Orville and Wilbur Wright – Famous Homeschoolers

www.homeschoolmagazine.com Aviation Pioneers Orville Wright and Wilbur Wright were aviation pioneers and inventors who were born near Millville, Indiana.  They showed mechanical genius from boyhood. These two home-taught boys opened a bicycle sales and repair shop in Dayton, Ohio and a very young age (around 17) and soon were making and selling their own bicycles. They loved to invent and had read about experiments with gliders which...

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Writing the Basic Analytical Essay: Part Two

  The Introduction   By Dr. Rosette Liberman, www.cooperhillstylebook.com   This copyrighted article is the second of a series that teaches students how to write an effective essay.  The first installment, Writing the Basic Analytical Essay Part One, is available at http://cooperhillstylebook.com/archive/  Function of the Introduction The Introduction hooks the reader’s interest in the topic or theme of the essay. The...

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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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Flip Flop Learning — Spanish Face To Face
Aug26

Flip Flop Learning — Spanish Face To Face

http://www.flipfloplearning.com/ Suzanne Gose, creator of Flip Flop Learning Spanish believes in a a vital and unique approach to language learning: That a student has to learn it as s/he uses it – face to face, not face to screen or face to book, but actually interacti read more

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Zip Strips – Engaging, Fun & Effective for Reading and Math Work

http://www.wendysbookworks.com/ wendy@wendysbookworks.com (714) 955-2104 By Valerie Schuetta, M.Ed. As a first grade teacher and Reading Specialist, I am always on the lookout for resources that will not only advance my students learning, but are engaging, easy to use, and fun. Zip-Strips do all the above and much more. I had the opportunity to review the Phonics Pocket Sliders with Vocabulary and Spelling Zip Strips, grades 1 through...

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Free College Can Happen to You

By Jean Burk, http://collegeprepgenius.com/    Full Scholarship – two words that could change your life. Getting free college can be like winning the lottery. Imagine throwing away several trash bags full of college scholarships that come in the mail. This is what happened to us. But for some families, getting just one scholarship offer could be the difference between junior college and the perfect university. You have spent the...

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