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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Bite Size Math Success
Apr19

Bite Size Math Success

by Jack Fretwell • President, Starboard Learning Systems, www.capjax.com The kids were popping in and out of our booth all day long. At the Christian Homeschool Association of Pennsylvania (CHAP) convention in Harrisburg, we were showing a game-like program to build basic math skills. We had it running on two laptop computers.  While their parents shopped for other learning materials, a lot of kids were roaming the show and had...

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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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Ten Reasons To Homeschool Through High School

www.homeschoolnewslink.com by Cafi Cohen Yes, it sounds scary. Homeschool through high school. Nevertheless, more and more people take the plunge every year. At your next homeschool conference, check out the increasing number of vendors and workshops catering to families with teenagers. In the spring of 2000, thousands of teenagers graduated from home-based programs and applied to colleges nationwide. Leery about joining these folks?...

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English From The Roots Up
Feb26

English From The Roots Up

Help For Reading, Writing, Spelling and S.A.T. Scores Available from Literacy Unlimited Publications P.O. Box 278, Medina, WA.  98039-0278 www.literacyunlimited.com $29.95 per volume/$18.00 flash cards/Wholesale prices are available Review by Linda K. Foster I can’t count the number of times in my life that I’ve said, “it’s Greek to me” meaning, of course, that I didn’t understand something.  After reading English From The Roots Up,...

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History Unboxed – Brings History to Life
Feb26

History Unboxed – Brings History to Life

http://historyunboxed.com/ by Michael Leppert For ages 5-9 or 10-15 Anglo-Saxon England, MesoAmerica, China, Athens, Egypt, India What child would not want to “visit” these exotic and significant locations and be steeped in their past? History Unboxed makes it possible, all from the comfort of your classroom. Each box contains materials to create arts & crafts, illustrated texts, projects to do – all centered on a specific place...

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