Curriculum Review: Jacob’s Ladder

  Jacob’s Ladder Reading Comprehension Program Nonfiction: Grade 5 Joyce L. VanTassel Baska, Ed. D. and Tamra Stambaugh, Ph.D. Students submerged into today’s educational system are confronted with all types of critical writing assessments. Students schooling for more than 12 years and preparing for college entrance exams need an easy to use reading comprehension programContinue reading “Curriculum Review: Jacob’s Ladder”

Curriculum Review: Money Wise DVD Set

  Money Wise by Chad Hovind   Biblical Principals of Work and Finance   Moneywise is a 3 DVD Series with 14 lessons on what God says about money. The creators of this DVD set introduce the series with several promises of exciting interactions and visuals within the 13 week series of Moneywise lessons. DoContinue reading “Curriculum Review: Money Wise DVD Set”

Book Review: God’s Wondorous Machine: The Electrifying Nervous System

By Lainna Callentine, M.Ed., M.D. This text is simply marvelous. I absolutely love the wonderful detail in all the pages. I was able to review this book at a time in which I was simultaneously studying Dr. Caroline Leaf’s discoveries on the brain. Dr. Lainna Callentine pinpoints the same detailed information at a child’s levelContinue reading “Book Review: God’s Wondorous Machine: The Electrifying Nervous System”

Top Five from Masterbooks!

Masterbooks has put out some great book this year and I have been a VERY happy camper as part of the Moms for Masterbooks blogging team. I received the privilege of reviewing these books and have a copy of some amazing creations. Hence the reason for this particular blog, I am putting together my favoriteContinue reading “Top Five from Masterbooks!”

Curriculum Review: The New Astronomy Book

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” Genesis 1:1. The New Astronomy Book By Danny R Faulkner starts off right! With such controversy between creationist and evolution, the battle just doesn’t seem to end; therefore students need to be knowledgeable of both points of view.  The author divided this book into threeContinue reading “Curriculum Review: The New Astronomy Book”

Curriculum Review: Studies in World History Vol. 1

Studies in World History Vol 1 for the Jr. High Student was a welcomed and timely review for me. In preparation for my next year of teaching middle school students I was looking for the perfect history curriculum. Actually, I can’t say that I have ever found the “perfect” curriculum in any subject area and this text was no different. I found many pros and a few cons to this text.

Book Review: How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare

By Ken Ludwig This was a tough review in the sense that I was expecting something a little different. I was pleasantly surprised as I received more than I thought in information about Shakespeare’s plays, which is good considering I am not an expert by any means. I am just starting to teach Shakespeare’s worksContinue reading “Book Review: How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare”

Curriculum Review: It’s Not Greek To Me

  I have always wanted to learn some Greek, so I was excited about getting this curriculum into my hands. I was not sure how my students would respond. At first they were a little taken aback by the thought of learning Greek but after watching the DVD and encountering the instructor Todd Friel, theyContinue reading “Curriculum Review: It’s Not Greek To Me”