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Written on Dec, 09, 2013 by in , , | Leave a comment

A friend once told me that to really understand the Bible that I first needed to have a good grasp of the Old Testament and thoroughly study the interplay between both the Old and New Testaments.Up until now,  I’ve been very wishy washy in my study of the Bible, focusing on one are for a while and then bouncing off …

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Written on Nov, 21, 2013 by in , | 3 Comments.

There is almost music playing somewhere in our house. We all love music and our tastes are very varied – from classical to baroque, celtic music to 2000s pop, then throw in a little Acadian music for good measure. If it is music, we probably listen to is. I’ll admit that some of the lyrics in today’s pop are a …

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Product: Art Projects (Paper Jungle in the style of Henri Rousseau) Company: See the Light Price: 14.99US$ per project DVD or 99.99US$ for complete set of 9 projects Way back, many moons ago, I spent a couple semesters of college focusing on fine arts. While drawing, painting and sculpting were fun, my absolutely favourite subject was art history. I adored …

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Written on Oct, 01, 2013 by in , | Leave a comment

Product: Math Mammoth Blue Series Company: Math Mammoth by Maria Miller Price: 2.20$US-7.50$US/worktext Over the years, we’ve had lots of chances to use and review Math Mammoth by Maria Miller. After our first review in February of 2010, Math Mammoth quickly became my son’s preferred math program. He proclaimed that he had to homeschool until the 8th grade (at which …

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Written on Sep, 30, 2013 by in , | Leave a comment

Product: iTooch (grades 3, 4, and 5 – samples of various subjects) Company: Edupad Price: 4.99$US per grade/subject (at the app store) I was recently given the chance to check out samples of the iTooch educational apps available for iOS, Andriod and Windows devices. The App Store had various free demos for me to check out  and we took a …

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Written on Sep, 25, 2013 by in , | 1 Comment.

Through Fry Propeller, a Christian promotion company, I was given the opportunity to review two books and also offer a giveaway for them. I eagerly awaited them and breezed through them when they arrived. Here’s a little more about the books and my thoughts on them.  As someone that is very moved through music, I was very much looking forward …

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Written on Sep, 05, 2013 by in , | Leave a comment

Product: TeenCoder™ Java Programming. Company: Homeschool Programming Cost: 75$US for student guide and teacher resources (90$ if you include additional video lessons) My son, Liam, age 10, has been programming using a variety of platforms and languages over the last year. I guess you could say it is a passion, or maybe even an obsession, of his. He is able …

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Written on Sep, 02, 2013 by in , | Leave a comment

Product: One Minute Reader Level 2 Company: Read Naturally Inc. Price: 19.99$US/level My daughter, Morgaine, age eight, has taken leaps and bounds in her reading over the last six months, but that doesn’t mean that she loves to read. She can be rather reluctant at times. I’m always looking for ways to make it more interesting for her and when …

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Written on Jul, 29, 2013 by in , | Leave a comment

A little over a year ago we were given the opportunity to review Clever Dragons, an online educational site for boys (as it is marketed). All in all, we really liked this website and my son continued to use it frequently (you can check out my whole review here). A little while back Clever Dragons and its sister site Always …

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Written on May, 12, 2013 by in , | 1 Comment.

A couple of years ago, I had the chance to review Ooka Island and I was happy to get the opportunity to do so again via Mosaic Reviews. My daughter had loved the program when she was younger and I now had a little one that was getting to be old enough to try it out for himself. Set up …

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