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New! Time4Learning—Celebrating 10 Years with a Fantastic Deal
It's hard to believe that ten years have passed since Time4Learning's very first K-3 curriculum was launched in the living room of the founder's home. But here we are a decade later with a PreK-12th grade curriculum, a suite of teaching resources, and a warm online community of parents who support one another through our homeschool forum and Facebook pages. Most importantly, we're pleased to have helped tens of thousands of families to educate from home.
 
New! The Best Value in High School Distance Education
The American School, www.americanschool.org, continues to offer the best value in high school distance education — combining affordable tuition and top-quality curriculum in both paper-based and online formats, and the best is yet to come!
 
New! Free Trial with Brightstorm—Over 3,500 Study Videos
Brightstorm produces expert video lessons that are specifically designed to help students increase their depth and breadth of high school subjects. All our teachers are highly educated and most have master's degrees or higher from the best universities in the country. Use our videos as your primary form of instruction or as a supplement to your unique curriculum.
 
New! Can You Help?
Aurora Lipper recently created a new online science mini-program. It's a series of science experiment videos, together with a workbook that guides kids through a collection of her best hands-on science experiments.
 
LAST CALL for BIG Curriculum Savings at the Co-op
With over 103,000 families, the Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the world's largest buyers club for homeschoolers, founded and operated by homeschoolers just like you! (Membership is FREE and private.) This month we have several popular GroupBuys™ with HUGE savings that will be expiring soon, so get your order in before they are gone!
 
The Seven Abilities Your Child Needs to Succeed
There are seven core skills that are central to school success for any child, whether home-schooled or otherwise. By building these skills in your child, you'll ensure that she has a solid foundation for school and for life. Today TestingMom.com wants to share these skills and how you can use them to help your child break away from the pack!
 
CTC vs the Common Core!
CTC believes in the importance of teaching Math the traditional way and not to a test. It is the traditional methods that have stood the test of time. These methods teach students to break down a Math problem using reason and logic. The innovative CTC Math tutorials are short, concise, and get the point across quickly. And more importantly students learn at their own pace with the ability to stop and rewind the teacher. There is nothing else like it!
 
Interested in Reviewing Time4Learning?
Interested in Reviewing Time4Learning? Hearing feedback from other parents can be much more valuable than any website or marketing message-- and here at Time4Learning, we understand that. Help us (and others like you) by writing either a current member or future member review!
 
Say NO to the Common Core!
CTC believes in the importance of teaching Math the traditional way and not to a test. It is the traditional methods that have stood the test of time. These methods teach students to break down a Math problem using reason and logic. The innovative CTC Math tutorials are short, concise, and get the point across quickly. And more importantly students learn at their own pace with the ability to stop and rewind the teacher. There is nothing else like it!
 
School Districts Get Volume Discounts — Why Not Homeschoolers?
With over 100,000 families, the Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the world's largest buyers club for homeschoolers, founded and operated by homeschoolers just like you! (Membership is FREE and private.) The Co-op is pleased to present the BEST DEAL ON THE PLANET for the popular products shown below, many of them winners of national awards. But don't delay — many of them are expiring soon! 
 
Take a trip with Tapestry of Grace—for free!
For the past 18 years, Lampstand Press has been helping thousands of families enjoy the journey by creating and publishing Tapestry of Grace and related products. Tapestry's unit-study approach to history helps parents teach the same moment to all ages (K-12) at their learning levels, week by week. Tapestry integrates all of the humanities, offering age-appropriate assignments in a variety of modalities. There's something for everyone with Tapestry of Grace.
 
Save 20% on AOP Curriculum - 1 Day Only!
Educents is the best daily deal site featuring the top educational products (online software, curriculum, e-books, tutorials for all subjects, learning materials and toys...) at 30-90% off!
 
New Year New Skills – Online Reading Program, 1-Month Trial
Start your New Year off right using Essential Skills Advantage (ESA) online learning programs and give your homeschool curriculum the boost that will last a lifetime.
 
