Writing Essays With IEW (Review)

Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) is easily my favorite vendor when it comes to teaching my children to write. We have reviewed their items in the past and have always been delighted. This time around, we had the pleasure of giving their High School Essay Intensive a go. Having a love/hate relationship with writing essays myself, I have to say, I was eager to see what the program had in store. Let me start by saying this has … Read more…

Working it Out: Poetry Analysis with George Herbert (Review) #hsreviews

Working It Out: Everyday Education Review

We received Working it Out: Poetry Analysis with George Herbert ($17.95) from Everyday Education, LLC for review. Working it Out: Poetry Analysis with George Herbert Working it Out is a compilation of 51 poems written by 17th-century poet George Herbert, with an emphasis on seeing the movement of thought within each poem. The book is available in physical form, but we received the PDF version. Normally, I like to have a book in my hand when reading, but in … Read more…

Writing with Sharon Watson TOS Review

Writing with Sharon Watson Review feat

Speaking intelligently and writing effectively are two of the most important goals in our homeschool. The Power in Your Hands: Writing Nonfiction in High School, 2nd Edition is helping us accomplish the latter. We received the long-awaited set for review from Writing with Sharon Watson. In the past we have reviewed other curriculum by Sharon Watson and loved it! In our set we received both the teacher guide and the student book. Some great things about this … Read more…

Homeschool Writing Curriculum {Review}

Finding the best homeschool writing curriculum for your child can often be a difficult task. There are just so many factors . . . reading ability, writing ability, is the content God-honoring? I’m so thankful for companies like Apologia Educational Ministries who make so many different types of high quality curriculum, all of which come from a biblical worldview. We were recently given the opportunity to review Writers in Residence . We received the full set ($89 value), which … Read more…

Here to Help Learning Online Homeschool Writing Curriculum Review

Here to Help Learning Review

  For the past few weeks Julia (7th grade) has been enjoying the online homeschool writing program Here to Help Learning. We received a one-year subscription to all levels of the site in exchange for our review. The program is loosely recommended for children in grades 1-6, so I honestly wasn’t expecting much when my daughter began the program. Sure, it would get her to write on some focused subjects- which is great. . . … Read more…