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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-07-2011, 09:12 PM
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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-13-2011, 12:04 PM
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Posted By nov05mama
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Quote:Originally Posted by mizzoh http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1297540/homeschooling-an-only-child#post_16256579)
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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-07-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By nov05mama
My blog, and I also use Homeschool Tracker Plus...

My blog, and I also use Homeschool Tracker Plus (which is paid) but there is also a free Basic version. I LOVE it. The Plus version is a one-time fee, with lifetime upgrades, so it was well worth it...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-31-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,931
Posted By nov05mama
We opted for Math Whizz. We tried out DreamBox...

We opted for Math Whizz. We tried out DreamBox and do *like* it, but I really LOVE the reports that Math Whizz offers and thought it was a bit more thorough than DreamBox is. He's loving it so far...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-31-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-23-2011, 04:38 PM
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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-18-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,931
Posted By nov05mama
Yeah, we do IXL practice, but I was looking to...

Yeah, we do IXL practice, but I was looking to maybe take advantage of the co-op deal. They have one for Math Whizz as well, and I've read great reviews, but am still on the fence since it's a bit...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-18-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,931
Posted By nov05mama
Anyone have any experience or feedback with...

Anyone have any experience or feedback with either of these programs? TIA!
 
ETA: I just signed up for a trial of DreamBox as well and we really like it so far too! I am so torn between DreamBox...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-12-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By nov05mama
No one? :(

No one? :(
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-06-2011, 01:11 PM
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Views: 231
Posted By nov05mama
Those of you who have used (or are using)...

Those of you who have used (or are using) Headsprout and have used both Early Reading AND Reading Comprehension...
 
Did you go straight from Early Reading to Reading Comprehension? Or did you...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-05-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By nov05mama
We use Headsprout and are almost done with the...

We use Headsprout and are almost done with the Early Reading portion (he's on episode 56/80) so I wanted to try to find a good 'inbetween' before moving on to Headsprout Reading Comprehension and I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-07-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By nov05mama
This ends today BTW. 

This ends today BTW. 
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-07-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By nov05mama
We use it and love it! My DS knew his letters...

We use it and love it! My DS knew his letters and letter sounds SO early, and then when it came to blends, he just hit a wall. Headsprout brought him over the wall and then some! He's reading like...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-03-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By nov05mama
  Here are the details of this great limited...


Here are the details of this great limited offer (starts tomorrow!!):
 
Quote:- Once purchased, Mamapedia will send you a coupon code
- The offer is valid for 50% off of Headsprout Early...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-29-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,565
Posted By nov05mama
Have you looked into First Lego League? It would...

Have you looked into First Lego League? It would give the experience with robotics. They have a Junior First Lego League that's geared toward early elementary kids. 
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-28-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By nov05mama
I would say around 3ish? We have always...

I would say around 3ish? We have always participated in play dates with our local 'mommy' group, so if you wanted to go that far, I guess you could say "birth" LOL! But as far as friends who are...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-27-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,182
Posted By nov05mama
Kind of, but it just depends. I don't plan for...

Kind of, but it just depends. I don't plan for us to have an 'official' grade, and I find that I normally use those terms when speaking with a non-homeschool family ;) Otherwise, I just say 'we...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-27-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By nov05mama
We have Earth & Space as well as Life and I...

We have Earth & Space as well as Life and I can't wait to get started on them! I held off on starting them this year, but we are hoping to start next year. It's one of the best Science curriculums I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-19-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By nov05mama
Quote: Originally Posted by sha_lyn...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sha_lyn http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15951431)
I've used the full version of Homeschool...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-18-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By nov05mama
I would check out Homeschool Share...I always...

I would check out Homeschool Share...I always refer to them for Unit Study ideas if I have a theme in mind (or if I am looking for a theme). They have a LOT of FIAR studies and focus on doing...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-18-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,087
Posted By nov05mama
Thanks for the heads up! I am sure many who got...

Thanks for the heads up! I am sure many who got it may not realize that!

We did get ours, and I set it aside with our History curriculum for the future b/c I knew it would be 'too much' right now...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-13-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 898
Posted By nov05mama
Quote: Originally Posted by Karenwith4...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Karenwith4 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15826944)
Well my DH was supportive but cautious but...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-11-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,068
Posted By nov05mama
How long have you been homeschooling? first...

How long have you been homeschooling?
first 'official' year...did "homeschool" preschool

How old are your children?
Five

What grades would they be in?
K-5 (Kindergarten)

Describe your...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-30-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,455
Posted By nov05mama
No limit at all...we normally have at least 50...

No limit at all...we normally have at least 50 out at a time http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif We are able to check out for 3 weeks and renew as much as we want (as long...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-21-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By nov05mama
I really really REALLY wanted to go with...

I really really REALLY wanted to go with RightStart, but it was just too much right now...so we are using Singapore Math and also plan to supplement with MEP if needed (it's a great free resource!)
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