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Methods: Seasoned Advice on Learning Styles|
By Paul & Gena Suarez, eds. / B & H Publishing Group
It's a homeschool convention in a book! For novice and veteran teachers, this extensive guide offers details about today's most viable education models and helps you choose methodologies. Over 20 contributors---including Christine Field, Diana Waring, and Dr. Ruth Beechick---provide seasoned advice on classical, Charlotte Mason, unit study, and other methods; special needs; carschooling; whole heart learning; and more. 280 pages, softcover from B&H.
Successful Homeschool Family Handbook|
By Raymond Moore / Thomas Nelson
Whether you're just beginning your homeschooling journey, or are already many years into the experience, this handbook has something for all. Each chapter deals with atopic that homeschoolers in particular face, whether the standard question of socialization to lesson plans to perfectionism. Each topic and many chapters are filled with anecdotes and personal testimony of the Moore's homeschooling experience, and those who have been affected by their ministry. Refreshing and practical all at once, this creative approach to homeschooling will encourage you as you persevere in your goals. 300 pages, softcover.
the Whole Hearted Child|
By Clay Clarkson / Whole Heart Press
A tremendous source of comfort for new and experienced homeschoolers. Guiding you with seasoned advice and lots of encouragement, the Clarksons show you how to combine discipleship and education to create a God-designed program---the home-centered, whole-book learning approach. Using this method will help shape your children's hearts and minds to live and learn for Christ. 197 pages, softcover from Whole Heart Ministries.
Charlotte Mason Companion: Personal Reflections on The Gentle Art of
By Karen Andreola / Charlotte Mason Research
Why are the time-tested principles of respected 19th-century British educator Charlotte Mason so popular with homeschoolers? Because they work! Andreola shares her experiences in homeschooling the "Charlotte Mason way." Discover how to teach children to think independently, retain what they learn, and communicate clearly by narrating what they read in "living books." 384 pages, softcover from Charlotte Mason Research.
Homeschool Planner -Includes sections for spiritual goals and child's academic goals, meal planning, lesson planning, phone numbers and more! It includes 40 weeks AND a SIX day lesson planner! Everything you need to plan your year or just this week.
Three R's, One-Volume Edition|
By Ruth Beechick / Mott Media, Llc
Simple and direct, this little book has nonetheless been used by many homeschoolers to teach reading, language and math without expense! Charts and guiding explanations allow you to teach phonics and math with ease; the writing section explains the time-tested method of copying and dictating. A wonderful alternative to overly academic books! Includes a phonics/arithmetic chart. Grades K-3. 85 pages, softcover.
on Phonics Learn to Read, Kindergarten Edition|
By Hooked on Phonics
Hooked on Phonics' Learn to Read Program teaches kids the skills needed to become confident readers, giving them a foundation to build on through their education years and beyond. Utilizing workbooks, activities, fun stories, flash cards and reward stickers, children will gain not only an understanding of reading skills, but an appreciation for the joy that reading can bring. This kindergarten edition teaches letter sounds and short vowels. Ages 4-6.
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'Em in Your Heart, Volume 1, CD and DVD|
By Steve Green / Emi Cmg Distribution
Little ones learn God's Word easily by singing and seeing its relevance applied to their life! Includes "Do to Others" (Matthew 7:12); "And Jesus Grew" (Luke 2:52); "Believe in the Lord!" (Acts 16:31); "When a Child" (Proverbs 20:11); and more.
in a Row, Volume 1|
Take your 4-to 8-year-olds on a learning adventure that used outstanding children's literature to teach social studies, language, art, applied math and science. Focusing on a different subject each day of the week (five days in a row), the easy-to-use unit studies include discussion questions, hands-on activities, teaching tips and suggestions for further exploration. For a list of books used in this volume, and what is available at christianbook.com, see "More Info" section. 185 pages, softcover.
Write Now, Book 5: The United States, From Sea To Sea, Moving Forward|
By Marie Hablitzel / Barker Creek
Explore the world with Draw Write Now, a collection of drawing and handwriting lessons developed by an elementary school teacher and tested by over 800 children. The contents include: colorful easy to follow drawing lessons; text for practicing handwriting; theme related questions; answers and booklists; a child friendly format and countless ideas to spark children's imagination and creativity! In Book Five, children explore the themes of The United States. Step by step instructions and grids are provided for proportional reference. Full color with teaching tips and instructions. 64 pages, softcover.
