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  • Item #: 007040
    ISBN: 9780825159145
    Retail: $16.00
    Rainbow Price: $12.50
  • Item #: 064234
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $11.95

    Kid (and educator!) favorite, Mad Libs, now reinvented for easy solo play! With 20 activity sheets, the flip n’ check plastic sheet and a dry erase marker, children will enjoy hours of mad lib silliness and grammar practice! Simply place the blank mad libs grammar page under the plastic sheet and fill in your responses. When finished, flip the page over for your unique Mad Libs story with your prewritten words perfectly placed. This is perfect for independent play and review, to occupy busy minds in the car, or to free mom to focus on other children. Spiral bound, padded hardcover. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 007038
    ISBN: 9780825159121
    Retail: $19.00
    Rainbow Price: $14.75
  • Item #: 040667
    ISBN: 9781400317202
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $8.96

    This book by Josh McDowell and Bob Hostetler will help high school students expose common myths about God, the Bible, religion, and life, giving them answers to the questions they will get from non-Christians. The book is broken into several sections, examining myths about God, Jesus, the Bible, the Resurrection, Religion and Christianity, and even Life and Happiness. Different common misconceptions about Christianity are presented, and then arguments from the Bible (and sometimes other sources) are given so students know the truth and have an answer to the questions people may ask them. Each misconception and arguments against it is included in a 2-4 page chapter, with a "Brain Food" section finishing the chapter. This section is basically a short exercise that builds on the material in the chapter and usually requires looking up different scripture passages that complement the discussion in the book. Questions students will be able to answer include "Is God a cosmic cop out to squelch fun and happiness? Did writers of the Bible stretch facts into legends? Is Christianity the only way to reach God? Jesus was a good teacher, but can anyone prove his resurrection?" 42 different misconceptions/myths/questions are included in all, the text is straightforward (and sometimes humorous), with great facts and examples, especially for highschoolers. It helps students know what they believe and why and shows how Christianity stands up to the test of fact and reason. 191 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 056729
    ISBN: 9781591866176
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $14.95

    For many of us, nature studies have extended beyond the exploratory lessons and have become an extension of our lives. Immersing ourselves in nature fills us with a greater appreciation for our created world-the perfect balance in which every living plant, organism and creature intertwines.

    Designed for nature enthusiasts, this practical book provides month by month projects for the entire family. Each chapter begins with a region by region check list which corresponds to the USDA plant hardiness zone map (included for those of us who may be unsure of the zone in which we reside). Each month provides a wide range of projects and wildlife activities which allows you to pick and choose those that best fit your family. Instructions for projects are given clearly in a step by step format and many key steps are illustrated. A sampling of projects includes: building a bat box; making a mini-pond; building a simple toad sanctuary; building a butterfly hibernation box, plus many others. Abundant beneficial charts are included, for example: identifying bird eggs by nest position and color/dimensions of egg; identifying spider webs; and directories of wildlife plants/shrubs for gardens. The most exciting aspect of this activity-based book is that you do not have to have access to acres of land. Your own personal wildlife preserve is achievable whether you measure your yard in acres or feet. Nearly all the projects contained in this book are small scale and require only a few feet or yards of land. Beautifully illustrated, this book will please the discerning nature lover in all of us. 160 pgs, pb. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 047901
    ISBN: 9780806980126
    Retail: $6.95
    Rainbow Price: $5.50

    If you can't get enough of deductive reasoning puzzles like Mindbenders, check out the logic puzzles in this collection. This book contains 64 logic puzzles, most of them grid-and-clue problems. The story problems covered in the puzzles are fun and varied and include topics such as school, sports, animals, ice cream, parties, and books. The back of the book contains a handy puzzles/skills chart index so you can select puzzles according to specific skills being practiced. Some examples of skills that you can develop while doing the puzzles are averaging, fractions, comparing data, more than/less than, graphs/charts, measurements, sorting, miles per hour, and more. Solutions included. 94 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 038930
    ISBN: 9781931397360
    Retail: $14.95
    Rainbow Price: $12.50

    Maybe a trip around the world is a little out of your budget, but you can bring a "taste" of the world into your home! This book by Jamie Aramini takes you to all the continents and exposes you to the native cuisines and authentic dinning customs found there. For example, in Africa you will have a chance to re-create dining experiences from Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, and South Africa. Each country not only has three different recipes provided, but information on the culture, dining traditions, key ingredients, and native words or phrases for you to try and use during the meal. The recipes range in difficulty, but all of them use ingredients that you would find in your local grocery store. This is a great book to incorporate into your geography lessons; as you study different countries you can treat family and friends to an international meal and dress, talk, and dine according to that country's customs. The author also provides reproducible activities that will help get your kids excited about eating their way around the world, including a Food Journal, Food Passport, and websites to check out for more native recipes! This book is going to transform meal time into a fun learning time for all! 112 pgs, spiral-bound, pb. – elise

