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Switched-On Schoolhouse

by Mary Ann Kelley

Switched-On Schoolhouse is a comprehensive, Bible-based curriculum that offers computer-based learning for grades 3-12. With 3-D animation, video clips, and other fascinating multimedia, Switched-On Schoolhouse is the perfect homeschool curriculum for today’s generation. With this flexible, best-selling curriculum, you can customize student learning to fit individual educational needs.    

The Canadian History Tunes CD

by Mary Ann Kelley

Designed by a certified teacher and professional performer turned homeschool mom, this educational resource includes 25 original songs to help students learn about some of the most important events and people in Canadian History. Included on the CD is a bonus tune “Learning The Canadian Prime Ministers By Song©” designed to help students memorize the Continue reading »

The Missouri Connection: Profiles of the Famous & Infamous

by Mary Ann Kelley

With an emphasis on Missouri history, The Missouri Connection: Profiles of the Famous & Infamous is an illustrated multi-cultural book that introduces the reader to more than fifty diverse men and women who once lived in the state of Missouri. Each of them contributed to the development of the state and to the country. This Continue reading »

The Story of the World

by Mary Ann Kelley

This extensive collection of texts, workbooks, tests and recordings presents the history of the world from ancient times to the modern ages as a series of narratives. Told in a straightforward, engaging style that has become Susan Wise Bauer’s trademark, The Story of the World series covers the sweep of human history from ancient times Continue reading »

Thinkwell Math

by Mary Ann Kelley

Thinkwell’s multimedia products in math, science, and social science integrate technology, art, and video with great teaching to produce a new path to success for students.

Time Travelers History Study Series

by Mary Ann Kelley

Time Travelers History Study Series focuses on American history from new world explorers to the Great Depression (WWII is in development as of 2010) using hands on projects to facilitate transfer of learning. The materials contain brief subject narratives, along with many activities and teacher’s guides. Teacher Helps include tips for preparing and organizing, as Continue reading »


by Mary Ann Kelley is an online education program that teaches preschool through twelfth grade curriculum in an interactive, student-centered environment. Time4Learning combines 1000+ animated lessons, printable worksheets and graded activities to teach math and language arts lessons correlated to state standards. Science, social studies and art are also provided as a bonus for most grades. Key features Continue reading »

U.S. History Through Children’s Literature

by Mary Ann Kelley

This book, essentially an annotated bibliography, presents lists of books with a description of each, along with study questions and activities that relate to a particular topic in American history. Allow students to step back in time to experience the thoughts, feelings, dilemmas, and actions of people from history. For each history topic, Miller suggests Continue reading »

Under the Home

by Mary Ann Kelley

Under the Home offers studio art, art history, music, mathematics, reading, writing, prose, and poetry for grades K-1 as well as science, geography, and history for grade 1. They will be adding grades 2-5 over the years 2017 & 2018. As of January 2017 the price is $30/year.

Wall Timelines of World History

by Mary Ann Kelley

Wall Timelines of World History is a collection of full size 10 x 1 foot wall timelines. Help your students understand and “see” the progression of history with interactive and engaging timelines. Because the timeline is a full foot in height, there is plenty of room for timeline figures, notes, biography cards, or any other Continue reading »


by Mary Ann Kelley

Working from the idea that literature communicates powerfully to young minds, WinterPromise developed a curriculum that is strongly literature-based. This offers parents the opportunity to do less teaching and more “learning together” with their children. This “Learning Together” method has the additional benefit of requiring almost no preparation for the parent, preserving as many moments Continue reading »

Wonders of Old Timeline Book

by Mary Ann Kelley

Wonders of Old Timeline Book is a beautifully bound book that provides the student with blank timelines that can be completed with historical events relevant to the particular course being studied. The accompanying CD includes category symbols that may be printed on sticker paper and affixed on the blank timeline.

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