Top 100 Educational Website of 2017

 

 

Homeschool.com is happy to announce our Top 100 Educational Websites for 2017.

We’ve broken the Top 100 into categories, so you can easily find the resources that interest you. The categories include:

  • GREAT PLACES TO PURCHASE HOMESCHOOLING PRODUCTS
  • READING & WRITING
  • MATH, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
  • HISTORY, ART & MUSIC
  • GIFTED & SPECIAL NEEDS
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE
  • SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL CURRICULUM & FAITH BASED
  • PLUS MANY MORE!

And within each category, the Top 100 are listed alphabetically.

Really, whatever you’re looking for, we have it covered!

We hope you enjoy our list – The Top 100 Educational Websites of 2017!

 


 

The Top 100 Educational Websites of 2017 is sponsored by: Time4Learning.com

Time4Learning Offers Online Homeschool Curriculum from PreK-12th Grade

Time4Learning’s award-winning, comprehensive curriculum has helped over 500,000 homeschool families for over a decade. Its student-paced approach helps students improve confidence, build a solid academic foundation, and maintain balance.

Time4Learning provides an online learning system that teaches the materials, reinforces concepts, tracks progress, and provides printable reports. In addition to language arts, math, science, and social studies, members have the option to choose from several educational add-ons, such as foreign language.

Visit Time4Learning to browse their curriculum, try the demos, or read parent reviews.

 


 

HOMESCHOOLING & GENERAL EDUCATION

Big Whirled
https://bigwhirled.com
Take your homeschool to the next level with your own custom online classroom. Big Whirled offers a suite of tools for homeschool families to manage curricula, courses, lessons, grades, attendance, chores, rewards and more.

Homeschool.com
www.homeschool.com

Homeschool.com – your go-to homeschooling site! Homeschool.com offers homeschooling info, including up to date information on homeschooling curriculum, resources, and more.

Homeschool.com – a favorite among homeschoolers!

How to Learn
www.HowtoLearn.com
HowtoLearn.com is a personalized learning solutions website. You can take their free 
Learning Styles Quiz to find out how you learn best and/or use their Personalized Learning Solutions Blueprint to help eliminate learning roadblocks.

 


 

GREAT PLACES TO PURCHASE HOMESCHOOLING & EDUCATIONAL PRODUCTS

4Knowledge-4Fun
www.4knowledge-4fun.com
4knowledge-4fun.com is an online educational materials, product and toy store. They offer arts & crafts materials, books, building toys, dolls, active & outdoors activities, plush toys, science experiments, puzzles, games and much more.

Discovery Toys
www.discoverytoys.net
Discovery Toys is a learning toy company dedicated to helping children learn and grow through pure play. They specialize in premium quality products for newborns through school aged children that encourage hands-on and child-directed play/education.

Educents
www.educents.com
Educents is the “Etsy for educational products” – a place where homeschoolers and parents can discover innovative products and resources created by a community of education experts. Educents launched in April, 2013, and has since helped over 1,000,000 educators save over $30 million dollars on educational materials. Educents’ mission is to be the #1 place for all homeschoolers and parents to find the resources they need to give their child the best possible education.

Homeschool Buyers Co-op
www.homeschoolbuyersco-op.org
With over 190,000 participating families, the Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the world’s largest buyers club for homeschoolers, with savings of up to 90% on award-winning homeschool curriculum. Membership is free and includes free homeschool ID cards, free SmartPoints (a Co-op currency), and access to their popular databases of homeschool field trips and free curriculum.

Hygloss Products, Inc.
www.hyglossproducts.com
Creative products for art and education, including classroom decorations, bulletin boards, arts & crafts supplies, specialty paper, and more. High quality and great value.

Ikos Toys
www.ikotoys.com
Through open-ended play, IKOS focuses the STEAM goals of providing a cross-disciplinary, integrated focus on learning that engages, inspires, and enhances brain development in students of all ages. An extra bonus – these toys are made in the USA.

Picaboo Yearbooks
http://picabooyearbooks.com/homeschool
Picaboo Yearbooks offers high-quality printed yearbooks at an affordable price – starting at just $9.49. Their online design tools are easy to use and offer many creative options for all skill levels. Design your own pages or choose from the hundreds of predesigned layouts, backgrounds and cover designs. There is no minimum order and all yearbooks come with a free digital eYearbook that can be shared electronically with family and friends.

