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Topic: FREE Education Simulation CD - Building Homes of Our Own

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Subject: FREE Education Simulation CD - Building Homes of Our Own
Date Posted: 5/10/2008 11:27 PM ET
Member Since: 5/25/2007
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 Building Homes of Our Own is an interactive teaching tool for the middle and high school classrooms. The simulation presents a macro view of the entire home building process from site selection to final sale. Students collect information, solve problems and make choices as they build a 3D home against a budget, then review credit applications and sell to the buyer of their choice.
  The new program is part of the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) ongoing educational outreach initiative, in partnership with the National Housing Endowment, Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters and Freddie Mac.
  To order, simply click the link and fill out the short request form.
  Building Homes of Our Own:  http://www.homesofourown.org/

Date Posted: 5/11/2008 3:11 PM ET
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Thanks so much for posting this link!  My son has a huge interest in architecture and building homes.  This looks like a great resource for him.

Date Posted: 5/11/2008 10:19 PM ET
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Oh that is awesome! I don't home school but I teach middle school and one of my kids has a huge interest in architecture. I'm going to look into this.

Date Posted: 5/12/2008 2:46 AM ET
Member Since: 10/3/2007
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Chandra R, have you received this program ? Will they send it to homeschoolers ?

Thanks for posting this. I just ordered it.