The Top 100 Educational Resources in 2020!

Top 100 Edcuational Websites and Resources

 

 

Special thanks to our sponsor Laurel Springs Education for helping make this year’s Top 100 a success!

 

Every year for over a decade, Homeschool.com has brought the homeschooling community an exhaustive list of solid homeschooling resources. Many of these resources you may have already been acquainted with, however, some of them are bright up-and-coming stars of the homeschool world. We hope you’ll bookmark this page and use it over the next year to help you find a curriculum or homeschool resource that fits your unique needs in your homeschool!

 

In addition, some of these homeschool resources have product reviews that we have created for their products. You’ll definitely want to check those out before purchasing. It’s been exciting and fun… and lot’s of work and now it’s ready for you our homeschool family!

 

 

Welcome to the Top 100 Educational Resources for 2020!


This Year’s Top 100 Categories Include:

Homeschool Science and STEAM                                              Complete All-in-One Homeschool

Homeschool Language Arts                                                         Homeschool History Resources

Homeschool Math Resources                                                      Special Needs Homeschooling

Multi-Subject Homeschool Resources                                        Early Learning and Preschool

Homeschool Testing and Test Prep                                             Homeschool Technology and Coding

Homeschool Electives and Foreign Language

 


Homeschool Science and STEAM

 

Laurel SpringsLaurel Springs School’s online program is designed for students who wish to grow and excel academically and personally while maintaining a flexible schedule.

Please visit our Laurel Springs School Product Review.

 

 

Fascinating Education Product ReviewFascinating Education – provides online science courses that offer students education that can be readily understood without taking forever to do!

Visit our product review of Fascinating Education.

 

 

Acellus Academy

 

Acellus Academy is the official accredited online school of Acellus. The Acellus Education System is widely used to teach students in grades K-12.

Visit our product review of Acellus Academy.

 

 

Quest ClubsQuest Clubs – Quest is a badge based educational incentive program that can be used in a wide variety of ways!

Visit our product review of Quest Clubs.

 

 

Common Sense PressCommon Sense Press is an online vendor of homeschooling resources and continues to add curricula designed for homeschoolers who want to enrich their children’s education.

Visit our product review of Common Sense Press.

 

 

Kinderlab Robotics
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Kinderlab Robotics offers KIBO – A hands-on STEAM learning toy that engages young students to be producers and creators with technology.

Visit our product review of Kinderlab Robotics.

 

 

eTAPeTAP provides homeschool teachers & students with all primary and secondary school course of instruction, plus college entrance exams Test Prep and more.

Please visit our product review of eTAP Learning Assistance Program.

 

 

Embry Riddle

 

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Dual Enrollment – Features dual-enrollment for homeschool high school students with online courses and two campus options.

 

 

 

 

Time4LearningTime4Learning provides a preschool to 12th-grade online homeschool curriculum using an approach that takes advantage of today’s technology and the internet.

Please visit our product review of Time4Learning.com.

 

 

TimberDoodle – Our goal is to offer unique and innovative homeschooling items that are fun for kids and parents.

Homeschool Complete – The goal of Homeschool Complete is not only to teach facts and figures but also to instill higher-level thinking and problem-solving skills that create a love of learning.

Sciplus – offers an eclectic range of products, many with a science or educational tilt to them, others simply handy or amusing.  Great place to buy science equipment!

Apologia Science – this science curriculum is written in a conversational tone to help students learn to speak comfortably about a topic, as well as gain the ability to explain scientific concepts in their own words.

Berean Builders– the Berean Builders’ homeschool science curriculum includes the high school “Discovering Design with Chemistry” curriculum as well as the multi-level elementary “Science in the…” series, which introduces science in a historical context.

 

Homeschool Language Arts Websites and Resources

 

Power HomeschoolPower Homeschool is a program intended to aid parents in homeschooling their students. Parents may choose up to 6 courses at a time from numerous courses (grades PreK-12).

Please visit our Power Homeschool Product Review.

 

 

ASD Reading LogoASD Reading is the ONLY system that teaches all 6 skills required for reading and writing success. Designed specifically for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Please visit our ASD Reading Product Review.

 

 

time4writingTime4Writing – Everything from grammar to essays is taught by our team of certified teachers who assess each student’s writing and provide encouraging feedback on every assignment.

Please visit our Time4Writing Product Review.

 

 

eTAPeTAP provides homeschool teachers & students with all primary and secondary school course of instruction, plus college entrance exams Test Prep and more.

Please visit our product review of eTAP Learning Assistance Program.

 

 

Time4LearningTime4Learning provides a preschool to 12th-grade online homeschool curriculum using an approach that takes advantage of today’s technology and the internet.

Please visit our product review of Time4Learning.com.