U.S. Toy Company
http://www.ustoy.com
U.S. Toy Company inspires learning, creativity and fun by offering a unique mix of high quality products including; teacher materials, classroom supplies, toys, and more.

 


 

MULTIPLE SUBJECTS

7 Generation Games
www.7generationgames.com
7 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 educators supplemental resources on math and Native American culture.

Beestar Educations Inc.
http://beestar.org
Beestar provides innovative online math and reading exercises for kids, as well as motivational recognitions on a weekly basis. The annual Beestar National Competition brings students nationwide together to solve challenging problems and explore interesting ideas.

Brainly
www.brainly.com
Brainly is a social learning community just for students. Over 60 million students a month turn to Brainly to ask more, know more, and learn faster. It’s available on desktop, iOS, and Android. And it’s free.

Bridgeway Academy
www.bridgewayacademy.com
Bridgeway Academy offers a fully accredited homeschool program for kids Pre-K – High School. They believe that homeschooling inspires both a love for learning and student success. You can see their all-inclusive programs, live classes and homeschool tips
here.

Bulb Digital Portfolios
http://bulbapp.com
Bulb is an easy, attractive digital portfolio tool where students can create, collect, reflect and share works for all subjects and interests. Students keep their free bulb portfolio forever.  You can see example portfolios at:
https://www.bulbapp.com/mweaver
https://www.bulbapp.com/u/chloe-shaos-graduation-transitions-12-portfolio-project
https://www.bulbapp.com/Jrostad

Buncee
www.edu.buncee.com
Buncee is a fun, easy-to-use creation and presentation tool for students. Learners of all ages can use Buncee to visualize and demonstrate learned concepts, and communicate their knowledge acquisition creatively. Works for all subjects ~ and makes learning fun!

Calvert Education
www.calverteducation.com
Calvert Education provides a proven, time-tested homeschool curriculum, with flexible program options. With Calvert, parents and students can select the program that best meet their needs and receive unlimited support throughout the child’s educational experience.

CK-12 Foundation
http://bit.ly/29SvZyj
CK-12 is a nonprofit organization that provides FREE, high-quality K-12 STEM education materials. 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.

Classcraft
http://classcraft.com
Classcraft transforms any learning environment and any subject into an adventure. By using conventions typically found in video games to teach, the experience drives student engagement in a fun and creative way. Can work great in a homeschool co-op.

Classical Academic Press
www.classicalacademicpress.com
Classical Academic Press is an educational publishing and media company that supplies curricula, media, and classical education training; with a dash of delight, creativity, and flair thrown in. For information by grade, click here.

Coda Quest
www.edcoda.com/codaquest
Coda Quest is an engaging 3D game that engages students with self-paced lessons, practice, and assessment. It identifies student’s academic performance and sends reports to parents. For students in grades 4-8. You can sign up here.

EverBright Media
www.EverBrightMedia.com
EverBright Media’s fun animated video lessons make it easy for kids to learn wherever they are. With topics that include American history, money management, the Bible, character building, and more, each video is supplemented with learning guides and activities that reinforce the lessons. You can try one of their lessons
free today.

Forest Trail Academy
www.foresttrailacademy.com
Forest Trail Academy is an accredited private K-12 online school. Several of their many accreditations are the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI) and Middle States Association – Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA CESS). They have certified teachers who grade and interact with their students. For a school brochure, click here

Global Student Network
http://globalstudentnetwork.com
Accredited online homeschool curriculum for Grades K-12. The school prides itself in offering affordable online homeschool curriculum customized to fit all learning styles, including 1500+ courses – both secular and Christian. You can choose Honors courses, Career & Technical Education Programs, and Rosetta Stone.

Home Learning Institute
http://homelearninginstitute.com
Home Learning Institute offers affordable digital learning for the 21st century student. Grades K-12 packages start at $49. Curriculum is available by the course, by the month or by the year.

HUE Animation Studio
http://huehd.com
HUE Animation Studio contains everything that your children (ages 7 and up) need to learn how to create stop motion animation videos. Homeschooled students can develop and demonstrate their understanding of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) and the 21st century skills of collaboration, creativity, critical thinking, and problem solving, all while having fun. To visit the HUE store, go to
http://huehd.com/shop/.

IXL Learning
www.ixl.com
IXL Learning is an educational technology company that delivers an immersive personalized learning experience – for all students, in all grades, across all subjects – helping families and schools use adaptive technology to improve teaching and learning.

