Homeschooling Articles: Social Studies

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 […]

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

K-12 Homeschool Complete Curriculum Sale

Educents is offering a special offer – SAVE an EXTRA 20% on Complete Curriculum Homeschool Digital Textbooks.

Try Oak Meadow and Save in May!

Is school interfering with your child’s education? It’s not too late to make a change! Try Oak Meadow’s flexible, progressive homeschooling curriculum for kindergarten to grade 12, or enroll in their teacher-supported distance learning school.

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!

Four Ways to Save Money on Homeschooling

Homeschooling does not have to break your budget, even in a large family. Sure, you want the best possible education for your child, but you also need to keep your finances in mind. So, what do you do?

A FREE DVD for kids about how we choose our president

Learn Our History’s DVD, Election Day: Choosing Our President makes it really easy and very fun for kids of all ages to grasp what it takes to become president.

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.

FREE eBook for Parents of Teens | 5-star Amazon Rating

Over the past decade, pop-culture has become the primary influence on teenagers’ lives. Axis.org would like to present you with a free copy of the ebook we’ve written on this topic. It has a five star rating on Amazon.

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.

Geography Lessons Just For You

Get ready because this email is jam-packed with exceptional geography learning tools! If you want to save time preparing and finding engaging geography lessons, then this one is 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!

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. What other online private school offers all that?

You won’t believe this, but…

We’re giving you an EXTRA 5% off this week only! Plus, fill your cart with $75 or more, and we’ll also throw in FREE SHIPPING! Just use code: Educents5

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!

Go Beyond the Ordinary and Save 20%

Alpha Omega Publications is a Christian publishing company that proudly provides academically rigorous, Christian curriculum for students in preschool through 12th grade. With print-based, computer-based, and online formats, their Bible-based curriculum includes Monarch, Ignitia, Switched-On Schoolhouse, LIFEPAC, Horizons, and The Weaver Curriculum.

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!

FREEBIE FEBRUARY ends Saturday

FREEBIE FEBRUARY ends on Saturday so this is your last chance to click on over and grab a freebie… or two…or three (or maybe more!) for your family. Please be patient while the age loads—the raffle-type listings are slowing it down a bit. But it’s worth the wait!

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.

LAST CALL for January Savings at the Co-op

With over 130,000 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.)

Take a TEXTBOOK BREAK with “The Christian Answer to National Geographic”

We are a homeschooling family that taught our daughter all 13 years of school with a balance of academics and outdoor education. Creation Illustrated provides the balance you need with your curriculum textbooks and computer time. We look forward to serving you and hearing how you and your family use Creation Illustrated to create BALANCE in your curriculum.

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!

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.

Fall Is Upon Us!

Autumn marks the transition from summer into winter, and it’s the perfect time to fall into a curriculum better suited to your child’s needs. Time4Learning provides a curriculum which will carry your student all the way from PreK to 12th grade.

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!

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!

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!

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.)

Special Summer Offer from Little Passports

Featured in Real Simple, Disney Family Fun Magazine, Parents Magazine and more, Little Passports subscriptions take your child on an exciting adventure around the USA and world. Watch as your child races to the mailbox every month! Each monthly package introduces kids to a different country or two new states featuring geography, history, culture, foods and more!

Save 50% On Time4Learning In April

For only $9.98 per child for the first month, you’ll get full access to an entire year’s worth of curriculum, which includes 1000+ multimedia lessons, parent tools, teaching resources & more — all provided within an automated learning system that grades lessons, tracks progress and keeps reports. You can use the program however you see fit, begin at any point in the year and cancel anytime. Time4Learning requires no contracts and includes a 14-day money back guarantee. Try their curriculum demos to see how it works!

Gift Certificates Now Available for Time4Learning!

Give the gift of education this holiday season with Time4Learning gift certificates! In just three short steps, you can buy, customize and send the gift of learning to anyone!

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! 

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! 

Inspire Your Child to Learn About the World!

Little Passports teaches your child about the world, one month at a time. Every month, globetrotting characters, Sam and Sofia travel to a new country and send your child an exciting package via postal mail filled with an educational letter, souvenirs, activities, photos and online games.

Engaging and Affordable Homeschool Curriculum

We may be in the heart of summer, but quality, affordable curriculum is always in season. With Pearson homeschool bundles, you get student and parent teaching materials at a price that fits your budget. Your child will have fun learning with Reading, Math, Social Studies, and Science programs from Pearson — proven effective, and designed to keep them engaged and motivated to learn.

Special Summer Offer

Time4Learning.com is pleased to present new families with half price savings on their first month when they register for Time4Learning before June 30th. Prevent brain drain, try a new curriculum and keep learning momentum going all summer! 

Enhance Your Child’s Education With Audio Books

Audio books are a homeschooler’s best kept secret resource. They demonstrate fluent reading and appropriate phrasing and teach new vocabulary and provide support for a struggling reader. Simply Audiobooks has over 22,000 titles for rent, including Children’s audio books, Classics, Christianity, History and so much more! Best of all, renting audio books saves you money – up to 70% off the cost of buying.