  • Item #: 065401
    ISBN: 9780761191193
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.32

    It’s a page-a-day calendar for 2017 with a little something extra. Each day has a design you can color as you plan your schedule. Some are swirly patterns; others include flowers, birds, animals, foliage, & charming pastoral scenes. Pages are black-on-white with a 1” lavender border at the bottom and lie flat for easy coloring. A fun gift for your coloring-crazy friends! 6x9”

  • Item #: 018088
    ISBN: 9780970181619
    Retail: $24.95
    Rainbow Price: $22.25

    If standardized testing looms in your child’s future, prepare him with this book covering the objectives contained in the five most widely-used national achievement tests. As you cover topics, check off the corresponding objective on the checklist, and whether the concept was merely studied or mastered. Items not covered in your regular curriculum should be studied using supplementary materials before the test is taken. Additional items included are evaluation sheets for Bible reading, character traits, spiritual fruits, social evaluation, work and study habits; glossary of common teaching terms; and Dolch sight words. Revised edition.

  • Item #: 051929
    ISBN: 9781935495413
    Retail: $13.00
    Rainbow Price: $7.06

    Have you ever longed for a veteran homeschool mom to take you by the hand and share her life with you…the ups and the downs of the homeschool journey, the real and living grace that only God can provide for the life He has called us to? Meet Rachael. A mom who heard God's call to educate and disciple her children at home; a mom who's path into homeschooling began with much yelling and screaming (clue: it was not the children!), a Mom who by God's grace learned to have a H.E.A.R.T for her children… a Mom who is a great deal like me and possibly, she may just be a bit like you.

    Through honest sharing, Bible study and practical words of wisdom Rachael shares with us the grace available from God and how to effectively respond to His call. Her innovative acronym, H.E.A.R.T. enables us to focus on what is really important in our homeschool. What is the H.E.A.R.T. of the matter? Having a heart for God; Enrich your marriage, Accept your kids; Release them to God; Teach them truth. Each chapter focuses on one aspect of our H.E.A.R.T. Through personal stories, biblical examples and practical ideas, we are set free to cultivate our own hearts toward our families. Heart Check Up questions conclude each chapter and provides journaling ideas for self-examination or potential discussion questions for a Mom's book study. This much needed book will encourage you toward a life of discipleship with the precious children God has given to you. 205 pgs, hc. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 062265
    ISBN: 9780976202486
    Retail: $19.95
    Rainbow Price: $14.95

    When it comes to cleaning and organizing your home, keep it simple so kids can easily help out. This colorful, laminated flip chart uses clear illustrations and check boxes so children know exactly what is expected of them. When they are finished, they flip the page, a reward in itself! The zones include living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. Each zone has steps to follow and check off, but also a place to write in specific chores to be done each day. In the living room, Step 1 is "pick up." Graphics show a laundry basket and items like shoes, books, & dishes with an arrow to place these items in the basket. This is helpful for children too young to read. A check box says to Grab a basket or plastic tub. Put items that do not belong in the living room in the basket. Step 2 Return items to their proper place in the house. Step 3 Tidy up. Neatly arrange items in the living room. Step 4 Day of the week job. Mon. vacuum Tues. Dust Wed. Wash off fingerprints Thurs. Vacuum Fri. dust. Step 5 daily job (that you customize to your home/family). When the chores are done, you check the box and flip the page. Boom! Done! Easy peasy! A 15 minute instructional DVD will clarify any questions you may have, but really, it is well laid out and easy to follow. 5" x 8.5", spiral binding across the top. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 040722
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $3.65

    Looking to refresh and upgrade your Power Pen flash cards? Check out these answer stickers! Containing 104 Correct stickers and 312 Incorrect stickers, this little package will add fresh life to the Power Pen cards you currently own. Use them to upgrade your current flash cards or create additional questions on your own index cards. Free your child to learn in a fun, interactive way! ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 069931
    ISBN: 9781441322586
    Retail: $5.95
    Rainbow Price: $4.95

     Stay organized with this handy to-do pad! Each sheet is divided into eight sections: today’s date, to-do, people to contact, appointments, errands to run, rate your day, to-doodle, and doodle your mood. This fun approach to managing tasks keeps it light, or could be used for a parent to communicate daily expectations to a child. 6”x 9”, 60 sheets. ~ Laura

  • Item #: 061966
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $0.80

    Exactly what you need for weekly spelling tests (or daily if you’re using the Sequential Spelling program). 100 pages, 3” x 9” with 21 lines (5/16” spacing) and 1.5” top space. Paper quality is decent – not quite printer paper quality. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 002219
    ISBN: 9780890515150
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.99

