Archive for May, 2011

Why We Sell 7 Different Latin Programs

May 26, 2011 No Comments by

We know it is a lot of options to wade through, and typically we wouldn’t subject you to that. But in this case each curriculum is tailored to a specific audience, and offers something that the others don’t. Not sure which to pick? Hopefully this will help! Word Roots by Critical Thinking Press 3rd grade [...]

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Your First Year of Homeschooling

May 23, 2011 1 Comment by

Whether you’re just beginning to consider homeschooling or you’re finally ready to get started after years of preparation, let us be the first to congratulate you and welcome you to the wonderful world of homeschooling! It isn’t uncommon to get an email asking where a new homeschooler should start. Here are our best tips, tricks [...]

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Home Schooling or Home Educating?

May 23, 2011 No Comments by

I hate schoolwork. I love to learn, but I hate inapplicable learning. I’ll never forget the time Dan insisted on showing me some process involving trouble-shooting a computer program I had never used and thought I would never use. I really did not want to watch and was quite vocal in declining, but Dan urged [...]

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How to Pick a Curriculum

May 23, 2011 1 Comment

Some years ago, when we had only three children and traveling was more thinkable, we attended a number of home education workshops and conventions. It was at one of these conventions that a fellow vendor, but not fellow home educator, made the following comment: “Homeschoolers are a fickle bunch. They buy what is new, and [...]

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What Has Changed in Sequential Spelling Version 2?

May 17, 2011 No Comments

In just a matter of days Timberdoodle will be receiving the new revised Sequential Spelling Level 1 Teacher Manual and Workbook. (Levels 2 through 7 will stay the same for now, with new versions of those levels phasing in over the next several months or so). Yay! The really good news about the new Sequential [...]

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A Kid’s Guide to Drawing the Presidents of the USA

May 13, 2011 247 Comments

Yes, this set really retails for $1060.50, and yes, we really are giving an entire set away! Here is why A Kid’s Guide to Drawing the Presidents of the USA is so incredible: Draw your way through American history with the most amazing supplement we have ever offered, A Kid’s Guide to Drawing the Presidents [...]

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11th and 12th Grade Timberdoodle Curriculum

May 09, 2011 No Comments

Will you be offering complete curriculum packages for 11th and 12th grade? Or is there a reason you don’t have those? Mary We have vacillated on this very question time after time. While there are certain basics every 11th and 12th grader should know (math, writing, etc.) there is much more that ought to be [...]

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Our Mother’s Day gift to Mom

May 05, 2011 No Comments

  Our mom is hard to shop for. She doesn’t like flowers, and she is determined to eat healthily, so a box of chocolates wouldn’t be a blessing for her. What else can we do for Mother’s Day? Breakfast in bed? No. A day shopping? No, she doesn’t enjoy shopping. A cleaning supply, such as [...]

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