Reading Comprehension

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reading comprehension

My oldest student really struggled with reading comprehension when he was younger. The kid could read anything you put in front of him, but answering even basic reading comprehension questions was, well – out of the question, if you’ll forgive the pun! He’d attended public school for 3 years, finishing first grade in the system […]

First Start Reading by Memoria Press

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First Start Reading

We had the pleasure of receiving for review the First Start Reading program from Memoria Press. The program is geared to about the 1st-grade level, but I thought my twins could probably handle a beginning phonics program. The program is supposed to be a combination of phonics, handwriting, and reading, with a focus on good handwriting […]

Review: It’s NOT Greek to Me!

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NOT Greek

We have had the honor and privilege of receiving for review a program from Ready to Teach on Greek, titled Greek Morphemes Lessons (It’s  NOT Greek to Me!) including a student workbook, a teacher guide, and both a CD and a thumb drive including the slide show lesson presentations. We have been using this with […]

The Critical Thinking Co. Editor in Chief Review

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Editor In Chief by The Critical Thinking Co.

We have been using the Editor in Chief Level 1 book by The Critical Thinking Co.  which was sent to us in exchange for posting this review. This book is for the 4th to 5th grade level and works as a great daily exercise or complement to your core program. I had both of my […]

Snake Oil Review – Out of the Box Games

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snake oil educational games

If you enjoy using educational games to supplement your homeschool curriculum, or maybe you are just a game-playing family like we are, you need to come check out Out of the Box Games!! We had the pleasure of receiving for the purpose of review a great game called Snake Oil for ages 10 and up. […]