    If you're looking for a fun yet fact-filled supplement about or introduction to dinosaurs from a Christian point of view, check out this book by Earl and Bonita Snellenberger. Besides captivating, biblically/scientific based facts and information, this activity book includes toys to make, games to play, puzzles, puppets, dot-to-dots, tangram puzzles, and mazes. The black and white illustrations throughout the book are perfect for coloring. The book includes tons of information about what makes a dinosaur, how fossils are made and restored, the history of dinosaurs and fossil hunting, faults in the evolution theory, Creation (in six, 24-hour days), the different types of dinosaurs and features their bodies had, Noah's flood, and more. The information is plentiful and, with the dozens of accompanying hands-on activities, students will have lots of fun as they learn the basics about dinosaur life and the different types of dinosaurs. As a bonus, a glossy, 2-page poster is included that pictures and identifies some of the most amazing dinosaurs. The book is not reproducible, so any patterns that must be cut out have a blank back and students can color, complete puzzles, and read directly from the book. 128 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 037584
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $0.05

    There are so many animals within the Safari collections. Why not grab a free collector's guide that lists all of the animals in each collection? A check box is provided next to a full-color picture of each figurine so you can check off each Safari animal you own. Keep track of your collection with this free guide! - elise

  • Item #: 070915
    Retail: $239.00
    Rainbow Price: $149.00

    It's the same! But, different. Leaving the world of CDs behind, Rosetta Stone Homeschool has taken the leap into the world of online subscription formats. As with every major format change, there are advantages and disadvantages. You will probably like the changes which provide more mobility and more flexibility (unless you do not have access to high speed internet or do not wish to enter the internet world). All the aspects of the Rosetta Stone approach to language acquisition that we've come to love and expect are there. It's just packaged differently.

    So, what's different? First of all, there are only four products (instead of the 70 or so we carried before). Each product is an online subscription. This subscription gives one student 24 months of access. You purchase a subscription then you choose your language as part of the activation process. There are 24 languages available and a subscription purchase lets you choose any one of the 24 (Family Pack subscribers can choose up to three different languages). The subscription also gives you access to ALL levels of instruction available in that language. All languages have at least three levels. Some languages have five levels. If workbooks, quizzes, or tests are available (only for a few languages), access to pdf versions of this material comes with the subscription. Because all content is online, you can access it from a computer, laptop, or mobile device and you can access it from anywhere that you have a fast internet connection. You can even download lessons (with Audio Companion) to use when the internet is not available.

    So, what's the same? The dynamic immersion instructional methodology, the voice recognition software, and the student tracking abilities. In other words, all the good stuff that has made Rosetta Stone distinctive and a favorite with homeschoolers. And there is still a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee if you are not satisfied with the program. To get a sense of the program, check out the video demo found on our website.

    Rosetta Stone's "Dynamic Immersion™" methodology combines multimedia technology with a total immersion approach utilizing four aspects images, intuition, interactivity, and instruction. Real-life images are coupled with words or phrases, both spoken and written. There is constant interaction with the program, making selections which are confirmed if correct. Understanding of the language is built through spoken responses to real-life simulations utilizing TruAccent® speech-recognition technology which listens, analyzes, and corrects the student response. [Headset with microphone is needed but not included.]

    Core Lessons cover: A. Listening & Reading combined; B. Listening only, C. Reading only, D. Speaking, and E. Writing. There are Focused Activities that concentrate on language skills vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, reading, speaking, listening, writing and Adaptive Recall which are review sequences. While the general content and methodology is similar between the various Rosetta Stone versions, the Homeschool version is unique in giving parents the ability to plan and track the student's progress through the lessons and activities and to print data reports.

    Rosetta Stone Levels (in any language) cover the following material:

    Level 1 Build a Foundation. Fundamental vocabulary, essential language structure, basic conversational skills including greetings and introductions. Includes colors, adjectives, numbers, prepositions, definite and indefinite articles, singular and plural nouns, family relations, the five senses and time of day.

    Level 2 Navigate Your Surroundings. Builds on vocabulary and essential language structure. Giving/getting directions, using transportation, telling time, dining out, and enjoying basic social interactions. Includes verb tenses, adverbs, formal imperatives, school subjects, months, and emotions.

    Level 3 Connect with the World. Builds on language fundamentals and conversational skills. Learn to share ideas and opinions, express your feelings and talk about everyday life, your interests, your work, subjective, present perfect, weights, and measurements.

    Level 4 Deepen Your Understanding. Expands on what you learned in Levels 1, 2, and 3. Negotiate complex situations with confidence. Develop conversational skills to navigate the workplace, care for your health, arrange repairs, and move abroad.

    Level 5 Develop Your Command of the Language. Refine crucial communication skills and make full use of everything you've learned in Levels 1-4. Discuss entertainment and culture, government and the marketplace, and celebrate language-learning success.

