by Valerie Bonham Moon

Valerie Bonham Moon offers some great hands on advice for learning another language at Home Education Magazine’s News and Commentary this week. She writes: On military homeschooling discussion lists, there is often the question of how to go about learning a foreign language, often German since that’s where many servicemembers are stationed. When we...
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Early American Paper Quilling

Early American Paper Quilling from Home Education Magazine’s Hands-On Learning Columnist- Kathy Ceceri She writes: “Back in Colonial America, hobbies were serious business. Whether they were taught at home or at school, girls were expected to learn their own kind of three “R’s”: refinements, recreations, and reading novels. As author Felice Hodges writes in...
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