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Vote for The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine Excellence Awards


The annual The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine Excellence Awards are going on, and we would love it if you would take a few minutes to vote for us.

The annual The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine Excellence Awards are going on, and we would love it if you would take a few minutes to vote for us. The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine Excellence Awards are awarded to the companies or curricula that you and your fellow home educators feel are the best of the best in…
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Outdoor Summer Math Games & Apps


Explore numbers, shapes, measurements, and more with your children this summer with these math games and apps.

Summer offers parents and preschoolers time to enjoy the outdoors while still “stretching the brain.” The outdoor environment provides endless rich opportunities to build upon your child’s mathematical skills. Together, you can explore numbers, shapes, measurements, and more by trying some of these fun and easy guided activities or by simply asking the right questions…
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Spring into Spelling with Activities & Apps


Teach spelling this spring with these fun activities and educational apps.

If you are considering ways to teach your preschool-age child about spelling, consider involving him in literacy activities that are hands-on and playful ways to explore the alphabet and words. Talking, singing, playing rhyme games, reading aloud, and experimenting with writing and drawing with your child are great ways to establish a good literacy foundation.…
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Technology: Castles, Cameras, and Connectedness


We are the first generation to parent children in the media-heavy and media-reliant world. Growing up, we saw technology and the internet evolve, and we learned about it as it became part of our world.

Lanette Judy, the Digital Curriculum Reviewer for KinderTown, recently published an article for The Old Schoolhouse Magazine about using apps and technology in the family from her perspective as a parent, educator, and curator of quality educational apps. Here’s an excerpt from the article: We are the first generation to parent children in the technology-reliant…
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Introducing KinderTown Power Packs


KinderTown is launching a brand new product called Power Packs.

We’ve got some exciting news to share, and you’re part of it! KinderTown is launching a brand new product called Power Packs. Each pack is aligned to the KinderTown Learning Map and is designed to support parents in connecting the learning that happens on the iPad with educational experiences for the home. In addition, in…
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Engage Your Preschoolers with Developmental Duffle


Looking for a way to engage your preschooler at home with play while developing learning skills? Check out Developmental Duffle.

Looking for a way to engage your preschooler at home with play while developing learning skills? Check out Developmental Duffle. I first saw the bright orange duffles at an education convention. The booth was laid out with bright orange bags and inviting educational toys grouped by age and developmental skills. I loved how each educational…
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Three Ways to Balance Technology in Your Family


How does a family stay safe and sane in the face of so many screens vying for our attention? Finding a balance with technology is key.

How does a family stay safe and sane in the face of so many screens vying for our attention? Finding a balance with technology is key. Many of us use computers in order to complete our jobs and even as a medium for education. While the inherent value of media is almost a necessity for…
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Welcome to KinderTown Summer Camp!


Summer Camp is for parents and kids to work together, exploring the world around you with activities that will take you outside, inside, and as far as your imagination will go!

KinderTown is hosting a free online summer camp for families! KinderTown Summer Camp is for parents and kids to work together, exploring the world around you with activities that will take you outside, inside, and as far as your imagination will go! Each of the weeks have a creative and educational theme, starting with Wonders…
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Copyright Law and Its Implications for Publishers and Customers


Copyright laws and the restrictions of copyright statements are in place for good reasons. A copyright recognizes and rewards the hours of time invested and the creative genius that produced the work.

Humans love creating things. We write, draw, paint, play music, shoot movies, and code computer programs. Imagine painting a beautiful landscape. Purple mountains rise to the sky, and sunlight glitters on a lazy river wandering through golden wheat fields. Now imagine walking through a department store and noticing framed prints of your painting being offered…
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What Makes Demme Learning Unique?


All of Demme Learning's products are backed by one of our biggest qualities: our customer service and sales people.

Some of you that follow Demme Learning might have wondered what makes us unique. Of course, we have Math-U-See, a hands-on, mastery-based math curriculum that has been around for 25 years. But did you know that, just in the past year, Demme Learning has introduced a great spelling product called Spelling You See, and a…
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