It's Almost Freebie February at Homeschool.com
FREEBIE FEBRUARY — 28 days of FREE educational goodies! Freebies include FREE trials, FREE printables, FREE subscriptions, FREE downloads, FREE toys (yes, toys! — from companies that participated in our Annual Gift Guide), a FREE vacation (really!) plus so much MORE!
 
Don't Let Math Wreck Your Homeschool Day
Patrick Murray, the founder of CTC Math, is an internationally acclaimed math teacher with more than 22 years of experience teaching. He has the very rare ability to deliver math concepts in a simple, easy-to-understand way in just a few minutes. And he has a special offer for Homeschool.com readers.
 
Beginning Reader? Struggling Reader? Help Is On Its Way
Choose to GET a copy or GIVE a copy of the pre-release, award winning, enhanced, 2nd edition of The Reading Game at Discounted Rates for a limited time. You can do this by purchasing or donating only through our "Give the Gift of Early Literacy" Indiegogo Education Campaign.
 
Learn Math & Science in a Way a Textbook Can't Show You
Uzinggo is an online learning program designed to aid parents who homeschool children studying the advanced math and science concepts taught in grades 5–12. Uzinggo combines leading education techniques, interactive game-like graphics, and motivational tools to help students develop a deep comprehension of math and science. Homeschool parents can use Uzinggo to supplement and to enhance existing instruction.
 
Homeschool EVENT of the YEAR
Great Homeschool Conventions is the Homeschool Event of the Year - bringing encouragement, education, and resources to the homeschooling community. You may choose from 100s of workshops and shop the largest homeschool curriculum exhibit hall available! Make plans now to attend!
 
See Your Child Achieve More in Math This Fall
This fall, see your children achieve more in math with ALEKS! Using personalized learning and adaptive assessments, ALEKS determines precisely what each student knows and provides targeted instruction on the topics students are ready to learn right now.
 
Parents Respond to Time 4 Learning Curriculum
We hope your homeschool year has gotten off to a great start! Ours, at Time4Learning certainly has! The addition of our new high school curriculum has brought a better response than we ever could have imagined! And speaking of responses—The diversity of our members and the innumerable ways they use Time4Learning amazes us every day.
 
Don't Let Math Wreck Your Homeschool Day
Patrick Murray, the founder of CTC Math, is an internationally acclaimed math teacher with more than 22 years of experience teaching. He has the very rare ability to deliver math concepts in a simple, easy-to-understand way in just a few minutes. And he has a special offer for Homeschool.com readers.
 
6 GREAT Ways to Evaluate Curriculum BEFORE You Buy
When you are providing your children with online reading and math assessment and instruction, it's imperative that you ensure that those tests and lessons were designed to teach your children and enable them to retain what they have learned. So how do you know if your choice in purchasing online educational programs is the best for your child's education as well as the money and time you are investing? SmartTutor.com has some great hints.
 
Don't Settle for a "One-Box-Fits-All" K-12 Curriculum – Try Time4Learning!
Whether you're a first time homeschooler or a seasoned veteran, Time4Learning's unique combination of interactive curriculum, teaching tools, parent resources and family-focused support sets it apart from the "one-box-fits-all" approach.
 
A Fun Way to Gain Essential Technical Skills
At Youth Digital, we believe that children are naturally creative and naturally curious, and we've designed our 3D Game Design 1 course with this in mind. We combine children's innate curiosity and creativity, along with our project-based learning methodology, to introduce these essential 3D skills in a fun and creative environment.
 
Homeschoolers LOVE Reading Kingdom!
Reading Kingdom is an online program that teaches children 4-10 to read and write to a 3rd grade level. The program works for all children (including beginning, struggling and learning disabled readers as well as older children who are experiencing difficulties) as either a standalone curriculum or a supplement. This is the only product needed to teach a child to read.
 
Curriculum for $15 or Less!
Educents is the best daily deal site featuring top educational products at 30-90% off! Many for $15 or less!
 
