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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-05-2010, 03:05 AM
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Posted By Shirada
Does anyone use Step Up to Writing Primary for...

Does anyone use Step Up to Writing Primary for their kindergartener? I tried doing a search here, but cannot find anything about it.

I am also looking at Writing Strands 1. I am interested to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-25-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By Shirada
Okay, somehow I figured it out, (don't ask me...

Okay, somehow I figured it out, (don't ask me how http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif). I appreciate the tip off. It looks like it may be a fun program.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-25-2010, 02:12 PM
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Views: 470
Posted By Shirada
Thanks Elizawill. I tried to sign up but it only...

Thanks Elizawill. I tried to sign up but it only offers me the 14 day trial and I the instruction do not seem to work e.g I cannot see the register button on the site.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-25-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By Shirada
Does anyone have a promo code or something for...

Does anyone have a promo code or something for HEADSPROUT. My son tried the first 3 epsiodes and loves it and it looks pretty cool to me too. It is WAY too expensive so any offers would be...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-22-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By Shirada
Thanks for your input. What is RFH? ...

Thanks for your input.

What is RFH?

Thanks
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-21-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By Shirada
Hi there, I was wondering how your...

Hi there,

I was wondering how your kindergarten kids are enjoying Handwriting Without Tears? My son HATES Explode the Code. I understand, it is VERY repetitive, since he picks new things up...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-02-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By Shirada
I have not used it, although I liked the look of...

I have not used it, although I liked the look of it. Our homeschool charter has a suscription with Aleks.com and I hear it is very similar. We like it a lot and most of the kids who homeschool with...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-02-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Shirada
My daughter started using it 2 weeks ago and it...

My daughter started using it 2 weeks ago and it has changed our lives and her desire to do math. I think the assessments are not too thorough, e.g. my daughter was given problems that she already...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-26-2009, 01:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,809
Posted By Shirada
Thank you for your suggestion GinaRae. We are...

Thank you for your suggestion GinaRae. We are actually signed up with a charter and have someone we answer to. However, my kids still won't do the work assigned.

The interest in cookery and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-18-2009, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Shirada
Quote: It may help you feel better about your...

Quote:
It may help you feel better about your journey to log/journal/bolg about the things you observe your kids learning and doing daily.
I think that is a good idea. I was actually doing...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-18-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Shirada
Yep, it's me again...

Yep, it's me again http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif

I have taken the advice of many here, and my DD's and I are currently in the deschooling phase of our...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-18-2009, 03:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By Shirada
This is very long, but I thought some of you...

This is very long, but I thought some of you would appreciate it:

http://www.maa.org/devlin/LockhartsLament.pdf
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-18-2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,809
Posted By Shirada
Quote: Shirada, you're having entirely too...

Quote:
Shirada, you're having entirely too much fun. Lillian
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-16-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,809
Posted By Shirada
Shrunken Heads: ...

Shrunken Heads:
http://www.ourbestbites.com/2009/10/...ken-heads.html (http://www.ourbestbites.com/2009/10/crafty-in-kitchen-shrunken-heads.html)

We did ours yesterday and they are already...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-14-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,809
Posted By Shirada
I just wanted to say that I SO appreciate all...

I just wanted to say that I SO appreciate all the support you are all giving me. It means so much to me right now.

The girls ask to listen to the SOTW CD in the car and enjoy reading to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-12-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,809
Posted By Shirada
Thanks to everyone for sharing their advice and...

Thanks to everyone for sharing their advice and experiences. It is helpful to learn that our situation is not unusual. I really want to let go and try to have faith, (despite how difficult that will...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-09-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,809
Posted By Shirada
As per the title, I do not know how I can...

As per the title, I do not know how I can continue homeschooling my DDs. We are new to HS, (this is our 6th week). It has been so rough, that for the last 3 weeks we have really done nothing asides...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-07-2009, 01:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By Shirada
As I expected, my daughter refuses to have...

As I expected, my daughter refuses to have anything to do with the "I Hate Mathemathics" book or "Math for Smarty Pants." I joked with her when I gave her the first book, and then left is lying...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-28-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By Shirada
Thanks. I guess the only problem I am going to...

Thanks. I guess the only problem I am going to have is getting my charter homeschool to buy it for me. Pretty unlikely unless I can find their secular curriculum.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-27-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By Shirada
I am ressurecting this thread because I was...

I am ressurecting this thread because I was wondering whether anyone found the Winter Promis Secular History curriculum anywhere.

Also, for anyone who has used it, can WP's American Story 1 be...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-17-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By Shirada
Thank you everyone for your suggestions. I have...

Thank you everyone for your suggestions. I have requested 4 of the books from the library and fingers crossed she won't turn up her nose at them...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-17-2009, 01:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By Shirada
Thanks for the suggestion, I will take a look at...

Thanks for the suggestion, I will take a look at Family Math. I have tried encouraging her to do some kind of poll about something she is interested in, but she is always so negative.
What is math...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-16-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By Shirada
LilyGrace, that is encouraging, because I have...

LilyGrace, that is encouraging, because I have ordered MUS and in a lower level for that very reason, (Gamma). I am hoping that once it arrives that things will improve. I am not convinced however...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-16-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By Shirada
I have a similar question to this asked by...

I have a similar question to this asked by darcytrue but regarding my 9DD.

http://www.mothering.com/discussions....php?t=1137097 (http://www.mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?t=1137097)
...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-05-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Shirada
I was wondering the same thing and was hoping...

I was wondering the same thing and was hoping someone who has experience with the WWE curriulum could advise me. I took a look at some free lessons downloads of level 3 at the Well-Trained Mind...
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