    The following languages are available (with number of levels in parenthesis): Arabic (3), Chinese (Mandarin) (3), Dutch (3), English (American) (5), English (British) (5), Filipino (Tagalog) (3), French (5), German (5), Greek (3), Hebrew (3), Hindi (3), Irish (3), Italian (5), Japanese (3), Korean (3), Persian (Farsi) (3), Polish (3), Portuguese (Brazil) (3), Russian (3), Spanish (Latin American) (5 Workbooks for Levels 1-3), Spanish (Spain) (5), Swedish (3), Turkish (3), and Vietnamese (3).

    System Requirements:

    Windows 7, 8, 10 or higher

    Mac (Intel based only) Maverick (OS X 10.9) or higher

    Internet Explorer 11, Chrome 50, Firefox 46, Safari 9.1, Edge 13 or greater

    Latest version of Adobe Flash Player

    Computer Hardware Requirements:

    Windows: 2.33 GHz or faster x86-compatible processor OR Intel® Atom™ 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbooks

    Mac: Intel Core™ Duo 1.33GHz or faster processor

    1 GB of RAM or higher

    1024 x 768 display resolution

    High-Speed Internet connection (at least 768bps)

    In terms of high school credit equivalency (as before) Rosetta Stone is not "accredited" because it is not a school, but each level of the Homeschool program has a "Full Year Curriculum" lesson plan. If you follow that lesson plan, each level will be a 36 week program if you're not using the supplemental (suggestions in teacher materials) materials, or 45 weeks if you are (equivalent to 1 school year). Not all schools or boards will accept RS as credit, so checking to ensure it will be accepted is recommended.

    While it's a bit sad to say "good-bye" to Rosetta Stone's old standby CD-based program, it's easy to see the advantages and necessity of increased mobility. Thankfully, favorite features have been retained and the program remains a strong option for high school foreign language. As before, we encourage the use of a grammar workbook to complement the strong conversational aspect of the program. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 070917
    Retail: $479.00
    Rainbow Price: $289.00

    It's the same! But, different. Leaving the world of CDs behind, Rosetta Stone Homeschool has taken the leap into the world of online subscription formats. As with every major format change, there are advantages and disadvantages. You will probably like the changes which provide more mobility and more flexibility (unless you do not have access to high speed internet or do not wish to enter the internet world). All the aspects of the Rosetta Stone approach to language acquisition that we've come to love and expect are there. It's just packaged differently.

    So, what's different? First of all, there are only four products (instead of the 70 or so we carried before). Each product is an online subscription. This Family Pack subscription that allows for up to 3 users for 24 months. You purchase a subscription then you choose your language as part of the activation process. There are 24 languages available and a subscription purchase lets you choose any one of the 24 (Family Pack subscribers can choose up to three different languages). The subscription also gives you access to ALL levels of instruction available in that language. All languages have at least three levels. Some languages have five levels. If workbooks, quizzes, or tests are available (only for a few languages), access to pdf versions of this material comes with the subscription. Because all content is online, you can access it from a computer, laptop, or mobile device and you can access it from anywhere that you have a fast internet connection. You can even download lessons (with Audio Companion) to use when the internet is not available.

    So, what's the same? The dynamic immersion instructional methodology, the voice recognition software, and the student tracking abilities. In other words, all the good stuff that has made Rosetta Stone distinctive and a favorite with homeschoolers. And there is still a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee if you are not satisfied with the program. To get a sense of the program, check out the video demo found on our website.

    Rosetta Stone's "Dynamic Immersion™" methodology combines multimedia technology with a total immersion approach utilizing four aspects images, intuition, interactivity, and instruction. Real-life images are coupled with words or phrases, both spoken and written. There is constant interaction with the program, making selections which are confirmed if correct. Understanding of the language is built through spoken responses to real-life simulations utilizing TruAccent® speech-recognition technology which listens, analyzes, and corrects the student response. [Headset with microphone is needed but not included.]

    Core Lessons cover: A. Listening & Reading combined; B. Listening only, C. Reading only, D. Speaking, and E. Writing. There are Focused Activities that concentrate on language skills vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, reading, speaking, listening, writing and Adaptive Recall which are review sequences. While the general content and methodology is similar between the various Rosetta Stone versions, the Homeschool version is unique in giving parents the ability to plan and track the student's progress through the lessons and activities and to print data reports.

    Rosetta Stone Levels (in any language) cover the following material:

    Level 1 Build a Foundation. Fundamental vocabulary, essential language structure, basic conversational skills including greetings and introductions. Includes colors, adjectives, numbers, prepositions, definite and indefinite articles, singular and plural nouns, family relations, the five senses and time of day.

    Level 2 Navigate Your Surroundings. Builds on vocabulary and essential language structure. Giving/getting directions, using transportation, telling time, dining out, and enjoying basic social interactions. Includes verb tenses, adverbs, formal imperatives, school subjects, months, and emotions.

