For Canadian homeschooling families
Categories

New Products

Price: $114.95

Apologia Basic Set Ė Mathematics 1New

Author: Kathryn Gomes

Publisher: Apologia Educational Ministries

Item #: G242

Overview of Exploring Creation with Mathematics, Level 1 Exploring Creation with Mathematics, Level 1, is a new homeschool math curriculum from award-winning Apologia. This course is for first grade.This product is for the spiral bound All-in-One Student Text and Workbook.The homeschool math curriculum you use in the elementary grades will set the tone for your childís math experience for years to come. Math is not a series of abstract symbols to be memorized but rather a communication tool to be mastered to discover the mysteries of Creation. Just as we communicate our thoughts and feelings with the 26 symbols of our alphabet, mathematical symbols expand on our knowledge of our world and our unique place within it. Exploring Creation with Mathematics, Level 1, All-in-One Student Text and Workbook This course is a rich introduction to elementary math, Level 1 mathematics covers addition, subtraction, place value, measurement, data and graphing, and basic geometry.The Exploring Creation with Mathematics series utilizes a mastery approach with lots of review. The author, Kathryn Gomes, connects the topics using a built-in review with the skills practice sections. Hands-on projects introduce and reinforce concepts in a deeper way.The author moves through the material following a specific progression and 4-step approach. Each lesson utilizes problems and projects and begins with a tangible presentation, then moves through a pictorial presentation of the concept, followed by an abstract presentation, and finishes with an application activity. The projects apply math to the studentís life to foster an appreciation for math and help them look forward to doing math every day.Inside this course you will find: -Seeing Our Creator devotionals at the beginning of each unit connect the math concepts your child will learn to God and His creation-A suggested daily schedule, with thoughtful pacing through concepts that reflect a systematic progression from one skill to the next, is most important for eliminating frustration-Plenty of skills practice , including fresh and exciting easy-to-set-up games to help ensure that your child is prepared for the next level of math concepts introducedHands-on activities, games, and projects using the provided activity sheets and everyday household products give your child tangible connections to the abstract concepts learned-Colorful and age-appropriate lesson layouts and page design make learning more inviting for your studentOptions and suggestions for adjusting a lesson if your child is struggling or if your child is advancing quickly through the material are provided-Supply lists, answers to the problems, teaching tips, and suggestions for taking an activity further are also givenDaily Schedule and Supplies The suggested Daily Schedule included with each course is based on four days a week for 28 weeks. We encourage you to adjust it to the needs of your child and your familyís schedule.On average, each lesson takes 30 to 45 minutes. However, this time may vary if your child is taking a hands-on project a little further or is needing a little extra time to complete a skills practice. On a typical day, your student will spend about 5 to 10 minutes reviewing concepts previously learned, participate in a fun hands-on activity that introduces a new concept, and then apply the new concept by working through practice worksheets. You will also need to gather some common household items and purchase a few common math manipulative items to fully use this course. Common household items include things like dry beans for counting. Math manipulatives include items like a base ten block set. A complete list is available for each grade, and materials are reused within different grades as applicable for concepts being taught.5 Key Components to Exploring Creation with Mathematics, Level 1 This curriculum is designed around five key components essential to a successful elementary math program. These components were designed based on the authorís experience as a math teacher in both the homeschool co-op and school classroom settings:~FUN! The design of each lesson and the carefully crafted activities present math as an accessible and exciting subject. If students are flipping ahead to see whatís next, they will bring enthusiasm and openness to each new lesson. These positive emotions make it easier for their brains to soak up the content.~Skills Practice. At the elementary level, a sizable part of the content includes math facts that must be memorized. Other skills must be rehearsed over a longer period of time for mastery to occur. Main skills are introduced in each lesson and strategically practiced 5-10 minutes a day. ~Christian Connection. Absolutely! Each unit in Exploring Creation with Mathematics begins with a Seeing Our Creator section that connects God to the concepts the student will be learning. Math is part of creation, and it mirrors aspects of Godís character; His beauty, faithfulness, and love can all be seen when studying math.~Carefully Crafted Conceptual Content. The progression of each unit is carefully mapped out to offer just the right level of challenge each day. At the end of each unit, students apply what they learned to the fields of art, science, or business through a cumulative project.~Ease of Use. The structure is simple: each day, complete the lesson & skills practice on the daily schedule. The answer key contains the answers, teacherís notes, suggestions for the lessons, and reusable pages you need to complete the course.

