Homeschooling Articles: History

Flag Day Unit Study: History Facts & More!

Flag Day Unit Study: History Facts & More! Flag Day began as a way to honor one of our nation’s iconic symbols: the American Flag. Unlike many of our other holidays, this one isn’t meant to celebrate or honor any individual people. Instead, it’s truly about the flag alone. This summer, take some time to […]

Memorial Day: Facts, History, and More!

Memorial Day Unit Study: Facts, History, and More! Is Memorial Day just another patriotic holiday? Every year in the United States, Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May. One of the first Memorial Day celebrations dates back to 1866 in New York. However, similar events are found throughout history as we decorate […]

A FREE Christmas gift for your kids from Learn Our History

A FREE Christmas gift for your kids from Learn Our History This newsletter is brought to you by Learn Our History   Dear Parents, The Christmas season is just around the corner, and kids everywhere are getting excited! And while every child understands that Christmas is a celebration of the birth […]

Take your classroom to the beach

Combine a family vacation with a host of active learning opportunities. In Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, design your days to explore nature, history, naval, scientific or cultural activities to spark your children’s sense of wonder, discovery and enlightenment.

In case you don’t like homeschool planning…

Well Planned Lessons save you time on planning while giving you peace of mind that your child is getting a great education. Read the article to find out why the top 10 reasons Well Planned Lessons might be a great fit for your family.

A free gift to help teach your kids God’s role in American History

The history of America is truly God’s story. That’s why Learn Our History created the new DVD, One Nation Under God. Get your FREE DVD and make it fun for your kids to learn all about God’s role in American history.

Enrollment Is Now Open For K12

Personalized, tuition-free online learning with K12 is a powerful option for students in grades K-12. It’s designed to help nurture your child’s gifts and strengths. Students benefit from a high quality, challenging curriculum, an individualized learning plan, experienced teachers, and experienced counselors.

Summertime Homeschooling

Summertime means fun time! But it doesn’t necessarily mean “school’s out.” Whether you’re a year-round homeschooler, follow a traditional school calendar, or are somewhere in between, check out our summertime learning ideas, activities, and lessons.

Study Skills Help Improve Your Child’s Academic Progress

Laurel Springs School supports children’s study skills by providing tools for homeschoolers, such as the school calendar, the student services virtual office, and a live online homework help room that is staffed with teachers. Children who develop positive study habits feel empowered to achieve their goals for academic success.

Take Your Homeschooling to the Next Level

Make your homeschooling even more successful with courses from Harvard, MIT and other top universities on edx.org. Founded by Harvard University and MIT, edX offers the highest-quality courses from the world’s best institutions free to learners everywhere.

Exclusive Offer: 25% Off Kids Discover Online!

Homeschoolers and parents are raving about Kids Discover Online, a reading platform offering over 1,000 beautifully crafted science and social studies resources, vetted by leading subject experts. Each article is available at 3 reading levels, perfect for boosting your child’s reading comprehension.

5 Ways to Prevent Homeschool Burnout

Homeschool burnout happens. After considering the option to abandon ship, I sought the advice of Time4Learning families and here are 5 tips they suggested I try.

Homeschool Snow Day Forecast | 20% off at AOP Today Only

20% Off and Free Shipping over at Alpha Omega Publications – today only! You don’t want to miss it!

Enroll ANY TIME in Online Homeschool

With Global Student Netowrk, your family can begin online homeschool at any time. The process is so stream-lined that your family can enroll one day and practically start learning the next!

Stream Supplemental Curriculum Now

Stream Supplemental Curriculum Now   This newsletter is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus     Start Unlimited Learning Now → The Great Courses Plus The Great Courses has been a valuable resource to homeschoolers for the last 25 years and they understand that homeschoolers like you are […]

The Perfect Homeschool Christmas Gift

Christmas is approaching quickly! What better gift to give that homeschooling mom or family on your list than a gift that keeps on giving? Encouraging, equipping, educating, and fun, a Great Homeschool Conventions family or individual registration makes a great stocking stuffer.

Black Friday Sale at Educents

Black Friday sale at Educents. Get up to 97% off sitewide plus free shipping.