Teach Upper-Level Math and Science? No Problem!
For some parents, explaining upper-level math and science concepts can be a challenge. Often, students will attend a few hours of school a week for these types of lessons. Now, with Uzinggo, parents can teach these subjects at home with confidence.
 
Top Homeschooling Curriculum Awards & Products for 2013!
Homeschool.com readers have voted and the following companies have been voted as Top Homeschooling Curriculum for 2013—and right in time for the back to (home) school season! Please take a moment to review the companies listed alphabetically below—after all, they've been named the best of the best! We're sure you'll see many you'd like to incorporate into your homeschooling efforts this year. There's something for everyone—music, art, history, math, tutoring, life skills, and much, much, more.
 
LAST CALL for BIG Curriculum Savings at the Co-Op
With over 98,000 families, the Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the world's largest buyers club for homeschoolers, founded and operated by homeschoolers just like you! (Membership is FREE and private.)
 
Educents:
A Flash-Sale Site for Educational Products & Curriculum with New Deals Listed Daily!
 
Math Tutor DVD Can Help!
Math Tutor DVD offers math help via DVD video tutorial content in a wide array of subject areas. In addition, Math Tutor DVD allows you to teach Math to your children and to be confident while doing so! How indispensable for homeschooling parents!
 
Help Your Child Achieve Math Success This School Year
The new school year is here and now is the perfect time to let ALEKS help your child succeed in math! Using artificial intelligence and adaptive, open-response questioning, ALEKS quickly and accurately determines what a student knows and is most ready to learn.
 
Don't Let Math Wreck Your Homeschool Day
Patrick Murray, the founder of CTC Math, is an internationally acclaimed math teacher with more than 22 years of experience teaching. And he has a special offer for Homeschool.com readers.
 
Hi! We're Method Test Prep and We're Here to Help!
We know you have a lot on your plate as a homeschool parent - and if your child is in high school, that plate is growing even fuller. College prep isn't always easy, but fortunately Method Test Prep has an easy way to help your child prep for the SAT or ACT. Best of all, much of what they offer is FREE!
 
Back to School with Time4Learning - Preschool through High School!
Now is the perfect time to see if Time4Learning's online homeschool curriculum could fit into this year's family education plan. And with high school courses about to become available, you've now got options for everyone in your family!
 
School Districts Get Volume Discounts - Why Not Homeschoolers?
With over 95,000 families, the Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the world's largest buyers club for homeschoolers, founded and operated by homeschoolers just like you! (Membership is FREE and private.)
 
Why Is Homeschool Good For My Child?
Standard Deviants Light Speed supports homeschoolers by offering comprehensive video courses to teach core curriculum subjects and test prep. Standard Deviants programming covers the most difficult elementary school, middle school, high school and college courses-their DVDs provide a "fun approach to serious education". 
 
Experience the Ivy-League in K-12 Learning with LearningAisle
LearningAisle believes in helping students become independent, analytical and critical thinkers! Using the best social learning technology in the world that mirrors how students learn in Ivy League universities, LearningAisle provides true student-led learning to enable home scholars to do hands-on learning through projects and lessons--learning together with the help of friends, family and the homeschool community.
 
Homeschool.com's Summer Freebie Extravaganza, Part II
We're happy to announce, The Summer Freebie Extravaganza is a HUGE hit! As of today, many freebies are on the page, and many more are in the queue. The freebies include FREE trials, FREE year-long subscriptions, FREE Kindle e-books, FREE printables, FREE travel guides, FREE books, FREE downloads, plus so much MORE! 
 
Summer Fun with ThinkStretch Summer Learning Program!
The ThinkStretch Summer Learning Program is an affordable, effective way to maintain reading, writing and math skills all summer long while still exploring and enjoying all that summer has to offer. 
 
Teach Kids to Write in Just 10 Minutes a Day. Yes, Really!
The greatest benefit of The Writing Course is that kids don't learn to HATE writing, they learn to ENJOY it. Honestly, it is especially the tedious rule-obsessed grammar that quenches the spirit in a child (or adult). Adding The Writing Course to your curriculum will allow your child to embrace the freedom that comes with really "getting" what language and writing is about. You'll also know how to teach kids to write in 10 minutes a day. 
 
