Home Learning Year by Year: How to Design a Homeschool Curriculum from Preschool Through High School
A comprehensive guide to designing a homeschool curriculum, from one of the country's foremost homeschooling experts. Rebecca Rupp presents a structured plan to ensure that your children will learn what they need to know when they need to know it, from preschool through high school. Based on the traditional pre-K through 12th-grade structure
The integral subjects to be covered within each grade
Standards for knowledge that should be acquired by your child at each level
Recommended books to use as texts for every subject
Guidelines for the importance of each topic: which knowledge is essential and which is best for more expansive study based on your child's personal interests
Suggestions for how to sensitively approach less academic subjects, such as sex education and physical fitness
Homeschooling with TLC in the Elementary Grades
A strong and concise foundation in elementary curriculum. This one-of-a-kind book is filled with creative teaching tips that can bring excitement into your school days. Let this book take you and your child to a whole new dimension of homeschooling
The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name
The story beneath all the stories in the Bible. At the center of the story is a baby, the child upon whom everything will depend. Every story whispers his name. From Noah to Moses to the great King David - every story points to him. He is like the missing piece in a puzzle - the piece that makes all the other pieces fit together.
Rosetta Stone teaches you a new language naturally, by getting you to think, live and breathe the language
Innovative solutions get you speaking new words, right from the start
Rosetta Stone moves forward only when you're ready--you drive the pace, you set the schedule
Audio Companion lets you take the Rosetta Stone experience anywhere: in the car, at the gym, or on-the-go
What Your Sixth Grader Needs to Know
Designed for parents and teachers to enjoy with children. Hundreds of thousands of children have benefited from the Core Knowledge Series. This revised edition gives a new generation of sixth graders the advantage they need to make progress in school today, and to establish an approach to learning that will last a lifetime
Math Bridge: Sixth Grade
Exercises contain grade appropriate content presented in a skill based format. Curriculum helps facilitate math test performance as students become more confident in their ability to do math
Great Colonial America Projects You Can Build Yourself
Dream book for teachers to help their students understand what real life was like in Colonial America. An array of inexpensive models for kids to build to "recreate" objects colonists used in their daily lives. History and historical figures in a way that will connect with kids and have them asking questions.
All American History Student Activities
Hundreds of images and dozens of maps, All-American History Volume I is a complete year's curriculum for students in grades 5 - 8 when combined with the Student Reader and Teacher's Guide. It is also adaptable for younger and older students
Math Made Easy
Fourth Grade Workbook
Workbooks have been compiled and tested by a team of math experts to increase your child's confidence, enjoyment, and success at school. Fourth Grade: Provides practice at all the major topics for Grade 4 with emphasis on multiplication and division of larger numbers. Includes a review of Grade 3 topics and a preview of topics in Grade 5.
Curriculum-Based Enrichment for Educators, History Through Role-Playing
A way to make students feel a part of the Middle Ages, the Civil War, Ancient Greece or Egypt. The authors use literary or historical characters to introduce children to history in a first hand way. Learn about medieval times by taking on the persona of King Arthur or Guinevere. Learn about the Civil War by being Grant or Lee. Understand ancient Greece and Egypt through the eyes of their gods
Math Made Easy
Third Grade Workbook
Workbooks have been compiled and tested by a team of math experts to increase your child's confidence, enjoyment, and success at school. Third grade: Provides practice at all the major topics for Grade 3 with emphasis on basic multiplication and division facts. Includes a review of Grade 2 topics and a preview of topics in Grade 4
Math Made Easy
Second Grade Workbook
Workbooks have been compiled and tested by a team of math experts to increase your child's confidence, enjoyment, and success at school. Second Grade: Provides practice at all the major topics for Grade 2 with emphasis on addition and subtraction of larger numbers. Includes a review of Grade 1 topics and a preview of topics in Grade 3
What Your First Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of a Good First-Grade Education
Specific shared knowledge that hundreds of parents and teachers across the nation have agreed upon for American first graders. Filled with a wealth of opportunities for reading aloud and fostering discussion, this first-grade volume of the acclaimed Core Knowledge Series presents the sort of knowledge and skills that should be at the core of a challenging first-grade education.
