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Kitchen Table Artwork

I haven’t seen my entire kitchen table in weeks, maybe months. Oh, I’m sure it’s there somewhere buried under the kid crafting supplies and finished artwork. The thing is, the chaos of the kitchen table as the arts & crafts area seems like a fair trade off.  At least until dinner time when I’m frantically trying to keep the food from burning while clearing

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A Commentary on Modern Computer Technology

I majored in social work in college and selected medical social work as my career choice after completing college. As a medical social worker I had the privilege of interviewing many older patients who were born and raised during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. I always enjoyed talking to them about their earlier years and many of the changes they witnessed during their

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Site Review: BBC Languages – Spanish

BBC Languages – Spanish I really enjoyed studying Spanish in high school and majored in the language during my first two years of college. Many years have gone by, and unfortunately many of my language skills have faded. My wife and I have decided to vacation in Miami soon which has a prominent Spanish speaking population. I decided that this would be a good

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Site Review: WebMath

When BJ was younger, WebMath was one of his favorite math homework sites. WebMath will help students solve math problems in General Math, K-8 Math, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus and more. If you select the type of mathematical problem that you want to solve, and type in the numbers or equation that you are trying to solve, it will give you the answer immediately.

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Site Review: Math Worksheets Land

Math Worksheets Land We were fortunate enough to receive an e-mail recently from Julia Leonard, a retired math teacher. Julia is the creator of Math Worksheets Land, Math Worksheets for All Ages. We are very picky about the links that   we place on our site but this site was an easy decision. Math Worksheets Land contains more than 4,000 quality math worksheets in

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Single Serving Subject: Asteroids and Meteors!

Single Serving Subject: Asteroids and Meteors! “No one should be overly concerned about an Earth impact of an asteroid or comet. The threat to any one person from auto accidents, disease, other natural disasters and a variety of other problems is much higher than the threat from near earth objects. Over long periods of time, however, the chances of the Earth being impacted are

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Single Serving Subject: Valentine’s Day

Single Serving Subject: Valentine’s Day “From your Valentine” – Father Valentine  In preparation for the Valentine’s Day on February 14th, we decided to compile a list of some of the best educational resources to help learn a bit about the holiday and to help you understand what is behind the today’s giving of candy, flowers and cards for your sweetheart on this special day.

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Single Serving Subject: Abraham Lincoln

Single Serving Subject: Abraham Lincoln “I don’t think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” -Abraham Lincoln In preparation for the Lincoln Day Holiday on February 12th, we decided to compile a list of some of the best resources to help learn a bit about the man behind the beard and top hat and the famous executive order,

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HH Update: Back in Action

I’ll start off with the basics. It’s been a few years since I’ve worked on BJ Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper. We did a little refresher in 2007, but since then I haven’t really touched it. My dad, Bruce Sr, has been working on it here and there and kept it running. So what have I been up to, you might ask? Tons! I’ll keep this

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iPad App Review: Mickey Mouse Road Rally

My family is big on technology.  What can I say, it started young when my Dad taught me how to get online using BBS on his Kaypro Computer back in the day. I’m really dating myself, aren’t I?  That means, of course, that my 4-year-old daughter has been indoctrinated in the joy of technology at a young age, too.  Since she’s so young, she’s really

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