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|Author||: Sarah Brown,Isaac Brown|
Are your homeschooling a Minecraft player? Make Minecraft educational! >p>New Release Discount! Normal Price $34.50 Over 400 Pages of Homeschooling Activities! You can cover every required subject while giving your child freedom to be creative! This Do-It-Yourself Curriculum can provide 2 to 4 hours of homeschooling instruction each day! Are you homeschooling a child with symptoms of Dyslexia, ADHD, Asperger's Syndrome or Autism? This is the perfect homeschooling method for kids who don't sit still, unless they are playing Minecraft! Don't worry, your child will not be on the computer all day, 30 to 45 minutes will be just about perfect, when working in this curriculum journal. We also use the Dyslexie Font to make reading and learning easy for students with dyslexia. If your child can read and write on a second grade level they will be able to use this book as their primary curriculum. What ages? This curriculum is geared towards ages 9 to 12, but older and younger children can still use and enjoy the curriculum, by supplementing the program with library books, audio books, and documentaries on their level. Over 400 Pages of Homeschooling Activities! Reading Handwriting Creative Writing Spelling & Vocabulary Classical Literature Biographies Classical Music Mathematics Science History World Geography Social Studies & Current Events Computer Skills Building & Design Art, Drawing and Design Creative Comics Library Skills Unit Studies (based on the student's favorite topics) Action Steps: Go to the library or bookstore. Bring home a stack of at least EIGHT interesting books about these topics. Choose some that have diagrams, instructions and illustrations. Choose some books about science, history and social studies related to the topics you want to study. Recommended Educational Resources: A Computer and Your Own Minecraft World. Audio Books, Classical Literature or Heroes Now & Then* Story of the World for the Classical Child* Classical Music to help you relax while you work. Google Earth and a parent approved news source. Tutorials, Educational Movies & Documentaries A Math Curriculum like Life of Fred* or Math-U-See* Dyslexia Games* for struggling readers. If you have a child who struggles with reading, writing and spelling, please use 2 to 4 Dyslexia Games Worksheets everyday along with your Minecraft Curriculum. Buy the games at a discount here: www.DyslexiaGames.com If your child struggles with basic math skills, use the book Comic Book Math or Foundational Math Skills, by Sarah Janisse Brown. School Supplies Needed: Pencils, Colored Pencils, Gel Pens, Origami Paper, a Ruler * Optional Learning Programs FOR ALL AGES! Complete 5 pages each day if you are under 10 years old. Complete 10 pages each day if you are 10 to 17 years old. Created By: Sarah Janisse Brown & Isaac J. Brown Artwork by Isaac J. Brown & Tolik Trishkin. We use the Dyslexie Font by Christian Boer. Creative Writing Prompts by Isaac Brown, Emmie Palacio and Elizabeth Palacio The Thinking Tree Publishing Company, LLC FunSchoolingBooks.com-Copyright 2016
|Author||: Sarah Janisse Brown|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform|
Fun-schooling Curriculum - Homeschooling with Minecraft: The Beginners Journal Animal and Farm Theme B1 & B2 ideal for ages 7-10 (1st-3rd grade) This Minecraft based curriculum is perfect for creative children, and for new homeschoolers. Cover all basic Elementary subjects while having fun with farming, building, design and animals in the Minecraft world. Our delight directed approach works great for all students, especially those resistant to anything "school"-related. Uses the Dyslexie Font to make reading easy for children with reading confusion. Perfect for students with Dyslexia, Asperger's Syndrome, ADHD and other learning challenges. Mrs Europaea's family loves this book: "Fun-schooling with Thinking Tree Books has saved my family endless bouts of tantrums from my child who was always too anxious to focus in a traditional school setting and would act out. With this newest book, Homeschooling with Minecraft, the Browns have once again created a multipurpose curriculum that could be used simultaneously with various ages. It is such a blessing and stress reliever to be able to teach both my 9 year old nephew and my own children ages 5 and 3 out of the same text, only having to supplement with reference resources that are age appropriate. This book offers journal prompts, varying levels of math, drawing ideas, coloring pages, geography and much more. It doesn't matter which method you are using, Mason, Waldorf, Classical or even if you are Unschooling, Thinking Tree Books are appropriate to meet any educational goal." M. Ward loves how this journal compares Minecraft to real life: "This journal incorporates everything my son loves: animals, lego, nature, books, and of course Minecraft. And the best part about it all is that he loves working in these journals, and it's fun for him and not drudgery like so many school workbooks. It allows him to express his creativity even while working on subjects like math, so much so that it doesn't even feel like "school". I especially love the pages in this journal where he is to compare real life animals or farming to that which he sees on Minecraft. I see this meshing well with real hands