I write the Switched-On Schoolhouse Series twice a month to share our family’s experience using this software based curriculum in our home.
The beauty of homeschooling is that we can meet our children’s learning needs in a way that makes them look forward to school, not dread it.
English/Language Arts is a subject that has been hit or miss for Amber through the years. We’ve had some curriculum she’s loved and others that she has struggled with. We’ve gone through several curriculums during the past few years, which can get expensive.
Until we received our Switched-On Schoolhouse to review, I was running out of options.
Amber loves the computer, and because it’s served up in a format that she enjoys, getting her to do her American Literature is no chore. She loves it and finds the material engaging. As I monitor her grades from the teacher account (currently she’s doing unit on Colonial Authors), I see that she is retaining the information well, and that’s the whole point of learning!
When we were using other curriculum, she found it difficult to know what information was pertinent to remember, or found the questions vague, and wasn’t quite sure how to answer them.
Now she is enjoying learning about the history of American authors and is excelling at it as well.
If you have a child who likes working on the computer, and have been considering other curriculum options, you may want to look into Switched-On Schoolhouse. The subjects conform to National Education Standards and it’s easy for parents to set-up, monitor and grade.
If you’re interested in learning more on Switched-On Schoolhouse or would like a discount on a purchase of curriculum, click through on the button in my right hand sidebar, and you’ll be taken to the publisher’s site.
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received the products mentioned above for free for review purposes from Alpha and Omega Publishing. I was not required to write a positive review and this product may not have the same results for all people, please do additional research of your own when purchasing products mentioned in reviews. The opinions I have expressed are my own.
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