Prevent Summer Brain Drain!
Educents is the best daily deal site featuring the top educational products (online software, curriculum, e-books, tutorials for all subjects, learning materials and toys...) at 30-90% off! 
 
SAVE $15 on your KidCoder and TeenCoder courses
Have your kids ever asked about designing their own website, learning how to create video games, or even writing a cool new smart-phone app? Self-study courses are the answer! We offer award-winning courses that teach students to write their own computer programs, games, smart-phone apps, and websites; no teacher expertise required!
 
Personalized Summer Learning for Math
The summer months are an ideal time to help your children get ahead in math! Whether you're at home or on the road this summer, ALEKS is an flexible, online math program for grades 3-12 that can be used to provide each child with a personalized learning path tailored to his or her individual needs. 
 
Save 50% On Time4Learning In April
For only $9.98 per child for the first month, you'll get full access to an entire year's worth of curriculum, which includes 1000+ multimedia lessons, parent tools, teaching resources & more -- all provided within an automated learning system that grades lessons, tracks progress and keeps reports. You can use the program however you see fit, begin at any point in the year and cancel anytime. Time4Learning requires no contracts and includes a 14-day money back guarantee. Try their curriculum demos to see how it works!
 
LAST CALL for April Savings and Freebies at the Co-op
With over 95,000 families, the Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the world's largest buyers club for homeschoolers, founded and operated by homeschoolers just like you! (Membership is FREE and private.)
 
LAST CALL for BIG Curriculum Savings at the Co-op!
With over 94,000 families, the Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the world's largest buyers club for homeschoolers, founded and operated by homeschoolers just like you! (Membership is FREE and private.) Several of our most popular GroupBuys are here -- but for March only. Get your order in before they are gone! 
 
Special offer from Time4Learning - Get a Free Gift
For only $19.95/month for one child (and $14.95 for each additional), you'll get 24/7 access to a whole year's worth of materials. You can begin at any point in the year and use the program however you see fit. Membership includes 1000+ multimedia lessons, parent tools, teaching resources & more -- all provided within an automated system that grades lessons, tracks progress and keeps reports for portfolio use.
 
FREEBIE FEBRUARY is a GREAT SUCCESS!
Homeschool.com's first ever FREEBIE FEBRUARY is a GREAT SUCCESS! Here's a sneak peek of some of the products that will be offered for the rest of Freebie February: The Homeschool.com free tool bar--our readers are LOVING it!, A $15 Gift Card for educational products from Educents.com, free one year membership to the Center for Homeschool Liberty, science experiments for middle school students, a one-on-one math tutoring trial, plus SO much MORE!
 
One Month Trial--More Than 60 Courses!
Does your student need a class in Middle School Physical Science, Organic Chemistry, English Grammar, AP Statistics, Music Theory, or perhaps SAT test prep? Perhaps you're interested in Wordpress or Adobe Illustrator? Educator.com classes are ideal for both teens and parents! 
 
Freebie February Starts Tomorrow at Homeschool.com
We're excited to announce Homeschool.com's first ever, FREEBIE FEBRUARY! During the month of February, we'll be offering educational freebies on a DAILY basis, including FREE trials, FREE Kindle books, FREE printables, downloads and MORE! Great for homeschoolers, and all interested in home-based education. 
 
Gift Certificates Now Available for Time4Learning!
Give the gift of education this holiday season with Time4Learning gift certificates! In just three short steps, you can buy, customize and send the gift of learning to anyone!
 
Discover the Math Genius in Every Child
"It's OK you're not good at math," friends say, "I'm the same way". Children overhearing this grow up believing that they need a "math gene" to do well. In reality, math is a subject that everyone, even young children, can easily succeed in. And success in math develops the self-confidence, and cognitive and executive skills children need to do well academically and socially. 
 
