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A Wide Array of Online Summer Courses

Posted on: 05/21/2020

As we face a summer and fall of both social and academic uncertainty, many parents are worried about how to balance the educational needs of their children with their desire to stay safe. At Royal Fireworks, we are expanding our Online Learning Community to meet both goals. We are offering not only the basics in […]

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Don’t Miss Stories that the History Books Leave Out

Posted on: 05/13/2020

When children read about history, they often do so using history textbooks, which are frequently little more than listings of events and the dates on which they happened. Sometimes, if a child is truly interested in a topic, he or she might read a biography or a book about a specific person or event, but […]

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The Philosophy of Entertainment

Posted on: 05/07/2020

Royal Fireworks Press has just released our newest set of books in the Western philosophy series: The Transparent Eyeball. The student book, a novel, has an accompanying guidebook that allows children to delve deeply into the philosophical issues that the characters in the novel face. Together, the books provide both an entertaining read and a […]

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A New Series That’s Pure Gold for Kids Who Struggle to Read

Posted on: 05/04/2020

Royal Fireworks Press has just published the latest series of books in our Adventures on the American Frontier Dyslexia Series collection. Gold Rush Adventures chronicles the California Gold Rush, offering new and diverse perspectives on what the Gold Rush truly was like. The six-part series explains how gold was discovered and the methods used to […]

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A New Book about the Woman Who Introduced the World to Computers

Posted on: 04/29/2020

When most people think of computer innovation, they think of men like Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg. But one of the first people to conceptualize what computers could do was a woman named Ada Lovelace. Lovelace was the daughter of the famous poet Lord Byron, but that was not what she would be […]

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Online Courses to Expand Children’s Understanding of World Religions

Posted on: 04/28/2020

Religion has been an undeniable force throughout human history, and it remains so today. Influencing everything from literature and philosophy to art and politics, religion is a dynamic dimension of world culture. Developing a basic understanding of the world’s religious traditions is part of an excellent education, allowing students to understand more fully the institutions, […]

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New Videos to Learn about the MCT Language Arts Curriculum

Posted on: 04/27/2020

The Michael Clay Thompson language arts curriculum is the gold standard. Schools and parents all over the country—and in some cases the world—use the MCT curriculum to give their students and their children a thorough, accessible, challenging education in the language arts. But the MCT curriculum is so comprehensive that it might be intimidating to […]

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New Editions of Caesar’s English by MCT!

Posted on: 04/24/2020

Royal Fireworks Press is excited to announce new editions of Caesar’s English I and Caesar’s English II. The new books feature QR codes of Michael Clay Thompson reading his poems and stories, as well as some of his expositions on the classic words. Hearing Michael read his work, especially his poems and the author quotes […]

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Special May Session of Online Learning, Plus New Summer Courses

Posted on: 04/20/2020

As it becomes increasingly clear that schools are not going to reopen this spring and that summer camps and programs are not going to be open or take place, the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community is adding more and more online courses. To augment the special spring courses we added last month, we are offering […]

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There’s Still Time to Sign up for the Spring Session of Our Online School

Posted on: 03/30/2020

When schools across the country—and across the world—closed their doors to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, we at Royal Fireworks put together a special spring session of the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community to keep children learning, even if they can’t finish out the school year in their traditional classrooms. Our spring session […]

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A New Series of Books for Children Who Struggle with Reading

Posted on: 03/27/2020

Royal Fireworks Press has published a series of dyslexia-friendly books, adding to our collection of American history books called Adventures on the American Frontier. The release of this series was delayed by the coronavirus crisis, but now that we are settling in to a new work-from-home routine, we see no reason not to announce it […]

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Let Our Experts Ease Some of the Burden

Posted on: 03/25/2020

It isn’t easy doing something you’ve never done before. It’s even harder if you’ve never been trained how to do it. Lots of parents are in the sudden, unenviable position of having to perform the duties of teacher as schools struggle to implement distance learning options in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Teaching children […]

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Special Spring Session of Our Online School Starts Today

Posted on: 03/23/2020

We at Royal Fireworks Press have put together a special spring session of courses for the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community to help parents enable their children to continue learning, despite nationwide school closures. This session is designed to bridge the gap between now and our summer session, which begins the first week of June. […]

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A Special Spring Semester of Online Learning for Students Whose School Has Closed

Posted on: 03/19/2020

Parenting children has always presented challenges, but with the coronavirus pandemic being responsible for so many school closures, there is now the additional challenge of keeping children academically engaged and progressing without the help of teachers or schools. Royal Fireworks Press has always given special consideration to the academic and intellectual needs of children, and […]

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