Digital technology enhances the learning experience no matter where a student is studying. Online based education can now be easily applied to children that are receive home schooling for any number of reasons. There are complete software packages that teach students of all grade levels the core basic subjects such as English, mathematics, science and history. Math and science software is loaded with advanced features that provide interactive experiences similar to a real classroom. For example, virtual experiments in biology, physics, chemistry and earth science can be done through software features that provide videos of such experiments. A student simply clicks on items to properly conduct experiments in a virtual science lab.
Home schooling is now made easy for complex subjects such as mathematics. Students can use software that automatically checks answers to all math problems. During the problem solving process, the software can also provide hints for students. Additionally, detailed solutions are provided once a student completes all of the assignments at the end of a chapter in a math class section. Graphing tools are also popular features in math course software. Students can use such graphs for algebra, trigonometry and even calculus. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an example of a provider of educational software solutions.
Software that is designed for home school use usually comes with upgrades and other additional features that can be downloaded online. Sometimes, live homework help is also provided by real teachers that can help students get the most out of educational software programs.
I haven’t hosted a giveaway here on The Homeschooling Blog in many many weeks, but I regularly enter other blogger’s giveaways, especially in the summer months when I have a little extra time on my hands. I’ve won many prizes over the years, mostly valued at around $50 or less. The biggest prize I’ve won (up until today) was a recliner that now proudly sits in my living room. That was a couple years ago on Mother’s Day.
From time to time friends will ask about all the giveaway shares they see on my Facebook page and ask if anyone really wins. It’s natural to be a skeptic, especially if you’ve never won anything. Rest assured that every giveaway I host on this blog has a winner! I have no reason to think other bloggers are nothing less than 100% legitimate, so I always give the same answer… your odds are higher winning a blogging giveaway than any other you’ll find on the Internet. Usually the entries are far less in number than others you’ll find on the web, giving you greater odds at snatching the prize. I usually don’t win, but when I do, even if it’s just a book or another apron, it’s a rather exciting day.
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For nearly a decade of “family” we had no pets to share life with. Children it seemed were more than enough, or so we thought. Then one early December morning my husband found a letter to Santa, written by our then 9 year old daughter. “Dear Santa, You don’t have to bring me any toys this year, all I really want is a golden retriever puppy. It should be a girl and she’ll need to have food and a bed, because all the stores will be closed on Christmas day.” There was more, but you get the gist. How could we say no to that? It was time to make room in our family for just one more!
Welcome to WEEK 2 of our giveaway series! We’re giving away $10 every week to thank our readers for their support. We promise an easy entry experience and no long waits for a winning announcement. Last week’s winner, Reynanta C. was notified last night just hours after the conclusion of the giveaway and has already received her $10! Congratulations Reynanta! Will you be our next winner?
This giveaway is open Worldwide, but you MUST have a PayPal account and be 18+. If your name is drawn and you don’t have a PayPal account, I’ll have to ask Rafflecopter to draw another name. So sorry about that! Rules are rules! Winner will be emailed and have 48 hours to respond with their PayPal information before a runner up is selected.
I’ve been invited by the fine nature-loving people at Conscious Box to offer one of my fascinated visitors a 3-month FREE subscription to Conscious Box! What on earth does that mean? It means for 3 months you’ll get boxes filled with pure and natural products and foods to enjoy! That’s a $59 value! Are you gluten-free? Perhaps vegan? Conscious Box has you covered! With their subscriptions service, insuring you get the right products is just a click away!
With Conscious Box you can rate the products you receive each month, earn points, and redeem those points towards your favorite products! Once you start getting your boxes, it won’t be long at all before you know what you are wishing to have more of.
If you’re like me and are thinking hmmm… this would be an excellent gift for (your random person), the regular monthly subscription cost is $19.95 (shipping included) but because Conscious Box loves this blog and my readers, they’re offering you a special 50% OFF discount for any Conscious Box subscription. Simply use code: DISCOVERNATURAL
Each Conscious Box includes:
Variety of pure and natural products
Organic food and/or vegan beauty products
10 points from each box to put towards a future order
Tips on healthy living
An opportunity to sample a variety of eco-friendly products from green companies you’ll no doubt grow to love
Welcome to a new series of weekly giveaways… each worth $10 PayPal cash! Anyone (Worldwide) can participate so long as you are 18 or older and have a PayPal account. These giveaways will start each Sunday and end the following Saturday.