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A Special Holiday Offer from Royal Fireworks Press!

Posted on: 11/26/2021

It may be Black Friday today, but don’t spend all your money before you read this. Royal Fireworks Press is making a special offer, running from Black Friday through Cyber Monday, that MCT fans won’t want to miss! For four days only, we’re giving away special posters of beautiful scenes featuring the quirky characters from […]

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Announcing a Helpful Video to Guide Homeschoolers New to MCT

Posted on: 11/22/2021

At Royal Fireworks Press, we are proud of our award-winning curricula, including most notably the MCT language arts curriculum, created by beloved author Michael Clay Thompson. Many homeschooling families come to us interested in this program for their children, but they can be overwhelmed by the scope of information when they’re first introduced to it. […]

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It’s Time to Sign Kids Up for Online Winter Workshops!

Posted on: 11/19/2021

The Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community has set up our annual winter workshop session! This session runs for three weeks between the end of the fall semester and the start of the spring term. Each workshop lasts for three days and costs only $75. We have workshops in a variety of subjects, and we’ll be […]

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Announcing the Newest Book by Michael Clay Thompson!

Posted on: 11/10/2021

Royal Fireworks Press is thrilled to announce that the newest book by Michael Clay Thompson is now available! The book will be printed this week, and we’re taking preorders beginning immediately! Poodle Knows Poetry is the third book in the Poodle series, Michael’s preliminary-level books for kids ages 6-9. Children who befriended Poodle the chicken […]

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Royal Fireworks Students Win Big in Writing Contest!

Posted on: 11/03/2021

Royal Fireworks is excited to announce that five of the students in our Online Learning Community creative writing courses won or placed in the international Saugus Halloween writing contest! At all three levels—elementary, middle school, and high school—first place went to one of our young writers. In addition, Royal Fireworks students also won second place […]

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Science Resources for the Next Generation of Leaders and Innovators!

Posted on: 10/19/2021

October is Energy Awareness Month, but it seems as though that designation probably isn’t necessary this year. Between the various issues of energy costs and sustainability, topics such as energy production and availability are top of mind to many people right now. From the current energy crisis in drought-stricken areas of the western U.S. that […]

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October is Emotional Wellness Month, and that goes for kids, too!

Posted on: 10/12/2021

The month of October has been designated Emotional Wellness Month, and while many groups and organizations will be focused on how to help people achieve less stress in their lives and find balance between their work life and their home life, we at Royal Fireworks Press want to make sure that children aren’t left out […]

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Does math SCARE your child? Make it fun with these SPOOKY math books!

Posted on: 10/04/2021

Plenty of children think of math as an absolute nightmare, but it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, math can be—dare we say it?—spooktacular! Before your child protests that there’s not a ghost of a chance that that’s true, check out the Mathematical Nights Math Fiction books from Royal Fireworks Press, a phantasm…er, […]

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An Interdisciplinary—and Very Human—Approach to Math

Posted on: 09/29/2021

Children need to learn math; it’s one of the subjects that has always been a core of academic learning. However, for many children, math is an uninteresting series of operations—cold, impersonal, and meaningless. Royal Fireworks Press has been working to change that. Our Mathematical Lives series, by author Robert Black, combines math and language arts […]

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An Arts Curriculum for Kids!

Posted on: 09/20/2021

We at Royal Fireworks Press have fielded many inquiries lately about instructing children in the arts, which includes the visual arts, music, dance, and drama. While we’re known for our award-winning MCT English language arts curriculum, as well as our varied course offerings in the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community (which include courses in subjects […]

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With a Book about Texas, the American History Collection Is Complete!

Posted on: 09/14/2021

Royal Fireworks Press is excited to announce the publication of the last set of books in the Adventures on the American Frontier collection: Brave Men of Early Texas. This set of books, available as both a four-chapter novel and a series of four dyslexia-friendly books, chronicles the colorful and tumultuous history of Texas, from the […]

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It’s Not too Late to Register for Online Courses!

Posted on: 09/09/2021

The first classes for many Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community courses will be held this coming week, and there’s still time to register for them! We are proud of the intellectual heft of our courses. We offer learning opportunities well beyond those open to most students before they get to college. There are two courses […]

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There’s Still Time to Register for Select Online Courses!

Posted on: 09/02/2021

There is still time to register for the Royal Fireworks Online courses that are already underway. A few of those courses are closed, but most of them are still open for students to join. The previous sessions have been recorded, which makes it possible for students to catch up. The recordings are also a major […]

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Immerse Children in Early American History!

Posted on: 08/26/2021

George Washington: First president of the United States, Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army, guy with wooden dentures (sorry, folks, that thing about his teeth is not actually true). We all know some basic facts about Washington (or we think we do). But did you also know that as a young man, he experienced a treacherous […]

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