Monthly Archive: July 2013

Jul 13

Mayan Mysteries Online Game – A Schoolhouse Crew Review

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We love ancient history in our home. After spending a couple of years studying this era of history, we learned so much. When asked to be a part of this review, I knew we were in for some great learning and review. Dig-It Games is the subject of my product review today. This company was …

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Jul 11

Dave’s Timbuktu Kardashian Obamacare Lebron James New York Tea Party Paris Trayvon Martin Sharknado Rama Lama Ding Dong Dots

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My wife is very concerned that not many people are reading Dave’s Dots because it is not a very catchy title, and it is too hard to find on the internet.  Personally, I think Dave’s Dots is like a brand name, sort of like “Top Ten List” , where you know exactly what you are …

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Jul 09

Entering into Rest

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Do you ever feel like your life is spinning out of control? You are always on the go, your mind never stops. I hate to admit that I feel that way many times. I had expectations that the summer would be peaceful, restful and full of leisure days by the pool or visiting with friends. …

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Jul 08

My Goals for this Week

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  After seeing Amanda’s post over at Our Heart and Home, I was inspired to jump into this challenge. I tend to make my goals too large and unattainable. I think I can accomplish more than is humanly possible at times. This week I am sticking to five goals. I am hoping that by putting my …

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Jul 08

PreScripts Cursive Sentences and Art Lessons – A Schoolhouse Crew Review

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Teaching handwriting to boys can be a challenge. I feel like I am always telling my boys to “write neat”. I made it one of my goals to work on cursive writing with my 10-year-old this summer. He is very artistic, but that skill doesn’t usually carry over into his handwriting. After I had set …

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Jul 05

IEW – Teaching the Classics – A Schoolhouse Crew Review

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Last year, I set an educational goal for my ten-year-old to improve his writing skills. Before this point, we had mainly been doing copywork, dictation and poetry with very little original writing. Our local co-op decided to offer a class using Student Writing Intensive Level A by Institute for Excellence in Writing.  As a result …

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