Archive for March, 2011

A Matter of Time: A Great Source for Learning

Time is an amazing dimension. It is unseen and intangible. But once a child starts to master the concepts associated with this dimension, the effects can be astounding serve as a framework that organizes our minds and our experiences. A parent recently recounted a conversation he had with his five year old daughter. It developed in response to her query…

Homeschool Reviewer Shoutout

Five Homeschooling Moms share their reviews with the Reading Kingdom Program.

What’s My Word?

Years ago, there was a popular TV game show called What’s My Line. In it, a panel of celebrities had to figure out a contestant’s line of work while being restricted to a narrow range of questions. Though it may seem far afield, reading comprehension has some of the same qualities. Basically, the reader while knowing precious little about the…

Tested

Some time ago I stopped doing the Reading Kingdom with Victor because his home life didn’t support him doing the program on his own. As a result, he had only been doing the program with me and once a week isn’t enough for it to be effective. (The program is a curriculum which requires students to do it 4-5 times…