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Homeschool Curriculum for Creative, Hands-On, and Gifted Learners

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Giftedness and Creativity Forum
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No responses
I am getting very concerned. I purchased your curriculum and have sent several enquiries, but no one is responding. I am getting very upset and wo . . .
2 91 8/25/2014
Incorporating a separate math/reading program
Hi- we're beginning homeschool this year with our 5 year old, starting Kindergarten, so we are brand new to this! I'm interested in purchasing the Age . . .
3 203 8/4/2014
Journal Ideas
Was wondering what home schoolers used for their journals and how they used them? We have not used the curriculum yet. Do you keep a journal for eac . . .
1 240 7/12/2014
Gifted/advanced 8 year old
This fall will be our first year homeschooling. I thought I was set to go with Sonlight's curriculum, but then started researching MBtP and it just s . . .
3 350 6/25/2014
Science Curriculum
Hi, I have a question about your science curricula for ages 10-12 and 11-13. There is a large jump in price for the 11-13 and I'm wondering if this . . .
6 341 6/4/2014
Considering Moving Beyond the Page
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Favorite concept or unit from 10-12
I want unit or possibly one concept for my daughter who is in public school. Just to see what she thought of it, in case public doesn't work out. I ha . . .
1 15 8/29/2014
Considering MVTP-reluctant reader/writer
My son is 6 (just turned six) and currently in his 2nd week of 1st grade at a traditional public school. We are considering homeschooling him and I'm . . .
2 35 8/26/2014
Online and Hard Copy Combined?
We plan to use MBTP for the first time this fall. Is it possible to use both hard copy and online or do we have to choose one or the other? Thank you . . .
3 71 8/22/2014
Appropriate level for pre-k reader
I'm considering mbtp for my 3 and 1/2 year old, she is already reading at a first grade level and I'm not sure id the 4-5 curriculum would be too simp . . .
2 75 8/19/2014
Clarification and Reassurance Needed
Just to clarify - If you purchase the CURRICULUM ONLY option you receive everything in the FULL YEAR PACKAGE except the books? How hard/easy is it . . .
3 121 8/15/2014
Homeschooling Twice Exceptional Children
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Online Organization
(Sorry if I'm posting this question in the wrong area) So we have purchased 2 age levels of full-year online curriculum. As we wait for the shipments . . .
2 112 8/7/2014
writing troubles
Do you have suggestions for a child who gets easily frustrated when writing? My daughter loves a story, and used to even love to write them, but no . . .
10 1790 7/25/2014
Unsure of which level to start with
Hi there, Our son just turned 6 years old in June. Last year, we spent a lot of time just figuring things out. ,started with the online K12 public . . .
2 603 8/1/2013
Asperger and MBP
My son is a 10 year old with Asperger's Syndrome. He is gifted in reading wich is not a problem. The really hard situation comes with writing. I do no . . .
7 865 3/25/2013
Gifted and dyslexic
I wanted to let others know that I am using this curriculum with my two children, who are both dyslexic and gifted. It is difficult to find a good fi . . .
11 3549 3/3/2013
Age 4-5
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I noticed you guys utilize ABCDARIAN reading program
What are your thoughts about Logic of English along with Moving Beyond the Page plus Right start ? Too much for a mom with lots going on already?
4 121 8/8/2014
Love the curriculum, but a few editing and manipulatives details to fix
Hello! I just wanted to say how much I love this curriculum, it's exactly what I was trying to do with a curriculum I had to use as a bilingual teache . . .
2 169 7/22/2014
when to start??
I want to use this for my girls next year. Currently they are 3.5 and 4 years old. By the time we plan to start they would be nearly 5 and just turned . . .
3 395 5/28/2014
Question on the Holiday units
I read that you do the units in order because of the way things progress. Forgive me if this seems absurd, but does that hold true for the Halloween, . . .
2 371 2/17/2014
Correction: mismatched sight word directions wk 5
We are working through week 5 (we're going on a leaf hunt). The teacher manual book says the sight word should be "go" but the card shows&qu . . .
1 225 1/30/2014
Age 5-7
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I Need Major Topics for Learning Plan
This is our first attempt at home schooling, I feel a bit overwhelmed but am looking forward to the challenge. We went to a home schooling event here . . .
11 981 8/19/2014
2005 vs 2012
What are the differences between editions for 5-7?
3 225 6/18/2014
ISO Oak Meadow Kindergarten Syllabus
Someone in the OM FB group suggested that this might be a good place to look for curriculum. :) Looking for an OMK Syllabus, thank you!!
2 374 12/9/2013
good fit for non-gifted? (possibly dyslexic/Asperger)
I am looking for a packaged curriculum for my daughter who will be 5 in August. (I need the package to pull it all together ;) ). She is currently rec . . .
2 663 7/27/2013
books used in the environment module
Greetings! I'd like to get some of the books associated with the 5-7 environment module in advance (I am buying the modules peicemeal) but I canno . . .
3 454 7/24/2013
Age 6-8
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What to do with my 6yo
My son just turned 6 in July and is supposed to be entering first grade. This is our first year homeschooling and I am trying to find the best fit fo . . .
6 127 8/13/2014
Which level
I tried MBTP 5-7 level with my kids before but it didn't work out due to my own unpreparedness. Now I am looking for next years curriculum and I am t . . .
2 133 7/10/2014
What to do?
Hi, My daughter is technically in first grade. She just finished the 6-8 level. I am concerned that she isn't ready to read books like Charlotte's W . . .
