Homeschool.com's Top Back to
Homeschool Resources – Chosen just for YOU!
Over the last month, Homeschool.com staff have researched
different homeschooling products, curriculum, websites, and fun
books, to come up with
Back to Homeschool Resources.
Please take a moment to review the chosen
companies (listed alphabetically below)—as 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.
A big congratulations to the companies named the Top
Back to Homeschool Resources of 2016!
Generation Games creates
video games that combine math, history and adventure gaming.
Students can play adventure games and improve test scores. The
company also provides supplemental resources on both math and Native
American culture for educators, which include movies, PowerPoint
presentations, vetted links, curated historical photos, clip art and
Your children (and your entire family) can improve your reading
(and your overall general knowledge) with AceReader.
The program helps students break the barrier of reading one word at
a time so they can get through more material in less time with good
comprehension. Students often discover after using AceReader
that reading no longer feels like work – that reading can be fun.
With 13 levels to choose from, it's ideal for everyone in the
AceReader has been used by K12 schools, community colleges, the
military, and homeschools for over a decade. You can try
AceReader Family Edition
10% with promo code HS0716.
Alpha Omega Publications is a
leading provider of PreK-12 Christian curriculum, educational
resources, and services to Christian schools and homeschool families
worldwide. AOP follows its mission every day by creating and
providing quality educational materials for thousands of students
through curriculum, support services, family entertainment, and an
accredited online academy.
American Learning Library
American Learning Library is
the Elementary and Middle School division of Atlantic Europe
Publishing. They have produced and published highly illustrated,
full-color text books and reference books for schools and libraries
throughout the world for nearly 30 years. There are a ton of
homeschooling resources including 800+ Elementary/Middle School
information and (text)books, 1000's of teacher's resources and
multimedia/video options as well as a special dedicated section with
books and resources on every state. You can see sample
books and download their
brochure on the home
page. You can use the search information for free (you simply have
to register), and move on to a subscription for 10¢ a day if and
when you are ready.
program by C8 Sciences helps children increase focus, self-control,
and memory, leading to improved math and reading achievement. The
program utilizes neuroscience-based computer games along with
physical exercises the whole family can enjoy. The program measures
and improves working memory, self-control, sustained attention and
other Executive Function skills needed for daily life and to succeed
Carole P. Roman, author
35+ books, 100+ awards, and 3,000+ online reviews of her works!
Carole is the author of the Captain No Beard series and the If You
Were Me And Lived In.....Country series, in addition to other fine
books (Can A Princess Be A Firefighter, Whaley's Big Adventure, and
more). Captain No Beard tackles problems on the high seas and
dispenses a gentle lesson at the same time. Her non-fiction series
is an introduction to customs and culture all over the world for
children ages 4-8, and her newest series If You Were Me And Lived
In....History brings history alive for students ages 8-14. The
purpose of the books are to demystify history and people around the
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is a nonprofit organization that provides FREE, high-quality
K-12 STEM education materials, all aligned to state standards. These
resources include digital textbooks, videos, concept-based learning
resources, simulations, adaptive practice and more. They can be
ported to any device, anytime, anywhere. Again, it's 100% FREE.
Learning to code is now child's play!
offers an app that teaches kids ages 5-9 the fundamentals of
computer science. Kids can then take the concepts they learn to code
their own games in the app's game creator.
You can download their free 10 lesson computer science curriculum
College Prep Genius
College Prep Genius
provides an eCourse on how to ace the SAT. The course is 12 lessons and it can be
used as an elective on your student's high school transcript. Each
lesson is 45-60 minutes with a complete step by step homework guide.
Students have raised their test scores as much as 600 points, become
National Merit Scholars and gone to Ivy-League colleges for free.
Conceptual Academy offers
self-study courses for high school in physics, chemistry, and other
sciences, created by college textbook authors featuring video
lessons, reading assignments, activities, unit exams, quizzes,
worksheets, chapter summaries, a grade book, and, most notably,
detailed guidance from the authors about the content being covered
for each class.
is an accredited provider of high-quality online schooling for
grades K–12. Through tuition-free online public schools and
full-time and part-time private school programs, Connections Academy
delivers individualized, flexible education so your students can
learn from anywhere.
Earthschooling is a secular Waldorf curriculum that is a complete
but flexible educational curriculum based
on learning from nature, real-life experience, natural rhythms,
hands-on activities, storytelling, painting and handwork with
natural fibers. You can use online, or you can choose to download
and print materials. Once a week meetings with a certified teacher
are included. You can learn more about the program
and download a brochure
Author Dr. Wanda Phillips is recognized for her expertise in
teaching grammar and writing. Her texts,
Easy Grammar series, Daily
GRAMS series, and Easy
Grammar Ultimate Series,
are known for easy—yet thorough—explanations. Dr. Phillips
introduces concepts in a building-block paradigm and incorporates a
cyclical approach that promotes mastery.
offers Pre-K to
6th Grade, spiraling yearly sets of Morning Math, Daily Language,
Daily Work, and Daily Writing, plus single skills for math,
language, reading, phonics, and more!
