Tag: Inexpensive Learning Resources

Documenting Your Personal Learning Journey

You’ve decided on a topic, designed your own study, and found great learning resources. Sometimes being able to take all the information in is satisfying enough. There are other times when you may want to begin documenting what you’re learning, the resources you used, the places you went, […]

Finding Informative Learning Resources

If you’re planning to design a personalized, one-of-a-kind study, you are going to need informative resources, and ways to gain the greatest understanding possible about your chosen topic. When you’re learning in ways that best suit your needs, the options are almost limitless! Here’s a list of some […]

Create A Comic

“Famous Funnies 1933” by “Famous Funnies” – Carnival of Comics A really creative and fun way to play with language is to use pictures to communicate an opinion, thought or story. Comics can be used to do this, and the great thing about them is that they can be as short […]

Bean Resources

Mixed Beans by Fran W. Click on the link to go to the site… The Imagination Tree: Grow a Bean Plant on Cotton Balls – Instructions and illustrations.Oklahoma 4H: A Bean is a Seed – Life cycle of a plant – classroom activities.Kean University: Bean Plant Activities – Site offers various activities.University of Hawaii: We’ve […]

Lizard Resource Page

Lizards by Fran W. Photo by Teri Agiga This lizard resource page has been created to serve as a companion to a research/activity guide for lizards, written and developed by Fran Wisniewski, for anyone who would like to learn about them… Independently. As a family/group project. As a casual study. In […]

Testing To Comply

Preparing for state tests while using an alternative learning method… If you educate your children at home and your state requires testing, but you have chosen to use an alternative learning method, testing may become a concern for you. How can you prepare for a state required test […]

Apple Resources

Mixed Apples by Fran W. General Information & Facts About Apples & Apple History Wikipedia: Apple Vermont Apples Washington ApplesVarieties of apples Apples and MoreUniversity of Illinois – Apple facts Nutritional Information about Apples Whole Foods: ApplesApple and Johnny Appleseed Crafts Apples and Johnny Appleseed Crafts and ColoringDLTKApple […]

Castle Resources

Bodiam Castle from Wikipedia The following resources were put together to go with: Fran’s World of Discovery: Castle Research ProjectCastles Around the World 29 Gorgeous Castles Around the World CastlesWebsite dedicated to castles. Site has information on over 500 castles, castle ruins, and other fortifications in Europe and beyond.  […]

Dolphins – Research Resource

Dolphin Photo by Fran W. Dolphin Resources Across the Curriculum Animal Planet: DolphinsThis site offers The Ultimate Guide to Dolphins a series of 9 videos that talk about echolocation, strandings, cousins and more.Facts about DolphinsAnimals: About offers a series of facts about dolphin anatomy and family info.National Geographic: […]

Washington Irving – Research Project

Washington Irving was a successful writer and editor, born April 3, 1783, in New York City, New York, and is best known for his short stories which include, ‘Rip Van Winkle’, and ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’. Irving was America’s first internationally best-selling author who encouraged American authors […]