June 22, 2007, Newsletter Issue #182: Homeschool Program Online: Virtual Field Trips

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How would you like to take your homeschoolers on a field trip through the Rainforest? Maybe they would prefer to explore marshes, volcanoes or get up close and personal with endangered species? Sounds like a pipe dream, doesn’t it? It doesn’t have to be. You can take your homeschoolers on virtual field trips online. Virtual field trips are the perfect way for your child to set in on a Shakespearian play or for them to watch a past United States historian give a speech. These trips work well with any homeschool program and they go far in helping your child retain the information he is learning.

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The new 2006-2007 Sonlight catalog is hot off the presses! In addition to new educational resources, we've also made some significant improvements to our curriculum, such as expanded flexibility in Reader choices for Levels K through 2.

The catalog also provides several articles with helpful homeschool tips. For example, check out the "Top Ten Goals" article (pp. 146-147) which can help you think through your personal philosophy when it comes to homeschooling. And "Why we use certain books that some homeschoolers won't touch" (pp. 144-145), that gets into some pretty important issues about the content of books. And you won’t want to miss “27 Reasons NOT to Buy Sonlight”—a perennial favorite (beginning on page 148).

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Sarita Holzmann
Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.

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