Family on Bikes – 5/4/08

Five weeks and counting. The final countdown has begun, and the amount of visits by the FedEx man is decreasing. Our pile of gear has taken over the garage and I’m making a valiant attempt at imposing some sort of order upon the chaos. I’m feeling positive about our gear, and feel that it...
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Special needs resource

Success for students with special learning needs Precision Academics is written by Val Gray, an Educational Psychologist and Special Educator who has over 25 years of experience working with Gifted and Talented Students and Students with Special Learning Needs of all ages. Teachers, Parents, Teacher’s Aides and Tutors can use Precision Academic to select...
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Shakespeare in American Life

Shakespeare in American Life offers some pretty interesting videos. Living Iambic Pentameter Is that your sandwich? Occupation Romeo Tableaux Vivants
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The Creative Family: How to Encourage Imagination and Nurture Family Connections

Homeschool Mom and blogger, Amanda Blake Soule has a new book coming out next month, The Creative Family: How to Encourage Imagination and Nurture Family Connections. The Trumpeter Books Press Release included a great quote by her that I just loved. She wrote: There is a value, a richness and uniqueness in the things...
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Destination Imagination

A Reader sent this description of Destination Imagination and I thought it might be of interest to many of you: WHAT IS DESTINATION IMAGINATION? Destination ImagiNation is the world’s largest non-profit, volunteer-driven organization devoted to helping kids gain practical life skills through interesting, entertaining and mind-boggling challenges. DI is a community-based program that enhances...
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Private Art

Private Art is a delightful collection of WWII Letters To and From The Home Front. Private Art
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CHEM4KIDS offers basic chemistry information for everyone. They offer information on the periodic table, reactions, biochemistry, atoms, matter, elements and more. Check out all their resources at their site map here.
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More Learning Methods and Styles Resources

If HEM Takes a Closer Look at Learning Methods and Styles has sparked an interest, you might consider exploring a few of these favorite resources from HEM’s Guide to Resources. *** Homeschool Methods When we first started out homeschooling, we explored a variety of educational methods that might work for us. Before you explore...
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DIY Preschool

DIY is a website which offers activity ideas, tips, and resources for parents who want an alternative to structured schooling for their young children. From the site: You don’t need a curriculum. You don’t need special training. And you certainly don’t need flash cards, special software, or any of the dopey rote-learning toys that...
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The Eiffel Tower

The Official site of the Eiffel Tower offers: A virtual tour A panoramic tour or the tower itself A panaromic view of Paris from the tower Games News Practical Information The Structure of the Tower and its Evolution Visit them here: http://www.tour-eiffel.fr/teiffel/uk/#
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