Flexible, Affordable Online Courses

K12’s award-winning online courses for grades Pre-K to 12 provide homeschooling families a wide array of flexible choices to meet their students’ individual needs, including all core subjects and six world languages, early learning programs, multiple levels, online, hands-on materials, and affordable payment plans.

Save an EXTRA 50% + Double Your Rewards

Educents is the first online marketplace for educational products and resources. Discover thousands of educational toys, engaging worksheets, hands-on learning lesson plans, interactive online programs and more, all at up to 90% off! Plus, tons of freebies added daily!

Homeschool Deals Cheaper Than Amazon

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!

LAST CALL for BIG Savings at the Co-op

With over 175,000 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.)

Live Your Learning with Oak Meadow!

Exploring educational options for your families? Try Oak Meadow’s flexible, creative homeschooling curriculum for kindergarten to grade 12, or enroll in their teacher-supported distance learning school.

Send your kids on a Drive Thru History with this FREE DVD

In this FREE “Drive Thru History” DVD called Christopher Columbus: The Discovery, from Learn Our History, your kids will go on a wild ride with history buff, Dave Stotts, to discover the incredible story of America!

HUGE Homeschool Sale!

HUGE Homeschool Sale at Educents! Discover thousands of educational toys, engaging worksheets, hands-on learning lesson plans, interactive online programs and more, all at up to 90% off! Plus, tons of freebies added daily!

Win your dream classroom and more!

Educents – the trusted resource for every child’s education is giving away $10,000 in classroom goodies!

Homeschool Tips for You

Educents is the first online marketplace for educational products and resources. Discover thousands of educational toys, engaging worksheets, hands-on learning lesson plans, interactive online programs and more, all at up to 90% off! Plus, tons of freebies added daily – and great homeschooling advice!

Learning A La Carte

Learning for the way you live means so much at eLearningk12.com. At its core it means the freedom to learn where you want, when you want and at the pace you want. But it’s also all about piecing together the perfect learning experience, whether through their complete curricula or through the selection of just the courses you need through their exclusive, a la carte course options.

Homeschool Sale + Freebies

Educents offers a wide range of brand-name curriculum, science kits, learning tools, educational games, toys and more! Join over 500,000 parents and educators celebrate the Year End Blowout Sale with Educents

Amazing Black Friday Homeschool Sale

Black Friday weekend sale offering an EXTRA 10% OFF + FREE SHIPPING SITEWIDE. Use code GIVETHANKS at checkout. November 27 – 30

A must-have game for parents, teachers, and kids of all ages!

L&N Specialties strives to create fun and enjoyable game experiences for families that are also educational. Our mission is to bring back wholesome family time and supplement the lack of education in vital areas that is needed to make our children stronger members of society.

Schooling At Home But Not Alone

Traditional classrooms aren’t for every child. K12 gives parents a free, online alternative to brick-and-mortar schools. Whether your child is an advanced learner, has special needs, or has personal commitments that conflict with the conventional school day, K12 is here for you.

LAST CALL for BIG Curriculum Savings at the Co-op

With over 150,000 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.)

Everything Homeschool at Christianbook.com + Free Shipping

Save at ChristianBook.com. Homeschool curriculum, workbooks, living books, and resources for all styles and methods of homeschooling!

Top Back to Homeschool Resource Awards

During the last two weeks, Homeschool.com readers have voted for their Top Back to Homeschool Resources. These include products, curriculum, and websites. Please take a moment to review the winning companies—as they’ve been named the best of the best!

LAST CALL for BIG Curriculum Savings at the Co-op

With over 145,000 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.)

Homeschoolers Experience Event

Colonial Williamsburg – Exclusive Homeschoolers Experience, Fall Homeschool Days September 12-27, 2015. Can’t make it during the Homeschoolers event? Homeschool families can still enjoy discounted admission year-round.

10% off + Free Shipping on Horizons Curriculum from AOP

Through July 31, use code 15HZHSC to get 10% off and free shipping* on all Horizons curriculum, including award-winning math and preschool programs.

