Time 4 Learning Review!

Okay we are 1 month into homeschooling and using Time 4 Learning. First let me say that I’m a new homeschooler and I really don’t have a clue what I’m doing!! I haven’t used anything but this system so I don’t have anything to compare it to really. As long as it works for Mr. Magoo it will work for me. The ease of the system is apparent from the very beginning. We are focusing on Language Arts for the time being and the interactiveness of the grade 3 LA is perfect for my very easily distracted kid. Mr. Magoo works best when there is repetitiveness and when there is an ability to be interactive. Time 4 Learning give us that opportunity and more.  We would work on it in the morning and by the afternoon we would be talking about idioms, homophones and synonyms.  Even when I try to go back and discuss some of the things we did at the beginning of the month Mr. Magoo has them down packed.

Pros:

  1. Easy to navigate for both my 8 year old and I.
  2. Fun interactive learning
  3. Easy parental controls over the time spent on ‘fun games’.
  4. Parent forum with LOADS of information
  5. Detailed reporting
  6. Printable worksheets
Cons
  1. Easy to forget that Mr. Magoo has been on the computer for too long!  At least he’s learning while he’s on there!

I think T4L is a great system for us.  We are using it along with math workbooks and manipulatives, a Canadian Social Studies curriculum and of course, PE and Art.  Its been a great introduction for us to this new world of homeschooling and I’m grateful for the free month trial to really get a chance to see what it’s like.   I was given the free month in exchange for reviewing the product but these are opinions are solely mine!

 

My little homeschooler working on some math.

Our Solar System now hangs in Mr. Magoo’s room!