Curriculum Talk

Alphabet Beats

Alphabet Beats is a unique, DVD  program designed to teach young children to write the alphabet. There are 2 DVD’s: one for uppercase and one for lowercase. The DVD is divided into  5 minute segments for each letter. Each segment begins with Miss Marnie teaching the proper formation of the letter with a picture, her …

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Math Galaxy

When I look back over this year on the Homeschool Crew, I’ll always remember it as the math year — the on-line math year. I have had the opportunity to review lots of math products this year, and Math Galaxy was somewhat at a disadvantage with its review being later in the year. When I …

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AVKO

AVKO is a non-profit, 501(C)3 membership organization that focuses on the development and production of materials and especially techniques to teach reading and spelling, handwriting (manuscript and cursive), and keyboarding. AVKO is dedicated to the teaching everyone how to read and spell, regardless of their mild to moderate learning disabilities, dyslexia, poverty, or opportunity.   …

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A Young Scholar’s Guide to Composers

Bright Ideas Press is a family-owned and operated company that specializes in “Practical, Fun, and Affordable History, Geography, and Science Resources”. Maggie Hogan began homeschooling her now grown sons in 1991. Since there weren’t many resources for homeschoolers available then, she got a lot of practice writing her own curriculum. She is now using that …

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