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Are Dictionaries Still Relevant?

Are Dictionaries Still Relevant?

We came across this article that emphasizes the use of dictionaries and wanted to share it with you... "In today's fast-moving digital age and with so much information available at the stroke of a keypad or swipe of a finger, does the need for something as...

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Duolingo – Learn Another Language at Home

Duolingo – Learn Another Language at Home

We all would like to learn a new language or several languages. When I grew up in Holland, I had to learn several languages in high school. They included Dutch, English, French, German, Latin, and Greek. But the only one I learned how to speak at that time was, of...

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My Favorite Apps

My Favorite Apps

Meet one of our homeschooling moms. Rocky is one of our app testers and writers. She compiled a list of some of her favorite apps, based on different criteria. And she has tested hundreds! We have included the link to download these apps if you're interested. Most...

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Help your kids learn, and make it fun!

Help your kids learn, and make it fun!

Keep your kids busy and having fun with these learning apps. While we are all coping with more together time with our kids, ABCApps has found and reviewed tons of learning apps that can help kids learn while having fun.  You can find reports of all of these on...

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Great Homeschooling Options

Great Homeschooling Options

Right now, we are living with this unusual set of circumstances worldwide, and many of us have been thrown into the role of homeschoolers. Fortunately, several of the usual homeschooling programs and websites are offering free or discounted access to help parents and...

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Reading & Comprehension

Reading & Comprehension

Have you ever seen a student read something perfectly then ask them questions about it afterward and come to find out that they didn’t know anything about the content of what they just read? They can read, right? So why don’t they understand what they are reading? Too...

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Why pay for an app when you can download it for free?

Why pay for an app when you can download it for free?

While many of the educational apps we recommend are free to begin with, here is a reason why you should pay for an ad-free upgrade. Apps have to make money for the developer. It costs typically $35,000 or more to develop a well-working educational app. The problem is,...

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Kids at Home – Helping in the Kitchen

Kids at Home – Helping in the Kitchen

We are aware that many of you are still stuck at home, and the days are long. So we want to help make your burden a little lighter. Here are some more tips to get your children to contribute and help out at home, while also learning valuable skills! 1) We already...

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More Tips for Kids at Home

More Tips for Kids at Home

In light of the current environment, you may really need to get accustomed to your kids being at home and coping with all that entails. Here are some more tips to get them to contribute and really help out at home, while also learning valuable skills! 1) Use this as...

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How to get kids to take a break from the computer

How to get kids to take a break from the computer

Here are a few more tips on what to do with your kids when they are at home. Try these to increase their morale if they are getting bored or restless. 1) I strongly believe in giving kids chores to do around the house. Beds don’t magically get made and floors don’t...

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