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Aristoplay Games

Aristoplay: Play Games, Have Fun, Learn Things! In a world that is changing as fast as ours is today, learning is a life-long pursuit. For over 25 years Aristoplay has been committed to keeping the excitement in learning. With the support of their friends and customers Aristoplay creates games that are the best in...
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What Bird?

What Bird?

What Bird – The Ultimate Bird Guide is an excellent resource that I have used often. This free resource offers extensive tools to identify birds, including bird identification 101, blogs, articles and it even offers the tools to create your own field guide from their extensive database of North American birds. What Bird –...
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Sketch Swap

At this website, you make an online drawing, submit it and your given someone else’s submission. Sketch Swap —Mary Nix
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St. Patrick’s Day

I don’t always share holiday resources at this blog unless I happen to remember ahead of time that a holiday is approaching, but being of Irish descent, I almost always remember St. Paddy’s Day.  Here are some St. Patrick’s Day resources that I hope you will enjoy: History of St. Patrick’s Day from the...
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Rare Book Room

The “Rare Book Room” site has been constructed as an educational site intended to allow the visitor to examine and read some of the great books of the world. Over the last decade, a company called “Octavo” digitally photographed some of the world ‘s great books from some of the greatest libraries. These books...
Read More » offers a botanical dictionary of plants and flowers. They describe their site saying: A botanical dictionary is also commonly referred to as a plant dictionary or flower dictionary. Use this outdoor and indoor plant resource to look up words used to describe plants, flower parts, types of foliage, plant living processes and growing...
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Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Education Outreach Program For Organized Groups and Home Schoolers The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) is located just south of Annapolis in Edgewater, MD. We are one of several research branches of the Smithsonian, and are located on 3,000 acres of land along 14 miles of undeveloped shoreline on the Rhode River. SERC’TMs campus...
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Van Gogh’s Letters

Van Gogh’s Letters

This is a searchable web exhibit of Van Gogh’s Letters that are arranged by subject. Van Gogh’s Letters —Mary Nix
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Lego Art

Nathan Sawaya is an artist whose medium is LEGO® bricks. If you visit his website, The Art of The Brick, you might just get lost exploring there like I did. He offers a gallery where you can explore Lego Art. Have fun! –Mary Nix
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Barker Creek Publishing

Barker Creek Publishing has a diverse offering of resources at their site. Barker Creek Publishing started out by selling the Draw Write Now books their first year, but have grown far beyond that. Recently they began offering 40 differen new products for their customers. You can explore all the great products they have for...
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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 […]