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Link: Cobblestone. Magazines and Books for Toddlers to Teens! From their site: Cobblestone Publishing has been producing high-quality nonfiction magazines for young readers since 1980. Our philosophy is that nonfiction, whether it deals with American or world history, world cultures, archaeology, or science, should be a combination of fascinating pleasure reading and factual resource...
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Wikibooks is a Wikimedia community for creating a free library of educational textbooks that anyone can edit. Wikibooks began on July 10, 2003; since then Wikibooks has grown to include over 35,175 pages in a multitude of textbooks created by volunteers like you! Wikibooks
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Happy 40th Earth Day

In my opinion, every day should be Earth Day, but I’m glad that we do celebrate it once a year and bring awareness to others. Disneyature Earth looks like a pretty cool looking movie. I don’t know if I’ll see it at the theatre, but I’m very, very tempted. Perhaps a matinee. Earthday Network...
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Carnival of Homeschooling – Peter Rabbit Edition

Carnival of Homeschooling – Peter Rabbit Edition

Home education not only prevents creativity from being rubbed off, but encourages each child to create, explore and discover their place in the world. In honor of the Easter holiday and Ms. Potter, I present the Peter Rabbit Edition of the Carnival of Homeschooling, starting with some great Peter Rabbit Resources.
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Noggin’s Friendship Garden

Noggin’s Friendship Garden

This Friendship Garden Game from Noggin is definitely for littles, but I enjoyed it. I wish my garden grew so easily! Noggin’s Friendship Garden
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Coin Problem

Animated Coin Problem – Use deduction to find the counterfeit coin.
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Earthcam New Year’s Eve – 2009

Panasonic presents Earth Cam New Year's Eve- 2009 is counting down the seconds till the New Year. They will also provide webcams of Time Square and around the world.
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When Donkeys Fly

“When Donkeys Fly” is an inspiring book for all ages. The story is about a little girl who wants to do everything… play baseball, own a horse, jump out of a plane, even be President… and everyone tells her that she can… “When Donkeys Fly”. It is a book that teaches children, and the...
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Gadgetology by Pam Abrams

Gadgetology by Pam Abrams was inspired by a cooking class for kids that she taught out of her New York home. The book contains fun ideas using 35 cooking gadgets for simple recipes, crafts, games and experiments. Here are a few: Explore the many uses for an apple corer, building a child’s cooking confidence...
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The Ultimate Guide to Summer Opportunities for Teens

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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  • Class Dismissed: A Film About Learning Outside the Classroom
    An HEM Interview between filmmaker Jeremy Stuart and HEM’s editor, Barb Lundgren, published in HEM’s September-October 2014 issue From home study and kitchen table math, to perpetual recess and park days, Class Dismissed follows the story of an ordinary American family in their quest to educate their children outside the school system. As they struggle […]


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  • Wisconsin Virtual Academy Must Adhere to Public School Requirements
    Wisconsin Virtual Academy Must Adhere to Public School Requirements Over the years, there has been intentional word mixing by some officials in order to draw independent homeschoolers back into the public schools.  Across the board, confusion often reigns as to who or who is not a homeschooler.  It usually lies on the homeschool community’s back […]

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  • Hands On Science Kits
    Hands On Science Kits Tumblehome Learning, helps kids imagine themselves as young scientists or engineers and encourages them to experience science through adventure and self-guided discovery. Exciting mystery Adventure Fun experiments Hands On Science Kits All carefully designed to engage students. Learn more about how to engage and satisfy your kids scientific curiosity GO to […]

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  • Unschooling, what is it?
    Unschooling, what is it? Unschooling, Un schooling what is it? Defining unschooling is a little like describing a color, and every bit as elusive. You can rely on commonly-held descriptions; for example, we generally all agree what blue looks like, but what about cobalt, aqua, navy, cyan, sapphire, azure, indigo, cerulean, turquoise or cornflower? It’s […]