K12
http://www.k12.com
K12 provides personalized, online education solutions for students in grades K-12. For almost two decades, K12 has been an established leader in online education throughout U.S. At K12, they believe every child is uniquely brilliant and deserves a high-quality education to help them thrive and reach their personal potential

Lesson Planet
www.lessonplanet.com/search
Lesson Planet’s teacher team saves time for home-educators by helping homeschoolers find just the right online curriculum resources to inspire learning, with easy ways to search, save and organize. Watch to learn more.

Moving Beyond the Page
www.movingbeyondthepage.com
Moving Beyond the Page is a complete homeschool curriculum. Their literature-based curriculum encourages critical and creative thinking, provides challenging and engaging projects, and supports different learning styles. For curriculum samples, click
here.

MyEduCrate
www.myeducrate.org
MyEduCrate is a subscription box service for kids ages 7 -12. Their monthly educational themes inspire, engage and entertain. Kids enjoy the interactive hands-on activities. You can learn more here, and you can subscribe here.

Power-of-Film
www.power-of-film.com
The Power of Film curriculum series uses storytelling and 3D technology to promote reading and vocabulary enrichment (with some math and science integration mixed in) while also teaching about the traditions on the Oneida Indian Nation. For kids K-Grade 3.

Power-Plus-Learning, Inc.
www.power-plus-learning.com
Fun, in-depth educational programs that incorporate music, math, science, art and other subjects:
1. “Phonics to Reading”
2. “Sing Your Way to the Classics” (meet the world’s most famous composers like Bach)
3. “The Power of the Constitution”

Quest Clubs
http://questclubs.net
Written and designed by homeschoolers, Quest turns anything your child is interested in into a fun and educational scouting-style badge. Whether you choose to use Quest within your own family, as part of a homeschool co-op, or in a club setting, their badges and awards will enhance your homeschool experience and help your child develop a lifelong love of learning.

Readorium
https://homeschool.readorium.com
Readorium’s web-based software teaches kids reading comprehension strategies through scientific text. Original books automatically adapt to kids’ reading levels, and complex scientific concepts are presented in fun, easy-to-grasp ways to instill a love of science.

Rosen Classroom
http://www.rosenclassroom.com
Rosen Classroom products help students develop the literacy skills and content-area knowledge they need to achieve academic success. Their content boosts background knowledge with just-right informational texts that extend learning and critical thinking and help foster a love of reading.

School Made Simple
www.schoolmadesimple.com
CalcuLadder Math drills, ReadyWriter Penmanship, and AlphaBetter were written by a homeschool dad in 1984.  Now, in 2017, a million homeschoolers have used these drill books and software.  All build speed and accuracy.  You can get your FREE SamplePak here.

Songs for Teaching
www.songsforteaching.com
This website offers thousands of children’s songs (songs about science, mathematics, social studies, the fine arts, life skills and more), lyrics, sound clips, and teaching suggestions. You can listen to the songs online for free or purchase songs that you like.

Study.com
http://study.com
Study.com offers a simple and efficient way to learn – their animated videos bring concepts to life and provide an easy, low cost way for homeschool students to gain knowledge and earn college credit.

Sycamore Academy
www.sycamoreacademy.com
Sycamore Academy provides invaluable, individual assistance for each family that customizes their program. Their teachers and staff are warm, friendly, and highly qualified. They are available to answer questions and help you with concerns all of the way through your homeschooling experience.

Time4Learning
www.time4learning.com
Affordable and engaging online curriculum for Pre-K to 12th Grade. The Time4Learning curriculum includes interactive lessons, printable worksheets, detailed reporting, and much more. Monthly membership pricing is 19.95/month for Pre-K to 8th grade and $30/month for the High School Curriculum. Members can stop, start, or pause anytime. To see lesson plans by grade and subject, click
here. View a demo before purchase here.

The Virtual Learning Academy
www.jcesc.k12.oh.us/VLAHomeschool.aspx
The Virtual Learning Academy provides a web-based curriculum spanning grades K-12. They offer over 100 courses and 24/7 access. Your child can take an unlimited amount of courses per calendar year, allowing the freedom and flexibility for the coursework to fit into your family’s schedule. In addition to core courses, students can find electives in Theatre, Art, Technology and Gaming. You can click
here to view the VLA Curriculum.