Save BIG on curriculum at the Homeschool Buyers Co-op
With 87,000+ families, the Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the world's largest buyers club for homeschoolers, founded and operated by homeschoolers just like you! (Membership is FREE and private.)  It's SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, and MATH (STEM) month at the Co-op, and we're featuring the BEST DEAL ON THE PLANET for our most popular STEM products, grouped by subject.
 
Getting Ready for the New Homeschool Year?
Now is the perfect time to see if an online curriculum like Time4Learning could fit into your family's homeschool schedule this year. Use it as a primary curriculum, a supplement to your current method or as part of an eclectic approach.
 
Sharing a Great Resource - Homeschool Buyers Co-op
With 85,000+ families, the Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the world's largest buyers club for homeschoolers, founded and operated by homeschoolers just like you! (Membership is FREE and private). It's time to get BACK TO SCHOOL, and we are pleased to share with you the BEST DEAL ON THE PLANET for our most popular products. 
 
Boost Your Child's Success and Confidence in Math
Are you looking for a personalized curriculum solution that will help your child succeed in math this school year? Using a unique combination of learning and assessment, ALEKS quickly and accurately determines precisely what a student knows, doesn't know, and what she is most ready to learn. This innovative approach to math instruction allows students to work at their own pace, while increasing student success and confidence. 
 
Back to School Special - Try Time4Learning FREE for 14 days
We understand how difficult choosing a curriculum can be. That's why we're giving away FREE 14-day memberships to the first 100 families who take advantage. This trial requires no contract and no credit card number. Participants will have full access to the curriculum and parent tools.
 
Start the School Year Out with Fun
Cobblestone & Cricket has been publishing magazines for parents, schools, and of course homeschoolers for over 30 years. Cobblestone & Cricket offers fourteen award winning titles for children pre-K to Grade 12, covering a variety of subjects, including: international and U.S. history, cultural studies, science and MORE. Cobblestone & Cricket magazines are ad-free, educational, and they're engaging. They're another way to get your children excited about learning. Your children will love getting them in the mail!
 
Why you shouldn't use this curriculum
Most curriculum publishers will give you a long list of reasons why their curriculum is the best. We, at Calvert Education Services, prefer a different approach. We want to be upfront about what it takes to use our curriculum and let you decide whether it's the best approach for you and your child. The truth is.....our curriculum is not for everyone. Calvert's curriculum is a rigorous program that requires time and effort by both the parent and the child. However, many of our Calvert families tell us they can see the benefits in just a few weeks. 
 
Inspire Your Child to Learn About the World!
Little Passports teaches your child about the world, one month at a time. Every month, globetrotting characters, Sam and Sofia travel to a new country and send your child an exciting package via postal mail filled with an educational letter, souvenirs, activities, photos and online games.
 
Individualized Summer Learning for Math
The summer months are an ideal time to help your child get ahead in math! Whether you're at home or on the road this summer, ALEKS can be used to provide each child with a personalized learning path tailored to his or her individual needs.
 
Curriculum To Inspire Your Child
Choose Pearson Homeschool for curriculum that is not only affordable, but comprehensive, fun and engaging! Pearson Homeschool offers a full line of curriculum that's flexible to fit you and your child. 
 
LAST CALL for BIG Curriculum Savings at the Co-op!
With over 79,000 families, the Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the world's largest buyers club for homeschoolers -- owned and operated by homeschoolers, just like you! Membership is FREE! This month we have lined up an unusually big batch of freebies and BEST DEALS ON THE PLANET, but most of them are expiring on April 30, so don't delay! 
 
A Personalized Math Tutor for Each Child
Math tutors can be expensive, especially when each of your children needs individual instruction. With ALEKS, it's easy to provide each child with a personalized math tutor to meet their individual needs. Students who use ALEKS are given access to highly-targeted instruction based on the topics they are exactly ready to learn. With an open-response environment, ALEKS does not rely on multiple choice questions and ensures students have truly demonstrated mastery on the topics they have completed. This unique approach to learning and assessment makes ALEKS a dynamic curriculum solution for math. 
 