They even offer
You may request a free no obligation free trial by sending a
Put "FREE TRIAL" in the subject line.
Educents is the first
and only online marketplace for educational resources and products.
Save up to 100% and discover thousands of interactive lesson plans,
engaging books, hands-on science kits and so much more!
GeoMatters is the
publisher of educational materials that make learning come
naturally. They produce a complete curriculum, entitled the
Trail Guide to Learning
series, that ties every subject but math together in a meaningful
and engaging way. They also offer
Global Student Network
Global Student Network
offers fully accredited K-12 online curriculum - you can choose from
7 full curriculum programs. They also offer Honors courses, ACT/SAT
prep, and Career & Technical Education. GSN choices include: Plato,
Accelerate, GradPoint, Apex Learning, A+ Courseware, Odysseyware,
Ignitia (Christian), and more. These options fit all learning
styles, interests and needs and everything is under one roof. Global
Student Network has served thousands of families worldwide since
Designs is a small, family
owned and operated business specializing in the design and creation
of children's fiber arts craft products. They offer premium
quality, Made in America products including fun
potholder kits as well as
traditional knitting, weaving and felting projects.
the #1 homeschooling community on the internet, is your go-to
resource for everything homeschooling. We offer a vast array of
homeschooling resources for beginning-advanced homeschoolers. These
include our resource
guide listings, magazines, newsletters, blog
homeschooling events and so much more.
Complete offers an
all-inclusive curriculum for K-1st graders, which has a Biblical
worldview. The curriculum integrates all subject areas within
thematic units. These thematic units appeal to children and provide
activities for all learning styles. The company offers
and more. Plus, the curriculum was developed by a homeschooler.
offers self-study computer programming and digital literacy courses
for homeschool students! Your student can learn to code, create
websites, games and apps, or become more comfortable with important
computer-usage skills. No teacher expertise required.
Hooked on Phonics
The Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read program was developed and
designed for children of all needs, whether just learning to read,
struggling to read or simply wanting to become more proficient
The program uses interactive games, engaging stories and videos,
creative play, and an awards system to make learning to read a fun
The Hooked on Phonics system fully synchronizes with your
computer, tablet, or phone, making it usable anywhere, on any
device. You can
try it now.
With Hooked on Phonics, your child will learn to read, guaranteed!
provides colorful, affordable technology to inspire creative
learning and teaching. You can shop their cameras, software and MORE
Integrated Listening Systems
is a natural, medication-free program that incorporates music, fun
activities and language to integrate brain function for attention
and learning. iLs
trains for brain/body integration through a staged approach,
starting with the fundamentals of sensory integration and then
extending through more complex cognitive functions, including
language, self-expression and social skills.
iLs has been used in some of the top clinics in the world, and it is
now available for homeschool use.
Excellence in Writing
equips homeschooling parents with the methods and materials to train
their students to become confident and competent communicators and
thinkers. Using the four language arts—listening, speaking, reading,
and writing—IEW methods work for students of all ages and levels of
ability, including those who are gifted, have special needs, or are
English language learners.
The Keystone School
flexible education programs for K-12 students. Whether your student
wants to study full-time or just needs individual classes, they
offer more than 170 courses from credit recovery to world languages
and AP. Students can enroll at any time.
Learning Advantage offers a
variety of hands-on teaching aids and educational products
(games, toys, manipulatives and more). Based on the concept of
learning by doing, sensing, and feeling, their products complement
various learning styles and are designed for grades Pre-K to adult.
You can check out their many products
The company offer free shipping on orders over $75.00 to the
contiguous U.S. and you can
join their e-mail list
for sale notices and special offers.
Physio-Neuro Therapy helps reprogram the brain, allowing students
with all types of learning difficulties learn and enjoy learning. It
helps "problem learners" improve their basic ability to learn.
For sample tests that can be conducted at home to
help determine if your child has neuro-processing weaknesses,
click here. You can
download their free e-book, When Bright Kids Can's Learn
teaches children and adults reading and comprehension. The company
believes all students can learn to their potential—including those
previously diagnosed with dyslexia, autism spectrum disorders, or
general learning challenges. You can click on the following links to
learn more about all what they offer:
M is for Monster
M is for
preschool a breeze. That's because the company delivers preschool
curriculum and materials to your door every month. Now you can play
with your child and foster a love of learning WITHOUT stressing out
about curriculum and whether you have enough glue!
Plus, your child will love the activities! You can read reviews
sign up now
and save $15 off your first order of $40 or more, and you can join
their Monster Club for ongoing savings and news.
Math-Aids.Com is a
free resource for homeschoolers, students, parents, and teachers.
