The Back to Homeschool season has come and gone, and you’re probably into your homeschool groove. Are you at the point where you’re considering additional curriculum and maybe fun supplements? Just in case you are, we’ve compiled a list of interesting homeschooling resources you might want to consider. They are in alphabetical order. Today – Part II (Part I was published as yesterday’s blog post).
Global Village School is a homeschool program serving K-8 and High School students. Registered as a private school in the state of California, GVS enrolls students from around the globe. Curriculum only is also available. Using a mix of online and physical resources, the curriculum is creative, progressive, flexible, and enlivening.
House of Nubs – Wings Up™ is a new program from the House of Nubs, a non-profit organization with the mission of promoting childhood resiliency via the inspirational stories of rescued animals. Young fans can follow the journey of the animals via the House of Nubs Web Series on YouTube. This program is perfect for kids in Grades 1-4. You can learn more at http://www.houseofnubs.org/wings-up.html.
Math Without Borders offers high school math, Algebra through Calculus, specifically for homeschooled students. The company provides video lessons, video solution guides, demonstrations, and more, to complement the very best existing Math textbooks (they use Foerster for the Algebra sequence and Chakerian, et.al. for Geometry). You can check out their reviews here!
At Northpoint Virtual Academy, 6th-12th grade students have access to over 100 dynamic courses that can be started year round and completed at a pace individualized for the student. Students can complete courses in a 3, 6, or 10-month term and families can pay for each course using affordable, monthly payment plans.
Minimum teacher prep, maximum retention and lots of fun!
The Picture Smart Bible helps people internalize the Scriptures through the act of drawing.
Each book of the Bible is illustrated on one page and has a matching, traceable Student Sheet. The teacher “script” is a synopsis of the Bible book with complete instructions.
Reading Eggs is offering a special 4 WEEKS FREE ACCESS to their program to help your child get a head start in reading. You can try their online reading program and see how your child’s reading improves in just weeks. You can register at http://readingeggs.com/teach/. Hurry though – the offer ends October 31.
*This offer is valid for new customers only.
Red Apple Reading helps children ages 4 to 8 become successful readers – with serious learning that’s seriously fun! Membership includes: online and app access to 1,000+ interactive games and videos, self-paced lessons in letter sounds, phonics, vocabulary, sight words, and comprehension, offline materials, magazine, progress tracking and more.
ScienceWerkz is a dynamic set of science apps (29 or more) that engage users using animations, videos, drag and drop activities, games, and more. The apps include the subject areas of General, Life, Physical, Chemistry, and Earth Science. Plus, the apps works OFFLINE. Tablet or computer. 5 apps free. Subscribe to get the rest for $6. You can learn more at www.sciencewerkzapps.com.
S.C.E.E. offers diagnostic testing and educational materials for children Grade Levels K-12. Along with quality, mastery-based academics, this self-instructional curriculum instils traditional values, Godly character, and Biblical principles. You can learn more at www.australiahomeschooling.com.au.
TutorComp – Tutoring at your home and at your convenience.
TutorComp provides quality, online, one to one live tutoring for U.S. students (using any curriculum) in Grades 3-12. If your homeschooler is having difficulty grasping a subject, or if you don’t feel comfortable explaining/teaching a subject, TutorComp can help. And you can try their RISK-FREE demo session here.
Veritas Press helps your children prepare for life by educating them in the ways they naturally develop with the desired result of producing a bold educated servant of Christ, ready to succeed in whatever calling God has for them.
Writing Whatever offers a complete online writing course (sentences, paragraphs, essays, and more) for students in Grades 7-12. Inspired by Khan Academy, the 60 lessons offer a short video, full text, assignments (with answers), and forums for discussions, with immediate and transformative results.
Hope you like the resources!