Summer Break or Summer Study? Get Both!
As the school year ends, parents often have conflicting feelings about education and summer vacation. Studies show that kids who don't exercise their minds during the summer tend to backslide. Give your kids a fun AND productive summer with the help of Time4Learning. 
 
Teach Your Child to Read in Just 5 Weeks for FREE!
Welcome to Reading Eggs! Teach Your Child to Read in Just 5 Weeks for FREE! 99.6% of parents who use Reading Eggs online reading program have seen a significant increase in their child's reading abilities. 98% of teachers recommend the Reading Eggs program to other teachers. Over 2,000 elementary schools across the U.S. are using Reading Eggs in their classrooms, and Reading Eggs have already successfully taught over 500,000 kids how to read! 
 
Want to Review Time4Learning for 30 Days?
Homeschooling your child is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make as a parent. Calvert wants you to know that you don't have to go it alone. Included at no extra charge with your Calvert curriculum order is free, year-round access to Calvert's Education Counselors. Available when you need them, our experienced teachers are available by phone, email or live chat with tips, strategies, advice and answers to your questions. 
 
School Districts Get Volume Discounts - Why Not Homeschoolers?
Check out these live "Group Buys" for big savings at the Homeschool Buyers Co-op.
 
Mike Huckabee has a Free History DVD for you
Learn Our History produces a great series of animated DVDs that teach children all about US History from a positive, patriotic standpoint. 
 
Homeschooling Tool that Makes Learning A Blast
Calvert is a complete, rigorous and accredited curriculum for children in grades preK - 8 with step-by-step lesson manuals that make teaching easier. Today, Calvert announces exciting news for readers of Homeschool.com, save 30% on the world-renowned Calvert curriculum if you pay in full and 20% if you choose our four-month payment plan. 
 
Supporting Your Child's Potential with Advanced Placement® and World Language Courses 
Being independent and disciplined learners, homeschool students are known to be top performers in an online school setting. Is your middle school student ready for Algebra 1? Does your high school student want to start earning college credit with an AP® course or become conversational in Mandarin or Japanese?
 
Give your Child a Superior Education at Home
As growing populations of homeschoolers emerge; online schools have come to define the ground between homeschooling and personalized public education. 
Schools such as Connections Academy help each student maximize his or her potential by combining the innovation of online learning with the supportive environment of homeschooling.
 
The Economic Advantages of a Distance Learning Private School
In this economy, everyone is looking for ways to cut costs. In many cases, families are willing to sacrifice quality to save money or are willing to do without. However, this does not extend to our children's education. We want to provide the best education we can for our children. In some cases, the "best" education may come from a private school, and in others, it might mean homeschooling.nt>
 
Alpha Omega Academy® – Here to Help You Homeschool!
Are your homeschooling plans not going the way you planned? Give your homeschooling the help you need by enrolling your child in Alpha Omega Academy (. Affordable and fully accredited*, AOA provides your family with qualified teachers, an experienced staff, and personalized Bible-centered curriculum for grades K-12. Plus, you can enroll your child at any time of the year in any course, including algebra, chemistry, physics, and many more!
 
Homeschooling Options through Texas Tech University
One of the greatest advantages of homeschooling is that you, the parent, have the option of creating a learning environment for your children that does not emulate the traditional classroom setting. Despite this, many parents start their homeschooling experiences with the traditional textbook and worksheet format because of its familiarity. The good news is that there are offerings that allow students to learn while breaking away from the methods that feel stale to today's students.nt>
 
Combine high school and college to knock 50% off your kids' college costs!
According to the College Board, the average college cost of a private four-year school is $37,390 per year and $18,326 per year at a public four year school. And, on average, tuition goes up 6% every year. Sound scary? That's why programs such as egePlus!, a Christian based program, provides students with an innovative approach to earning their fully accredited bachelor's degree in less time and at a fraction of the cost by simply combining high school and college courses.
 
