The Future Has Arrived!: Back To The Future Day

Back To The Future 4

Since today is "Back To The Future Day", the kids have been having some fun with costumes and reenacting scenes. Today was the very day that Marty McFly and Emmett Brown go to in the future in the movie "Back To The Future II".

Planning with Homeschool Skedtrack: Inserting HTML Images

Computer with Michelangelo's David head on screen with art work

Today, I'm talking about inserting images into Homeschool Skedtrack with HTML. We all know that images add richness to things we are learning. Sometimes they are crucial to the idea being learned. Some of us are visual learners and seeing pictures and graphics help us learn a concept more quickly and more fully. Examples of … Continue reading Planning with Homeschool Skedtrack: Inserting HTML Images

Planning with Homeschool Skedtrack: HTML in the Daily Schedule

Netbook and Pink Ear Buds

One of my favorite features of Homeschool Skedtrack is the ability to write HTML code into a student's daily schedule. The most obvious way this benefits the schedule is to write in HTML links. You can do more than that though. You can format text, include tables, list items vertically, post images, and even embed … Continue reading Planning with Homeschool Skedtrack: HTML in the Daily Schedule

Planning With Homeschool Skedtrack

Homeschool Materials on a Bed

The Homeschool Skedtrack website says it is a, "FREE online lesson planner, scheduler, and tracking system rolled into one."  It certainly does more than just lesson planning.  You can either plan lessons in advance, or record work after it has been completed.  It keeps track of hours and days if you need attendance info for your … Continue reading Planning With Homeschool Skedtrack

My 5 Favorite Free Audio and Video PC Apps for DIY Digital Homeschool

boy with an InnoTab tablet

What happens when kids get a hold of a shiny new DVD or CD?  You're lucky if it will ever play again.  My solution is not to put a hard copy in my kids hands at all. Digital copies don't get scratched.  Scratched disks aren't the only problem with DVDs, though.  A lot of devices are … Continue reading My 5 Favorite Free Audio and Video PC Apps for DIY Digital Homeschool