Welcome to the October 20, 2010 edition of a homeschooling carnival.
Anne Goetz presents 2011 Hands-On Explorer Challenge for Kids: Win a Trip to the Cayman Islands! posted at allkidtopics.com.
Ryan_Taft presents Necessary Components of an Effective Motivation System posted at Teaching Family Services, saying, “Motivating our kids can be a tough task these days. With that said, there are effective motivation systems that you can take advantage of. This article helps explain how you can better motivate your children.”
Alvaro Fernandez presents Learning habits, learning styles: The most recent findings | SharpBrains posted at SharpBrains, saying, “This new findings can help anyone, from a fourth grader doing long division to a retiree taking on a new language. This helps to develop a brains neuroplasticity”
Patricia Oaklief presents What Do You Think of Unschooling? posted at Amigram (Free Online Announcements) Blog, saying, “I know unschooling is different than homeschooling. What do homeschoolers think of unschooling?”
Beatrice Owen presents 96 Essential Sites & Blogs for Gifted Homeschoolers posted at Bachelor Of Science, saying, “Homeschooled children are often ahead of the academic pack when it comes to learning and retaining information. These websites and blogs are aimed at gifted students and give parents ideas for lessons and field trips that will stimulate their gifted homeschooler.”
Pamela Jorrick presents Starting the Funschooling Year at the Academy of Sciences posted at Blah, Blah, Blog.
BENNY presents Student Success Resolution #1: Write it Down | Tutor Fi Blog posted at Colleen Palat.
BENNY presents How to Use Your Class Notes to Study | Tutor Fi Blog posted at Colleen Palat.
Tatiana presents The NYT Learning Network posted at World Star Academy, saying, “Homeschoolers have been using the New York Times Learning blog. . . . and getting noticed! It’s a wonderful resource and this post explains why.”
Quirky Momma presents Fun Learning Activities for Preschoolers and Kids » An-Activity-A-Day posted at quirkymomma.com, saying, “A small group of homeschooling blogging mommas created a calendar of learning activities that we are doing with our preschoolers.”
Jim Edwards presents You Can Sing In Tune! posted at EverydayChristianFamily.com, saying, “It’s amazing how many kids can’t sing on pitch. Solve this embarrassing problem in your home with your keyboard. It’s rather easy. Step-by-step procedure.”
technology & higher learning
Glory Scott presents 50 Excellent Online College Review Sites posted at The Learner Yearner, saying, “You can find out about scholarships, program rankings, social opportunities and more when you check out different review sites. Here are 50 excellent college review sites.”
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