A new online course for Christian homeschoolers

Understanding Islam is a 16-week, three-hours per week course that includes everything you need to know about Islam, including the history and development of Islam, the five pillars of Islam, beliefs and practices of Muslims, Muhammad, the Qur’an, the hadith, sharia law, sects and movements within Islam, and practical instruction on evangelism and ministry to Muslims.

Unbelievable! Free Homeschool Curriculum + More!

Homeschool Management Bundle for Moms & Dad’s – 71% OFF! Just $19.99! This bundle includes product specifically designed to make your life easier as a homeschooling parent, to bring joy to your day, and to inspire you on your homeschooling journey, all for 71% off!

Fall Homeschool Days at Colonial Williamsburg

Homeschool families receive discounted admission all year long with additional savings during Homeschool Days at Colonial Williamsburg. Inspire your family with a Colonial Williamsburg experience in beautiful Virginia.

Creating a Learning Community of Social Connectivity

Opportunities For eLearning Public Charter School offers students a high school experience that combines traditional expectations with the benefits of a virtual classroom. The online learning program is designed to allow students to work at their own pace, which allows each student to spend the necessary amount of time to master the material of any given subject.

Save 15% on AOP’s Christian Curriculum

Enjoy 15% off and free shipping on AOP homeschool curriculum and resources during their May spring sale.

LAST CALL for BIG April Savings at the Co-op!

With over 135,000 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.)

Here’s a great freebie for homeschooling families

How much do your children know about the influential women throughout history who fought to win rights for all women in America and who went on to accomplish so many great things? When your kids learn about the fascinating stories and victories of heroic women in American history, they too will believe that they can achieve anything!

Introducing the Adventures of Rush Revere

The Adventures of Rush Revere Series – a book series that helps teach American history in a fun and exciting way. Plus, the website, www.RushRevere.com, contains lesson plans, activities, and quizzes to help the young reader expand on the knowledge gained in the books.

New website to teach the Constitution

Hillsdale College is pleased to announce a new resource to teach about the U.S. Constitution so it’s engaging and enjoyable for students of any age. It is the new Constitution Reader website: constitutionreader.com!

A Big Homeschool Announcement

Introducing – the new Educents Marketplace! It’s now even easier to discover affordable educational resources that make learning FUN. In case you didn’t know, 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!

Students Gain Critical 21st Century Skills through Online Education at Laurel Springs School

In order to be successful in the 21st century, students are expected to develop a variety of skills including adaptability, critical thinking, creative thinking, and a cross-cultural understanding. Laurel Springs provides students with an interactive learning environment where they have the opportunity to engage with peers from all over the world.

Freebie February – New Listings Have Been Added

FREEBIE FEBRUARY — FREE educational goodies! FREE trials, FREE books, FREE courses, FREE printables, FREE toys, FREE and helpful information, plus so much MORE! Over 200 freebies in all—and many new freebies have recently been added. So, please come by and check out the event. See what’s new. And claim some freebies for your family.

Homeschooling Difficult Subjects Made Simple

Teaching difficult subjects can really be challenging and even intimidating. What do you do if you’re not an expert in a subject you need to teach your child, especially when they reach Middle or High School? Try using an online resource from Standard Deviants Accelerate.

Up to 100% OFF Homeschooling Curriculum Activities

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!

The Single Best Homeschool Tool

If you’re looking for an audio drama that will awaken your child or grandchild’s love of learning, history and adventure, this could very well be the most important email you will ever receive.

Is Your Child Getting The Most Out of School?

Keystone offers a broad selection of courses for grades 6–12 in print and online versions, for single course and full-time enrollment, and you can choose how much teacher interaction you want.

Homeschooling Deals & Freebies for You

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!

Here’s a great freebie for your homeschooled daughter

This FREE homeschool lesson will help your kids celebrate the greatest achievements of American women throughout our history.

Schooling at home but not alone

K12 gives parents a free, online alternative to brick-and-mortar schools. Whether your child is an advanced learner, has special needs, or has personal commitments that conflict with the conventional school day, K12 is here for you.