Is Online Drivers Ed right for your child?
Many teens have one word for driver's education: boring. When I took drivers I gave up my Saturdays for two months. They used scare-tactics, dull material, and at times, even taught us dated information. The worse part was that I somehow found a way to tune out after the first two hours. Nowadays, online drivers ed classes offer teens a fun and interactive way to take drivers ed. They can take the course from the comfort of their own home—making it an ideal solution for homeschooled teens.
 
Test a New Curriculum This Summer!
Summer is a great time to try new things. With Time4Learning.com, you can easily experiment with a technology-based curriculum that was voted as a top three selection of the Homeschool.com Top 100 Educational Websites of 2009. You can be into your first lesson within minutes. Why not try it now.
 
The Principle Approach® for Homeschooling
Unique among teaching methods today is the one that was used by our Founding Fathers and the writers of the Bible which depends on the Scriptures for its methodology. The Foundation for Christian Education believes that the Principle Approach® method to education is the superior method for teaching a Biblical worldview and applying God's truths in every subject. With this method, not only is the Biblical worldview the framework for understanding each subject, but in each lesson, Biblical principles are taught that expand and enrich the Biblical understanding of that subject.
 
An Easy Solution for Homeschooling Families
As homeschoolers, we all know the many choices we have when it comes to curriculum. So, when there is a curriculum choice out there that is so unique...so different...so easy to use... and so rewarding that it is being featured on the Bravo Television Network, wouldn't you want to know about it? With Advantages being such a great homeschooling resource, it's no wonder that Life and Leisure is featuring Advantages Online Private School this summer.nt>
 
A New Option for Gifted Students 
Is your child an avid reader? Is he or she highly intuitive? As a parent, are you constantly in search of new information to quench your child's thirst for knowledge? If so, your child might be what is referred to in academic parlance as "gifted.";
 
Recipes for Homeschooling Success
From the basics of sentence structure to writing an essay, each level of curriculum is designed to prepare students for writing at the next level. Each course is 8 weeks long and requires approximately 2 hours per week.
 
eHarvey - A Prep School in Your Home
eHarvey is the only online school backed by 94 years of experience teaching children of varying abilities and learning styles. Yes—almost a century! The Harvey School was founded in Westchester County, New York in 1916. We started our successful distance learning program in 2006 and can now offer courses and credit to any student residing in the United States or abroad.
 
Your Student's Education Clicks at iQ Academy!
iQ Academy is a complete online middle and high school that fits your student, your schedule, and your family. As an accredited, public, tuition-free school, we offer an innovative, high-quality alternative to the traditional learning experience. Students experience the rigor of AP¨ courses, the breadth of elective classes and receive a diploma from a state high school. And iQ Academy is no easy ride - students must keep pace with a regular school schedule.
 
Cows are too big to put in your pocket! Learning the Real Value of Money
Money originally came into being when people started living in farming communities and started specializing in what they did for a living. They became efficient at what they did and produced enough surplus product to trade with their neighbors. Money was invented because basically cows are too big to put in your pocket to do trade. Money is simply a convenient tool.
 
Keystone - Because Results Matter
Once a parent realizes that there are differences among the long distance options, the big question arises, how does one go about choosing a long distance educational program? Does the parent look at cost? Probably. At the curriculum? Most definitely. But how about looking at the results/success of the program? Aren't results and success an appropriate gauge for judging just about anything, especially a school? Keystone National High School (for grades 6-12) would like you to look at their results.
 
Hands-On Equations
To start your child with Hands-On Equations, you can obtain one set of the Hands-On Equations Learning System for $34.95 plus $4.50 S&H. You will receive the instructional booklets, one set of worksheets (260 equations in total!) and one set of student game pieces. A full Home Packet, which includes a DVD instructional manual and a verbal problems book, is available for $125." Click here for a video demo of an 8 year-old solving: 4x + 5 = 2x + 13.
 
Tips On Making Distance Learning Successful For Your Child
Distance education offers a smorgasbord of educational opportunities and the utmost in flexibility. As a result, the advantages of distance learning are as varied and as individualized as the students themselves. There are many ways to maximize these advantages and optimize the distance learning experience for your family. iQ Academy would like to offer some helpful hints on how to make distance learning a success in your home.
 
