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Cool Sites For Homeschoolers – June 20, 2012

3.1 Christian Resources: Free Resources from Bibles.com
3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Tips from the “Garage Sale Millionaire”
3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: God Made Amazing Animals! (and Much More)
3.4 Free Audio: BlueBehemoth.com
3.5 Technology and Foreign Language: Bible.is – Free Bible App in More Than a Dozen Languages
3.6 Music: Classics for Kids – John Phillip Sousa
3.7 English and Foreign Language: Dictionary.com and Full Text Translator
3.8 Geography: “How to Learn Geography Online”
3.9 Homeschool Resources: Knowledge House – June Edition

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3.1 Christian Resources: Free Resources from Bibles.com 

The American Bible Society offers a variety of free resources–many of special interest to veterans–on these two pages.

www.bibles.com/Category/Bibles/ABS_NEW/StandAloneCategories_FreeResources.aspx?search=StandAloneCategories_FreeResources

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3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Tips from the “Garage Sale Millionaire”

Read the tips here from a man who made a mint from sales of used items. He passes on his best advice, some of which may help you resell your unneeded goods.

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/much-lamp-tips-garage-sale-161539154.html

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3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: God Made Amazing Animals! (and Much More)

This unit study, suitable for your youngest students, is built around some of the amazing creatures God has made.

http://preschoolpost.com/blogupdate/2012/06/11/god-made-amazing-animals

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3.4 Free Audio: BlueBehemoth.com

Be sure to check daily for a free download from this Christian resource. Frequently featured are items from the creationist Jonathan Park series on animals.

http://bluebehemoth.com

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3.5 Technology and Foreign Language: Bible.is – Free Bible App in More Than a Dozen Languages

Bible.is is a free Bible app for iPhone, iPad, and all mobile Android devices, and is available in Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Dutch, English, French, Indonesian, Italian, Javanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Urdu, and Vietnamese–the world’s 12 largest languages. What an incredible missions tool as well as one that could advance language study!

Faith Comes By Hearing also offers the Scripture-only app in audio New Testaments in more than 600 languages, with written text also included in many versions. Read more in the article or go directly to the Faith Comes By Hearing website.

www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/bibleis—technology-used-to-cover-the-world-with-the-gospel-157197815.html

www.faithcomesbyhearing.com

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3.6 Music: Classics for Kids – John Phillip Sousa

Hear podcasts, read articles, print activity worksheets and quizzes–mostly on an elementary level–on this great website for music appreciation. Sousa will be the focus in July, but you can access past material on him even now.

www.classicsforkids.com/composers/bio.asp?id=53

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3.7 English and Foreign Language: Dictionary.com and Full Text Translator

Explore all the other Dictionary.com features at your leisure for all sorts of word fun and education, from standard definitions to quizzes, quotes, word of the day, and MUCH more!

http://dictionary.reference.com

Translate English, Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Portuguese, Italian, or 50 other languages free.

http://translate.reference.com

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3.8 Geography: “How to Learn Geography Online”

See several straightforward steps to help you and your students in “How to Learn Geography Online.” Geography doesn’t always have to be a formal, stand-alone course; for example, you can simply take a moment to look up a location on the globe or map that is mentioned in a news item. There are numerous, potentially helpful links to explore.

www.ehow.com/how_2092128_learn-geography-online.html#ixzz1osGdyKsK

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3.9 Homeschool Resources: Knowledge House – June Edition

Check out the many free links in this edition. Take special note of the list of “Homeschooling Duties of Fathers,” divided into the general categories of Principal, Spiritual Leader, and Instructor with additional details under each.

www.knowledgehouse.info/KHnews/06-2012.html

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