American Academy English Uses the Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) Curriculum

American Academy offers an excellent Christian online education for homeschoolers. Here is a partial Scope & Sequence of the English curriculum: English 1 (Grade 1) (PACEs 1001-1012) The student: • Reviews consonant and vowel sounds. • Is introduced to reading and writing of word families and sentences. • Studies blends, diphthongs, ending sounds, and suffixes. • Develops reading comprehension skills. • Copies sentences using...

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Homeschooling Grew by 61.8 Percent from 2003 to 2012 (1,773,000)

http://www.cnsnews.com This article by Terence P. Jeffrey | was posted May 19, 2015  on CNSNews.com. “(CNSNews.com) – In the ten-year period from 2003 to 2012, the number of American children 5 through 17 years old who were being homeschooled by their parents climbed by 61.8 percent, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Education. At the same time, the percentage of all U.S. students in the...

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Hugg a Planet – You’ve Got the Whole World in Your Hands!
Mar05

Hugg a Planet – You’ve Got the Whole World in Your Hands!

www.peacetoys.com 136 Jimmo Drive, Ste 4 Colchester VT 05446 Voice: (802) 891-6645 Fax: (802) 878-8909 Orders: 1-800-332-7840 (US only) E-mail: sales@peacetoys.com By Michael Leppert One company has developed a unique way to raise our knowledge and consciousness about our planet and also, each other. Hugg-a-Planet is a line of cloth globes of varying sizes and contents that can be hugged, studied and tossed – however you see fit! The...

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How To Stop Bullying: Boundaries For Bullies
Feb26

How To Stop Bullying: Boundaries For Bullies

By Nicholeen Peck, https://teachingselfgovernment.com/ Question: How do you help children respond appropriately to unkind behavior and bullying, especially at school? Answer: Bullying is on the rise in our society. Many factors may contribute to this trend, including the increased usage of violent video games and movies, and the decrease in social refinement instruction. Whatever the root causes, incidents of bullying are increasing...

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The Nuts and Bolts of Homeschooling — Beginning is easy!
Jan25

The Nuts and Bolts of Homeschooling — Beginning is easy!

By Mary and Michael Leppert, Copyright © 2016 by All Time Media, Inc., all rights reserved. homeschoolalmanac.com More Home Than School Today’s homeschooling is far more about “home” than “school.” Few Americans today have the close-knit family life that so many Americans once had—before compulsory education pulled the children from their parents’ responsibility, beginning in 1852 in Massachusetts . Children who attend school are...

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