by Michael Leppert | Classroom Reviews

Botanical Drawing Curriculum – Builds Personhood Through Art

Academy of Botanical Art Courses in Drawing, Watercolor, Pen & Ink, Plant Morphology Scientific Illustration, and the Business of Art ———————– Olivia Marie Art Designs 2068 Sunnyside Lane Sarasota, FL, 34239 941-953-9999 http://www.omartdesigns.com/ Ideal minimum age: 12 years old By Michael Leppert Ms. Olivia Marie Braida-Chiusano (artist pen name OM Braida) is an art instructor […]

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Hands-On English Curriculum

http://grammarandmore.com/product/hoe.htm Hands-On English handbook (2nd ed.): Paperback. 182 pages, 8 x 10.5 inches. The cornerstone of the curriculum, giving quick access to the basics of English to people 9+ years of age, including adults. With illustrations, index, appendices. © 2004. ISBN: 0966486757, $14.95. Activity Book: 175 practice and test pages, plus 26 pages of answers […]

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Mr. Wizard – Pioneer of Science Teaching – Mr.Wizard’s Work, Is Alive and Well

Mr.Wizard Studios http://www.mrwizardstudios.com/ 818-704-9993 188 Dapplegrey Rd. West Hills, CA 91307 (out) Tom Nikosey – tom@mrwizardstudios.com kristen@mrwizardstudios.com by Michael Leppert It is entirely possible that the tremendous interest in Science and Technology that mushroomed in the 1950s and gave the Space Race some of its best engineers and most avid lay fans, came from one […]

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The Grannie Annie – Historical Family Stories Written by Young People

Online: Interviewing Tips, Writing Resources, Illustration Guide, 420 Published Stories, Index of Published Stories http://www.thegrannieannie.org/ by Michael Leppert Many classroom teachers have realized that a great way to learn about world history is to use a student’s own family’s history as the center of their studies. Once they know a bit about a relative’s life, […]

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Cool Tools Math – Make Math Enjoyable!

www.cooltoolsmath.com/ E-mail: cooltoolsmath@gmail.com Facebook: Cool Tools Math 801-756-6282 By Michael Leppert Evelyn Fannin, creator of Cool Tools Math is a former public school teacher who has worked with many children who experienced difficulties with math and knowing the basic math skills. The testimonials on the website show that her methods work in helping children to […]

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Cleo Cat-tra Books – First Concept Educational Picture Books

5 Titles in the series, currently For children, ages 1 to 3 Glossy, washable hard covers 8.25” x 8.25”, 30-plus pages Published by: Inkwell Productions, L.L.C. 10632 N. Scottsdale Rd, Unit 695 Scottsdale, AZ 852548 Ph: 480-315-3781 http://cleocatbooks.com/books/ Author: Lucy Geringer Illustrators: Bernardita C. Kollock, Elly Evans, Review by Michael Leppert Former school teacher, Lucy […]

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Greek and Latin Morphemes – Expand a Child’s Vocabulary for Life

Two programs from Ready to Teach designed to improve SAT & ACT scores and communication skills Ready To Teach 500 Elmington Avenue, # 312 Nashville, TN 37205 615-838-2077 Alene.Harris@readytoteach.com http://readytoteach.com/ by Michael Leppert Modern teachers have a wealth of educational resources at their fingertips to ensure that their students receive the very best education possible. […]

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Aunt Phil’s Trunk – Alaska History in Print & eBooks

https://auntphilstrunk.com/ 6831 Viburnum Drive Anchorage, AK 99507 Cellular (907) 230-7903 auntphilstrunk@gmail.com laurel_bill@yahoo.com by Michael Leppert Phyllis Downing Carlson was an award-winning Alaskan historian who chronicled this mysterious and romantic region’s past throughout her lifetime. Her niece, Laurel Downing Bill, inherited Phyllis’ (Aunt Phil) notes, clippings and other source materials in 1993, at her passing. Aunt […]

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CadenaSmith Enterprises – See-n-Read® Reading Tools

2533 Sutton Lane Aurora, IL 60502 www.see-n-read.com info@see-n-read.com 630-236-5592 See-n-Read®, Two sizes: “Book” – 5-1/2″ x 3″ $2.99) and “Document” 8-1/2″ x 3″ ($3.49) Memory Mark™ – the ReadBar™ is cut open, so you can underline/highlight the line of text. Same price as See-n-Read® Computer Screen version – re-sizable, adjustable transparency allows you to block […]

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Loving Grammar – Mr. Lund’s Guide To Professional Clamdigging

http://lovinggrammar.com/homeschool/ Textbook by Steve Lund, M.Ed. Review by Michael Leppert At first glance, the title of this website seems like an oxymoron – who can possibly be “loving grammar”? But, those of us who enjoy knowing how to punctuate properly and make our subjects and verbs match in number, it is one of the most […]

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