on gardening (which we were already planning to do this spring). He's still working on his reading fluency, so I'm happy to have something with which he can further his education on other topics without being hampered by his stage of literacy." (February 13, 2017)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 1543083978ISBN-13: 978-1543083972 Subjects and Topics Covered in the Curriculum: Reading Handwriting Logic Spelling Classical Literature Classical Music Mathematics Addition, Subtraction and Multiplication Practice Animals and Habitats Geography Computer Skills Building Art, Drawing and Design Creative Comics Research & Library Skills Unit Studies (based on the student's favorite topics) Poetry Brain Games from Dyslexia Games Series A & B For New and Struggling Readers: This book is perfect for new and struggling readers, it uses the Dyslexie Font and includes art, reading and logic games that can help children with Dyslexia to overcome reading confusion. This is not just for children with ADHD and Dyslexia, the curriculum can be used by any child who is creative and enjoys playing Minecraft. FunSchoolingBooks.comDisclaimer: This is an unofficial Minecraft book. Minecraft is a registered trademark of, and owned by, Mojang AB, and its respective owners, which do not approve, endorse, sponsor, or authorize this book. We are following Mojang's rules for creative use of Minecraft style content. More info here: https://account.mojang.com/terms#brand
|Author||: Estera Brown,The Tree|
A fun book of math problems based on Minecraft!Are you ready for an adventure? With this book you will dive into the Minecraft world as it takes you on a journey of discovery. Hunt for hidden clues and decode secret messages. Solve mysteries and equations as you help Bob, Larry, Steve, and others battle creepers and explore their world. Discover details and bring color to the world as you make the characters your own. You'll do all of this while strengthening you mind and imagination. While solving all these Minecraft Mysteries you will be using math and practicing your addition, subtraction, multiplication and division skills! So, I'll ask again... are you ready for an adventure? Perfect for students with Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Asperger's Syndrome, ADHD and other learning challenges. We tap into the creativity of struggling learners to help them develop the foundational math skills they need to succeed! We use the Dyslexie Font to make reading easy for children with reading confusion! For more books like this visit www.FunSchoolingBooks.com
|Author||: Sarah Janisse Brown|
Delight Directed Learning Guide for Christian Homeschooling More than 300 activity pages! Study 8 Subjects and put faith first! For Ages 7 to 17 - Includes Daily Bible Reading, Realistic Animal Art, Unit Studies, Science, Reading, Spelling, History, Current Events, Drawing & Logic! This beautiful learning experience provides your students dozens of wonderful learning experiences. Mom, you will only need to help your child for the first three days and then the student will be able to work dependently. This handbook is designed to accompany up to nine library books, and several educational movies and documentaries based on the student's interests and learning goals. For example your daughter may want to learn more about Victorian clothing, photo editing, baking cupcakes, babysitting, travel to Italy, nutrition, and pioneer life, now all you need to do is get a stack of books and movies about these topics. Maybe you have a son who is into World War 2, weapons, airplanes, fast cars, space, dinosaurs and tree houses. You would get books and movies about these topics for him. The purpose of this homeschooling plan is to give homeschooling moms a break while the children use this study guide. We know that moms have seasons in life where sickness, new babies, holidays, moves and transitions limit the homeschooling process. With this program your children will thrive and learn unforgettable lessons while you get the rest you need or focus on other things without feeling guilty that your children have been "unschooling" for too long. This handbook is as fun as unschooling but provides the structure and freedom children need. This curriculum was created by a mother of ten children who is also a Dyslexia, ADHD and Asperger's Syndrome specialist. This is the curriculum she designed for her own children who have special requirements for learning. For example the font used is perfect for Dyslexia so that the child can read without confusion about the letters. The program is also very good for students with Asperger's because it focuses on the child's special interests while integrating all the subjects that are needed for a well rounded education. Kids with ADHD love this method because it gets them out of their seat and requires art, activity, and time exploring nature! This program can be used for a wide age range because each student will choose age appropriate books to accompany this workbook. Every child in your family who is reading at a second grade level or higher can use this program, non-readers and dyslexics should complete Dyslexia Games Series A and B before starting this program. www.DyslexiaGames.com Typical mathematics is not included in this learning program, though the child will use and explore numbers in many practical ways every day.
