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by vonfirmath
Mon Jun 23, 2014 12:13 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Enrichment Items & Trusted Resources - Reviews
Replies: 46
Views: 21106

Re: Can anyone review the Safari Rush Hour game?

We don't have the Safari version. My son has the Rush Hour game (NOT Junior) and spends long hours in his room working through the challenges. he's 6 (will be 7 in August) and got it for Christmas.
by vonfirmath
Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:09 am
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: Afterschooling - Has anyone used MFW for this? Grandkids,
Replies: 18
Views: 12282

Re: Afterschooling MFW?

Thank you. My son's program is also full day and then he goes to an afterschool program that allows him to run around with kids (but also has a homework component so he COULD take something to work on during that part -- if he wanted to. Otherwise they have worksheets they give the K students so the...
by vonfirmath
Tue Oct 19, 2010 2:26 pm
Forum: High School Archive
Topic: Choosing homeschool vs. dual credit college courses
Replies: 35
Views: 18154

Re: Doing Running Start/College classes for last 2 years of

My friend lives in WA and has done Running start with both of her oldest -- but both started at age 17. They had gotten behind on their ACE paces so were still "Sophomores" -- but able to start Running Start with slightly more life experience behind them. (Oldest got a Culinary Associates at Renton ...
by vonfirmath
Tue Oct 19, 2010 1:44 pm
Forum: Book Basket and Independent Reading Archive
Topic: CTG book ideas, favorites
Replies: 51
Views: 25245

Re: Individual reading time feedback wanted- Percy Jackson

My concern reading the Percy Jackson is the attitude of the kids toward their authority figures. More and more, they seem to succeed by going behind the back of those put in charge over them. I know Harry Potter did the same, but this seemed much more blatant, such that I had to put the series down ...
by vonfirmath
Wed May 12, 2010 4:48 pm
Forum: Ideas - Creation to the Greeks
Topic: Field Trip ideas for CTG
Replies: 25
Views: 20650

Re: CTG Road Trip Advice

We are planning to go to the Creation Museum Summer 2011. We've been active in Answers in Genesis since before the museum was built -- in fact I need to call and find out if the 5 year membership we bought to help build the Museum is still active. But we lived in Washington state at the time so have...
by vonfirmath
Mon May 10, 2010 3:06 pm
Forum: Book Basket and Independent Reading Archive
Topic: Book Reviews & Extras - YWAM Heroes for Young Readers
Replies: 10
Views: 8889

Re: ECC - Heroes for Young Readers

I remember with great fondness the books my parents had on their shelves, growing up. I've been sad, as a grown up, that I no longer have a source for such great books. I think most of theirs came from their work with Wycliffe translators? The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten boom God's Smuggler by Brothe...