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Professor Noggin’s Card Games – An Incredibly Fun Resource! – Official UM Review

Our family has been using these games for years and they are a fun, entertaining and exciting way to learn a number of subjects in numerous categories from Science to History to Art to Geography. These fun games can take your family to the far corners of Outer Space and deep into the Ocean. You can [...]

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Janice VanCleave’s Presents Science Projects that Really WORK!!! – Official UM Review

Science was always my worry area. I didn’t enjoy it in school and feared having to take the responsibility of ensuring that my VERY science minded daughter was going to get all that she wanted out of our science education at home. I bought all sorts of kits and checked out every project book I could find [...]

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Ko’s Journey – Revisited, Updated and a Chance for a Free One-Year Subscription

I originally reviewed this product in May of 2010 and we loved it – my original review is listed below. Since then it has had a bit of a face lift and some interesting features added to it, so they asked me to take another look and let you all know about the incredible new [...]

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Immense Praise for Joy Hakim’s A History of US

Immense Praise for Joy Hakim’s A History of US

I have previously reviewed Joy Hakim’s Story of Science series and since I was so enamored by her writing, I bit the bullet and bought the 11 volume set A History of US for Kali to use for her U.S. History studies. AM I EVER GLAD I DID!!! I had planned on glossing over the [...]

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Math and The Cosmos – Curriculum Review

Kali (13) was really excited about the Math and The Cosmos curriculum when we found it online. She has always been fascinated by astronomy and very strong in math so we thought this would be a great supplement to show how math is applied. I ordered it, read through it and realized that I was going to [...]

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Mangahigh – Math Review

One of the best sites out there to challenge your kids this summer with some fun educational Math games is Mangahigh.com. It has so many engaging games to keep the kids interested. Parents can set challenges for kids to earn badges and open new levels. If at any time the child is having difficulty with [...]

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Once the specific is chosen there is a video, activities, quizzes and related topics and more for the learner to expand in which ever direction they like.

BrainPop – Animated Educational Site for Kids – Review

Nothing brings to life a topic like animation and a goofy robot! BrainPop is one of those resources that most kids will go to again and again, gaining much more information on each return visit. The site covers a wide range of more than 650 topics and is growing all the time! Science, Math, Technology, [...]

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Current Events for Kids – Resources Reviewed

Current Events for Kids – Resources Reviewed

Sometimes it can be difficult to decide how much information is too much for our kids when it comes to keeping them up to date on events happening around the world. Here are a few resources that we have found very useful and family friendly!     The one we use daily is CNN Student [...]

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Meet the Masters – Art Program Review

Meet the Masters – Art Program Review

Meet the Masters is one of the most comprehensive and fun art history, theory, and technique programs available. This program allows you to become immersed in the world of a different artist each time through stories of their lives, pictures of their work and step by step instructions on how to reproduce the techniques used. [...]

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Straight Forward Math – What a BRILLIANT concept!

Straight Forward Math – What a BRILLIANT concept!

I wish, wish, wish we had stumbled upon this math series years ago! The only part of math that KM has ever complained about is the repetition and this series has removed that from the equation! It is literally Straight Forward and to the point! It gives short descriptions of theories or principles that it [...]

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Write Guide – Review

I was contacted at the beginning of the summer by Write Guide.com’s founder to do a review of their site and was given a one month trial account for my daughter to try it out. As writing is the most stressful subject in our household and the program sounded intriguing, I thought we would give it [...]

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The Freedom of Pure Thought – Review of Joy Hakim’s Story of Science: Newton at the Center

We just finished reading Joy Hakim’s The Story of Science: Newton at the Center, the second in this three volume series, and we absolutely LOVED it! The first was great, but this one had so many entertaining stories and was written in such a way that truly kept us engaged through the whole book. In the [...]

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