Our 2013-2014 Curriculum Choices

  This year we will have a 4th and a 5th grader as well as a toddler. We are keeping the kiddos together this year for most of their studies- makes it so much easier for the teacher!! ¬†ūüėČ   Here’s our list: Math– ~4th- Teaching Textbooks- 3 (almost finished) then 4 ~5th- Math Mammoth/Geometry– […]

One Minute Mysteries- Science, Naturally! Review

  “Bridging the gap between the blackboard and the blacktop- Science, Naturally! is an independent press committed to increasing science and math literacy by making potentially intimidating topics intriguing and accessible to scientists of all ages.” Thanks to the TOS Crew, we recently got the opportunity to review, One Minute Mysteries- 65 More Short Mysteries […]

Math Rider Review

  Are you looking for a fun, computer based math drill program for your kiddos? ¬†I have just the answer. ¬†Math Rider is an interactive, challenging game that helps children from ages 6-12 master the basic¬†math¬†facts in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. ¬†My students have struggled greatly with memorization of the basic math facts and […]

A Journey Through Learning Review!!

  We are a lapbook loving family!! ¬†It’s one of my favorite teaching tools that I use in our homeschooling- the kiddos learn so much and have such fun doing it. ¬†My 3rd grade learner is a super crafty girl and she loves anything that resembles art. Lapbooking is a great outlet for her artistic […]

It’s that time again….

  This time of year does it to me every time. It’s cold outside and I am dreaming of warmer weather…. which starts the wheels turning for our next school year. We are year round homeschoolers– so I do my planning for next year as we are finishing up our current studies. I’ve found this […]

Handwriting Without Tears Review!!

  Handwriting has always been a bit of a struggle in the Walden household. ¬†I have one student with a physical writing difficulty and one learner with a creative difficulty. Creative difficulty= my sweet girl is super creative and artsy, not so interested in coloring in the lines or writing on the lines. ¬†She would […]