|Author||: Melissa Knorr,Sarah Brown|
Explore the Universe!Research, Create, Play, Experiment & Learn!Cover 18 essential educational subjects while learning about space!Fun for All Ages! Step-By-Step science activities you can try at home. This is a Fun-Schooling Curriculum Core Journal that covers almost every required subject while the child learns about space!
|Editor||: Sky Pony|
Now, for every child who loves Minecraft, math and learning can feel more like a game than schoolwork! This kid-friendly workbook features well-loved video game characters and concepts to reinforce the development of first and second grade math skills laid out in the national Common Core State Standards. Colorfully-illustrated puzzles and high-interest word problems use beloved items from the Overworld like diamond swords, suits of armor, zombies, and magical potions to encourage math practice in even the most reluctant of students. The curriculum-based content covered here includes lessons in: Geometric shapes Telling time Counting money Reading charts and graphs Adding and subtracting numbers up to 20 And so much more! Skip to the pages that suit your child’s needs and learning style or start at the beginning and advance page by page—it’s up to you! As the workbook progresses, the problems become more challenging so that learners of all levels can enjoy an exciting, skill-building math adventure. Perfect for Minecrafters who learn at all paces, Math for Minecrafters is as fun as it is educational—and is just what your little learner needs to get ahead academically!
|Author||: Adam Clarke,Victoria Bennett|
|Editor||: Quarry Books|
In Unofficial Minecraft Life Hacks Lab for Kids, Adam Clarke (aka Wizard Keen) and Victoria Bennett offer projects and gameplay that will guide you to make great choices as a player and a person. Minecraft is an amazing game that stimulates your creativity as you build whatever you can imagine, but it’s also great for learning about how to be a good citizen and mining positive connections with other players—in-game, elsewhere online, and in real life. With this book, you’ll learn about: How to set good gaming ground rules, collaborate, and resolve conflicts. Online resources, servers, and organizations that promote and guide positive play. Minecraft projects that promote and guide positive play and positive digital citizenship. Make every build a block party by learning to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly with Unofficial Minecraft Life Hacks Lab for Kids! The popular Lab for Kids series features a growing list of books that share hands-on activities and projects on a wide host of topics, including art, astronomy, clay, geology, math, and even how to create your own circus—all authored by established experts in their fields. Each lab contains a complete materials list, clear step-by-step photographs of the process, as well as finished samples. The labs can be used as singular projects or as part of a yearlong curriculum of experiential learning. The activities are open-ended, designed to be explored over and over, often with different results. Geared toward being taught or guided by adults, they are enriching for a range of ages and skill levels. Gain firsthand knowledge on your favorite topic with Lab for Kids.
