social studies

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Field Trip: Heifer Farm

We are doing a fundraiser this year with our DIY Explorers – asking them to bring in recyclables that give a deposit to raise money to buy an animal through From the Heifer website: We empower families to turn hunger and poverty into hope and prosperity – but our […]

My Top 10 Favorite FREE Educational Sites

As homeschoolers, free resources are like precious gems. Here are some of my most precious gems. 1. Khan Academy A lot of homeschoolers use Khan Academy for it’s fantastic math tutorials and practice. It can also be used for science, history, computer programming and civics. Check out all the subjects […]

Review: Time4Learning

When my younger son started homeschooling this year, I wanted to try an online web-based curriculum that he could be independent with.  We came upon Time4Learning, and he used it for about 3 months. Let me preface this by saying that my son is not a typical learner.  When he […]