 

Alpha Omega

 

Alpha Omega Publications offers four different types of homeschool curriculum designed for a variety of homeschooling preferences.

Please visit our Alpha Omega Publications Product Review.

 

 

Calvert HomeschoolCalvert Education‘s award-winning educational products have enabled thousands of families to discover the amazing benefits of home-based education.

Please visit our Calvert Homeschool Product Review.

 

 

Easy Grammar– Please visit our product review on Easy Grammar. Easy Grammar is a very thorough yet very easy-to-understand study of grammar for students in grades 1-12.

TimberDoodle – Our goal is to offer unique and innovative homeschooling items that are fun for kids and parents.

Homeschool Complete – The goal of Homeschool Complete is not only to teach facts and figures but also to instill higher-level thinking and problem-solving skills that create a love of learning.

Focus and Read  -The company’s high-quality reading tools and professional educational services have helped thousands of readers in all age and ability groups.

Vocabulary Spelling City  -Meet your child’s educational needs with customizable gameplay that helps them retain and grow their vocabulary and practice beneficial homeschool spelling words.

StarFall – Starfall’s emphasis on phonemic awareness, systematic sequential phonics, and common sight words in conjunction with audiovisual interactivity has proven effective in teaching emergent readers. Free with some paid upgrades.

Reading Eggs makes learning to read interesting and engaging for kids, with great online reading games and activities.

Write From the Heart is an online program designed to teach composition and literature. The regular 30-week full-credit classes are designed for homeschoolers grades 6-12.

Veritas Press Phonics – Visit our directory listing for Veritas Press.

 

Homeschool Math Websites and Resources

 

Laurel SpringsLaurel Springs School’s online program is designed for students who wish to grow and excel academically and personally while maintaining a flexible schedule.

Please visit our Laurel Springs School Product Review.

 

 

Power HomeschoolPower Homeschool is a program intended to aid parents in homeschooling their students. Parents may choose up to 6 courses at a time from numerous courses (grades PreK-12).

Please visit our Power Homeschool Product Review.

 

 

Embry Riddle

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Dual Enrollment – Features dual-enrollment for homeschool high school students with online courses and two campus options.

 

 

 

Beestar Product ReviewBeestar specializes in developing online math and reading exercises for elementary school kids.

Please visit our Beestar Product Review.

 

 

eTAPeTAP provides homeschool teachers & students with all primary and secondary school course of instruction, plus college entrance exams Test Prep and more.

Please visit our product review of eTAP Learning Assistance Program.

 

 

Common Sense PressCommon Sense Press is an online vendor of homeschooling resources and continues to add curricula designed for homeschoolers who want to enrich their children’s education.

Visit our product review of Common Sense Press.

 

 

time4math facts

Time4Math Facts – What students experience as they play games to practice math facts is an immersive world of fun characters, rewards for improving their recall, and confidence-building feedback showing them their progress.

 

 

TimberDoodle – Offers unique and innovative homeschooling items that are fun for kids and parents.

Homeschool Complete – The goal of Homeschool Complete is not only to teach facts and figures but also to instill higher-level thinking and problem-solving skills that create a love of learning.

Teaching Textbooks 3.0 – Teaching Textbooks™ were designed specifically for independent learners, they simply have more teaching/explanation than any other math product on the market.

Singapore Math Learning Center -Visit our product review of the Singapore Math Learning Center.

Math-U-See – Visit our product review of Math-U-See.

Life of Fred -Visit our Directory listing for Life of Fred Math.

ABEKA Math– Abeka produces all manner of educational products and resources to help homeschool parents teach the core academic subjects as well as music, art, foreign languages, and other electives.

StarFall – free online learning lessons for kids.

CTC Math – Please visit our directory listing for CTC Math.

Saxon Math– is a teaching method for incremental learning of mathematics. It involves teaching a new mathematical concept every day and constantly reviewing old concepts.

 

Homeschool Resources that Address Multiple Subjects

 

Grace & GritGrace & Grit Curriculum – Grace & Grit is a company that teaches girls essential life skills and confidence through customized lessons.

Please visit our product review of Grace & Grit.

 

 

Elephango
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Elephango Curriculum Companion – Stop the endless searching for the perfect lesson or activity. Your one-stop for educational resources.

Please visit our product review of Elephango.

 

Time4LearningTime4Learning provides a preschool to 12th-grade online homeschool curriculum using an approach that takes advantage of today’s technology and the internet.

Please visit our product review of Time4Learning.com.

 

 

Calvert EducationCalvert Homeschool‘s award-winning educational products have enabled thousands of families to discover the amazing benefits of home-based education.

Please visit our Calvert Homeschool Product Review.

 

 

Freedom Project Academy
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FreedomProject Academy is committed to changing culture and restoring the nation through Classical education and teaching Judeo-Christian values.