|Author||: Sarah Hobbs,Sarah Brown|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform|
Do you remember playing the game Mad-Libs as a child? You would add your own words to create a funny story. In the process you learned a lot about grammar and spelling! This Fun-Schooling activity book allows your child to create silly stories and mysteries while using numbers and math! Your student will practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and learn about fractions through these playful games! Not only will the student practice applying math to the funny situations and stories in this book, but he or she will learn how to use math in real life. This is not an ordinary math book. This is a math book that will appeal to artistic, creative, and adventurous children. You will have fun listening to your child's math mysteries and laughing at the results. Did you know that children learn best when learning includes creativity and laughter? Stop buying books like "Math Made Miserable" and "Numbing Numbers"! Discover the joy of teaching your child the basics of learning how to calculate through this exciting activity book! You will need to give your child a calculator to check his or her work. They will love checking their own work, with a little help from you. Since the children get to create their own math mysteries, the answers are not going to be the same for every student. Since every child is unique you should choose a math book that reflects your child's individuality, talents and gifts! Who ever heard of mixing math with creativity? Learning how to add, subtract, multiply and divide is about to turn in to a game! On Sale! Normal price $19.50!
|Author||: John Miller,Chris Fornell Scott|
|Editor||: Quarry Books|
Minecraft + STEM = An unstoppable force for fun and learning! In Unofficial Minecraft STEM Lab for Kids, you’ll find a collection of 48 creative, collaborative projects that make learning science, technology, engineering, and math exciting for the whole family. Venture off on six action-packed Quests, each with four unique Labs that pair a hands-on activity with an in-game project. Just a few of the exciting things you’ll create and learn about: Hands-on activities: Concoct glow-in-the-dark slime Grow pipe cleaner snowflakes Design and build a model Martian habitat Mix milk and soap to create “fireworks” Make a working volcano Create an electromagnet In-game projects: Craft a laboratory to serve as your in-game headquarters Carve a crystal ice castle Construct a working dam Design and use a custom teleporter Build an underwater oceanographic field station Start with a lesson on terminology and gameplay, learn how to document Lab activities with sketchnoting, and meet five leading Minecraft experts who share how their experiences with the game have contributed to their success. The popular Lab for Kids series features a growing list of books that share hands-on activities and projects on a wide host of topics, including art, astronomy, clay, geology, math, and even how to create your own circus—all authored by established experts in their fields. Each lab contains a complete materials list, clear step-by-step photographs of the process, as well as finished samples. The labs can be used as singular projects or as part of a yearlong curriculum of experiential learning. The activities are open-ended, designed to be explored over and over, often with different results. Geared toward being taught or guided by adults, they are enriching for a range of ages and skill levels. Gain firsthand knowledge on your favorite topic with Lab for Kids.
|Author||: Sarah Janisse Brown,Isaac Brown,The Thinking Tree LLC|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform|
FIVE STAR SALE! Normal Price $32.50! 7 Subject Science Portfolio - Minecraft & The Real World: Ages 10 to 17 - Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Meteorology, Physics, Technology and Zoology ... Thinking Tree - Research Guide) (Volume 1) B2, C1, C2, ideal for ages 10-17, (4th-12th grade) A research handbook for kids who love Minecraft! Your student will learn about Botany, Technology, Chemistry, Meteorology, Zoology, Geology, and Physics with this creative research guide. They'll use library books, videos, and online research to complete assignments. Your student will also get to try out some of their findings in Minecraft. Make learning fun while tapping into your students interests with this amazing book. Creative children, struggling and reluctant learners, and students with learning challenges all thrive with these books! Uses a Dyslexia-friendly font to help with letter reversal and reading confusion. This book is a favorite for glutenfreeforlife: "This is one of our favorite fun schooling journals! This is an all in one science portfolio which means your student will study various topics in science and compile a portfolio of all of their best work. This includes a section on botany, chemistry, geology, meteorology, physics, technology, and zoology. Once you've chosen your books that you're going to read there are pages for summarizing your reading time, copy