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Enriching Courses for Gifted Children

Posted on: 08/16/2019

Royal Fireworks is offering a number of enriching courses for gifted children. Our courses in Eastern and Western philosophy offer exciting discussion opportunities for children who want to explore the deepest questions. The nature of humankind, the governance of society, free will and determinism, and the existence of God are the substance of the Western […]

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A New Book by Michael Clay Thompson

Posted on: 08/13/2019

Introducing a new book by Michael Clay Thompson! It is an introduction to the parts of speech for young children, who get to meet a chicken named Poodle, a beagle named What?, and Sidney, the world’s fastest snail. It’s all in verse, it’s wonderfully illustrated, and it’s delightfully silly. We expect it to become available […]

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Math and Science in the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community

Posted on: 08/10/2019

We are pleased to offer a number of new courses taught by distinguished experts this fall in our online school. Allen Gross will be teaching a variety of math courses. Allen is not only a seasoned teacher at the college level; he is attuned—as a man who spent his working life in banking operations—to the […]

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Another Honor for the MCT Language Arts Curriculum

Posted on: 07/26/2019

The readers of Practical Homeschooling magazine have voted Michael Clay Thompson’s language arts curriculum the best for online instruction. The MCT curriculum is available in three forms online. First and foremost, it is taught in many online classes from many different sources. The luckiest children are those who are instructed by Michael Clay Thompson himself […]

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Spanish Language Courses at the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community

Posted on: 07/08/2019

At the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community, we offer exceptional learning opportunities guided by outstanding experts. For Spanish language and culture, we are lucky to have in Dr. Myriam Borges Thompson both an extraordinary scholar and an engaging instructor. Beginning July 9th, Dr. Thompson is offering two short, four-week summer courses for children to enhance […]

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New Set of Dyslexia-Friendly Books Now Available: Mail Riders

Posted on: 06/27/2019

Royal Fireworks Press is excited to announce the release of the Mail Riders Dyslexia Series, the fourth set of dyslexia-friendly books in our collection of books about the history of America: Adventures on the American Frontier. Mail Riders joins Cowboys and Cattle Drives, Pioneer Show People, and Pirates and Privateers—sets of books that are all […]

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Online Courses that Explore the Built Environment

Posted on: 06/03/2019

We educate our children to a high level in language arts so that they do not make simple errors of grammar or vocabulary. But many of us are complacent about sending our children into the world not knowing the grammar and vocabulary of the built environment. There are people who can walk down the street […]

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A New Series of Books about Pirates!

Posted on: 05/23/2019

Royal Fireworks Press announces the publication of its newest series of books for children with dyslexia and other reading disorders: Pirates and Privateers. The six books that make up the series tell the tales of some of the most notorious pirates to sail the seas around the East Coast of America and the Caribbean, as […]

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Royal Fireworks Online Courses

Posted on: 05/21/2019

At Royal Fireworks, one of our concerns is to introduce your children to the great figures in our cultural history. We have long held the position that the classics provide an enrichment for children that is not found in popular contemporary fare and that understanding our intellectual tradition and the important figures in it is […]

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Mathematicians Are People, Too!

Posted on: 05/16/2019

by Robert Black, author of the Mathematical Lives series of books One was the only legitimate child of a notorious poet, taught the rigors of math so she wouldn’t follow in her father’s footsteps. One was a career government official who only studied math as his hobby. And one became a celebrity by carrying a […]

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Announcing a New Latin Graphic Novel and a Latin Online Course

Posted on: 05/01/2019

Royal Fireworks Press has published its first curriculum component as a graphic novel! It is designed to appeal to middle-grade students. The content is our immersion Latin curriculum by Dr. Frances Spielhagen. The first two years of the curriculum introduce Latin vocabulary and grammar in a natural progression. The process is so easy and readily […]

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A Special Reading and Math Pack for Children with Dyslexia

Posted on: 03/01/2019

Night of the Paranormal Patterns A seven-book set printed in a special dyslexia-friendly font As part of our ongoing efforts to help meet the needs of children with dyslexia, we are pleased to introduce our Night of the Paranormal Patterns Dyslexia Pack. The pack is based on the premise that although dyslexic children struggle to […]

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The Quest for Happiness

Posted on: 12/18/2018

Ingrid Klass’s online course “Eastern Philosophy: The Quest for Happiness” features live discussions and is designed for children ages ten and older. Based on her book The Circle of Happiness, the purpose of the course is to provide a wide-ranging introduction to Eastern philosophies, specifically their approach to finding happiness. The benefits of the course […]

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A Jump-Start to Entrepreneurship

Posted on: 08/02/2018

A New Leadership Course This Fall Is your child the next Mark Zuckerberg? It’s not just paper routes and babysitting anymore! Check out our new leadership course “A Jump-Start to Entrepreneurship.” In this course young innovators learn about all phases of entrepreneurship—valuable knowledge, even if they never launch their own business venture. The benefits of […]

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