Archive for March, 2010

A Fallacy Review for Homeschoolers

Mar 24, 2010 No Comments by

Here is another relevant example, from the Fallacy Detective authors, of the Avoiding the Question fallacy. Great refresher for your students, follow this link and watch the examples with your children and help them decipher where the fallacies occur and how these fallacies impact the decisions that we make and our culture.

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Timberdoodle’s Homeschool Vodcast #0008 – Product Testing

Mar 22, 2010 1 Comment by

Dozens of products must be evaluated before we print our 2010 Curriculum Catalog. Watch this video to get a glimpse of the review process here at Timberdoodle. But best of all this time it was 4 young relatives, ages 2-7, who explored, experimented, and tested a wide array of new exciting products, from construction to [...]

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Cousins – What You Ought To Know (By the Brothers Winn)

Mar 20, 2010 No Comments by

Our cousins from near and far were here this weekend, so this clip from the Winn Brothers seems especially timely! ———————————————- Laugh while you learn and retain 800% more! This weekend’s laugh by The Brothers Winn is titled, “Cousins.” Brett and Jedd produce an innovative vodcast, What You Ought To Know, covering many and varied [...]

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An Item Which WON’T Be Going In Our Homeschool Catalog

Mar 18, 2010 3 Comments

Tuesday was babysitting day. We had the joy of caring for a 2 ½ year old and 9 month old for about 6 hours, and what better way to spend that time than trying out all the baby and toddler products we have. Of course we had a blast! Some of the products were keepers [...]

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Timberdoodle’s Homeschool Vodcast #0007 – Conferences

Mar 15, 2010 No Comments

We just returned from our first homeschool conference of 2010. Watch as Grace explains how to get conference specials even at those conferences Timberdoodle can’t attend this year. This conference posed an unexpected challenge for us – watch till the end to see cell phone footage of what happened! Want a free catalog? Visit www.timberdoodle.com

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Language Guide – What You Ought To Know (By the Brothers Winn)

Mar 12, 2010 No Comments

A couple of us are on our way to Bellingham this afternoon to vend at our first 2010 homeschool conference. I hope they speak our language up there…. ———————————————- ———————————————- Laugh while you learn and retain 800% more! This Friday’s laugh by The Brothers Winn is titled, “Language Guide.” Brett and Jedd produce an innovative [...]

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‘This is not true!’ – Apologia’s Homeschool Curriculum Makes it to MSNBC

Mar 08, 2010 No Comments

It is interesting to note that the reason for the current concern about Apologia curriculum is it teaches creation. MSNBC presents the issue from what I would have in the past considered an atypical point of view: homeschoolers who don’t believe in creation. While years ago it would have been unusual for families to decide [...]

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Homeschooling Your Toddler Tornadoes!

Mar 08, 2010 No Comments

Originally published in Timberdoodle’s 1990-1991 catalog Don’t you just love toddlers? They are so enthusiastic, loving, curious, confident, and innocent. However, to a home-educating mom, they are also exhausting, impatient, loud, and unpredictable. But how can we incorporate these tornadoes in with the older children in our education program without making them the center of [...]

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Free Digital Subscription to Homeschool Enrichment Magazine!

Mar 03, 2010 No Comments

Who doesn’t like free? Who wouldn’t like to stay on the cutting edge of homeschooling? We thought you might be interested… check out this free digital subscription!

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