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Playing Soccer & Learning Life Skills | Homeschool Lessons

All of my children have played soccer sometime during their elementary years. Sometimes it was through our local YMCA; other times it was with organizations such as Upward Sports. For a while, two of my children even played on teams that were put together by a coach in our area who wanted to work with homeschooled students. Playing Soccer & Learning Life Skills Although

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More Than Painting

More Than Painting Throughout the summer and sometimes during the school year, I teach painting classes at our local arts and crafts store. In the classes, I show students how to create a certain picture using acrylic paints on canvas. We go step by step; I paint each part of the picture, and they follow along. Even though we’re all painting the same thing,

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Mobile Learning & Smart Tutor

(image courtesy of wstryder) Last week I attended a conference on mobile learning in DC.  The experience was a real eye-opener to say the least. There are tons of really cool ‘stuff’ going on in the world of Mobile Learning. Carly Shuler, from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop presented some very interesting research on children and mobile learning. You can read

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We have some exciting things in the future of SmartTutor.com including some free items. I know these days we all need to cut costs (especially because gas is so expensive) so Smart Tutor wants to help out with that. Soon… we will be offering some free educational activities that will include many of our characters like you see here. If you don’t want to

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The Fun Place to Learn

After almost 4 years of working at Learning Today, Inc., I realize that I’ve learned even more than the kids that use our Smart Tutor program. Yes, my math skills have improved greatly from going through each lesson during the Quality Assurance process but there is more to it. The people in this company are dedicated to children and their education. Detailed research and

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