English | Classroom Reviews

Create-a-Story – a Creative Writing Board Game for All Ages

Published by: Create Press www.createpress.com P.O. Box 2785 Carlsbad, CA 92018-2785 760-730-9550 $44.95 plus S&H Online Teachers Manual available at website Ages 5-99 (adult assistance is required for younger children) Can be up to 6 individuals or up to 6 groups of 2-4 players =========== By Joseph Grayhaim Create Press has developed an ingenious approach […]

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Bad Wolf Press – Musical Theatre Curriculum K-9+

http://www.badwolfpress.com/ Phone: 888-827-8661 Fax: 650-285-6291 Email: contact@badwolfpress.com 216 Mt Hermon Road Ste E372 Scotts Valley, California 95066 by Emerson Sandow Bad Wolf Press has created a series of clever musical plays that teach basic concepts in an imaginative and fun-inspiring way. Not only is academic information delivered via the plays, but the cast members practice […]

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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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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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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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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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Up-Words® Reading Program – Great Approach & Clear Lesson Plan Instructions

upwordsreading.com Alan Delk info@upwordsreading.com 160 High Bluff Court Johns Creek, GA 30097 Ph:678.521.2160 by Valerie Schuetta, M.Ed. Up-Words® Reading is an excellent program in 3 Levels, for any teacher of grades K-3 or 4, with children having alphabet familiarity. Also, it is an especially perfect tool for any Reading Specialist trying to help students with […]

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Bessie’s Pillow – A Young Immigrant’s Journey to America

Written by Linda Bress Silbert, Ph.D. Two Editions, in English and in Spanish Published by: Strong Learning Publications http://www.stronglearning.com/ 288 pages, $19.95 ISBN: 978-0895442017 ================== Review by Michael Leppert Bessie’s Pillow is the remarkable and touching story of a young Eastern European Jewish immigrant woman, who comes to the United States in the early 1900s […]

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Magnificent Monologues Series – Reading, Memorization & Public Speaking Aids

Available from Here is an enjoyable way for your students to develop 3 valuable skills from the world of acting! The Magnificent Monologues Series offers an enjoyable and unique way to improve your child’s reading, memorizing and public speaking all in one! It is like a Unit Study for communicating. Your students do not have […]

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Homeschool Almanac Has Information by Teachers for Teachers!

www.homeschoolalmanac.com Homeschooling is the field of alternative education that experiences new products, services and concepts before school administrators do. • Many of the writers on the Almanac are professional teachers, active or retired • Professional educators know the concepts teachers relate to • Teachers know what works and what doesn’t • Teachers need to have […]

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