RightStart™ and Multiplication

By Joan A. Cotter, Ph.D., http://www.alabacus.com Multiplication has been the mathematical downfall of many children, not so much because of the algorithms, but memorizing the 100 facts. Before expecting the child to learn the facts, we need to teach the meaning of multiplication. Describing it as repeated addition is a limited view, which doesn’t work well for multiplying fractions or decimals. Since the primary application of...

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Keys to Effective Bible Study

www.churchathome.org by Philip Neal The diligent study of the Scriptures is a vital part of the Christian’s life. Indeed, having one’s mind in the Word of God is one of the key defenses Christians have in this troublesome world. Notice what Paul has to say about the profound value of studying the Scriptures: “And that from a child you have known the holy writings, which are able to make you wise unto salvation through faith, which is...

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Create-a-Story – a Creative Writing Board Game for All Ages

Published by: Create Press www.createpress.com P.O. Box 2785 Carlsbad, CA 92018-2785 760-730-9550 $44.95 plus S&H Online Teachers Manual available at website Ages 5-99 (adult assistance is required for younger children) Can be up to 6 individuals or up to 6 groups of 2-4 players =========== By Joseph Grayhaim Create Press has developed an ingenious approach to teaching creative writing and guiding students to work the imagination...

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Cooking and Homeschool – the Perfect Unit Study for Boys & Girls

by Joseph Grayhaim Homeschooling affords some of the best real-life academic lessons one can imagine. One of the great benefits is that your child learns applications of concepts that would otherwise only be held in the pages of a book . . . where they have little meaning or significance. One of the best classrooms in your homeschool environment is the kitchen. Besides being significant as a means to adulthood self-reliance and...

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Little House On the Prairie Books Rich Literature and Unit Study

Named in the Top 20 of all time Children’s Books by Readers for good reason www.walnutgrove.org By Emerson Sandow Ms. Charlotte Mason was a British teacher of the late 1800s who developed a complete instruction method named after her. Many homeschooling families adhere to some or all of Ms. Mason’s precepts in teaching their own children with her very solid and sound approach. Among the Charlotte Mason guidelines are to use living...

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