Typing Coach

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In my homeschool, I prefer to have my kids learn to type well before they start with any major writing endeavors, so I was happy to offer to do this review of The Typing Coach online typing tutor from The Typing Coach Online Typing Course. Even though this review happened at the same time as […]

Captain Absolutely Comic Book Review

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With a house full of boys, we’re way into super heroes here, so I was happy to receive a copy of Captain Absolutely, a book based on the character from Adventures in Odyssey from Focus On The Family. We weren’t already familiar with the character or story line, but I wanted my middle son – […]

Apologia Readers in Residence Review

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I have middle schoolers who struggle in the language arts department, including one with dyslexia. I’m thrilled to bring you this review of Apologia Educational Ministries  newest program Readers in Residence Volume 1 (Sleuth) designed for 4th through 6th graders. My dyslexic son is a 6th grader and is working at least a semester behind […]

The Critical Thinking Co. – Language Smarts

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The Critical Thinking Co.™ is one of my favorite vendors (largely because of their generous copyright policy), so when I was offered the chance to review the Language Smarts™ Level E you know I was thrilled to do so! This is for fourth graders, and though that seems a little between my kids, it’s actually […]

Can Do Cubes Review

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Can Do Cubes are a fun set of wooden manipulative blocks from jollyliteracy.com, a division of just2ducks LLC and the makers of the phonics program I reviewed earlier this week. I’m thrilled to be able to bring you a review of the Can Do Cubes as well! I used the phonics program mostly with  my […]