Inspired Education Magazine | 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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Perfect Poems – 4 Books of Poems for Many Reasons

POEMS FOR IDIOMS – CLEVER POEMS TO EXPLAIN IDIOMS All published by Perfect Poems POB 896 Washington, UT 84780 www.perfectpoems.com Ph: 435-628-3504 Email: mail@perfectpoems.com By Janet Esposito Ask anyone learning the English language, and you will hear that idioms are one of the most difficult things to grasp. Even if you understand all of the […]

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Create a Math Environment – Should Be in Every Classroom

Soft cover, 192 pages Price: $16.95 plus shipping. ISBN# 978-1-929221-02-8 Library of Congress Catalog Card #: 2016910954 Author, Vivian Owens Revised edition: October, 2016 Available on Amazon or http://www.escharpublications.com ======= By Emerson Sandow Ms. Vivian Owens understands the world of teaching children and parents helping classroom teachers as outside-of-school guides and co-teachers. She knows that […]

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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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Dabble – Fast-Paced Word Board Game

www.inillc.com 7112 Cypress Hill Drive Gaithersburg, Maryland 20879 E-mail: jvohra@inillc.com Review by Jennifer Nairne Like many other families, Thursday night is Game Night at our house. It is a familiar scene to most – Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, and the kids join around the kitchen table for a friendly board game. We are a vision […]

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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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American Minute – American History – and the World — Is Fascinating & Entertaining

http://www.americanminute.com/ Free e-mail subscription Review by Michael Leppert Our beautiful country is often referred to as “The Great Experiment” and its short history is packed with interesting facts and amazing anecdotes. . . much of it trivia, but still interesting and memorable. A grasp of this history is essential to all Americans’ maintaining their freedom […]

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Readorium – Ingenious & Affordable Web-based Reading Comprehension & Science Literacy Program

https://www.readorium.com/homeschool/ 201-836-8403 by Michael Leppert Readorium is a revolutionary, web-based reading comprehension and science program (for students in grades 3-8) that allows any student at any reading level to develop his/her skills and knowledge, while enjoying it at the same time. Recent brain research has demonstrated that in developing or improving a skill, new synapses […]

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World Peace Game & Teacher, John Hunter

http://worldpeacegame.org/ by Emerson Sandow There is a documentary film called World Peace and Other Fourth Grade Achievements that is a must-see for any parent or teacher who wants insight into the fascinating capabilities of a fourth-grade class by watching one in in Charlottesville, Virginia, in action. This is accomplished by playing a live action game […]

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