3 205 5/28/2014
Plants lesson
Hi, We're on Concept 1, Unit 3, lesson 7 about plants. I am confused about Activity 2 "Types of plants." It seems to me none of the plants i . . .
6 228 4/4/2014
Additional Books Required in Supplies
We are anxiously awaiting the arrival of our materials to arrive, so I'm prepping the supplies for the first unit. I see that books about communities . . .
3 318 1/24/2014
Age 7-9
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2006 Activity Books
Hi there, I have recently purchased a gently used set of the 2006 version of the 7-9. How can I purchase the Environment and Change student activity b . . .
2 73 8/7/2014
Does S & SS Parent Manual come with Individual Concepts?
Hello! I was hoping to buy curriculum only, but one concept at a time; however, when I shop the Individual Concepts, there is no option (that I can se . . .
3 99 7/21/2014
Grade Level
I have 7 families in my homeschool group that are considering on switching to MBTP next year. I am trying to help them determine appropriate levels (a . . .
2 331 2/10/2014
Butterfly manipulative
I was wondering when exactly the butterfly cage comes into the curriculum? It says to allow 2-3 weeks for delivery so I just want to make sure I don't . . .
2 419 9/4/2013
Online versus Traditional
Greetings, all. My husband will start homeschooling in a few weeks and we are very excited. We just received the "big boxes" in the mail f . . .
2 561 7/2/2013
Age 8-10
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Concept 3 unit 1 Africa and Asia
I just want to say how great this unit is. And, how frustrating. Here is the issue: there are very few good books or web sites on so many of these . . .
3 218 5/6/2014
Experiment Failure [Inclined Plane]
We are in the Work, Tools, and Simple Machines unit, and we just had an experiment failure. I'm not sure how to fix the problem. We were doing the e . . .
6 290 2/4/2014
How to use vocabulary
I am looking at my "Little House in the Big Woods" material and I see that there are vocabulary words right at the beginning, but there are . . .
2 494 10/15/2013
To tear or not to tear
Hi! I'm brand new to MBTP; my big box of 8-10 materials arrived yesterday. The program looks fantastic and we are eager to begin next month. My dilemm . . .
9 789 10/4/2013
Parent Manual
Hi, im trying to purchase the 8-10 Students Books only and the parent manuals... I find the Student Books in the purchase individual list but I don't . . .
3 517 9/4/2013
Age 9-11
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To Math or not to Math?
We are still waiting on our Singapore Math package in the mail, (disappointed that it wasn't shipped via UPS or Fedex priority)and are wondering if we . . .
3 25 8/28/2014
Technology and Invention Lesson5 inventor's workshop
First of all I think this is a great unit and my kids have really enjoyed it so far, especially my son who likes to build things. (I have a 10yr old b . . .
2 174 5/2/2014
Difference between Learning Center curriculum and regular MBTP curriculum
I am so confused by the new Learning Centers. I started one in my area, mainly to gauge interest, but also because I would love for my child to work w . . .
4 743 4/24/2014
Oregon Trail software
We went to start the Oregon Trail game today. My son was so excited! We had a MacBook Pro. It should work, but it keeps saying the files are null . . .
2 238 4/2/2014
The Water Cycle
Does anyone have a completed picture of the water cycle from The Living Seas, Lesson 2? I'm not sure if my son's is correct and some answers seem dif . . .
3 191 3/24/2014
Age 10-12
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Switching Order of Concepts?
This is our first year of MBTP and our second year homeschooling. In an effort to get my 11yr old excited about school, I purchased Concept 2 first, . . .
2 29 8/28/2014
Any other options for a ebook for Short Stories by Avi?
Hi. My son is working through the Short Stories by Avi Lit. Unit. Short Stories is out of print and there is a link that sends me to Google books for . . .
3 152 6/18/2014
Considering MBTP for next year - Questions
I am considering MBTP for next year. I have twin 10 year old boys. One is reading at a 9th grade level and the other at a late 5th grade early 6th g . . .
2 180 4/24/2014
Reaction Card Game
I'm wondering where to find the Reaction card game for Chemical Change, Lesson 2? I didn't find anything online for the game. Thanks!
2 170 4/21/2014
Different version of War, Terrible War
Hi, I'm new here! We just started the Civil War unit, and it seems the edition of War, Terrible War by Hakim that we borrowed from the library is a d . . .
1 263 11/27/2013
Age 11-13
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Forum for mistakes?
Is there a way to ask if there is a mistake in the parent key? The Pearl. Lesson 2 The Scorpion. Labeling parts of speech: "THat was th . . .
3 460 7/28/2014
Does anyone use MBTP for two years instead of the intended one?
Our 10 yr old daughter has happily utilized MBTP for the last several years. She completed the 8-10 in two years, and she has almost completed the 10 . . .
4 490 6/4/2014
A Girl Named Disaster, Lesson 8
The activity is to make a calabash, but the only gourd that came with the manipulatives is for a project in social studies later on. Am I missing a go . . .
1 277 5/20/2014
Timeline pages
Does anyone have a copy of the timeline pages? I dont have them and we need for lesson 1. Where do I find them?
4 536 11/6/2013
hydrosphere, lesson 8, graph
Anyone have a completed picture of the graph your child did on this lesson? We are having different opinions (and I'm feeling stupid!)
1 273 9/5/2013
Age 12-14
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Age 12-14 Is Now Live on the Forum!
You can now connect to other parents using this level for questions, help, and support.
6 196 8/11/2014