Homeschool

Famous Birthdays Online Unit Study Giveaway

* Congratulations to Stacey on winning the Famous Birthdays Online Unit Study! “> Who doesn’t love getting nice presents on their birthday? I know I do but I also understand it’s better to give than to receive so in honor of my grandson’s birthday this week, I am giving away a free Famous Birthdays Online Unit Study“>Famous Birthdays Online Unit…

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Homeschool Reviews, Keyboarding, Media-rich Instruction, Online Learning, success-based learning, Typing

Learning to Type with the UltraKey Family Subscription – My Review

We recently had the opportunity to review the UltraKey Online Family Subscription from Bytes of Learning. I have to say we have tried a few different keyboarding programs over the years without a ton of success. Some felt too adult (boring) for a 10-year-old and others felt more like games. UltraKey Online has been different. I decided to test it out alongside our…

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Homeschool Day at the Calgary Zoo

When making the decision to homeschool, one of our daughter’s biggest concerns was socialization. Changing from a daily schedule of before-and-after school care plus full-day school to being an only child who homeschools would be a big change so we wanted to be sure there would be opportunities for interaction with other children. As it turns out, we didn’t need to…

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A Day in the Life of a Voyageur

As a loyal watcher of “The Crown”, I can just imagine Queen Lilibet’s reaction to a group of Canadian Boy Scouts using the walls of a fort as kindling in their celebratory bonfire to mark the occasion of her coronation! I like to think she and her dear Philip would have shared a smile at the news of a group…

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Family Travel, Homeschool

Christmas Carols Around the World

We’ve been studying how folks celebrate Christmas in different parts of the world this month with the Techie Homeschool Mom’s online unit studies and are having a lot of fun with it. The online unit studies are very handy while we’re traveling since there is very little in the way of extra supplies that you have to pack along. The book club…

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