IXL Online Learning ~ Schoolhouse Crew Review ~ #hsreview

We have been reviewing IXL.com Online learning 1 year membership for up to 3 of our children for the last 6 weeks for the Schoolhouse Review Crew. IXL.com is most known for their math program which offers math for grades Pre-K-Algebra 2, they also now have Language Arts for grades 2-4 and they are working to add more grade levels. IXL.com is an online learning program that is a great way for students to practice on their math or language art skills that are being taught using any … [Read more...]

Flash Kids Review and Giveaway

  Flash Kids is a wonderful company that offers many different products in a large range of subjects for teaching children. Their products offers children in K-6th learn and have fun at the same time. They offer work books, flashcards, write on wipe off work, books for gifted learners, and more! They are hosting a blog hop through the month of August and we are participating. You can head over to their post about the different blogs that are participating this month!! We were … [Read more...]

Mammoth Math ~ Light Blue Series Grade 3 ~ Schoolhouse Review Crew

I have been on the lookout for a math program for Anthony to use, he is one of my easy going kiddos but finding the right math program for him has been difficult. So when given the opportunity to review Math Mammoth for the Schoolhouse Review Crew I was excited to try the program for him. Math Mammoth offer inexpensive but comprehensive math curriculum for parents/homeschoolers/teachers that is aligned to common core standards. They offer their currency in grade 1,2, and 3 for currencies in … [Read more...]

Math Rider

I am aware of how important children being able to quickly recall their math facts is for children, it makes learning upper level math so much easier! So when given the opportunity to review Math Rider for the Schoolhouse Review Crew, a fun way for students to review addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division all in 1 fun game I knew this would be something that the kids and myself would really enjoy! Math rider was created by a parent that was watching his children fail  at math in … [Read more...]

Lone Star Learning~Vocabulary Cards (TOS Review)

Vocabulary is a subject I feel is very important to teach children, it helps create confident readers and helps children read and comprehend better at higher grade levels. Vocabulary is weaved into many areas of everyday life from reading to speaking and even understanding other that are talking to you. Lone Star Learning is a company that offers some very unique vocabulary cards, making learning vocabulary fun and easy for children and very easy to teach for parents/ teachers. It takes the … [Read more...]

3rd Grade Interactive Multi-Sensory Math Program~ (TOS Review)

A+ Tutorsoft, Inc. Company Provides Multi-Sensory interactive complete math program for 1st-6th grade and also Pre-Algebra and Algebra 1 as well. Each of the lessons offers visual, voice, and text instructions making the program great for many learning styles. Some of the features A+ Tutorsoft, Inc. Company offers to you are their printable worksheets, printable exams, solution guide which gives you step-by-step instructions on how to solve the problems, and so much more. We have been given … [Read more...]

Review: Multiplication Math Made Easy

Multiplication Math Made Easy is a fun and easy way to teach multiplication to kids by learning 6 multiplication facts a week, and taking only 6 weeks to learn all their multiplication facts 0-11. I used the program with Anthony (3rd grade) and would say it could be used with any child needing help on memorizing or learning their multiplication facts.Math Made Easy: Multiplication comes complete with 6 weeks of:lesson plans daily activities quizzesflash cardsPre-TestPost-TestAll you need for the … [Read more...]

Review: Zane Education

Zane Education is an online video provider that offers access to a very large range of lessons that are set to National and State Curriculum Standards for K-12th grade. To make Zane Education one of a kind, all their videos (except math) offer on screen subtitles which they refer to as the "missing piece." Along with the amazing amount of video content they also offer getting started guide, quizzes, interactive video study tools, free lesson plans, and more content is being added … [Read more...]

$$Great Game For Learning About Money$$

Anthony has a new found fascination with money, and this game has been wonderful way to let him enjoy it! This is the box of money the kids have to choose from. There is $1 bills, hard plastic change quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies.   Here is a look at the board game they spin the spinner before their turn and that tells them what coins they can use during their turn, next they roll the dice and move that many spaces on the board, they pay them selves out what ever the space they … [Read more...]

Montessori Elementary Math: Exercise 1

Montessori Elementary Math Montessori Elementary Math ~ Exercise One: Number x a Number (Commutative Law)   Today I did a new Math presentations with Dustin(11), and Anthony(7), I found some wonderful Montessori Elementary Manuals for free online HERE that I followed.  I showed the boys where the materials are kept on the Math shelves, unrolled the felt mat on the floor, I followed the manual for the full presentation. Then we continued with another example.  I had each of the boys … [Read more...]