The site contains over 100 different math topics with over 1,200
unique math worksheet generators covering Kindergarten through 12th
grade. These generators allow you to customize and create an
unlimited number of PDF printable math worksheets to your
specifications instantly. You can print them immediately or save
them for later use.
Math-Aids on Google Plus
connect learning to the real world – thus making learning more
relevant and fun. The company offers over 10,000 K—12 resources on
topics that students care about. These topics include sports,
movies, books, technology, and more. The lessons are aligned to
Ogburn School Online
Ogburn Online School is a
premier accredited online home school, offering individualized
curriculum. Their online homeschooling curriculum ensures that each
student has access to a top quality education at home and helps them
to achieve their goals in a safe environment. This school offers
online elementary school, online middle school and online high
for more information.
Pioneer Drama Service
Pioneer Drama Service
offers over 1,000 wholesome plays – perfect for homeschoolers,
homeschool co-ops, community groups, church groups, and more.
Pioneer's script prices and affordable royalty fees give
homeschool groups the opportunity to put on a production that will
bring their community together – and make for a true creative
Reading Kingdom is an
online program that teaches children 4-10 to read and write with
comprehension at a 3rd grade level. It is the only program available
that uses the Six Skill Integrated Method.
They offer a
30 day free
trial and you can visit
a complete, web-based K-2 science curriculum that teaches science
using a fun, interactive approach. In addition to digital games and
online activities, there are tons of offline experiments and
hands-on projects. Parents have access to detailed lesson plans,
automated student reports and session guides to help you prepare and
provides Algebra 1 video lessons. The lessons explain complex topics
in an easy-to-understand way, using storytelling to keep students
engaged. Each video lesson is accompanied by interactive practice
problems and comprehensive worksheets, and teachers answer questions
via Homework Chat.
empowers students by providing them tools to take control of their
Launched in Spring 2016,
soon expand to include a full curriculum.
spelling, vocabulary, writing and language arts activities for K-12
cross-curricular word study. VocabularySpellingCity automates
spelling tests, give students immediate feedback, and saves parents
and teachers the time it takes to administer, grade and record the
tests. We aspire to provide students with engaging games to motivate
study and promote academic success.
reinvents the tree swing with its handcrafted Swingboards™
engineered for surfing the air. Swurfer's unique curved shape allows
you to sit or stand - providing more moves, more range of motion,
and more fun. Here is a great video of the product -
Great for a homeschooling PE activity – or misc. breaks
throughout the day.
This Week in History brings
your home school to life. Whatever you want to learn, whatever
there is to teach, it starts with history. TWIH is
keyword-searchable and the whole year's archive is available at any
time. Plus, Mentoring
in the Classics helps
to light YOUR fire, so you have excellence and inspiration to pass
on to those you teach and mentor.
The Mystery of History
provides "Chronological, Christian, Complete" world history for
students of all ages. This engaging series offers hands-on
activities along with timelines, maps, literature suggestions,
quizzes, and much more. The
helps you/your student discover "His-Story."
an online, interactive curriculum for PreK-12th. Their automated
system teaches and grades lessons, tracks progress, and works with a
variety of learning styles. Their student-paced curriculum is
available 24/7 and all year long. Time4Learning combines the
technology kids love with the education they need to make learning
helps elementary, middle and high school students build skills and
master the art of writing at all levels. The writing process
includes learning to think, asking good questions, building
confidence, and getting your thoughts out. Computer-based lessons
and dedicated, certified teachers motivate and walk students through
University of Nebraska High School
University of Nebraska High School
offers online courses for homeschool students. You can use the
courses to supplement your existing program or your child can
complete their diploma program,
UNHS fits into your student's schedule as the courses are self-paced
and your student can enroll any time of the year.
UnLock Math offers
Pre-Algebra, Algebra I & Algebra II online Math curriculum
(Geometry, Pre-Calculus & Calculus will be added soon). Each course
offers engaging video instruction; interactive, adaptive and
automatically graded questions; unlimited practice and review;
reference notes, progress reports, and more.
You can start with a free
demo lesson, a free
trial or you can sign
Virtual Image Speech and Language Services
Virtual Image Speech and Language Services
is an online company that offers home-based speech therapy services
for individuals with speech and language delays. Experienced and
highly trained Speech Language Pathologists offer evaluations and
therapy in the following areas: articulation, receptive and
expressive language, fluency, pragmatic and social language
disorders. Virtual Image Speech and Language Services eliminates the
barriers involved with finding quality therapists outside of the
WRiTE BRAiN BOOKS
BOOKS is a great supplement
to any writing program or curriculum. This unique writing experience
is delivered through inspired writing activities and high-quality
materials, including beautifully illustrated, wordless books that
invite students to interpret the images and tell their own stories.
With WRiTE BRAiN BOOKS, every student becomes a published author of
his or her own children's books, receiving professionally printed
and bound copies of every book they enter into the company's online
Book Builder. Watch as your students' creativity is ignited, their
confidence is boosted, and their writing skills grow by leaps and