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Adventures In Our World

Adventures In Our World would like to invite your student(s) to send things in to be published. We are now taking the following things for the next issue! Stories Jokes Drawings Photographs Calendar reminders, including birthdays and anniversaries Poems Book Club stuff Top Picks stuff Class information Event information Meeting information Homeshool Friendly business...
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Africam

My sister recently sent me a link to a really interesting webcam and we have been having a great time with it ever since. It is called Africam Wildlife . I will sometimes keep it open while I’m working (downsized with the sound on which alerts me that something might be at the water...
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The Webliographer

The Webliographer is a tool designed by former Peabody Learning and Teaching Center developer Jay Pfaffman, now a professor of Computer Science at the University Of Tennessee Knoxville. The University School of Nashville’s “Lower School Webliographer” is possibly the most comprehensive webliographer in Pfaffman’s extensive system, containing anywhere from 900 to 1000 age-appropriate, teacher-screened...
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A few new books from Prufrock Press, Inc.

Encouraging Your Child’s Writing Talent- brings a new perspective to teaching kids writing – one that helps parents encourage and cultivate a child’s creative insights and love of words through the writing process. The author introduces parents to the characteristics of the gifted writer and much more.” http://www.prufrock.com/productdetails.cfm?PC=583 Encouraging Your Child’s Science Talent –...
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High-adventure novel on line

Online publisher ThreeCatsWrite announces a free – and innovative – teaching tool for homeschoolers. The cats of three children’s book authors are collaborating on a high-adventure novel to be serialized on the blog: www.threecatswrite.com. The first installment will go online Monday, September 25 and continuations will run weekdays through November 17. (Archives will still...
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EDSITEment

EDSITEment is “the best of the humanities on the web from the National Endowment for the Arts”. This educational partnership brings online humanities resources from some of the world’s great museums, libraries, cultural institutions, and universities directly to your classroom. Some of the subjects listed there are: Arts and Culture Literature and Language Arts...
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Complete Idiot Guides Series

Whether they are “right-brained creative types” or “left-brained analytical academics”, each year many of the nation’s 34 million high school and college student struggle to stay afloat in a host of required math and science courses that threaten to wreck havoc with a student’s important GPA. And, while College Board findings indicate that students...
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Trash Talk and Towards Understanding by Dave and Lillian Brummet

Trash Talk and Towards Understanding Authors Dave and Lillian Brummet have written two books, Trash Talk and Towards Understanding. Trash Talk, a guide for anyone concerned about his or her impact on the environment, offers useful solutions for the individual to reduce waste and better manage resources. Towards Understanding is a collection of 120...
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SPEEGLE

Recently I found a new search engine called SPEEGLE.  Speegle is a Scotch speech technology company that delivers internet search results as speech. You can choose the type of voice you would like to hear, a female generic voice-bot, a male voice bot with a Scottish lilt and a generic male voice. They also...
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A to Z Home’s Cool

A-Z Homes Cool  is a favorite among home educators for many reasons, but I just loved the twin hummingbird photos Anne  posted there last May.  You can view the photos here: http://homeschooling.gomilpitas.com/articles/050806.htm If you visit, be sure to have time to sit and explore the many resources that Anne has to...
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