I saw this on the news, and it looks like a great way to encourage kids to read using modern technology. As the mother of an electrical engineer, I can tell you that I often felt Kevin was hard-wired to enjoy wired toys. He loved to read, but he would have loved to read even MORE if he were using something techie. Even kids who don't love reading might be lured into literature with the help of a gadget.
100 Classic Books is the unique release from Nintendo that transforms the Nintendo DS family of handheld video game system into a library of timeless English literature. Compatible with DS, DS Lite and DSi models it is filled with 100 classic works from English literature, highlighted by works from authors such as William Shakespeare, Jules Verne, Jane Austen, Mark Twain and more. Additional features include the ability to adjust the size of text, place virtual bookmarks and even download new content via the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service (broadband Internet connection required).
Go, techies, go!
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The blog post was online at about 7:30 in the morning, and we also mentioned the webinar in yesterday's blog post. The delay is because you have the blog posts delivered via email, and there is a delay when it's delivered by email. I can't control that, though - I can only control what time I post the blog each morning. I'm really sorry you missed it, though!
I just received this email. It looks like you sent it AFTER you had the webinar which you offered to everyone. Any chance of an archive since it is now 10 pm EST and I just received this at 9 pm EST (6pm PST).
What is a good score on the SAT? Everybody asks me that!
There is no formula or calculation for what makes a good score. A good SAT score is the best score that YOUR child can earn. But to guesstimate how your child is doing, I can suggest a scale based on the general population of the US. It doesn't fit… Read More
A homeschool transcript is part of your child's educational background that you will have to provide when you help them go through the college admissions process. When you homeschool, part of what you are signing up for is documenting your child's educational experiences. It's all part and parcel of the whole genie gig, as they say on Aladdin.
Can you feel the spring in the air? I can! And, if you've been around homeschooling long enough, you know that can only mean one thing.... It's almost convention time!
Conventions are great for allowing you a chance to do continuing education, find new curriculum by browsing through book upon book, and getting to interact with fellow homeschoolers.