Archive for August, 2012

*Giveaway* Shakespeare that “begs to be read” – a $119.40 value

Aug 30, 2012 32 Comments by

Literary Masterpieces Made Easy and Interesting Since my introduction to Dick and Jane books I have been a voracious reader of nearly anything in print. However, Shakespeare and I just never clicked. Maybe you have a child like me, whose aversion to the well-respected bard has you on the fence. Should you force the issue, [...]

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Is Timberdoodle’s Core Curriculum Accredited?

Aug 27, 2012 1 Comment by

This is a common question about our Timberdoodle Core Curriculum Kits so for those of you who have wondered but not asked yet, here is our answer! Accreditation is really a term used for regulating schools instructing students, rather than the curriculum itself. So if we were overseeing the education of your children, checking their [...]

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*Giveaway* Language Smarts – New Language Arts Program for Grades 1-3

Aug 22, 2012 57 Comments by

Already a Favorite Out of all of our new Critical Thinking Press titles, Language Smarts is my favorite. If you’ve used and loved Mathematical Reasoning than you’ll be delighted by the familiar, colorful pages and thinking-skills based approach. A Complete Curriculum or Invaluable Supplement Language Smarts is specifically designed to be thorough enough to be [...]

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Why and How to Combine Science and History for Multiple Grades

Aug 17, 2012 No Comments

We believe that history and science are best studied as a family, especially in the elementary grades. Not only will it promote family unity, but it will also take pressure off you since you don’t need to teach multiple science programs or portions of history at the same time. On top of that you’ll save [...]

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How do I Pick the Best Curriculum Kit for My Family? A 12 Question Checklist

Aug 14, 2012 No Comments

Every Curriculum Seller Has a Wonderful Plan for Your Life As summer draws to an end I am amazed with the inundation of emails I receive advertising curriculum kits; each of which claims that their package will solve all your problems and leave you with a magical, happy school year. Your children will skip out [...]

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Friendly Chemistry Giveaway

Aug 14, 2012 44 Comments

Rigorous But Friendly Chemistry By the time your child nears graduation your daily involvement in his academics should be as hands-off as possible. That is why we are pleased to offer you Friendly Chemistry, A Guide to Learning Basic Chemistry. Rigorous enough to prepare any teen for college, but friendly enough to keep the tears [...]

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Olympic-Level Competition or Best P.E. Ever?

Aug 07, 2012 51 Comments

With the Gibbon Funline Slackline, one of the hottest sports among high school and college students in Europe is now available for thrill-seeking homeschoolers as well. Slacklining originated in Yosemite when young climbers, after a hard day’s hike, began walking on chains between posts. But the sport of slacklining really began to take off when [...]

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Djeco Art Kits Giveaway

Aug 01, 2012 35 Comments

Djeco, one of the most popular toy manufacturers in Paris, is a family-owned company that is dedicated to designing imaginative art kits of the highest quality. Their fifty years of experience in producing dazzling art kits has been leaving smiles on children and their parents all over the world. Packed with personality to appeal especially [...]

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