work, designing your science topic in Minecraft world, notetaking and illustration prompts, documentary reviews, diagrams, science experiments and observations, comic strip pages, vocabulary building prompts, Real world versus Minecraft world, coloring, geography and history, biography studies, audiobook time, nature study and drawing, biography studies, audio book summaries, AND occupation studies! What more can I ask for in a Science Funschooling Journal! I'm getting one for every child! Over 250 pages to show your research." Megan says: "This book goes wonderfully with the other funschooling minecraft books or by itself. If your kiddos loves minecraft like mine do they will love this science book.There are several different topic areas for them to explore including but not limited to botany and electronics. You just can't go wrong with this book."(July 14, 2017)ISBN-10: 1548785202ISBN-13: 978-1548785208 How to Use This Book: Choose four books and two documentaries about each scientific subject. 2. Ask your teacher how many pages to complete each day. 3. Be ready to build something in your Minecraft world based on each scientific subject. 4. Use gel pens and colored pencils to complete the activities that require color. Contents: Page 8 - Botany - The World of Plants Page 32 - Chemistry - The World of Elements Page 92 - Geology - The World of Rocks & Minerals Page 136 - Meteorology - Weather & Atmosphere Page 178 - Physics - The World of Matter and Energy Page 214 - Technology - The World Invention & Design Page 250 - Zoology - The World of Animals For more books like this visit www.FunSchoolingBooks.com
|Author||: Sarah Janisse Brown|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform|
The Fun-Schooling Handbook for Fun-Loving Families! Summer Sale! Regular Price $24.50. Get ready for a new year of Fun-Filled Homeschooling! Over 200 Pages of Inspiration! Learn how to let go of all the pressure to be the perfect teacher, and experience the joy of learning with your children! This is a fun filled, yet relaxing book of ideas, homeschooling inspiration, and coloring pages designed to bless homeschooling moms. There are many quiet-time pages, organizing pages, thinking pages, and fun-school basket making activities! "This is a beautiful book and I don't just mean the amazing cover. This mom's journal is a great way to organize your thoughts about teaching your children. The book is designed to inspire mothers to be good moms and homemakers, enjoy homeschooling, create a fun learning environment, care for yourself as a woman, spark new ideas, and it even has organization ideas and suggestions on how to be an example to your children. It's thorough and well put together from the first to the last page. I will definitely be gifting this book to friends." - Homeschooling Mom What is Fun-Schooling? Fun-Schooling is all about learning while having FUN together with your family. Children Learn Best Through Curiosity, Discovery, Observation, Action, Play & Creativity! Fun-Schooling Moms help their children to learn about the real world by giving them the freedom and opportunity to learn by DOING real things. This handbook is is a fun activity book for moms to help you inspire your children in ways you never imagined. Fun quotes and ideas from over 20 Fun-Schooling Moms like you! More than 200 Pages - This could last a whole year!Find all Sarah's Fun-Schooling Books at www.FunSchoolingBooks.com I have three of the mom's journals , Homeschooling Handbook for moms, Coffee Time Quiet Time Journal, and this one The MOM's Fun-Schooling Handbook. I am a visual learner and I love to color in the adult coloring books. So I really enjoy the coloring pages. This book gives advice about creating fun-schooling baskets along with pictures of prepared baskets for those of us who need the pictures to fully "get" the idea. As well as making a mom-time basket. Before getting these journals I had never thought about a mom basket or making one but I have done it and I love my mom basket. Seeing my mom basket has helped me to remember to at least try and make time to sit down and use my basket. I'm working on sitting down with my kids and working in my book while they work in theirs. Through out the book there are quotes from other homeschooling moms which I love to read and find very inspiring. I have only been working in this book for about a week but I truly enjoy it and think I will continue as it really gets me thinking about my home and my homeschool as I journal my thoughts and color. - Homeschooling Mom The Mom's Fun Schooling Handbook is an awesome book written just for Moms by a Special Mom. This book is not like your ordinary planner or journal. There are awesome quotes/tips filling almost every page that you must read by dedicated homeschooling Moms like yourself. There are pages to Color Together with your Children. Pages to help you get Organized by writing down Your Goals as well as Goals for your Children and What They Want to Learn. A Reading Time page just for you that allows you to write special excerpts you want to remember from books you are reading. Creative Journaling and Doodling pages...these are my favorites. You just have to get this book and see it for yourself. It is a Mom book must have and like the title says, it's definitely a Fun-Schooling book needed for your homeschool library." - Jennifer
