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Decoding Common Core

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

Common Core is in the public schools, Catholic parochial schools, and promises to walk in the front door of our homeschooling families—unless we as homeschooling parents wake up and get informed and involved.

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Learning History Through His Dad’s Past in Flight: An Interview with Gary Powers

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A CIA agent, flying a spy plane over hostile territory, is shot down, captured, imprisoned, and eventually released in exchange for an enemy spy being held in the United States. But this isn’t fiction. It’s an actual event that took place during the Cold War. The pilot’s name was Gary Powers, and his son, also Gary, says his father’s story became the inspiration for his own love of history…and changed the course of his life....continue reading

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Back to Homeschool Sale

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

Just about everything in our store is on sale! Teaching Textbooks, Mystery of History, Life of Fred, Apologia Science, Sonlight, WriteShop, Notgrass, Berean Builders and Playing with Plays. Rent and purchase homeschool curriculum at Yellow House Book Rental and Save! Click here to find out more!

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Sonlight Core Giveaway!

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SONLIGHT CORE GIVEAWAY, YOUR CHOICE!

Begins Sunday, May 6th at 12 am, ends May 10th at 10 pm MST. This is a FLASH giveaway.... only lasts 4 days! Gain entries every day by sharing!
I absolutely LOVE Sonlight. We used just about all of the cores during my 21 years of homeschooling. (I did throw in Mystery of History here and there, in different years. MOH is awesome as well. The biggest recommendation that I have....continue reading 

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Sonlight, Mystery of History and Notgrass History, Our Favorite History, Geography and Reading Curriculums

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

We love Sonlight, Mystery of History and No grass for our history curriculum because each one has been the best for our four children, depending on their ages, learning abilities or challenges. Each of these excellent history courses has been taught throughout different times of our homeschool journey, depending on the needs of my children. Let me explain......

 

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