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    Published on 04-07-2017 08:00 AM
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    Our first free-trial Friday kicks off by featuring three terrific programs that you may or may not have tried before. This is your opportunity to test out these secular curricula and programs for yourself before deciding if they are right for your homeschool.




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    All About Reading Pre-reading teaches Print Awareness, Phonological Awareness, Letter Knowledge, Listening Comprehension, and Motivation to Read. When teaching Letter Knowledge, you'll be instructed to complete a hands-on activity to reinforce letter recognition. Shaping playdough in the form of letters is one of the suggested activities in the list included in the Teacher's Manual. For a glimpse into this program's hands-on approach, try the printable ABC Playdough Mats offered to supplement this activity!



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    Slipping Up is one of 12 quests, or lesson plans, that Growin'GEERS offers to challenge your homeschooler to learn about engineering. This quest is located in Switzerland and covers the concepts of weight distribution and ergonomics. Each quest includes animated videos, research and brainstorming worksheets, and a planned hands-on activity to walk your child through the quest. Growin'GEERS doesn’t supply the materials for the hands-on activity because all activities can be done with household materials.




    Did you miss last Friday's Free Trials? Check them out HERE

    Published on 03-31-2017 08:53 AM
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    As you look ahead to next year's homeschool and ponder what curricula and tools you'll be using, there is no better way to make those decisions that being able to see for yourself if a program is right for your family. For that reason, every Friday in April we will be linking you to free trials and demos of resources you may or may not have heard of.

    Definitely take advantage of your chance to take these secular homeschooling programs for a test drive - - without spending a dime! Be watching our home page and our social networks for announcements of each Friday's featured trials during April.

    Want to view the Free Trials already posted? Here are the entries from:


    Because the best way to know if a curriculum or option is going to be a good fit is to try it for yourself! ...
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    Recently, I was introduced to a brand new resource that I simply
    must pass along to you secular homeschooling peeps. AMAZE is a completely non-profit, non-partisan tool for making sex education less weird and lots easier for students and parents. AMAZE uses humor to try and lighten-up some of the more awkward aspects of talking about the many changes of puberty.

    Just what is AMAZE?

    AMAZE is an animated video series for the digital-savvy 10 to 14 year old that provides factual,non-judgmental, and age-appropriate information about puberty, periods, body image and sexuality in fun, bite-sized clips. If we want our children to know the facts about their bodies, ...
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