A Month-To-Month Guide
Topics of study include addition and subtraction, geometry, sorting and counting, patterns and symmetry, measurement, and more. 320 pages Planning math instruction demands that teachers have an overall sense of the curriculum for the entire year
What Your Kindergartner Needs to Know: Preparing Your Child for a Lifetime of Learning
A sound basis in the fundamentals of math, art, history, language arts, science, and technology, the phenomenally successful Core Knowledge series has become an esteemed tool for parents and teachers striving to better educate today's children. And since it is agreed that the first years of schooling are crucial to a child's lifetime educational achievements, it is no wonder that parents and teachers alike have been asking for a volume for kindergartners
Math Made Easy
Workbooks have been compiled and tested by a team of math experts to increase your child's confidence, enjoyment, and success at school. Kindergarten: Focused on the number and shape objectives needed to prepare children for the formal study of math.
What Your Preschooler Needs to Know: Get Ready for Kindergarten
Filled with opportunities for reading aloud and fostering curiosity, this beautifully illustrated read-aloud anthology offers preschoolers the fundamentals they need to prepare for a happy, productive time in schoolâ€"and for the rest of their lives. Millions of children have benefited from the acclaimed Core Knowledge Series, developed in consultation with parents, educators, and the most distinguished developmental psychologists
Preschool Art: It's the Process, Not the Product
Well organized and easy to use. I love the illustrations which really help with the projects and my 2 and 3 1/2 year olds love the ideas. Instructions and pictures are easy to follow, you can adjust the ideas to suit your tastes, the situation, the available materials or the ages of your students.
User-friendly software--simple for all ages to explore. Study cards are displayed on the screen, one at a time, and can be eliminated from the stack just like printed cards. Our Screensaver Mode displays a new question and answer every few seconds in random order. Learn subliminally! Finally, our test mode randomly selects questions to create a quiz, mid-term, or final--your choice--a new test every time. The EXAMBUSTERS software program keeps track of the test time limit and grades you at test completion. Grades are stored in a table on the help menu so you can track your progress.
Ancient History : Adam to Messiah
World History study with a Bible focus. This book is an introduction to the Mesopotamian world of the patriarchs, the Egyptian world of the Exodus, the Babylonian world of Daniel, the Persian world of Esther, and other Bible stories that show us not only the faithfulness of our God, and the greatness of our privileges, but also the marvelous wisdom of the plan of salvation
Virginia State History from a Christian Perspective
Grades 3 through 12 is a 2-book set which includes the Virginia State History Student Booklet and the Master Lesson Plans and provides a complete course on Virginia State History from a Christian Perspective
Foundations of Character Homeschool Curriculum Kit
This 9-unit, DVD-based homeschool curriculum includes integrated supplemental materials to be used by educators with the objective of helping sutdents recognize the relationship between the Christian worldview prevalent among the Founding Fathers and how these beliefs guided their actions.
Melissa and Doug Deluxe Standing Easel
Generously sized chalk board and dry erase boards are perfect for projects large and small. Easel folds ups easily for convenient storage and features a colorful paint tray with cup holders. Has an easy loading paper roll holder and an extra large tray for holding erasers, chalk and clips. Paper cutting edge at top of easel means clean paper cuts for your artist's work! 4 large clips included.
Value-priced, easy-loading replacement paper roll for the Deluxe Standing Easel
Melissa & Doug Deluxe Easel Companion Set
There's 25 pieces in all, including: four bottles of poster paint, four spill-proof paint cups, roll of easel paper, 10 jumbo triangular chalk sticks, felt eraser, dry-erase marker and four paint brushes.
For those looking to take their Halloween decorations to the next level, the Dremel Pumpkin Carving Kit allows fast, easy sculpting of spectacularly spooky jack-o'-lanterns. Create intricate, frighteningly festive designs on pumpkin surfaces using the lightweight 6-Volt Dremel Alkaline Cordless Rotary Tool, which offers two speeds for varying levels of intricacy. The included high-speed cutter accessory has rounded edges and is ideal for carving fine details, and 10 templates make carving elaborate pumpkin designs as easy as tracing a drawing.
48-page manual guides you through set-up, usage, and dozens of fascinating observations of biological specimens. Ages 8 and up.
