Plan for Convergent and Divergent Thinking As you begin making plans for next school year, you’ll want to keep in mind the necessity of incorporating both convergent and divergent thinking into your curriculum selection. Experts recognize these as the two major types of brain challenges we all encounter. What is Convergent Thinking? Convergent thinking generally […]
#1) Family Owned and Operated Since 1985 Timberdoodle was founded for one reason: meeting the needs of fellow-homeschoolers. We aren’t here for your money (though we’d never exist without your purchases!) but we want your family to find homeschooling to be stress-free and bursting with excitement and will do whatever we can to make […]
There’s been a lot of buzz, discussion, and anxiety in the homeschool community for the last few years about the Common Core State Standards. Many of you have asked us what our stance is on the standards, and whether our curriculum is designed to comply with them. What is the Common Core? According to the […]
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 […]
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 […]
We are often asked about the documentation included in our Core Curriculum Kits, and with good reason. You know that your curriculum manual will set the tone for the year. With that in mind, we wanted our Scheduling Helps Folder to be extremely simple, easy to use, and promote independent study. We wanted you to […]
In the academic world, our hands-on babies are at a disadvantage. These children learn best by doing… Keep in mind that God put those wiggles in your baby. When you think you just cannot clean up one more mess, tell yourself that to excel academically your baby needs as much active time as possible. I like to think that the more weary I am, the brighter my hands-on baby is becoming.
What changed between 2011 and 2012? Why? Where should your student start?
Absolutely! There are two things to be aware of though. All school P.O.s must pay actual shipping costs. Before we will accept any P.O.s from your school district we do need to have an application filled out, which you can download here as a PDF: Timberdoodle’s PO Approval Form 2011
Pros and Cons of combining siblings into the same grade, plus JoAnn’s reply.