Learning Advantage

While I am not a homeschooling Mom for real, I play one on vacations and PA Days. Whether you are a homeschooling Mom or one that likes to supplement the kids learning you will appreciate the Learning Advantage and Summer Advantage books. These books came recommended at our kids school so I thought I would …

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10 Educational Board Games

Trying to make learning more fun and hands-on? Why not play a board game? Here are 10+ great games to help your kids learning without them really even knowing it. 1. Scrabble or Bananagrams This classic board game focuses on spelling and words. Using the letters you have available, you create words in a crossword style …

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Chalkboard Publishing – Canadian Curriculum Grade Books

If you are looking for Canadian based comprehensive curriculum books, check out this new series from Chalkboard Publishing – Canadian Curriculum Success. Covering the topics of Math, Language Skills, Reading Comprehension, Science, Social Studies, Art, and Cursive Writing, (depending on the level) these books are a great place to start and expand learning for each …

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DK Find Out!

Kids are naturally curious learners and given the opportunity, will absorb information when it appeals to them. Here’s a great way to encourage both intentional and incidental learning. New from DK is a creative new website called DK Find Out, designed to help kids learn neat facts and information such as volcanoes, animals, space, math, …

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Learning Wrap-ups

What I reviewed: Full Online Family Subscription Learning Palette What is it? Math and Reading Review by Learning Wrap-Ups Who is it for? Grades K-5 How much is it? For 1 year: $25 for 1 user or $60 for up to 5 users Where can I find it? Tell me more: This website is an online version of a physical …

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Canadian Teachers Pay Teachers Stores

Teachers Pay Teachers – Shelley Gray

Shelley Grey, is an early years teacher from Manitoba who is also a busy mom of three. She stays active in the teaching community by creating resources to help her fellow teachers succeed in the classroom. Multiplication Mastery is one of Shelley’s big programs. It actually includes 2 different versions. One covers multiplication facts to …

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Canadian Teachers Pay Teachers Stores

Teachers Pay Teachers – Runde’s Room

Jen from Runde’s Room is a Canadian teacher of 11 years who has spent her teaching career in grade 5-8 classrooms. She is a self-proclaimed enthusiast of technology in the classroom and has an extensive (and popular!) Teachers Pay Teachers store filled with all sorts of products. Math is a subject that really does well …

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IXL Math

IXL Math

What is it? Online Math Practice by IXL Who is it for? Student from JK to Grade 11 How much does it cost? $9.95/month or $79/year (additional students are $20/year). Where is it? Tell me more: For this review, I was given access to the Canadian website for all three boys to test out …

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DK Canada: Math Resources

Fall brings the beginning of a new school year for most students in the public school system, and us homeschoolers usually find it a fresh boost even if we never stopped through the summer. It’s time to get back into the swing of things. If you are still looking for some great books to add …

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Prodigy – A Math RPG {Revisited}

One of the great things about educational programs and materials is that they seem to always be evolving and getting better. In fall 2012, I was able to review a fun new Math role-playing game (RPG) called Prodigy. Here we are over 3 years later, and my kids still look forward to seeing what’s new and …

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