Learn how to use the microscope and how to prepare slides
2 bright LED lights, above and below
40x, 100x, and 400x magnification
4x, 10x, and 40x objective lenses and a 10x ocular lens, all made of optical grade glass
Over 20 tools and accessories
Embark on a guided journey through the microscopic world, revealing its hidden creatures and unseen structures with the new TK2 Scope. First, learn how to use the microscope and all of its parts. Next, become familiar with your scope by examining some prepared slides. Now, you are ready to take off on a guided investigation of plant and animal specimens that you gather and prepare yourself. This kit gives you the tools, knowledge, and skills you need to view virtually any specimen you can find.
Baby Einstein Play Gyms
Let the Baby Einstein Seek and Discover Activity Gyms stimulate and inspire your baby. The soft mat provides a comfortable place for baby to rest, while bright colors, fun characters and a variety of toys provide an enriched environment for baby to explore.
Young Learners Microscopes
Expose your child to the fascinating world of natural specimens as you examine an arachnid, a crustacean and other insects up-close. Grades K & up. Fully functioning microscope makes learning fun!
Electronic Snap Circuits by Elenco is an award-winning toy for budding engineers eight years old and above. For students who are already learning about electronics in school, this set creates a hands-on experience that makes for more fun than reading about how these things work in a textbook.
Includes microscope and digital camera
One eyepiece adaptor, four prepared slides, and eight blank slides
One pair tweezers and four plastic bags
One explorer book
One software CD Rom and one special planet earth CD
Professional quality microscope with digital eyepiece
Ulead Photo Explorer software included; editing and text adding capability
Powerful 60-100x magnifation to view even the smallest details
built in light provides a bright, clear image
rubberized eyepiece for comfortable viewing
fits easily in your pocket to bring anywhere
Digital Blue: QX3 Microscope
Connect the microscope to your PC, put something under the scope...the image is displayed on your monitor actual size, 10X, 60X, or 200X. You can take snapshots and videos of your specimens, make time-lapse movies, create slideshows complete with sound, transitions and more. You can even e-mail your work to family and friends! Includes microscope, tweezers, specimen jars and containers, sample slides, tweezers, and software.
Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Oogly Googly
Includes motor and hand control (with forward/reverse switch), gears, springs, connecting blocks, two claws, and three eyeballs. Starting with the motor pack, add the pieces together according to the instructions or follow your own mad scientist ideas to create endless mayhem. Can be used alone or with other Gears! Gears! Gears! sets.
Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears!
Great toy to help open up the world of "how things work" for younger kids. Inspires imaginative play, problem solving, and cause & effect thought processes. Gear up for hours of colorful action with Gears! Gears! Gears! enables children to create hundreds of three-dimensional construction possibilities. Set features plastic gears, connectors and interlocking bases packaged in a giant storage tub with an Activity Guides.
Gears! Gears! Gears! Boogie Buddy Motorized Sets
Challenge kids' mechanical reasoning skills while encouraging creativity and gross motor coordination through building and movement. Color-coding makes it easy for children to follow building instructions for three different models. They can also create their own model. Compatible with all other Gears! Gears! Gears! Sets, sold separately.
Ticket to Ride
Great Family and Friends Board game. 2 to 5 players compete for control of routes accross the United States. Play takes about an hour and you will find yourself thinking strategically during and after the game. Get this game for fun and have a great time thinking.
Grades K and up. Europe's 2003 game of the year! Develops logic and spacial perception while kids learn to be tactical. Players take turns placing pieces on their board, each starting from their corner. Each new piece must touch at least one other piece of the same color, but only at the corners! The goal is to get rid of all your pieces. The game ends when all players are blocked from laying down any more of their pieces.
This Sand and Water Activity Center features wood crafted styling and nature's colors s. It's divided into two separate sides -- one for water, the other for sand. It holds up to 20 lbs. of sand and two gallons of water. The accessory set includes an umbrella, two bridges, two boats, two pots and one shovel. A durable, one-piece plastic cover keeps the sand clean and dry. Elastic tie-downs on the ends of the lid keep it securely attached. An umbrella is included for shaded play . Measures 46.5"L x 26"W x 18.25"H.