TJED.org
www.tjed.org
Leadership Education, also known as Thomas Jefferson Education or “TJEd,” is all about cultivating an Inspired Mind. Included among their offerings:
This Week in History – 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.
Mentoring in the Classics helps to light YOUR fire, so you have confidence and content to pass on to those you teach and mentor.


READING, READING COMPREHENSION, WRITING, SPELLING & GRAMMAR

Bethlehem Books
www.bethlehembooks.com
Bethlehem Books is a small, home grown publishing company dedicated to putting good literature into children’s hands by re-printing quality books from the earlier part of the 20th century. They publish historical fiction, adventure tales, biographies, and family stories, all of which help children and young adults expand their imagination and understand the past.

Clear Water Press/One Year Adventure Novel
http://OneYearNovel.com and www.CoverStoryWriting.com
Clear Water Press provides quality Language Arts and writing materials. Their One Year Adventure Novel curriculum guides students (grades 8–12) step by step through the process of writing a fully structured novel in one school year. Cover Story takes middle school students – 6th through 9th grade – through the process of creating the content for their own magazine. Video-based and self-directed, both are ideal for home school families and for co-ops. To get a free demo DVD, click here.

Easy Grammar Systems
www.easygrammar.com
Easy Grammar Systems offers the Easy Grammar series (Grades 2 – Plus), the Daily GRAMS series (Grades 3 – 7), and the Easy Grammar Ultimate Series (Grades 8 – 12+). Sample pages and Scope & Sequence are available.

Institute for Excellence in Writing
www.IEW.com
The Institute for Excellence in Writing offers methods of teaching listening, reading, writing, speaking, and thinking for students K-12. Providing both structure and style, IEW empowers students with the confidence to communicate without struggling.

Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes
www.lindamoodbell.com
Lindamood-Bell has pioneered programs to develop the sensory-cognitive processes that underlie reading and comprehension. In addition, they have recently started the
Lindamood-Bell Academy which offers research-validated process- and content-based instruction, as well as flexibility in scheduling and course offerings.

Reading Eggs
http://readingeggs.com
Reading Eggs offers online reading games and activities that make learning to read interesting, engaging, and fun. The company offers a FREE 4 week trial. You can sign up at http://readingeggs.com/teach/. The trial is good through 2017.  For kids ages 3-13 year olds.

Reading Kingdom
www.ReadingKingdom.com
Reading Kingdom is an online program that teaches children 4-10 to read and write with comprehension at a 3rd grade level in only 12-18 months. The program is based on the research of Dr. Marion Blank, one of the world’s top experts in literacy. It is the only program that uses Dr. Blank’s Six Skill Integrated Method that teaches all key six written language skills in an integrated fashion so that they complement and reinforce each other. The website offers a
30 day free trial.

Spelling You See
http://spellingyousee.com
A unique spelling program that follows stages of language development and exhibits a linguistic understanding of how students learn to spell, while also providing meaningful context for learning spelling (no more “spelling lists”).

The Ivy Town Educators, Inc./ ReadingCare.com / WritingCare.com
www.ReadingCare.com and www.WritingCare.com
Ivy Town Educators/ReadingCare helps students comprehend nonfiction writing. This is accomplished by providing students with daily nonfiction passages, detailed tutorial notes, pertinent vocabulary, a reading comprehension quiz, etc. It’s geared towards students in 6th -12th Grade. Free trials are available. Ivy Town also offers WritingCare.com, a comprehensive online tutoring program – all ages and all needs.

Time4Writing
www.time4writing.com
Time4Writing is the low-stress answer to writing instruction in your homeschool. Their 8-week elementary, middle, and high school level writing courses are available online and include certified writing teachers who provide constructive feedback on students’ assignments.

VocabularySpellingCity
www.spellingcity.com 
VocabularySpellingCity, is a game-based website and app for K-12 students which helps build vocabulary, spelling, phonics and writing skills through the use of engaging games and activities. Use spelling games for free, or upgrade to premium for vocabulary, phonics, writing, and language arts. Visit
spellingcity.com for details on premium member pricing.


MATH & SCIENCE

ALEKS
www.aleks.com
ALEKS (Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces) provides the instruction and support needed for homeschool families in mathematics for grades 3-12.  ALEKS is accessible from any computer with Internet access, making it a flexible and mobile educational solution for your children.

