Archive for October, 2017

 

Sentence fragments: What do we know?

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One writing mistake involves sentence fragments. A complete sentence will have at least one subject and one verb. Sentences are considered fragments when they are missing either the subject or the verb. Consider the following fragments: Made chocolate pudding. Just who made that pudding?  Can you see the subject is missing? Susan made the chocolate pudding. Oh, I see that it […]

Blink: Large light, art and projection mapping event

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Blink is a light, art and projection mapping event which is going on for 4 days.  It isn’t something that you can see all in one night but my family was only able to attend one night. The event featured murals, large-featured murals mapping installations,  urban artscapes, media light and interactive art all which were spread […]

Brinkman Adventures Season 4: a product review

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Our family was introduced to the missionary stories from Brinkman Adventures when we received a digital copy of Brinkman Adventures Season 4 for review.   Brinkman Adventures  are audio dramas that are based on modern-day missionaries.     We have read many missionary stories but Brinkman Adventures brings these stories to life and makes the stories more meaningful.  There’s something about listening to a […]

CTCMath: Single Subscription Review

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      I received a Single Membership to CTCMath that my youngest has been using along with her current math curriculum.  You can also join us in exploring CTCMath through a free trial! CTCMath is an online math program for grades kindergarten through 12th grade (up to trigonometry). Through 8th grade, you can use CTCMath […]

Persephone’s story: The Seasons

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In Greek Mythology, Persephone was the daughter of Zeus and Demeter.  One day while gathering flowers she was abducted by Hades and taken into the Underworld.  Demeter, the goddess of the harvest, because despaired and while she wandered in search of her daughter caused the crops to wither and for winter come.  Eventually, Hades was persuaded to […]