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Developing and Shaping

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 by
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  When I had my first child, I had never changed a diaper. The only baby-sitting I had ever done was my neighbor’s nine-year-old. For me, knowing what to do with a baby was not second nature. Some of you might be like me. Baby Beginnings with Erica Thomas is a series of 24 lessons

A Twist on History

Monday, 15 February 2016 by
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  When we study history—truly study it—and discuss it, we can learn more than we thought possible. When we take the time to learn about the struggles people went through and the sacrifices they made, we can’t help but be thankful for their courage. It helps history come alive. American History: From Columbus to 1914

Learning the Value of a Place

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 by

  Not all places have the same value. Students will learn this in our brand new Whole Number Place Value Workshop. Sally Winchester has provided parents with eleven lessons that are designed to help them teach their students place value through examples and practice problems. This is a review unit of third and fourth grade

The Young and the Reluctant

Monday, 01 February 2016 by

  Sounds like the title of a new television show, doesn’t it? But, alas, it is real life for some of us. Our young ones are sometimes a bit reluctant to read or work on their math. has some new courses that can help. Growing Readers with Erin Dean is geared toward elementary and

Who Doesn’t Want an A+?

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 by
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  An A+ is the best grade one could hope to receive on a test. Nobody says, “I think I’d rather have a B. Please, give me a B instead.” For a limited time, is giving you an A+—A+ Interactive Math Online for 6th Grade, that is. This is a highly animated, comprehensive way

Keeping It Real

Monday, 25 January 2016 by
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  When our students study history, it is sometimes hard to put it in perspective. It seems like an abstract concept because it is not in the here and now. There are two new courses on that will help your student see history in a different light. Stepping through History: Starting with You! with

An Unconventional Approach

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 by
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  Sometimes we need to approach school from a different angle in order to spark some enthusiasm; sometimes we need an unconventional approach. Two of our newest courses on do just that. Economics for Everybody with David Kimball is a course designed for middle and high school students. Using a four-hour video series, this

Electives for the Creative Mind

Monday, 18 January 2016 by
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  We’ve just added some fabulous electives to our course lineup. If you have a student who enjoys taking photographs or designing eye-catching graphics, these two courses will increase her knowledge and skills, maybe even help her to build a portfolio, if that’s a goal. Image Editing and Creation with Deanna Galgano is a 36-week