Collisions™ (by )
www.playmadagames.com
Collisions is a digital chemistry game designed to give high school students a deepened understanding of fundamental concepts while exploring the system of chemistry through play. Currently available on iPad, Android tablets, and the web. Atoms is free to play. Access to other content areas is available via subscription.

Conceptual Academy
www.conceptualacademy.com
Affordable full credit science courses hosted by a team of accomplished college professors and textbook authors. Designed for high school students of all interest levels, each of their self-study courses features a library of high quality video lessons, reading assignments, quizzes, worksheets, and exams. To learn more, visit our support website:
LearnScience.Academy.

Dads Worksheets
www.dadsworksheets.com
If you’re looking for math resources for your home school curriculum, you’ll find worksheets, calculators and more at DadsWorksheets.com. Regardless of whether you’re looking for help with fractions, word problems or just basic multiplication, there are thousands of printable worksheets with answer keys ready for your student.

Fascinating Education
www.fascinatingeducation.com
This site uses an audio-visual technique to teach science (Biology, Chemistry and Physics) in a step-by-step manner. The “right-hemispheric” learning approach takes advantage of the brain’s ability to process images more efficiently and more effectively than reading text alone. You can find
sample lessons on the site. FYI – the company is adding Fascinating Anatomy & Physiology in November of 2017.

Know Yourself Adventure Series
https://knowyourself.com
The Know Yourself Adventure Series offers a monthly subscription box. Every delivery teaches a new system of the body through games, experiments, and activities the whole family can enjoy. Kids 7+ can experience the activities through independent learning. Also great for younger kids and side by side learning.

Mainstay Math
http://mainstaymath.com
Mainstay Math, LLC helps improve math achievement through concept attainment. The company provides support for your math curriculum through products (kits, libraries, instructional guides, and individual trade books) and services (professional development, mentoring, and tutoring for students).

Math-U-See
www.mathusee.com
A complete K – 12 math curriculum focused on homeschool and small group learning environments. Math-U-See ” builds understanding” in students by using manipulatives in a multi-sensory, mastery-based approach suitable for all levels and learning styles.

Science4Us.com
www.science4us.com
Science4Us.com is the framework for your K-2nd grade homeschool science program. This digitally delivered science program includes over 350 online lessons and over 1,000 offline resources.


CODING & TECHNOLOGYY

NCLab, Inc.
http://nclab.com
NCLab provides a comprehensive curriculum in essential 21st-century STEM job skills – computational thinking, computer programming, and 3D modeling. Learn rigorously but with the fun of a computer game. All courses are 100% self-paced and self-graded. For ages 10+.

Robot-Lab.com
http://robotlab.com
RobotLAB uses students’ interests in robots to build core 21st century skills like programming and computational thinking.   Using advanced robots makes abstract math and computer science real, by focusing lessons around complex problems which become intuitive through interaction and manipulation of the robots. The website offers STEM kits, Cubelets, Dash And Dot, plus so much more.

Techknow Training Studios
www.techknowtraining.com
Techknow Training Studios provides online technology courses for homeschoolers in Grades 6 and up. The company offers full online access, certified teachers, and high school credit.  With the purchase of a student account, Techknow offers FREE courseware to all parents (you can brush up on your skills or learn alongside your kids). All for just $14.95/month.

Tech Will Save Us
www.techwillsaveus.com
Tech Will Save Us offers make-it-yourself technology kits that inspire learning through making, playing, coding and inventing. And the kits provide hours of fun for the entire family.


SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL CURRICULUM and FAITH BASED

Alpha Omega Publications
https://www.aop.com/curriculum
Alpha Omega Publications is a Christian homeschooling publisher that offers online, print and computer based homeschooling curriculum, as well as an accredited online academy for grades K-12.

Axis Virtual Training
http://virtual.axis.org
Great resource for homeschooling parents of teens/pre-teens. Axis Virtual Training is a gospel-focused video curriculum which focuses on the important topics of Bible, Pornography, Gender, Gossip, Evangelism, and more. The company provides resources and tools to have conversations with your students about these vital topics.

Character First Education (Strata Leadership, LLC)
http://characterfirsteducation.com
Character First Education provides fun, engaging, positive, practical, and research-based lessons that help students build the character and competence needed for success. The lessons are designed for homeschool students, as well as kids in day care, summer camp, or any other educational setting. For free sample lessons and more, click
here.

Deeper Roots
www.DeeperRoots.com
The Deeper Roots team produces INDUCTIVE Bible curriculum, written by homeschoolers – for homeschoolers. Their resources help you move students from biblical knowledge to spiritual application. For homeschool Bible resources, click
here. Reviews on their site can be found here.

