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XBox Education?

XBox Education?
One of my greatest discoveries was using DVDs to teach my children French.  Simply by using the "French" option on Nemo, we were able to review our French vocabulary in an incredibly fun way.  Now I hear that there is ANOTHER great way to study French!  Read this article in my local paper.When John Nordlinger, senior research manager for Microsoft Research's gaming efforts, wanted a refresher on his French, he started playing "Everquest" -- the multiplayer...
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Guest — Andrea
My daughters (11 and 9) have Webkinz, and they sometimes use the Spanish version of the website. I also require my high school age... Read More
Wednesday, 05 November 2008 04:27
Guest — J W
By the way, Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" is FABULOUS in French.
Thursday, 09 October 2008 09:22
Guest — J W
There are only three of us, and we're the same gender. To make up for the variety we'd get with other classmates, we use teddy be... Read More
Thursday, 09 October 2008 09:19
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How to Nail Down Jello

How to Nail Down Jello
Wilma shared that her first homeschool student received wonderful scholarships for college, but she has concerns that her second child doesn't have a college major in mind.Dear Wilma,Congratulations on your son's scholarships!  Woo Hoo!About your daughter....  I think your best bet is to stay as flexible as possible.  Since she is interested in art, people (think about psychology perhaps,) business, AND being a vet, I would recommend a Liberal Arts college.  Make sure you pick one...
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Fun Foreign Language Idea!

Fun Foreign Language Idea!
Spanish is nice because there are always people and things to help with pronunciation.  Remember that most DVDs come with Spanish language and Spanish subtitles.  If you use Disney and Pixar films, you don't even notice that the lips don't match - and it's a fun way to laugh & joke while getting your 15 minutes for the day.  We used to watch movies once a week as our French study.  There is also radio programming,...
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Guest — J W
Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" is exquisite in French!!!
Monday, 14 July 2008 18:48
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