Archive Yearly Archives: 2012

Soft Mozart clarifications

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Soft Mozart Scholarship Program!

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A Thomas Jefferson Education- My review

As my 5-year-old becomes school age and I have yet to start an earnest Kindergarten program for him, I have been researching different homeschooling methods to find what is best for my family.  This review is simply a reflection of part of that research. I first heard about “A Thomas Jefferson Education” by Oliver DeMille […]

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John Thompson Review

I highly recommend John Thompson as a method.  There are a lot of piano teachers that ultimately recommend the piano series they were taught with as a child, and, well, I guess I’m no exception.  However, when I first started teaching piano lessons, I told the parents that I would use whichever method they wanted […]

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Review- The Well-Trained Mind

“The Well-Trained Mind, A Guide to Classical Education at Home” By Jessie Wise and Susan Wise Bauer. My oldest is kindergarten age, so I have been revisiting popular homeschooling methods in an effort to find one that will fit my own homeschooling style, as well as meeting the needs of my children.  I have heard […]

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We Wish You a Merry Christmas

My son requested this song, so I’m sharing it with you.  It was designed to use with the Movable “Do” Piano Insert We Wish You a Merry Christmas

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Overall Education, Depth vs Acceleration

Two threads inspired this post, http://forum.brillkids.com/general-discussion-b5/we-can-do-by-moshe-kai/msg91624/?topicseen#new andhttp://forum.brillkids.com/homeschooling/which-homeschooling-method-are-you-thinking-of-or-are-currently-using/msg91619/?topicseen#new. Actually, they inspired a lot more than this post, I’ve been reading and re-reading a lot of homeschooling books lately, and charting out the next chunk of our education.  The people at BrillKids really inspire me. If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.  My husband recently […]

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Review of Little Reader Deluxe materials

Little Reader is available only at www.brillkids.com Get 10% off with coupon code BKAFF13180 In a previous post I reviewed the Little Reader software, which is the meat and potatoes of this program.  It was $150, and for $100 more, you can get the Deluxe version with the physical products I review in this video.  […]

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The Solfege Train

This product will be part of a new membership site as I relaunch my website.  Please check out our Kickstarter Campaign. “The Solfege Train is an e-product with more than 150 pages of printable materials and a 48 page instructional e-book, all in pdf format.  CD Data disk coming soon.  Here is a video tour […]

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Movable “Do” Piano Insert

This insert will help you play in any key, reminding you where the sharps and flats are.  My 3-year-old can transpose simple melodies into any key with it!  If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth much more. Here is the printable: Movable “Do” Piano Insert Here is a simple melody […]

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