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.
Why not learn, laugh and have fun along the way. At 4Knowledge-4Fun, you can find a variety of educational materials and toys selected for kids newborn through age 14. 4Knowledge-4Fun carries workbooks, flashcards, DVDs, games, and much, much more. And the gift-giving holidays are right around the corner!
American School offers accredited high school courses and diploma programs at an affordable cost. Students can work toward their diplomas in the General High School Program or College Preparatory Program, both of which contain 18 units of credit; or they can take individual online or paper-based courses for enrichment. Really, they offer something for everyone.
Center Stage Guitar Academy has developed a guitar lesson program specifically designed for kids. Their Guitar For Kids is a special package of guitar lessons designed for children ages 6-11 years old. The 24 lesson course teaches kids the fundamentals of music. You can learn more here.
Get your homeschoolers college-ready with College Ready Ultimate Supplement Courses.
The courses include 1. Mastering Emotions 2. The Writing Course 3. Mastering Goals 4. Mastering Time and Procrastination 5. Mastering Reading Comprehension 6. Mastering Focus 7. Mastering Problem Solving 8. Mastering Relationships 9. Mastering Communication and 10. Mastering Memory. These courses are appropriate for ages 8 to 80.
“As experts in productivity, systems, home-education, and learning we decided to make the training we gave our 5 successful homeschool & college graduates available to families just like yours.” –Dr. & Mrs. Fred Ray Lybrand Jr.
Demme Learning has published the Math-U-See curriculum for over 25 years. Math-U-See is renowned for its unique approach to mastering math using integrated manipulatives, lesson-by-lesson instructional materials, and student practice and review materials.
Demme Learning also offers Spelling You See, with its own unique approach to learning and teaching spelling.
You can learn more about each product (and you can shop too) when you check out their online store .
Family Pastimes games make learning fun – and co-operative games produce less rivalry (yah!) and less aggressive behaviors, so they require less direct supervision by parents.
Family Pastimes has plenty of options for every subject and level. You can visit their site and find resources in: Books, Early Childhood, Elementary School, Gifted Resources , Geography, Social Studies, Summer Enrichment, Thinking Skills, and more.
Forest Trail Academy is an accredited, online, K-12 school renowned for its commitment to providing students with high quality education and developing them into holistic learners. Students have access to a wide range of courses designed to engage students and facilitate interactive learning while encouraging them to pursue lifelong learning as an integral part of their holistic development.
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.
HUE HD provides colorful, affordable technology to inspire creative learning and teaching. You can learn more about the company here and you can shop their cameras, software and more here.
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.