Enlightium Christian Academy
www.enlightiumacademy.com
Enlightium Christian Academy is an accredited online private school for grades K through 12. The tuition starts at $75/month and is customized to meet your budget and requirements.

FreedomProject Academy
www.fpeusa.org
FreedomProject Academy is a fully accredited, live online school that is Faithfully Educating America. FPA is grounded in the Judeo-Christian belief system, offering more than 100 live classes for students in Kindergarten- High School. FPA can help with one class or a full curriculum.  View the full list of accredited classes
here.

Homeschool Complete
http://homeschoolcomplete.com
An all-inclusive, literature-based curriculum that integrates all subject areas within thematic units, with a biblical worldview.  The themes appeal to children and provide activities for all learning styles.  It is truly a complete program.

I am Awesome!
http://awesomeworkbook.com
Author Mary Richards offers her fun health workbook, which is geared towards both boys and girls, ages 8-14. This secular book offers chapters on developing six types of maturity: personal, emotional, physical, social, intellectual and ethical. You can check out free/sample pages on the
website.

Master Books®
www.masterBooks.com
Faith-based, multi subject homeschool curriculum and resources. Open-n-go solution with daily lesson plans and student materials included. Affordable and flexible to meet the needs of your homeschool. Browse full grade sets at
www.masterbooks.com/browse/homeschool-curriculum.

Memoria Press
www.memoriapress.com
Using their popular Latin, logic, and classical studies courses, Memoria Press created the Classical Core Curriculum — a complete curriculum for homeschoolers. This curriculum emphasizes the cultural heritage of the Christian West as expressed in the great works of history and literature.

NFC Academy
www.nflcacademy.com
NFC Academy combines over 40 years of experience in Christian education with technology, offering a complete program of virtual Christian education, lesson plans, instant grading, and experienced, certified teachers working with homeschool families.

Oaks Christian Online School
http://online.oakschristian.org
Oaks Christian Online School (OCO) is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the Southern Association of Independent Schools. Their top-tier curriculum, rigorous requirements for academic honesty and Christian teachers have given them a great reputation with colleges, and they have a 100% acceptance rate by their full-time students to 4-year universities.

Progeny Press
http://stores.progenypress.com
Innovating literature studies since 1992, Progeny Press strives to teach children to think clearly, to understand literature, to rely on the Scripture for truth and values, and to enjoy themselves while doing so.

Second Life Toys
http://secondlife.toys/en
Through a special transparent operation solely done for toys, Second Life Toys aims to once again infuse life to broken toys and teach the importance and meaning of organ transplant.

Social Thinking
www.socialthinking.com
Social Thinking® helps people develop social competencies to better connect with others and live happier, more meaningful lives. These competencies include social self-awareness, self-regulation, reading comprehension, written expression, and more. A list of their products can be found
here. Products for parents as teachers can be found here.


FOREIGN LANGUAGE

All Bilingual Press
www.allbilingual.com
The company offers Spanish curriculum which focus on auditory comprehension and interaction. Especially designed for homeschoolers, their texts, workbooks, audio programs, activities and lesson plans are being used by institutions and families around the world, including programs such as the Johns Hopkins University center for Talented Youth. For kids in Elementary Grades – High School.

Foreign Languages for Kids
https://foreignlanguagesforkids.com
Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids® offers homeschooling families a natural and enjoyable way for their children to learn Spanish. For kids of all ages, this program is a wonderful activity for the entire family and can be done in as little as 10 minutes twice a week. The website offers a 100% refund and a quality guarantee. To learn more, visit ForeignLanguagesForKids.com.

Homeschool Spanish Academy
https://spanish.academy
Learn Spanish by speaking Spanish. The company offers 1-on-1 instruction with a Spanish speaker, via Skype.  Great for ages 5-18+. CED and UC-Ag accredited, and perfect for High School foreign language credit.  You can get a free trial 
here.

Middlebury Interactive Languages
http://middleburyinteractive.com
Middlebury Interactive’s  K-12 online world language classes are engaging and task-based, and allow learners to gain tangible language skills and cultural understanding in a fun and supportive online setting.  Courses can be taken as self-paced independent study or with a certified online teacher, allowing homeschool families to choose the path that’s best for them.  Information specific to homeschool families can be found 
here, and you can shop the courses here.


