Giveaway: $450+ FULL curriculum package from Oak Meadow

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Welcome to today’s giveaway–sponsored by Oak Meadow:

Live Your Learning with Oak Meadow

Last year I mixed and matched all different curriculums. This year I’m excited to take Oak Meadow full circle and get back to our roots, to live simply and believe greatly.” ~ Oak Meadow parent

Exploring educational options for your families? Try Oak Meadow! We provide flexible, progressive homeschooling curriculum for grades K to 12:

  • K-8 is child-centered, nature-based, playful, hands-on
  • High School offers challenging courses, life experience credit, dual enrollment, college counseling
  • Start anytime during the year

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

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This giveaway has ended; thanks for your interest!

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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How does Italy sound this summer?

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Written by Daniela Cima Usher of Taste of Italy

Disaster.

The flight from our home in Italy to Cairo was at 7am the next morning, and we’d just been buried under 1 meter of snow! The next day, we were supposed to be standing in the desert in front of the pyramids and now our family holiday was ruined…

Or was it?

“Hey boys,” my husband suggested. “Let’s make a SNOW pyramid!”

“Yay!” they screamed.

After a fun and successful day building white pyramids in our courtyard, the snow melted just enough to begin our journey to Egypt – only 24 hours behind schedule.

But an amazing thing happened in the years after that fantastic adventure.

The snow pyramid became one of our boys’ top three memories from the trip! And it didn’t even happen in Egypt! It happened right in our very own home.

That fact has stuck with me over the years.

As we all know, our kids learn more by doing.
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Giveaway: $175 history package from A Thomas Jefferson Education

A Thomas Jefferson Education

Note: This giveaway has ended; thanks for your interest!

Welcome to this week’s giveaway, brought to you by a resource that has completely changed the way my family home educates for the better–Thomas Jefferson Education (also known as 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 TJEd provides is This Week in History–a daily resource that brings your homeschool or classroom to life!
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