Category: Reviews

Help Teaching – Product Review

HelpTeaching.com is a resource website. It includes many free resources, so I encourage you to check it out, even if you are not sure you want to pay for membership right now. They have a plethora of free activities. I am reviewing the paid membership Help Teaching Pro. You can easily see which lessons are…
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Pine Tree Unit Study – Product Review

Creation Illustrated is a science magazine with a Christian focus. The magazine publishers have put together unit studies to accompany some of the articles in the magazine. For this review, we used the Pine Tree Unit Study. The unit study is meant to go with this edition of the magazine. The first thing I want…
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Zirrly – Product Review

If you love plastic melty beads, you may love them even more when instead of applying heat, all you need is water! That’s right, Zirrly is selling Super Beads, which you just spray with water, allow to dry and remove from the template. I have a house full of kids that have pretty much been…
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Home School in the Woods – Product Review

This review is for two of the games that can be bought from Home School in the Woods, Á La Carte products. Homeschool in the Woods creates hands-on history unit studies. The games we used are Taxation Frustration! and Westward, Ho! You can find reviews for other products, including more games, timelines, and period newspaper…
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MathArt in Ancient Cultures – Product Review

MathArt in Ancient Cultures is part of MathArt Online 4-Class Bundle, hosted by NatureGlo’s eScience. The bundle includes four six week classes, each of which can be taken via live or recorded versions. For this review, we focused on the MathArt in Ancient Cultures class. Other Classes provided are Math Connections with the Real World,…
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Magic Stix Marker – Product Review

“I just bought these markers last week! Everyone stop what you are doing and look for the blue marker lid.” Soon the house is turned over, couch cushions thrown to the floor, kids crawling under tables, hands reaching into those frightening places only a marker cap could have found its way into. Eventually, the entire…
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Drive Thru History Adventures – Product Review

Drive Thru History Adventures is a membership website. Membership gives you access to stream the Drive Thru History videos. In addition to the video’s, there are study questions and answer guides, further reading suggestions from original historical sources, and art relevant to the lesson. You also get access to Adventures TV which can be downloaded…
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The Starfall Home Membership -Product Review

Starfall Education Foundation provides a well-known learning website with many free activities and games for beginning readers. I used it as part of a lost-cost reading instruction plan when teaching my youngest three reading skills. (I don’t believe they were around yet for my oldest three…how the world of options changed in just a few…
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Moving Beyond the Page: Home School Curriculum Review

Moving Beyond the Page: Home School Curriculum Review Moving Beyond the Page curriculum forces thought. I have tried products before that claim to reinforce either creative or critical thinking, only to be disappointed in their awkward approach and overall failure. This program approaches thinking in a logical way, and forces the children to bend their…
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Schoolhouse Teachers: Curriculum Review

This is a review of an online Christian curriculum resource, Schoolhouse Teachers. If you are secular you can skip this and stay tuned for my upcoming review of Moving Beyond the Page. Let’s start with the Pro’s. So many resources, not only classes, but also articles, access to certain vidoes (like Drive Through History), organization…
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