Weekend homeschool links

Weekend homeschool links
Give Your Child the World is still $7 right now on Amazon – Make sure you grab yours for the new school year before the price goes back up!

Hey there, North Carolina readers:

I’ll be speaking in Wilmington at Myrtle Grove Presbyterian Church on September 10, 2016 at 9:30am. The event is free and there’s breakfast, too (so even if I’m bad, you know–food!)

Would love to have the chance to meet you. No need to register, just show up at 9:30am and bring along a friend or your homeschool group!

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Around the World Stories

Let me introduce you to a new favorite resource: Around the World Stories! (Anyone who knows me at all will NOT be surprised to hear my enthusiasm.)

These are original audio stories with the unique intent of helping children discover & learn about the world–brilliant, right? Listen to a free story here.

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I’m a huge fan of John Taylor Gatto’s inspiring writing, so I love that Great Homeschool Conventions is GIVING AWAY one of his books for a limited time!
 
If you’ve never read The Underground History of American Education, it’s definitely worth checking out.

“Instruction does much, but encouragement everything.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Giveaway: $300+ back to school package from Thomas Jefferson Education

A Thomas Jefferson Education

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Welcome to today’s giveaway, sponsored by A Thomas Jefferson Education (also known as TJEd)–the educational philosophy that has revolutionized my own family’s homeschool.

From Rachel DeMille of TJEd:

“TJEd” or “Leadership Education” is a philosophy and methodology that supports personalizing education for each child’s age, gifts and learning style.

Its focus on the 7 Keys of Great Teaching and the Phases of Learning really reduce stress and magnify inspiration.

One of the tools we provide is This Week in History–a daily resource that brings your homeschool or classroom to life!”
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Read the World: Latin America

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Written by Jamie C. Martin of Simple Homeschool

Hola! Shall we head to Latin America this week, friends? Everything you need to have some fun and learn plenty, too, is included below.

Before we begin, you have heard that Give Your Child the World is just $7 on Amazon for a limited time, right? Have you bought a copy and told your homeschooling friends?

I have no idea why Amazon behaves the way it does, but with back to school on everyone’s minds, this is the best time for a discount and I’m thrilled to see so many of you taking advantage of it. Thanks for the support and enjoy!

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Since we’re nearing the end of the summer book club, it’s time to start thinking about these fabulous prizes up for grabs!

Here’s a reminder of how it will work:

  • If your kids/family have read at least one book from each area of the world (8 total), they can enter to win!
  • If all eight book choices come from Give Your Child the World, you’ll get double entries!
  • And if your family writes a post for our global link up on August 22nd, that’s a chance for a triple entry!
  • On August 22nd, I’ll put a link to the prize form in the global link up post here on the blog. If you want to make sure you don’t miss it, sign up here and you’ll get an email that day!

Come on, Latin America awaits:
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Weekend homeschool links

Weekend homeschool links
Brothers who love each other = a beautiful thing! (And no, I didn’t even stage this!)

Have you heard yet?

The Amazon gods smiled down on me (& you!) this week, discounting Give Your Child the World to only $7 for a limited time! If that isn’t a great back to school gift, I don’t know what is.

Go get your copy ASAP before the price goes back up. Just call it one of the cheapest curriculum/homeschool purchases you make this year–yay!

Take a peek at how much fun we’ve been having during Asia week over at Sarah’s place, too, and meet us back here Monday as we explore Latin America!

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little-passports-sale

We’ve had so much fun exploring the world through Little Passports over the years! The first month you join, a small suitcase arrives containing a passport, wall map, activity ideas, & more.

Each subsequent month brings a packet of info about a new country—with a boarding pass, souvenirs, activities (like this Big Ben puzzle!), online games, & even downloadable study guides! Check out their terrific back to school discounts here!

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I would have LOVED this preschool program if it had been available back in the day–with its focus on the liberal arts & its gentle simplicity!

For those itching to get started homeschooling, Artsy Startsy is a lovely way to spend intentional time with littles. Be sure to peek at the sample week!

“True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.”
~ Nikos Kazantzakis

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Giveaway: $120 K-5 science package from Be Naturally Curious

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Welcome to this week’s giveaway–sponsored by Be Naturally Curious!

From Valerie at Be Naturally Curious:

“I am a mom to two energetic and inquisitive young girls and also happen to be a former college Biology professor.

One of my greatest passions in life is to help ALL kids experience the joy in learning science and exploring nature!

I believe this is best done by focusing on concepts and reinforcing learning with multiple, non-traditional teaching techniques, which is why I started Be Naturally Curious, creating science and nature mini-courses for kids grades K-5.

I love to share and discuss ideas about science and learning on our Facebook page —please come connect with us!
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