    Level 3 Connect with the World. Builds on language fundamentals and conversational skills. Learn to share ideas and opinions, express your feelings and talk about everyday life, your interests, your work, subjective, present perfect, weights, and measurements.

    Level 4 Deepen Your Understanding. Expands on what you learned in Levels 1, 2, and 3. Negotiate complex situations with confidence. Develop conversational skills to navigate the workplace, care for your health, arrange repairs, and move abroad.

    Level 5 Develop Your Command of the Language. Refine crucial communication skills and make full use of everything you've learned in Levels 1-4. Discuss entertainment and culture, government and the marketplace, and celebrate language-learning success.

    The following languages are available (with number of levels in parenthesis): Arabic (3), Chinese (Mandarin) (3), Dutch (3), English (American) (5), English (British) (5), Filipino (Tagalog) (3), French (5), German (5), Greek (3), Hebrew (3), Hindi (3), Irish (3), Italian (5), Japanese (3), Korean (3), Persian (Farsi) (3), Polish (3), Portuguese (Brazil) (3), Russian (3), Spanish (Latin American) (5 Workbooks for Levels 1-3), Spanish (Spain) (5), Swedish (3), Turkish (3), and Vietnamese (3).

    System Requirements:

    Windows 7, 8, 10 or higher

    Mac (Intel based only) Maverick (OS X 10.9) or higher

    Internet Explorer 11, Chrome 50, Firefox 46, Safari 9.1, Edge 13 or greater

    Latest version of Adobe Flash Player

    Computer Hardware Requirements:

    Windows: 2.33 GHz or faster x86-compatible processor OR Intel® Atom™ 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbooks

    Mac: Intel Core™ Duo 1.33GHz or faster processor

    1 GB of RAM or higher

    1024 x 768 display resolution

    High-Speed Internet connection (at least 768bps)

    In terms of high school credit equivalency (as before) Rosetta Stone is not "accredited" because it is not a school, but each level of the Homeschool program has a "Full Year Curriculum" lesson plan. If you follow that lesson plan, each level will be a 36 week program if you're not using the supplemental (suggestions in teacher materials) materials, or 45 weeks if you are (equivalent to 1 school year). Not all schools or boards will accept RS as credit, so checking to ensure it will be accepted is recommended.

    While it's a bit sad to say "good-bye" to Rosetta Stone's old standby CD-based program, it's easy to see the advantages and necessity of increased mobility. Thankfully, favorite features have been retained and the program remains a strong option for high school foreign language. As before, we encourage the use of a grammar workbook to complement the strong conversational aspect of the program. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 070914
    Retail: $169.00
    Rainbow Price: $99.00

    It's the same! But, different. Leaving the world of CDs behind, Rosetta Stone Homeschool has taken the leap into the world of online subscription formats. As with every major format change, there are advantages and disadvantages. You will probably like the changes which provide more mobility and more flexibility (unless you do not have access to high speed internet or do not wish to enter the internet world). All the aspects of the Rosetta Stone approach to language acquisition that we've come to love and expect are there. It's just packaged differently.

    So, what's different? First of all, there are only four products (instead of the 70 or so we carried before). Each product is an online subscription. This subscription gives one student 12 months of access. You purchase a subscription then you choose your language as part of the activation process. There are 24 languages available and a subscription purchase lets you choose any one of the 24 (Family Pack subscribers can choose up to three different languages). The subscription also gives you access to ALL levels of instruction available in that language. All languages have at least three levels. Some languages have five levels. If workbooks, quizzes, or tests are available (only for a few languages), access to pdf versions of this material comes with the subscription. Because all content is online, you can access it from a computer, laptop, or mobile device and you can access it from anywhere that you have a fast internet connection. You can even download lessons (with Audio Companion) to use when the internet is not available.

    So, what's the same? The dynamic immersion instructional methodology, the voice recognition software, and the student tracking abilities. In other words, all the good stuff that has made Rosetta Stone distinctive and a favorite with homeschoolers. And there is still a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee if you are not satisfied with the program. To get a sense of the program, check out the video demo found on our website.

    Rosetta Stone's "Dynamic Immersion™" methodology combines multimedia technology with a total immersion approach utilizing four aspects images, intuition, interactivity, and instruction. Real-life images are coupled with words or phrases, both spoken and written. There is constant interaction with the program, making selections which are confirmed if correct. Understanding of the language is built through spoken responses to real-life simulations utilizing TruAccent® speech-recognition technology which listens, analyzes, and corrects the student response. [Headset with microphone is needed but not included.]

    Core Lessons cover: A. Listening & Reading combined; B. Listening only, C. Reading only, D. Speaking, and E. Writing. There are Focused Activities that concentrate on language skills vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, reading, speaking, listening, writing and Adaptive Recall which are review sequences. While the general content and methodology is similar between the various Rosetta Stone versions, the Homeschool version is unique in giving parents the ability to plan and track the student's progress through the lessons and activities and to print data reports.

