All About history

A Look at Time Capsule: Medieval England

I think it is well know that I love unit studies! You can delve into a subject as deep as you want and have a ton of fun with it. But I am lazy so…

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Who?Comics App

Thank you to who?Comics for sponsoring this post and encouraging my child to read biographies in comic book form! Please click here to learn more about the app. And follow who? Comics on Twitter for updates As you all know, I am…

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Frugal Homeschooler: Presidential Timeline

C-Span is giving away a Presidential Timeline free to teachers! I registered with the site as a teacher. I think it will be a great tool to put on the wall. You can use it…

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Frugal Homeschooler: Free Educational Dvd’s

Sometimes homeschooling frugally just means keeping your ear to the ground. Opportunities can just crop up that you need to seize! I stumbled across some educational dvds on some of my homeschool yahoo groups and…

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Reading and Learning While Little

Recently I have been part of a few discussions about how hard it is to find non-fiction books for young readers. I can say here in the NerdFamily house it has always been a challenge.…

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Frugal Homeschooler: History

So I have just a few history links to share with you all.First up is this great site that NerdDad found called HyperHistory. It is easy to look around and has maps, people, events and…

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Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

My kids and I just finished this book and it was really good. One of the aspects I appreciated the most was how the author was very clear about the unknown aspects of the wonders.…

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Frugal Homeschooler: History

Here are some free history resources.First up are some fun and interesting sites from the BBC. They have one history section for ages 4-11 and another for 11-16 year olds. They have some interesting history…

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Who put the B in the Ballyhoo?

The kids and I read this interesting book this week. NerdBug picked this out at the library a couple of weeks ago and I wasn't real sure. It wasn't questionable but I was didn't think…

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It’s Disgusting and We Ate It!

We read It's Disgusting and We Ate It! True Food Facts from Around the World and Throughout History as an additional historical read for Chapter one in Story of the World (Nomads) and it was…

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