|Author||: Colin Gallagher|
|Editor||: Peachpit Press|
Learn how educators are using Minecraft® as a powerful instructional tool to engage students and teach subjects as varied as math and humanities. This book offers ten classroom projects from teachers using Minecraft® to teach math, science, languages, and more. Each project includes learning objectives, project organization and tasks, and ideas for reflection and assessments. You’ll also find detailed instructions for setting up and running a Minecraft® server in the classroom, both the regular and the popular MinecraftEdu versions. In this book, you’ll discover What Minecraft® is and why it’s such an engaging tool for the classroom. How to set up and administer servers that students use for their projects. What MinecraftEdu is, how to set up and manage it, and how to use its teacher controls. Techniques for using the game in special-education settings. Step-by-step instructions for printing 3D models of your classroom projects. Ways to use the game in a variety of different subject areas. You’ll find essential advice and captivating projects for using Minecraft® to enhance students’ learning experience from educators using Minecraft® in the Classroom: Shane Asselstine, Dan Bloom, André Chercka, Adam Clarke, Stephen Elford, Colin Gallagher, David Lee, John Miller, Eric Walker, and James York. Minecraft® is a trademark of Mojang Synergies/Notch Development AB. This book is not affiliated with or sponsored by Mojang Synergies/Notch Development AB.
|Author||: Ulrich Boser|
|Editor||: Rodale Books|
For centuries, experts have argued that learning was about memorizing information: You're supposed to study facts, dates, and details; burn them into your memory; and then apply that knowledge at opportune times. But this approach to learning isn't nearly enough for the world that we live in today, and in Learn Better journalist and education researcher Ulrich Boser demonstrates that how we learn can matter just as much as what we learn. In this brilliantly researched book, Boser maps out the new science of learning, showing how simple techniques like comprehension check-ins and making material personally relatable can help people gain expertise in dramatically better ways. He covers six key steps to help you "learn how to learn," all illuminated with fascinating stories like how Jackson Pollock developed his unique painting style and why an ancient Japanese counting device allows kids to do math at superhuman speeds. Boser's witty, engaging writing makes this book feel like a guilty pleasure, not homework. Learn Better will revolutionize the way students and society alike approach learning and makes the case that being smart is not an innate ability--learning is a skill everyone can master. With Boser as your guide, you will be able to fully capitalize on your brain's remarkable ability to gain new skills and open up a whole new world of possibilities.
|Author||: Susannah Brown,Sarah Brown|
A Homeschooling Journal for Pet Lovers who enjoy Minecraft! A Thinking Tree Homeschooling Curriculum Journal! NEW! Flash Sale! Normal Price $32.50 This is the perfect Fun-Schooling Journal for students who love Pets! This is a complete curriculum for homeschooling students who love animals. There are 180 activities in this book, and you can require your student to use 4 to 8 pages per day, along with 6 library books, and your favorite math, history and science curriculum. This book includes: Math Games - Multiplication Reading Time Handwriting Poetry and Pet Photography by Homeschoolers Creative Writing Story Writing Character Development Spelling Classical Music Mathematics Science History Art, Drawing Library Skills Unit Studies Logic Games & Mazes Geography and Map Skills Documentaries Optional Minecraft Time This book uses the Dyslexie Font to make reading easier for children who have dyslexia. To learn more about Fun-Schooling visit www.FunSchoolingBooks.com You can use this Handbook as your core curriculum for 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades. This Journal will help you document your child's eclectic learning journey. This book was designed by Susannah Autumn Brown, age 11. Susannah designed this book, as a homeschooling project, with assistance from her mom, Sarah Janisse Brown, and the interns who did all the art. Fun-Schooling with Thinking Tree Books FunSchoolingBooks.com
|Author||: Publications International,Publications International Ltd. Staff|
|Editor||: Publications International Limited|
This book is full of mazes designed to stimulate your brain's cognitive functions, keeping it strong and fit. Whether a master puzzler or a novice, there are plenty of mazes to challenge everyone. With these mazes, exercising your brain can be fun! Small and portable, this book can be toted everywhere so you always have brain-building fun on hand!