    Rosetta Stone Levels (in any language) cover the following material:

    Level 1 Build a Foundation. Fundamental vocabulary, essential language structure, basic conversational skills including greetings and introductions. Includes colors, adjectives, numbers, prepositions, definite and indefinite articles, singular and plural nouns, family relations, the five senses and time of day.

    Level 2 Navigate Your Surroundings. Builds on vocabulary and essential language structure. Giving/getting directions, using transportation, telling time, dining out, and enjoying basic social interactions. Includes verb tenses, adverbs, formal imperatives, school subjects, months, and emotions.

    Level 3 Connect with the World. Builds on language fundamentals and conversational skills. Learn to share ideas and opinions, express your feelings and talk about everyday life, your interests, your work, subjective, present perfect, weights, and measurements.

    Level 4 Deepen Your Understanding. Expands on what you learned in Levels 1, 2, and 3. Negotiate complex situations with confidence. Develop conversational skills to navigate the workplace, care for your health, arrange repairs, and move abroad.

    Level 5 Develop Your Command of the Language. Refine crucial communication skills and make full use of everything you've learned in Levels 1-4. Discuss entertainment and culture, government and the marketplace, and celebrate language-learning success.

    The following languages are available (with number of levels in parenthesis): Arabic (3), Chinese (Mandarin) (3), Dutch (3), English (American) (5), English (British) (5), Filipino (Tagalog) (3), French (5), German (5), Greek (3), Hebrew (3), Hindi (3), Irish (3), Italian (5), Japanese (3), Korean (3), Persian (Farsi) (3), Polish (3), Portuguese (Brazil) (3), Russian (3), Spanish (Latin American) (5 Workbooks for Levels 1-3), Spanish (Spain) (5), Swedish (3), Turkish (3), and Vietnamese (3).

    System Requirements:

    Windows 7, 8, 10 or higher

    Mac (Intel based only) Maverick (OS X 10.9) or higher

    Internet Explorer 11, Chrome 50, Firefox 46, Safari 9.1, Edge 13 or greater

    Latest version of Adobe Flash Player

    Computer Hardware Requirements:

    Windows: 2.33 GHz or faster x86-compatible processor OR Intel® Atom™ 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbooks

    Mac: Intel Core™ Duo 1.33GHz or faster processor

    1 GB of RAM or higher

    1024 x 768 display resolution

    High-Speed Internet connection required (at least 768bps)

    In terms of high school credit equivalency (as before) Rosetta Stone is not "accredited" because it is not a school, but each level of the Homeschool program has a "Full Year Curriculum" lesson plan. If you follow that lesson plan, each level will be a 36 week program if you're not using the supplemental (suggestions in teacher materials) materials, or 45 weeks if you are (equivalent to 1 school year). Not all schools or boards will accept RS as credit, so checking to ensure it will be accepted is recommended.

    While it's a bit sad to say "good-bye" to Rosetta Stone's old standby CD-based program, it's easy to see the advantages and necessity of increased mobility. Thankfully, favorite features have been retained and the program remains a strong option for high school foreign language. As before, we encourage the use of a grammar workbook to complement the strong conversational aspect of the program. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 060917
    Retail: $2.99
    Rainbow Price: $1.95

    This laminated board is a useful manipulative for basic math functions, checking calculation answers and so much more. Black numbers are printed on a white background in rows of ten up to 100. On the opposite side, the 100 grid (¾” x ¾”) is blank for your student to fill in. Use a dry-erase marker or even counters to practice math problems. 9” x 12”. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 062314
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $0.50

    A little paper reference card for your student to check how to make their letters. Cursive is referenced on one side and print on the other. Arrows remind them of how to make the lines and dotted half lines show where to start and stop. Keep it handy on a desk or in a folder. 4” x 6” ~ Sara

  • Item #: 032595
    ISBN: 9780471210603
    Retail: $16.00
    Rainbow Price: $10.33

    This book certainly has some innovative data analysis activities! In "Mail Call", you check all mail that comes to your house for a week to see where it was postmarked. You then use that information to create a map chart. Besides map charts, you'll also learn about pictographs, bar graphs, pie charts, and line graphs. The concepts of mean, median, and mode are also covered.

  • Item #: 043953
    ISBN: 9781483842691
    Retail: $3.49
    Rainbow Price: $2.85

    Stay on task and conquer your day with this 5.75" x 6.25" 50-sheet notepad! List your "to-dos" on the lines provided, and when accomplished, turn them into "ta-das!" with the simple check of a box. Also features a "brain dump" section for notes, doodles, etc. A great classroom or office tool to help keep you organized and on track! ~ Emily G

  • Item #: 070916
    Retail: $109.00
    Rainbow Price: $69.00

    It's the same! But, different. Leaving the world of CDs behind, Rosetta Stone Homeschool has taken the leap into the world of online subscription formats. As with every major format change, there are advantages and disadvantages. You will probably like the changes which provide more mobility and more flexibility (unless you do not have access to high speed internet or do not wish to enter the internet world). All the aspects of the Rosetta Stone approach to language acquisition that we've come to love and expect are there. It's just packaged differently.

