Royal Fireworks Curricula – Beginning With Your Child

By Thomas Milton Kemnitz, Royal Fireworks Publishing www.rfwp.com At Royal Fireworks we are creating a new class of curricula because we think that traditional curricula are unsatisfactory. Our curricula are different because they begin at a different point, view education differently, and are focused on life goals rather than short-term educational objectives. First and foremost, our curricula begin at a different starting point. The...

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Information Is Not Knowledge

By Mary Leppert and Michael Leppert www.homeschoolalmanac.com  Most of us would agree, “Knowledge is power.” However, over the past 40 years the words “knowledge” and “education” (meaning “school”) have been confusedly melded. This is how we have arrived at the deplorable condition of having illiterate high school graduates (all well “schooled”) and major universities...

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Carpenter Literacy a Reading Curriculum Whole Word Plus Phonetic Instruction
Dec12

Carpenter Literacy a Reading Curriculum Whole Word Plus Phonetic Instruction

By Gail Carpenter http://www.carpenterliteracy.com/ Help! My child can’t read and I don’t know what to do. How many times have we heard this, blanketed with tears and hopelessness from parents and teachers? The kids are defeated, hate reading and just know t read more

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Writing the Basic Analytical Essay: Part One

Finding the Theme of a Story by Dr. Rosette Liberman, www.cooperhillstylebook.com This copyrighted article is the first of a series of 6 articles that teach students to write an effective essay. ====================== Writing a winning essay is not as hard as you think. The key is having an excellent system at your fingertips!* — not just any system, but one developed and tested in actual classrooms in high school, college, and...

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ADD/ADHD – Attention Deficit Disorder
Oct21

ADD/ADHD – Attention Deficit Disorder

by Linda Silbert, http://stronglearningstore.com/ Having an attentional issue does not necessarily mean that a child or adult has ADD or ADHD. (ADHD is an attention deficit problem with physical hyperactivity.) In fact, most people have trouble staying focused on what they are doing if the phone rings, if people are talking nearby, if traffic is rushing past the window, or if loud music is playing. Distractions are everywhere,...

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The Seven Learning Styles

Visual        (spatial):You prefer using pictures, images, and spatial understanding. Aural         (auditory-musical): You prefer using sound and music. Verbal       (linguistic): You prefer using words, both in speech and writing. Physical    (kinesthetic): You prefer using your body, hands and sense of touch. Logical      (mathematical): You prefer using logic, reasoning and systems. Social        (interpersonal): You prefer to...

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