HISTORY, WORLD CULTURE, ECONOMICS, ART & MUSIC

The Adventurous Mailbox
https://theadventurousmailbox.com
Adventure books mailed from abroad, in fun packages, introduce world cultures to kids. Kids also receive a secret invitation letter to join an online community where they are able to chat with the book’s characters and have a lot of fun while learning about the world.

AE Money Quests
www.aemoneyquests.com
Money doesn’t have to be hard! AE Money Quests games, books and app makes teaching financial literacy/money management fun. K – College, including Special Education. Books are also available in Spanish.

Bellerophon Books
http://bellerophonbooks.com
Bellerophon Books publishes low-cost educational books on a variety of subjects. Many of the books are interactive and provide an alternative learning resource. These include educational coloring books, cut-out books of castles and totem poles, historical paper dolls and books with engaging, but little known stories from history.

Gallopade International
www.gallopade.com
Gallopade is a publisher of more than 15,000 educational products for children and adults. Gallopade is your source for products focusing on social studies, including curriculum and supplemental products on various topics.

Music Ace/Harmonic Vision
www.harmonicvision.com
Music Ace products offer a comprehensive series of engaging and educational lessons that teach beginning students the basics of rhythm, pitch, note reading, and listening. Previous musical experience by the student or parent is not required. For a free demo click
here.


GIFTED & SPECIAL NEEDS

Bonnie Terry Learning
www.BonnieTerryLearning.com
Provides learning tools to improve spelling, reading fluency, comprehension, grammar, writing, study skills and math.  Designed by an educational therapist. Their Online Educational Therapy Programs  teach parents how to improve their children’s skills. For dyslexia, ADHD, learning disabilities, executive function/working memory problems, or autism.

GiftedandTalented.com
https://giftedandtalented.com
Guided by ongoing research at Stanford University, GiftedandTalented.com provides innovative personalized programs that help homeschooled students become advanced learners in Mathematics, English, and Science, including Computer Programming and Physics.

Online G3, Inc.
www.onlineg3.com
Online G3 offers interactive online classes with live weekly webinars for gifted students working at grade levels 6-12. Flexible placement and mixed age groups allow parents to customize their children’s education and accommodate asynchronous learners. You can learn more
here.

Special Learning, Inc.
www.special-learning.com
Autism education for parents, educators and therapists. Special Learning is a global education company that empowers parents of children with autism by teaching them how to use Applied Behavior Analysis, which is the most effective evidence-based Autism intervention. They teach parents how to become their child’s therapist.

Stages Learning
www.stageslearning.com
Stages Learning products are specifically created to stimulate learning and provide tools and strategies for creative, effective language building at every stage. Their products are designed for use by homeschoolers, teachers, learning specialists, therapists, and parents of children with autism.

Virtual Image Speech and Language Services
www.virtualimagetherapy.com
This in 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 areas of articulation, receptive and expressive language, fluency, and pragmatic and social language disorders. They also offer tutoring services in a variety of subject areas for elementary – high school students.


MIDDLE – HIGH SCHOOL, TESTING & COLLEGE

CollegePrepGenius
www.collegeprepgenius.com
CollegePrepGenius offers a variety of products to help your kids score high on the PSAT and SAT tests. These are learn-able tests and this company helps you ace them. You can watch sample talks, including “Free College Can Happen to You” and “How to Ace the SAT” on their Video Page.

Slader
www.slader.com
Slader is a user-generated platform that provides step-by-step solutions and explanations for questions found in textbooks commonly used in middle schools, high schools, and in universities.

University of Nebraska High School
http://highschool.nebraska.edu
100+ online courses. Accredited by AdvancED & Nebraska Department of Education. Core and AP courses, NCAA approved, college-prep. Curriculum supported by certificated teachers. Self-paced, available 24/7. Students can take single courses as needed to supplement their at-home curriculum or earn an accredited diploma.


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Time4Learning Offers Online Homeschool Curriculum from PreK-12th Grade

Time4Learning’s award-winning, comprehensive curriculum has helped over 500,000 homeschool families for over a decade. Its student-paced approach helps students improve confidence, build a solid academic foundation, and maintain balance.

Time4Learning provides an online learning system that teaches the materials, reinforces concepts, tracks progress, and provides printable reports. In addition to language arts, math, science, and social studies, members have the option to choose from several educational add-ons, such as foreign language.

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