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Tips for the Home: Robotic Vacuum Cleaner gets an A+

Tips for the Home: Robotic Vacuum Cleaner gets an A+
The hard part of HOMEschooling is often the HOME part. I've recently fallen in love with a new product that makes my life better - Roomba.  Pleas...
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Tips for the Home: Circulon Premier Cookware gets an A+

Tips for the Home: Circulon Premier Cookware gets an A+
My husband unexpectedly announced, "We need new cookware" and brought home the Circulon Premier Professional 13-piece Hard-anodized Cookware Set. It's...
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Homeschool Gift Idea for Techies

Homeschool Gift Idea for Techies
What better way to encourage techie kids to read!  Nintendo DS is now an E-Reader! 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...
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    So, a question many high school homeschool families ask when planning to teach math is, "what is the order of math classes in high school?" Questions may be as specific as "is geometry higher than algebra 2?" , "what comes after algebra 2?" , or "what grade do you take geometry?" For most students, what comes first doesn't matter. The most important thing

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    When you see your child's test score, in your heart of hearts you may wonder why the score wasn't higher. Let me explain 6 problems with standardized tests , and I'd love for you to leave a comment with anything you can add. 

    1. The problem with tests is that they don't measure what is REALLY important. Qualities NOT Measured by Tests
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    Is your child a high school Junior? It's time for college visits!

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    It's time to enjoy the summer while doing a bit of planning for the homeschool year ahead. Here are some July homeschool calendar reminders to make the most of your free time! 

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