CrunchyGirl Posted July 20, 2012 Share Posted July 20, 2012 (edited) Anyone want to help me compare them? I thought I was sold on PR but then I saw LOE and I'm wondering if it might not be a better fit. Here are the issues with both best I can tell. PR Pros: -Well laid out and thorough, no gaps -Includes lit analysis in level 2 -Rule tunes (which I think DS will love; doesn't look like I can get these without getting the whole program) PR Cons: -Editing required to keep it secular (I've seen the threads on religious content in level one and I think we'll be okay, I'm more concerned with the later levels--can't seem to find info on them) -DS is accelerated but I'm worried about hitting level 3 too early as it sounds like it ramps up the writing requirements. -Have to watch the videos :( LOE Pros: -Secular -Game Packet (DS loves games, we play a lot of Right Start math games) LOE Cons: -No lit analysis (maybe there's another option for that?) -More planning on my part? Sounds like I'd need to stretch out the book for 2 1/2 years or so and then move on to something like MCT. Anyone seen both? Thoughts? I have a very bright 5 year old who reads at a 3rd grade level. Regardless of which we go with, we'll be starting after the first of the year and I'm really looking for a plan to get through to something like MCT. I'm planning to spend the next few months teaching him cursive (NAC) as I think it will be more effective given his neurological imbalance issues. So I've got a little time. Both programs are $$ so I don't really want to end up with both :tongue_smilie: Edited July 20, 2012 by CrunchyGirl Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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