    So, what's different? First of all, there are only four products (instead of the 70 or so we carried before). Each product is an online subscription. This subscription gives one student 6 months of access. You purchase a subscription then you choose your language as part of the activation process. There are 24 languages available and a subscription purchase lets you choose any one of the 24 (Family Pack subscribers can choose up to three different languages). The subscription also gives you access to ALL levels of instruction available in that language. All languages have at least three levels. Some languages have five levels. If workbooks, quizzes, or tests are available (only for a few languages), access to pdf versions of this material comes with the subscription. Because all content is online, you can access it from a computer, laptop, or mobile device and you can access it from anywhere that you have a fast internet connection. You can even download lessons (with Audio Companion) to use when the internet is not available.

    So, what's the same? The dynamic immersion instructional methodology, the voice recognition software, and the student tracking abilities. In other words, all the good stuff that has made Rosetta Stone distinctive and a favorite with homeschoolers. And there is still a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee if you are not satisfied with the program. To get a sense of the program, check out the video demo found on our website.

    Rosetta Stone's "Dynamic Immersion™" methodology combines multimedia technology with a total immersion approach utilizing four aspects images, intuition, interactivity, and instruction. Real-life images are coupled with words or phrases, both spoken and written. There is constant interaction with the program, making selections which are confirmed if correct. Understanding of the language is built through spoken responses to real-life simulations utilizing TruAccent® speech-recognition technology which listens, analyzes, and corrects the student response. [Headset with microphone is needed but not included.]

    Core Lessons cover: A. Listening & Reading combined; B. Listening only, C. Reading only, D. Speaking, and E. Writing. There are Focused Activities that concentrate on language skills vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, reading, speaking, listening, writing and Adaptive Recall which are review sequences. While the general content and methodology is similar between the various Rosetta Stone versions, the Homeschool version is unique in giving parents the ability to plan and track the student's progress through the lessons and activities and to print data reports.

    Rosetta Stone Levels (in any language) cover the following material:

    Level 1 Build a Foundation. Fundamental vocabulary, essential language structure, basic conversational skills including greetings and introductions. Includes colors, adjectives, numbers, prepositions, definite and indefinite articles, singular and plural nouns, family relations, the five senses and time of day.

    Level 2 Navigate Your Surroundings. Builds on vocabulary and essential language structure. Giving/getting directions, using transportation, telling time, dining out, and enjoying basic social interactions. Includes verb tenses, adverbs, formal imperatives, school subjects, months, and emotions.

    Level 3 Connect with the World. Builds on language fundamentals and conversational skills. Learn to share ideas and opinions, express your feelings and talk about everyday life, your interests, your work, subjective, present perfect, weights, and measurements.

    Level 4 Deepen Your Understanding. Expands on what you learned in Levels 1, 2, and 3. Negotiate complex situations with confidence. Develop conversational skills to navigate the workplace, care for your health, arrange repairs, and move abroad.

    Level 5 Develop Your Command of the Language. Refine crucial communication skills and make full use of everything you've learned in Levels 1-4. Discuss entertainment and culture, government and the marketplace, and celebrate language-learning success.

    The following languages are available (with number of levels in parenthesis): Arabic (3), Chinese (Mandarin) (3), Dutch (3), English (American) (5), English (British) (5), Filipino (Tagalog) (3), French (5), German (5), Greek (3), Hebrew (3), Hindi (3), Irish (3), Italian (5), Japanese (3), Korean (3), Persian (Farsi) (3), Polish (3), Portuguese (Brazil) (3), Russian (3), Spanish (Latin American) (5 Workbooks for Levels 1-3), Spanish (Spain) (5), Swedish (3), Turkish (3), and Vietnamese (3).

    System Requirements:

    Windows 7, 8, 10 or higher

    Mac (Intel based only) Maverick (OS X 10.9) or higher

    Internet Explorer 11, Chrome 50, Firefox 46, Safari 9.1, Edge 13 or greater

    Latest version of Adobe Flash Player

    Computer Hardware Requirements:

    Windows: 2.33 GHz or faster x86-compatible processor OR Intel® Atom™ 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbooks

    Mac: Intel Core™ Duo 1.33GHz or faster processor

    1 GB of RAM or higher

    1024 x 768 display resolution

    High-Speed Internet connection (at least 768bps)

    In terms of high school credit equivalency (as before) Rosetta Stone is not "accredited" because it is not a school, but each level of the Homeschool program has a "Full Year Curriculum" lesson plan. If you follow that lesson plan, each level will be a 36 week program if you're not using the supplemental (suggestions in teacher materials) materials, or 45 weeks if you are (equivalent to 1 school year). Not all schools or boards will accept RS as credit, so checking to ensure it will be accepted is recommended.

