Contest: Win a 1 Month Subscription to DreamBox Learning Online Math Program for Kids

DreamBox Learning recently released a new version of the DreamBox Math Game that now includes lessons up to 3rd grade. The new version features more than 500 in depth math lessons that help children develop fluency, concepts, and problem solving skills. What is DreamBox Learning Math Game? DreamBox Learning Math Game is an online mathContinue reading “Contest: Win a 1 Month Subscription to DreamBox Learning Online Math Program for Kids”

Great Home Schooling Internet Resources

When I first started homeschooling Gavin (this was before he started playschool at Kinderland), I was searching high and low for useful internet resources that I could use to help me plan his curriculum.  Unfortunately, I wasn’t aware of these sites back then, but I am now, so if you’re homeschooling (or if you wantContinue reading “Great Home Schooling Internet Resources”

Learning Mandarin with EuroTalk

EuroTalk Talk Now Chinese Mandarin Talk Now! is the world’s best selling language learning CD-ROM series for beginners, used by more than three million people to date. Designed for newcomers to the language, Talk Now! is the perfect method to access a wealth of comprehensive fundamental vocabulary and accurate pronunciation in one user-friendly plan packed withContinue reading “Learning Mandarin with EuroTalk”

Review: Disney's Phonics Quest

When my parents were in Singapore, they bought Gavin Disney’s Phonics Quest.  It is a CD ROM game intended to teach children from kindergarten to learn how to read.  Although it is labeled for ages 5-8, I’ve already introduced Gavin to it. I was intending to record a video review of this game because IContinue reading “Review: Disney's Phonics Quest”

Glenn Doman Teaching Philosophies for Reading

There are several things to keep in mind when following the Glenn Doman flash card method… Keep it fun – always make sure that your child is in a good mood when introducing the cards.  Keep your voice bright and cheerful. If your child is sick, give the program a break and resume when yourContinue reading “Glenn Doman Teaching Philosophies for Reading”

Review: DreamBox Learning K-2 Math

I received an email to check this new online math game for children some time back.  It’s called DreamBox Learning.  They were offering a free trial, so I signed up to give it a go. What is DreamBox Learning? It is an interactive, online program designed to engage children and teach them math through aContinue reading “Review: DreamBox Learning K-2 Math”