Posts Tagged ‘ Age Specific ’

Cast Iron

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Now that we raise chickens, we have a nice abundance of eggs on hand that the kids enjoy. That lead me to re-evaluate the pans I use to cook with. After some thought, research and conversations with my mother in law, I decided to try cast iron. My pans were reasonably priced (bought the...
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Free World U

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A reader sent along a link to Free World U.
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HENKEL CORPORATION DUCK BRAND DUCT TAPE “STUCK AT PROM®” CONTEST 2008

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The rules state that homeschoolers may participate. HOW TO ENTER. Contest participants must enter as a couple (two individuals) (“Entrant” or “Entrant Couple”). Each couple must attend a high school, or home school association, prom held in the spring of 2008, wearing complete attire or accessories made from duct tape (“Duct Tape Prom Attire”)....
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The Ultimate Guide to Summer Opportunities for Teens

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Prufrock Press recently sent a note announcing the release of The Ultimate Guide to Summer Opportunities for Teens. Their description focused on college entrance, but I think the book would also be useful for those looking for apprenticeships or mentoring opportunities. Part of their description reads: The Ultimate Guide to Summer Opportunities for Teens:...
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Knowledge Adventure’s JumpStart World

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Knowledge Adventure’s JumpStart World offers a series of 12 adventure packs for younger children. The software helps children learn critical thinking, reading and math skills. At their website you can take a tour of their 3-D worlds here and review what they can learn here. If you are interested, you can download a free...
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Help for college

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Tenspeed Press recntly sent along the following information on two new college books: College Rules In high school, students have lots of safety nets. In college, they sink or swim. This completely revised guide to college success educates students in the basic college survival skills that professors don’t teach, such as how to study,...
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Wildwood – Written and Illustrated by Ellie Willingham

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Homeschooler Ellie Willingham has recently published a new children’s book, Wildwood. Visit the Official Wildwood site where you can meet the characters, play games featuring the characters and meet the animals of wildwood here.
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“The Day After Graduation”

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The Day After Graduation is written by Francis J. Brazeau is a how to book that explains how to apply for a job, sell a product, become financially independent and more. There is a wonderful you message from the author on a you tube video that can be viewed here. You can read a...
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Math Resource – Illuminations

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Hat tip to Susan Ryan for sending along an awesome math resource this morning called Illuminations. The website has 525 lesson plans available. You can select which types of lessons you’re looking for; algebra, geometry, numbers and operations, measurement and data anaylsis and probability. Also at the site you will find: 96 activities, principles...
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Jump, Jog, Leapfrog

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This new picture book in the Milet Wordwise series by Tracy Traynor is a fesh and creative approach to verbs. It invites children to explore and play with words they can use to describe different actions. The press release states: ” Each two-page section features simple but engaging text about a boy and his...
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