    While it's a bit sad to say "good-bye" to Rosetta Stone's old standby CD-based program, it's easy to see the advantages and necessity of increased mobility. Thankfully, favorite features have been retained and the program remains a strong option for high school foreign language. As before, we encourage the use of a grammar workbook to complement the strong conversational aspect of the program. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 012264
    ISBN: 9780913063026
    Retail: $27.95
    Rainbow Price: $20.95

    Originally developed as a software package, the success of this simple, phonetically-based program encouraged the publication of The Reading Lesson book. The Reading Lesson is broken into 20 lessons, intended to be done side-by-side with a parent or teacher. A correlating Reading Lesson CD-ROM is available from the publisher, which features animations, audio and simple games. However, the book can be used on its own, and at this time the book is the only component we are offering.

    Lessons introduce and use specific letters and sounds. The entire alphabet is not taught at the beginning, nor is it taught in order. Letters and sounds are introduced in groups which can be used to read the corresponding simple stories. For example, Lesson One introduces c, o, s, a and t while Lesson Two features m, d and r. Each lesson contains information for the parent or teacher, words, exercises and short stories. The pacing of the lessons will depend on the child's age, and a suggested number of pages per day is provided. The authors suggest spending no more than 15 minutes on a lesson each day, so as to not exceed the child's attention span. Each page is written to both student and teacher, with instructions in small print at the top. Where letters, words, or sentences are given, small bars underneath the letters remind the reader to focus on one sound at a time, as they point at the letter (these bars disappear towards the end of the book). Gradually (with the parent modeling) the student will start to blend the sounds and read the words. The book teaches most phonetic sounds and blends; however, there are several that might be taught specificially in another course that are designated as "sight words" in this course. Only lowercase letters are taught until the 11th lesson, when several capital letters that look similar to their lowercase counterparts are introduced ('I' is also introduced here, with an explanation on its slightly different look). Other topics, such as the suffix "-ing",and apostrophes are also introduced as they are necessary, but are not covered in a great amount of depth. The emphasis here is to give the child the skills to decode and read words, so that they will "graduate" from the book with a 2nd-grade reading level. With the straightforward presentation, simple effective activities and reinforcement, this book makes the task do-able for student and teacher. Please note that there are several other companion products that are available from the publisher. To preview these, please check out www.readinglesson.com. - Jess

  • Item #: 034593
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $0.15

    Keep track of your daily Bible reading by using the checkboxes to check off the chapters you have read. Whether you are reading in order or a little here and a little there, you will know what you have read and can make your way through the whole Bible. It even lets you know that to read through the Bible in one year, read 3 chapters a day and five chapters on Sunday. There is a place on the front of this 4.5 x 7 inch folder to write your start and finish date.

  • Item #: 035879
    Retail: $7.95
    Rainbow Price: $6.75

    Out of milk? Running low on bread? Just check it off on this list of common groceries and household provisions! Items are divided into categories with blank spaces provided in each category for additional necessities. Then just rip off your shopping list to take to the store – or send it with your hub without having to worry about him trying to read your handwriting! Features a magnet on the back so you can hang it right where you need it – on the refrigerator!

  • Item #: 000537
    Retail: $6.99
    Rainbow Price: $2.95

    Can you match and stack the polo shirts? This game includes 84 polo shirt-shaped cards in a variety of colorful striped patterns. To play, set out the three double-sided trunk cards (each resembles a different solid-colored shirt). Check the top polo card in your deck. If any color matches a color on the top card in a trunk pile, stack your polo on top of that pile. Keep matching and stacking your polo cards to those in the trunks. The first person to stack all of their polo cards into the trunks is the winner! Game cards/rules store in handy cardboard storage box. 2-4 players.

  • Item #: 024986
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $7.00

    Ever wonder what owls eat? Dissect an owl pellet and find out! Owls regurgitate the indigestible remains of their meals, which make their diet easy to investigate. This pouch contains one sanitary owl pellet and a bone chart. Use a tweezers or other small tool (not included) to dissect the pellet and then identify the remains using the chart. However, if you're grossed out by the "real thing," you may want to check out the Skeleton Pellets, which are synthetic versions of owl pellets with one (non-surprise) animal skeleton inside. - Jess

  • Item #: 038558
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $1.50

    Need a portable place to conveniently list your chores and errands? This handy 5 1/2” x 8 1/2” pad has ten lines for you to write down your day’s “to do list” complete with check boxes for completion. There is also a notes section at the bottom of the page for jotted reminderse and other odd-and-ends that you need to remember each day. An easy way to keep track of those many “things to do today,” Now you just need to find time to do them! – elise