Middlebury Online French Lessons {a Crew Review}

  Speaking a foreign language has so many benefits. From college entrance and career availability to becoming a missionary. Knowing another language beyond your first is almost mandatory. Middlebury Interactive Languagesoffers full semester German courses for grades 3-12, Chinese for grades 3-12, Spanish for K-12 and French for grades 3-12. We reviewed the middle school French Courses for grades 6-8. Julia, my sixth grader, worked on the first semester of year one of the course. … Read more…

Fortuigence Online Writing Course {a Crew Review}

  I have always enjoyed writing so when it came to my children, I figured it would naturally come to them as well. Boy, was I wrong. Getting my big kids (15 and 12) to write more than a few sentences at a time is like pulling teeth. Seriously, there are tears involved. We were given the opportunity to review Fortuigence, a company that offers online writing courses for teenagers. After looking over the website, I … Read more…

Preschoolers and Peace {a Crew Review}

When we began homeschooling, I was pregnant with my now three year old. So for the first year it was pretty much just me teaching the two older children. Fast forward three and a half years and we have a three year old, two year old and a three week old. Getting through a school day is much harder these days, so when I was given the opportunity to review the e-book, Preschoolers and Peace: … Read more…

Under Drake’s Flag {a Schoolhouse Crew Review}

Pirates, shipwrecks and sea-faring adventure OH MY!! UnderDrake’s Flag is the audio drama to have if there are boys of any age in your family. The swashbuckling adventure is nonstop! Heirloom Audio Productions has without a doubt released one of the most realistic, movie-quality audio theatre adventures I have ever heard. Designed with an audience of six year olds to adults in mind, the 2-disc set will entertain those of almost any age! From the … Read more…

Romans Road Media ~ Old Western Culture: Romans – The Aeneid {a Crew Review}

  Roman Roads Media presents Year 2 of Old Western Culture: The Romans – Aeneid. The Aeneid DVD set is the first unit of four, making up an entire year of not just literature but an integrated humanities curriculum. What is an integrated humanities curriculum? I asked the same thing… it means that the program brings together literature, history, philosophy, doctrine, geography and art. Pretty cool, huh? The entire Year’s course includes The Aeneid, The … Read more…