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Homeschool Science Curriculum

Every month the Curriculum Choice hosts a review team feature on a specific topic.  It is always full of resource reviews, tips from experienced homeschoolers, links, and sometimes even product discounts, and often I contribute.  This month the topic is Homeschool Science Curriculum, and here is my contribution: As a scientist, I love Apologia’s courses for […]

Halfway Through the Homeschool High School Year

As we approach the halfway mark in our homeschool year, I look at what we have accomplished and panic.  We are so far behind where I had hoped we would be!  It’s very stressful, this being behind, and years ago I used to pass that stress on to the kids.  Let’s work harder, let’s do […]

Review: Gifted Mind, Inventor of the MRI

More than simply a straighforward account of Dr. Damadian and the MRI, Gifted Mind is the memoir of a delightful, talented gentleman who is determined to share the hard-won lessons of his life while telling you of his dream to fight cancer. When Damadian was a young boy, his dear grandmother died a horribly painful death […]

Review: The First Fossil Hunters by Adrienne Mayor

Every once in a while I encounter a book that opens up a whole new world.  The First Fossil Hunters:  Paleontology in Greek and Roman Times by Adrienne Mayor is one of these.  As someone interested in the history of science, I know that ancient Greek philosphers had noticed fossilized seashells on the mountains and […]

Fond Memories: Our 5 Kids’ Top 30 Homeschool Resources

My five children (ages 13-22) have gone through a huge range of curriculum in almost two decades of homeschooling, so when I asked the at-home crowd what their favorites had been, there was silence around the table.  They needed to think…and then they started to talk.  Later, when I emailed my oldest daughter, I got […]

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