Building Paths For Online Learning
The Internet provides a wealth of knowledge you can use in your homeschool program. Unfortunately, finding the right lesson or activity at the right time can be both difficult and time-consuming. If your child suddenly declares a passion for the study of electricity, you don't want to waste time scouring the internet for reading materials and fun projects; you want to get right down to the business of exploring his/her interest. Likewise, if you've decided to teach your child about the American Revolution, you'll want an easy source of information that will allow you to make history come alive for your child. 
 
Personal attention in distance education
Christopher Paolini should know.  The author of the best-selling novels Eragon andEldest and the recently-released Brisingr is a graduate of the American School, a leader in distance education for more than 110 years.  In a recent interview with Homeschool.com, Chris discussed the value of an American School education and how it gave him the flexibility and the encouragement he needed to climb to the top of many best seller lists.
 
Experienced K12 Virtual School – Free in 15 States
Many distance education providers focus on the high school experience, since this is often where a disconnect from traditional schools takes place, either through bad choices that result in the need for recovery options or through personal choice.
 
Affordable Quality Education
While distance education can offer students a more convenient or alternative method to a traditional learning setting, it can also be an expensive or precarious undertaking because of the variety of programs available online. With a little research, homeschoolers can locate very affordable, quality online education programs such as the one offered by Citizens' High School.
 
Quality interactive homeschool curriculum
One of the greatest advantages of homeschooling is that the learning environment does not have to emulate the traditional classroom setting. Yet many parents start their homeschooling experiences with a traditional textbook and worksheet format because of its familiarity. The good news is that there are offerings that allow students to learn while breaking away from the methods that feel stale to today's students.
 
Which of these Olympic athletes were homeschooled?
We contacted Laurel Springs and asked them WHY they had so many high caliber athletes. They gave us these impressive Quick Facts about their curriculum. They said that they treat ALL of their students as if they were famous stars or world class athletes.
 
A Total Homeschool Solution
Homeschoolers have been hearing a lot about online alternatives to the traditional in-home homeschooling experience but there are additional solutions out there that allow families to customize their experience to create the best learning environment for their needs.
 
Reaching out to the K12 Community
While some K12 schools embraced the online learning environment early on, it was the higher education community that made the greatest advancements in terms of presence, technology, design, and offerings. However, these now-established platforms are looking towards the lower grades as a means of connecting to those students who are also looking for an alternative learning environment.
 
A Unique American History Instructional Model and packages
Finding ways to make learning more relevant and engaging for students is an important component to homeschooling. When students connect to the material they are studying, they not only learn more, they understand more deeply. America: The Last Best Hope makes the history of America an interesting and exciting journey into our nation's past.
 
A Gift for the Gifted
If you have a gifted child at home, or think you might, we know you've asked yourself these questions countless times: What exactly is giftedness? How can I determine if my child is gifted? What is the best education for my gifted child? Meeting the unique educational, emotional, and social needs of a child who is exceptionally bright can feel intimidating. Here are some things you can do if you are raising a gifted child.
 
The Internet Broadens the Possibilities for Homeschoolers
Kids like using the computer to learn and to develop their skills. Time4Learning's educational teaching games gives students independence as they progress at their own pace.
 
Spring testing schedule for homeschoolers
Is Your Child At (Or Above) Grade Level?
Three Steps for Determining Your Own Grade Level Expectations
The Testing Season is Upon Us -- Are You Prepared?
 
Prepare for college with a proven homeschool partner
Is your homeschooler thinking about college? Partnering with a college prep homeschool program and a college counselor will save you from many sleepless nights, especially during a recession. A reputable college prep homeschool program must have the appropriate services in place to hold your hand and advise you as you chart the unknown waters of the college application process. Many families don't realize there are steps to take as early as middle school to ensure your child's college placement. And during these hard economic times, families can benefit from a knowledgeable financial aid and scholarship advisor.

   
 

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