Math Mini-Courses from A+ Interactive Math Review

Have you ever found that your child’s elementary or middle school math program has a few holes in it?  Are there certain topics that you really want your student to cover more for some extra practice and better comprehension?  A+ Interactive Math has recently introduced Math Mini-Courses, and we were chosen to review two of them in […]

The Basics of Critical Thinking – Book Review

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been able to use my review copy of The Basics of Critical Thinking by The Critical Thinking Co. (written by Michael Baker).  I wanted to ramp up my kids’ decision-making and critical thinking skills, and this book has been an interesting and practical way to do it.  If you’re trying to help teach […]

Standard Deviants Accelerate Review

Looking for online courses for your students?  Standard Deviants Accelerate is a resource that I was previously unfamiliar with.  We’ve been able to access their Homeschool Courses for review over the past several weeks, and I have been observing my 5th grade daughter as she’s checked out Fundamental Math and Arithmetic. SDA offers many homeschool courses for students […]

Science Unit Studies for Homeschoolers and Teachers (review)

Science is a tough subject for me to teach, because I always want to incorporate all of my kids.  This makes it hard to use most curriculum, which are usually age or grade specific.  When I found out we would be reviewing a new book, I was ready to dig in.  Funtastic Unit Studies‘ book Science Unit […]

CTC Math – Online Math Curriculum

My sons really excel in math, so I am often searching for ways to challenge them with a homeschool math program that still makes math fun.  We were able to once again review the 12 Month Family Plan online math program from CTC Math over the past several weeks and use it as our core curriculum.  We have […]