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by david
Thu Feb 04, 2010 4:56 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Updates -Student Sheets, 2nd editions etc (office responses)
Replies: 28
Views: 22007

Student Sheets (David Hazell response)

There is a lot of conversation on forums and messages boards about MFW’s decisions to create enhanced, consumable Student Sheets. Here are some of the questions we have heard: Will we still be able to use our first edition Teacher’s Manuals? Will we be able to copy the new Student Sheets? If not, wh...
by david
Fri Apr 10, 2009 10:38 am
Forum: Exploration to 1850 & 1850 to Modern Times Archive
Topic: Updates - EX1850
Replies: 16
Views: 9165

EX1850 Student Pages

Our goal always has been and always will be to serve our customer. So hear is the abbreviated story. 3 publishers surprised us with little warning of new or redone books -- same content but re-organized. That sent us on a search to make things better for our customers and keep prices low in spite of...
by david
Fri Jun 27, 2008 9:52 pm
Forum: Mathematics Archive
Topic: Placement - Need reassurance/advice (David Hazell reply)
Replies: 35
Views: 10802

Quick testimony. Today at the Ohio Convention I met a mom and her now 6th grader. Last year the child was in 5th grade and hated math. Everything they did was stressful. He made the switch to Singapore and tested back in 2A. Now in 18 months the child is finishing up 6a and 6b. He loves math and the...
by david
Fri Jun 20, 2008 10:30 pm
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: Comparing - Help, I keep switching curriculums! (David Hazel
Replies: 16
Views: 11401

Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2008 12:07 am The Hazells (David here) wrote the program for real life -- We moved, put someone in the hospital, and Marie was very sick for more than a year (all at the same time) and we kept up with our school. Sure we are a bit creative at times -- Saturdays, evenings, double...
by david
Sat Apr 26, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: 6th-8th grade - Which MFW years to choose? (David Hazell res
Replies: 81
Views: 34911

6th-8th grade - Which MFW years to choose? (David Hazell res

If you have done ECC and only have 2 years before High School We've done ECC this year w/ a 6th and 2nd grader. Question.......if you only had 2 years before your oldest was in High School (doing Ancients w/ MFW), what 2 years would you squeeze in before then? It all looks so good, I want to cover ...
by david
Tue Apr 01, 2008 3:59 pm
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: 1st or K - Help for child who is reading (author reply)
Replies: 33
Views: 16135

Re: Already reading Bob books

Date Posted: 12/9/2003 Hi--David here this time. As one of the authors of the curriculum and a father of 6 children, one who was very advanced in reading (reading Chronicles of Narnia on her 5th birthday), I would start K now and not rush through it. Do First Grade when she is at first grade age. O...
by david
Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:14 pm
Forum: Bible Translation, Missions, Service Projects
Topic: When our children begin to consider missions (David Hazell reply)
Replies: 6
Views: 6425

It is great to see your daughter has a heart for missions. As you know, we are very committed to missions and mission exposure for our children. It is an honor for us to be stewards of our children for the living King. Balancing protection and exposure can often be a challenge. We personally have co...
by david
Thu Jan 03, 2008 1:24 pm
Forum: Bible Translation, Missions, Service Projects
Topic: Bible Translation Needs - January 2008
Replies: 3
Views: 5137

Bible Translation Needs - January 2008

Dear Friends, As we approached 2008, we discovered that there were Bible projects ready for press that could not be printed simply because of lack of funds. The attached pages outline the Bible publishing needs that are still unmet from 2007 at the Institute for Bible Translation Russia. These are a...
by david
Fri Mar 02, 2007 6:40 pm
Forum: First Grade Archive
Topic: Advice when kids hit a plateau in learning to read
Replies: 27
Views: 17832

Advice when kids hit a plateau in learning to read

Well, Ladies, David here answering from Turkey as I am at a ministry conference on Central Asia with one of our new employees. His response to this conference (which I have now attended for the 4th time) -- My head spins, I can't keep it all straight, there is no more room in my mind for new informa...
by david
Tue Nov 21, 2006 8:17 pm
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: Placement - Pros & cons for changing the order of the years
Replies: 33
Views: 12581

MFW cycle

Dear Donna, I thought I would pipe in from the office just briefly. I fully read both threads regarding the placement of your children and your proposed solutions. First we want to welcome you to MFW. We are glad to hear that you feel MFW is the right program for your family. Your situation highligh...
by david
Mon Oct 30, 2006 11:31 pm
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: ADVentures - NOT needed alongside older programs! (David Hazell reply)
Replies: 42
Views: 15697