Price: $83.95

Apologia Mathematics Student Text Level 2New

Author: Kathryn Gomes

Publisher: Apologia Educational Ministries

Item #: G243

Introducing Apologiaís homeschool math curriculum for elementary grades. This is a rich introduction to elementary math. In Level 2, students advance to adding and subtracting 3-digit numbers, telling time, manipulating money, and learning more about measurement, data collection, and geometry, including 3D shapes. Again, hands-on activities are designed to complement each new lesson and keep math fun and engaging. The homeschool math curriculum you use in the elementary grades will set the tone for your childís math experience for years to come. This product is for the spiral-bound All-in-One Student Text and Workbook and does NOT include the Teaching Guide and Answer Key.

Applied Engineering: Studies of God's Design in Nature SeriesFeaturedNew

Author: Various

Publisher: Various

Explore the intersection of science and Godís blueprints for life in this fascinating science course! In Applied Engineering, students will explore examples of Godís incredible design in nature and discover how His design has inspired man-made designs for batteries, human organ repair, microlenses, automotive engineering, paint, and even credit card security!Through exciting books, engaging worksheets, and hands-on activities, students will explore the exciting field of biomimicry and the very frontiers of science where researchers are studying the design of Godís world to create extraordinary breakthroughs that benefit our health, lives, and efficiency!

Price: $6.50

Around the World Coloring BookNew

Author: N/A

Publisher: Dover Publications

Item #: CB194

Ideal for home or classroom use, this entertaining and educational coloring book helps youngsters identify and locate Mexico, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, India, Spain, France, Nigeria, and 23 other countries of the world. A map of each nation contains names of major cities and is accompanied by ready-to-color pictures of each country's national flag, landmarks, and natural resources. Engaging facts and statistics highlight the unique features of each country.A useful learning tool for elementary school students, the Around the World Coloring Book will also provide preschoolers with challenging activities.

Price: $6.50

Around the World Coloring BookNew

Author: N/A

Publisher: Dover Publications

Item #: CB194

Ideal for home or classroom use, this entertaining and educational coloring book helps youngsters identify and locate Mexico, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, India, Spain, France, Nigeria, and 23 other countries of the world. A map of each nation contains names of major cities and is accompanied by ready-to-color pictures of each country's national flag, landmarks, and natural resources. Engaging facts and statistics highlight the unique features of each country.A useful learning tool for elementary school students, the Around the World Coloring Book will also provide preschoolers with challenging activities.

Price: $19.95

Atlas of World Geography New

Author: N/A

Publisher: Rand McNally & Company

Item #: J213

Rand McNally's Atlas of World Geography provides engaging and richly illustrated geographic information for secondary students from grades 6-12.Thematic maps, graphs and charts help present a more complete portrait of our physical and political world.Get all of our new Atlas of World Geography products in one classroom package with our best buy value. You'll receive 30 student atlases and one teacher's guide to outfit your entire class with this must-have reference.Atlas of World Geography features: -85 pages of detailed physical and political maps-Engaging illustrations, photography, and infographics-35 pages of human and physical world geography maps, graphs, charts, including information on plate tectonics, climate, environments , population and economics-Updated Countries section including flag, capital city, area and population-Glossary of foreign terminology plus comprehensive index to enrich and maximize use of maps-Special continent sections exploring landforms, land cover and use, climate, and continent specific issues and current eventsTeacherís Guide features: Increase student comprehension and interpretation of tables, graphs, charts, maps, and text in the AtlasAssessments, 38 reproducible student worksheets including Common Core strands and teacher keyIndex with fully listed Common Core standards to reference the strands in the student activities

Awesome Science: Historical Geology SeriesFeaturedNew

Author: Various

Publisher: Various

Explore the geologic marvels of Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, Mount St. Helens, Dinosaur National Monument, and more in this fascinating Jr High science course as your student discovers how science and geology confirm the Bible! In Awesome Science: Historical Geology, students in grades 7 - 8 will experience a visually stunning exploration of geologic features around the world as they discover the authority and historical evidence of the Bibleís truth through science!

