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Advanced Pre-Med Studies from Master Books

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Special thanks to Master Books for providing a review copy of this curriculum for us to test out in our home. All opinions are my own based upon our personal experiences with the product. Do you have an aspiring biology or pre-med student in your home? Is your child fascinated with the study of human biology? The Advanced Pre-Med Studies curriculum set from Master Books may be just what you need. It includes the Parent Lesson Planner, Body by Design by Alan L. Gillen, Building Blocks in Life Science by Gary Parker, The Genesis of Germs by Alan L. Gillen, and Exploring the…

The History of Religious Liberty by Michael Farris

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Special thanks to MasterBooks for providing a sample of this curriculum to try out in our home. Our homeschool journey has come to a close, but learning never stops. With this in mind, we are continuing to work our way through The History of Religious Liberty by Michael Farris this summer. If you’re going to use this curriculum in a traditional homeschool setting, it counts as 1 credit of civics. It is set up to be done over the course of 1 year (34 weeks). The teacher guide includes a weekly lesson schedule, student worksheets, quizzes, a final exam, and…

Review: Switched on Schoolhouse Consumer Math

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Switched-On Schoolhouse (SOS) is a computer based learning program from Alpha Omega Publishing. There are a variety of core subjects as well as electives available for all grade levels which allow the teacher to create a customized learning environment for their student(s). **Please see update at the end of this review.** Installation and Setup: Before you can start using specific subjects, you need to install the main Switched-On Schoolhouse software on to at least one computer. You have the option of running the entire program on 1 computer, or you can install the main program on 1 computer and then…

Review: Studies in World History Vol. 1 by Dr. James Stobaugh

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Special thanks to Master Books for providing a review copy of this book. Curriculum Description: Through this course students will see history come to life no matter what their pace or ability. Developed by Dr. James Stobaugh, this three-volume course grows in difficulty with each year, preparing students for their high school work. This is a comprehensive examination of history, geography, religion, economics, and government systems. This educational set equips students to learn from a starting point of God’s creation of the world and move forward with a solid biblically-based worldview. About the Author: Dr. James Stobaugh and his wife…

Compass Classroom’s Back to School Sale 2014

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It’s hard to believe that it’s already time for the Compass Classroom Back to School Sale. You already know that I love the products from Compass Classroom so much that I became an affiliate for them. From now until August 11, 2014, you can receive up to 50% off the Compass Classroom products. They offer great programs like Economics for Everybody, Dave Raymond’s American History, and Visual Latin which we have truly enjoyed during our homeschooling journey. They also have other programs that we haven’t tried yet such as: Introductory Logic Filmmaking The Grammar of Poetry Old Western Culture: The Greeks Modern Parables and…