Just to make it perfectly clear that MFW does not recommend doing 2 upper level programs. And all who call have been advised to set one of the packages aside. MFW emphasizes sanity for both mom and family. Our goal is to help families finish in 4-5 hours daily and less when possible. We emphasize fa...
by david
Sat Mar 18, 2006 12:03 am
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: Worldview - MFW approach to US history/Patriotism? (David Hazell reply)
Replies: 9
Views: 8300

Worldview - MFW approach to US history/Patriotism? (David Ha

I have absolutely LOVED the first grade MFW curriculum, so I was very excited to see the new curriculum for second grade! I have some questions, however, as to how the material regarding the US is presented. Could someone help? Our family has chosen to view the US as our mission field, not our home...
by david
Sun Sep 11, 2005 11:47 pm
Forum: Bible Translation, Missions, Service Projects
Topic: My Father's World Response to Katrina Recovery
Replies: 0
Views: 4744

My Father's World Response to Katrina Recovery

My Father's World Response to Katrina Recovery Many have wondered what My Father's World and the Hazells are doing in regard to the Katrina recovery. Our motto remains our guide: We must see the world through God’s eyes and act accordingly. A disaster like Katrina calls us all into action and for us...
by david
Sun Sep 11, 2005 4:11 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Classroom - Out with the old... what to save & where?
Replies: 9
Views: 6285

Curriculum to donate

Dear Friends, This week due to the hurricane and other very needy families who have contacted us, we have decided to take back used curriculum items (any of the materials that we sell.) If you have any MFW books that you would like to donate for this, please, put them in a box, write "DONATION" on t...
by david
Mon Aug 22, 2005 10:54 pm
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: Copyright and record keeping with MFW (David Hazell)
Replies: 5
Views: 8357

Copyright and record keeping with MFW (David Hazell)

There has been some discussion on this board about MFW copyright and record-keeping. We have designed the manuals for easy record keeping. You can write the date and kids' names at the top of each column as you go through. We intentionally left space for you to add page numbers or lesson numbers for...
by david
Wed Aug 10, 2005 12:59 am
Forum: Mathematics Archive
Topic: Singapore - MFW Plans, what is included?(David Hazell reply)
Replies: 16
Views: 7663

Singapore - MFW Plans, what is included?(David Hazell reply)

Can anyone tell me what is included in the Singapore lesson plan booklets included with Singapore level sets ordered through MFW? MFW Singapore Guides is currently a simple guide to help guide parents to combine the textbook and the workbook. It provides a daily lesson plan with reasonable chunks f...
by david
Wed Feb 23, 2005 9:42 am
Forum: Mathematics Archive
Topic: Singapore - Why MFW suggests this (David Hazell reply)
Replies: 26
Views: 9467

MFW and Singapore

We want you all to know that MFW has officially adopted Singapore Math as our choice math program. We struggled for 5 years to make our official choice. We evaluated a number of programs. Finally when the US Edition of Singapore became available we had our youngest do it. We really liked that she co...
by david
Sun Nov 28, 2004 11:11 pm
Forum: Bible Translation, Missions, Service Projects
Topic: Beslan Children's Bible Project 2004
Replies: 1
Views: 9509

Beslan Project Report

Dear Friends, I have had exciting news burning in my heart since returning from Russia six weeks ago. My trip was awesome. Thanks for your prayers. I don't know where to start sharing the exciting news. First, thanks to many of you, we raised 100% of the funds needed to provide all 163 Russian Child...
by david
Sun Nov 28, 2004 11:04 pm
Forum: Bible Translation, Missions, Service Projects
Topic: Report from Russian Trip and Beslan Project 2004
Replies: 1
Views: 5400

Report from Russian Trip and Beslan Project 2004

Dear Friends, I have had exciting news burning in my heart since returning from Russia six weeks ago. I apologize for not getting back to you sooner. My trip was awesome. Thanks for your prayers. I don't know where to start sharing the exciting news. First, thanks to many of you, we raised 100% of t...
by david
Sat Oct 23, 2004 1:02 am
Forum: Bible Translation, Missions, Service Projects
Topic: Ideas for children interested in Bible Translation
Replies: 1
Views: 5226

Translator is a Great Job

Dear CJ, Becoming a Bible Translator is a great goal. There are many things that you can do to get ready. But it takes work and determination. Learning your own language (English) well is a good start. When you begin learning parts of speech, sentence and paragraph structure pay close attention. Sta...
by david
Sat Sep 25, 2004 10:56 pm
Forum: Bible Translation, Missions, Service Projects
Topic: Beslan Children's Bible Project 2004
Replies: 1
Views: 9509

Beslan Children's Bible Project 2004

The recent terrorist incident at a school in Beslan, Russia left 338 dead and 448 hospitalized, 69 in serious condition. Of those hospitalized, 248 are children. Some of the children attended local churches. One church suffered the loss of nearly 1/2 of the children in their Sunday school and others...