Price: $24.95

B. B. WarfieldNew

Author: Simonetta Carr

Publisher: Grace and Truth Publications

Item #: K382

B. B. Warfield lived at a time when many peopleóeven those who considered themselves Christiansówere questioning the authority of Godís Word. For centuries most people in Europe and North America had taken for granted that the Bible was the word of God, but in Warfieldís lifetime they were wondering whether it could still be trusted.Warfield was confident that the Bible could be trusted, and as a professor of theology at Princeton Seminary, he devoted his life to teaching and writing about its authority and other important issues of theology. In this biography, Simonetta Carr introduces children to one of Americaís greatest Reformed theologians whose timeless writings address challenges to the truths of Godís Word today.

Price: $6.50

Baby Animals Coloring BookNew

Author: N/A

Publisher: Dover Publications

Item #: CB108

Did you know that young animals have their own special names? Baby cats, for instance, are called kittens, and a joey is a baby koala. Pups can be the youngsters of adult dogs or seals; and cubs have tigers, lions, wolves, or pandas as parents.Nature lovers (and coloring book fans of all ages) will enjoy coloring the adorable creatures in these 30 portraits of baby animals. Included, among others, are scenes of four little piglets staying close to their mom, two white-tailed fawns grazing on a hillside, a pair of beagle pups resting under their father's attentive eye, and two young calves being watched over by mother giraffes.

Price: $19.95

Better Together: Strengthen Your Family, Simplify Your Homeschool, and Savor the Subjects that Matter MostNew

Author: Pam Barnhill

Publisher: N/A

Item #: A231

Bring delight back to your homeschool.Have you fallen into a routine of checking boxes? Do you wonder why you donít have time to focus on building your childrenís character and love of learning?That can change."Better Together"teaches you how to design a part of your homeschool day where the entire family can learn together. This time, known as "Morning Time,Ē has exploded in popularity since its inclusion in Sarah Mackenzie's bestseller "Teaching From Rest". Now homeschool mom and former teacher Pam Barnhill breaks down the practice for every homeschooler.Inside youíll discover:-Why every family can benefit from Morning Time ó no matter what homeschooling method they use.-The secret to building relationships by delighting in learning together.-Resources, book lists, and ideas. You will return to our selections again and again.-Examples and interviews from moms showing how Morning Time looks in their homes.-Practical tips for a successful Morning Time."Better Together" is the indispensable guide to creating a time in your day to focus on the things that matter most in your homeschool.

Beyond the Code SeriesNew

Author: Various

Publisher: Various

This four-book series helps students develop important comprehension and thinking skills at the earliest level. The books contain charmingly illustrated stories with exercises following the same phonetic structure as the Explode The Code series. Each story is preceded by writing and spelling activities that introduce new sight words and teach phonetic patterns, and followed by questions and exercises that help develop comprehension and critical thinking.Skills Addressed:-Spelling patterns -Sight words-Vocabulary development-Sequencing -Categorizing-Following directions-Critical thinking-Story recall-Inferential thinking-Rhyming words-Multi-syllabic words-Matching sentences to pictures

Price: $4.50

Billy MinkNew

Author: N/A

Publisher: Dover Publications

Item #: D316a

Join Billy Mink, Bobby Raccoon, and Jumper the Hare as they battle the Rats, a crew of robbers that takes over the Big Barn and makes life miserable for the peaceful creatures of the Green Forest. These farmyard fables by a beloved storyteller offer young readers timeless lessons about the value of friendship and the importance of cooperation. The edition features charming illustrations by Harrison Cady.Author and conservationist Thornton Burgess (1874Ė1965) wrote thousands of animal stories for children, starting with the 1910 publication of Old Mother West Wind. His tales convey an imaginative fascination with wildlife and a sincere concern for nature, teaching gentle lessons about ecology and respect for the environment.Reprint of the Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1924 edition.