|Author||: Karen M. McManus|
|Editor||: Penguin UK|
'Tightly plotted and brilliantly written, with sharp, believable characters, this whodunit is utterly irresistible' - HEAT THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Five students go to detention. Only four leave alive. Yale hopeful Bronwyn has never publicly broken a rule. Sports star Cooper only knows what he's doing in the baseball diamond. Bad boy Nate is one misstep away from a life of crime. Prom queen Addy is holding together the cracks in her perfect life. And outsider Simon, creator of the notorious gossip app at Bayview High, won't ever talk about any of them again. He dies 24 hours before he could post their deepest secrets online. Investigators conclude it's no accident. All of them are suspects. Everyone has secrets, right? What really matters is how far you'll go to protect them. _____ 'Twisty plotting, breakneck pacing and intriguing characterisation add up to an exciting single-sitting thrillerish treat' -THE GUARDIAN 'A fantastic murder mystery, packed with cryptic clues and countless plot twists. I could not put this book down' - THE SUN 'Pretty Little Liars meets The Breakfast Club' - ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
|Author||: Soman Chainani|
|Editor||: Harper Collins|
The New York Times bestselling School for Good and Evil series is an epic journey into a dazzling new world, where the only way out of a fairy tale is to live through one. Start here to follow Sophie, Agatha, and everyone at school from the beginning! With her glass slippers and devotion to good deeds, Sophie knows she'll earn top marks at the School for Good and join the ranks of past students like Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Snow White. Meanwhile, Agatha, with her shapeless black frocks and wicked black cat, seems a natural fit for the villains in the School for Evil. The two girls soon find their fortunes reversed—Sophie's dumped in the School for Evil to take Uglification, Death Curses, and Henchmen Training, while Agatha finds herself in the School for Good, thrust among handsome princes and fair maidens for classes in Princess Etiquette and Animal Communication. But what if the mistake is actually the first clue to discovering who Sophie and Agatha really are?
|Author||: John Miller,Chris Fornell Scott|
|Editor||: Quarry Books|
Little Learning Labs: Unofficial Minecraft for Kids--an abridged edition of Unofficial Minecraft Lab for Kids--offers a variety of creative exercises that explore the game through fun, educational lessons. Activities selected from an Amazon Best Kids’ Books of 2016 pick! Balancing your child's screen time can be difficult, especially when it comes to wildly popular, open-ended video games like Minecraft. Minecraft offers players an environment focused on exploration, imagination, and creation, but its nonlinear game structure can mean spending a lot of time in the game. You will start the book by brushing up on some common Minecraft terminology and examining the two main modes of game play: creative and survival. You’ll then use this knowledge to venture off onto the six different quests that combine out-of-game and in-game activities and encourage child and adult participation. You'll even learn how to screencast and narrate your own videos to share with family and friends. Little Learning Labs: Unofficial Minecraft for Kids provides fun, educational gaming goals that you and your child can reach together!
|Author||: Caryn Jenne|
Do you have a student (or a few) who hates to write but loves to build online? Why not use his love of the game to inspire a desire to write? Using the different writing styles such as compare and contrast, persuasive, descriptive, process, and narrative, students will create a Minecraft guidebook lapbook. They will build the book using their knowledge of the game and create fold-outs, pop-ups, a cave tunnel book, and a chest filled with information about blocks and tools. The book is designed for students of all ages, girls and boys! You decide what is acceptable for their age/grade/ writing ability. Each writing style includes prompts, a graphic organizer, and a fun lapbook piece to be filled in by your student(s). There is even a section for a book report if you wish to use one. In the end, your students will have something they can be proud of and something they will want to share with others: a book written by them about a game they love!