Write Now, Book 1: On The Farm, Kids And Critters, Storybook Characters|
By Marie Hablitzel / Barker Creek
Explore the world with Draw · Write · Now ®, a collection of drawing and handwriting lessons developed by an elementary school teacher and tested by over 800 children. Includes:
Ready for the Code, Book A|
By Nancy Hall / Educators Publishing Service
Book A, Get Ready for The Code, teaches consonants b, f, m, k, r, and t. Get Ready for The Code, Get Set for The Code, and Go for The Code, which all introduce the consonant letters, comprise a three-book series of primers for the Explode The Code series. The exercises are designed to develop visual, auditory, and kinesthetic perception of the letters. Activities include tasks such as visual tracking, matching, tracing, copying, and identifying the letters and their sounds. Special emphasis is given to discriminating between similar objects and letters, to developing the motor control necessary to write legibly, and to developing the listening skills children need to follow directions carefully. By the time children finish the series they will have learned all of the lowercase consonant letters as well as their sounds and written forms, and will be ready for Book 1 of the Explode The Code series. For teachers guide to listening exercises - see stock # 379852.
Creation with Zoology 2: Swimming Creatures of the Fifth Day|
By Jeannie Fulbright / Apologia Educational Ministries
Dive into the underwater world of marine animals! Written directly to the student, the gentle conversational style makes Zoology 2 perfect for elementary children to read on their own, or for family reading times with mom. Presenting information with a strong creationist viewpoint, this detailed book contains chapters on aquatic animals, whales, seals, fish, sharks, reptiles, Cephalopods and many other creatures you didn't even know existed! Narration may be easily used with younger children; notebooking and "ocean box" activities are included at the end of each chapter. Household labs develop the skills needed to conduct scientifically valid experiments in any field, while magnificent photos bring the ocean right into your classroom. 235 pages, indexed hardcover with answers to the narrative questions included.
Creation with General Science, 2 Volumes|
By Dr. Jay Wile / Apologia Educational Ministries
"Amazing," "a blessing," and "totally cool" are only a few ways parents and students describe this introductory science curriculum. Combining a creationist viewpoint with clear explanations and fun experiments, Dr. Wile presents 16 modules covering simple machines, paleontology, biology, human anatomy, and other topics. All labs use household items. The course is even backed by an Internet support system! Includes a 107-page test/solutions book. 434 pages, hardcover. For 7th grade.
Creation with Physical Science, Second Edition--2 Volumes|
By Dr. Jay L. Wile / Apologia Educational Ministries
Newly updated, this preparatory course for high school biology features more color illustrations; fuller responses to student questions; easy-to-perform experiments; in-text graphics for online resources; and additional material for advanced learners. Topics include the atmosphere; hydrosphere; weather; structure of Earth; environmentalism; physics of motion; Newton's laws; gravity; and astrophysics. Textbook is 510-page hardcover; solutions & test book is 206-page softcover. From Apologia. For 8th grade students.
Creation with Biology (2nd Edition), 2 volumes|
By Dr. Jay L. Wile & Martha Durnell / Apologia Educational Ministries
Designed as the first high school-level science study a homeschooler takes, this new edition of Dr. Wile's biology curriculum includes more color illustrations; clarified explanations; easier experiments; and a website with links to extra helps. Sixteen modules cover cell life, genetics, creation science as an alternative to evolution, ecology, insects, plants, reptiles, mammals, and more. Includes a 200-page test/solutions book. 594 pages, hardcover. For 9th grade students.
Birth Order Book: Why You Are the Way You Are|
By Dr. Kevin Leman / Baker
Whether you're the firstborn, a middle child, or the baby of the family, your place in line can influence who you are and what you do! Explore the effects of birth order on personality development, marriage, parenting style, and career. Dr. Leman's bestseller will help you recognize, understand, and overcome negative tendencies shaped by family environment.
Children Mind Without Losing Yours, Second|
Anybody who believes child-rearing is easy probably doesn't have any. In this newly revised and updated bestseller, Dr. Leman-author of "The Birth Order Book"- offers 7 Scripture-based principles of "Reality Discipline" that make parenting easier. Discover a loving, no- nonsense approach that really works, including a study guide.
By Dr. Henry Cloud / Zondervan
To help their children grow into healthy adults, parents need to teach them how to take responsibility for their behavior, their values, and their lives. The authors of the Gold Medallion Award-winning book Boundaries bring their biblically based principles to bear on the challenging task of child rearing, showing parents: how to bring control to an out-of-control family life; how to set limits and still be loving parents; how to define legitimate boundaries for the family; how to install in children a godly character.
Unveiling the Mystery of a Woman's Soul|
By John & Stasi Eldredge
Every woman was once a little girl. And every little girl holds in her heart her most precious dreams. She longs to be swept up into a romance, to play an irreplaceable role in a great adventure, to be the beauty of the story. Those desires are the secret to the feminine heart. Your longings and desires are telling you of the life God created you to live. He offers to come now as the Hero of your story, to rescue your heart and release you to live as a fully alive and feminine woman. Hardcover Edition.
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