Last Chance to Save 25% on your Homeschool Curriculum

Enjoy the last days of summer by taking 25% off your homeschool curriculum from PearsonHomeschool.com. Now through the end of the month, save on all Math curriculum, all Reading curriculum, all Social Studies curriculum…Save on everything!

Bookshark. Bold. Engaging. Home Education

BookShark offers literature-based academic programs. They believe that exposing children to a wide array of many of the best books ever written promotes discussion, engagement, and creative thinking. Their curricula provides a map for your classroom, guiding the way to lifelong learning.

Daily Homeschooling Deals

The best place for discounted educational products is educents.com.

Up to 80% OFF | Curriculum + FREE $5 Gift Card + 4 Freebies

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!

State History, 10% Discount Special

State history from a Christian perspective, for kids pre-school to 12th grade!

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!

Save up to 100% on Homeschooling Curriculum

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 30-100% off!

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.

Give your kids the greatest gift of all-for free!

Children love to celebrate Christmas. But few actually know how Christmas became the holiday that it is today. That’s why Learn Our History created the new DVD, Christmas In America. As their Christmas gift to you, they want to give your family this very special Christmas DVD, absolutely FREE!

Where the idea of America was born and still lives today

For more than 70 years, Colonial Williamsburg has provided a premier field trip experience, educating students about the revolutionary ideas and ideals that helped forge America. Through engaging and interactive programming, homeschooled students have the opportunity to travel back in time and become immersed in the everyday life of a colonial city.

Homeschoolers, here’s a free Christmas gift your entire family will love

Children love to celebrate Christmas. But few actually know how Christmas became the holiday that it is today. That’s why Learn Our History created the new DVD, Christmas In America. As their Christmas gift to you, they want to give your family this very special Christmas DVD, absolutely FREE!

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.

Educents:

A Flash-Sale Site for Educational Products & Curriculum with New Deals Listed Daily!

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.)

Get this fun, free DVD for your family

Learn Our History would like to give you and as many fellow Americans as possible the free DVD One Nation Under God(you just pay shipping and handling). But hurry, because it’s only available for the next 24 hours or until they run out of stock, whichever comes first!

Get this fun, free DVD for your family

The following is a paid advertisement from Learn Our History.     Parents, If you’re like most homeschoolers, one of the reasons you’ve chosen to homeschool is because you’re concerned at the way public schools are trying to remove God from the classroom and our history books. Too many children don’t know the story […]

Last Chance to get your kids a Free DVD about the Election

Learn Our History’s latest DVD, ELECTION DAY: Choosing Our President makes it easy and fun for kids of all ages to grasp what it takes to become president. 

This Free DVD helps your kids follow the road to the White House

When it comes to U.S. History, few topics are more difficult for kids to understand than our nation’s complicated election process and how it came to be. With the upcoming Presidential election, there’s no better time to help your children understand the road to the White House! 

Back to School Savings from Dover: Save 25%

While you are probably well into the new school year, you still might be looking for books for your core curriculum and supplementary materials for lesson plans. For quality and selection at the lowest prices on the market, turn to Dover Publications — they’ve been proudly serving the homeschooling community for over 70 years.

Supports Parents and Keeps Students Engaged

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is proud to offer a new, economical option for social studies that is tailored specifically for homeschoolers. The new Harcourt Horizons homeschool package with Parent Guide CD-ROM is the first complete homeschool social studies program that is comprehensive, engaging, and affordable.

The Presidential Election Process Made Easy

When it comes to U.S. History, few topics are more difficult for kids to understand than our nation’s complicated election process and how it came to be. From interpreting the important differences between a primary and a caucus, to understanding that the Electoral College is not a place for higher education, kids can easily become confused! With the upcoming Presidential election, there’s no better time to help your children understand the road to the White House! 

Red Tails – a WWII History Lesson

Combine the movie RED TAILS with the Red Tails Educational Study Guide on our site. The Study Guide includes terms to know, a list of achievements, discussion questions and so much more. RED TAILS is a breathtaking tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen–the unsung heroes who rose above extraordinary challenges and ultimately soared into history.

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. 

History From The Start

Children are fascinated by stories. Use the power of stories to help your child understand her world’s past and its connection to her future.
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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.