Please visit our product review of Freedom Project Academy.

 

eTAPeTAP provides homeschool teachers & students with all primary and secondary school course of instruction, plus college entrance exams Test Prep and more.

Please visit our product review of eTAP Learning Assistance Program.

 

 

Quest ClubsQuest Clubs – Quest is a badge based educational incentive program that can be used in a wide variety of ways from scout-like clubs to after school programs, to homeschool curriculum and more!

Visit our product review of Quest Clubs.

 

 

Wisdom Wonder Project

 

Wisdom Wonder Project offers downloadable lesson plans filled with rich and beautiful, hold-your-hand monthly units that will spark wonder and wisdom in your children.

 

 

Reading Eggs is a multi-award winning reading program for ages 2 to 13 that uses scientific research to help children learn to read in just weeks! Visit our product review of Reading Eggs.

Masterbooks publishes to supply the Christian homeschooling community with a high-quality education that fosters a love for learning and for God.

Book Shark – BookShark is a complete, literature-based homeschool curriculum developed for students from pre-k through high school.

BJU PressBJU Press provides educational materials written from a biblical worldview that focus on academic rigor and encourage critical thinking—all supported by appropriate educational technology.

 

Complete All-in-one Homeschool Curriculum

 

Bridgeway Academy Homeschool Resource

Bridgeway Academy is a homeschooling program focused on the individuality of students and the passion of parents for providing the best education possible.

Visit our product review of Bridgeway Academy.

 

 

Acellus Academy

 

Acellus Academy is the official accredited online school of Acellus. The Acellus Education System is widely used to teach students in grades K-12.

Visit our product review of Acellus Academy.

 

 

Laurel SpringsLaurel Springs School’s online program is designed for students who wish to grow and excel academically and personally while maintaining a flexible schedule.

Please visit our Laurel Springs School Product Review.

 

 

Alpha Omega

 

Alpha Omega Publications offers four different types of homeschool curriculum designed for a variety of homeschooling preferences.

Please visit our Alpha Omega Publications Product Review.

 

 

Power HomeschoolPower Homeschool is a program intended to aid parents in homeschooling their students. Parents may choose up to 6 courses at a time from numerous courses (grades PreK-12).

Please visit our Power Homeschool Product Review.

 

 

ABEKA – Abeka produces all manner of educational products and resources to help homeschool parents teach the core academic subjects as well as music, art, foreign languages, and other electives.

My Father’s World – Christian homeschool curriculum combines the best of Charlotte Mason’s ideas, classical education, and unit studies with a biblical worldview.

Christian Liberty Press – Christian Liberty is a Preschool through 12th-grade Christian provider of educational materials.

Veritas Press – Produces curricula that teach children according to how they naturally develop, in line with God’s design, with methods that captivate their minds and hearts, all in a way that is easy for parents and teachers to use. Visit our directory listing for Veritas Press.

Sonlight – complete Christian homeschool curriculum for preschool through high school. Sonlight thoughtfully curates packages and products for your student.

The Good and the Beautiful – Making homeschool beautiful and easy and bringing pure literature back to the world.

American School – American School’s innovative paper-based and online curriculum offers something for everyone in grades 6-12. Please visit our directory listing on American School.

Homeschool History and Geography

 

Power HomeschoolPower Homeschool is a program intended to aid parents in homeschooling their students. Parents may choose up to 6 courses at a time from numerous courses (grades PreK-12).

Please visit our Power Homeschool Product Review.

 

 

eTAPeTAP provides homeschool teachers & students with all primary and secondary school course of instruction, plus college entrance exams Test Prep and more.

Please visit our product review of eTAP Learning Assistance Program.

 

Grace & GritGrace & Grit Curriculum – Grace & Grit is a company that teaches girls essential life skills and confidence through customized lessons.

Please visit our product review of Grace & Grit.

 

 

Notgrass History – Notgrass History curriculum is designed so that one child can use it independently or multiple children can study it together.

Story of the World– Told in the straightforward, engaging style that has become Susan Wise Bauer’s trademark, this four-volume set covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present.

Trail Guide to Learning – Combining ideas from both Ruth Beechick’s and Charlotte Mason’s approaches make this unit study approach of geography exciting for homeschoolers.

Beautiful Feet Books –  History curriculum with the best literature available, study guides to make each program easy to use, and the guarantee your history studies will come alive. Please visit our directory listing for Beautiful Feet Books

Learning Adventures is a chronological history study that uses the unit study approach.

Heritage History offers a collection of CD-ROMs each of which is loaded with narrative histories, biographies, military histories, mythology, legends, historical fiction, complete literary works, and adapted literary works. Genres vary from CD to CD

Truth Quest – a deep literature-based history study focusing on God’s story through the ages.

Heart of Dakota –  publishes a Christian homeschool curriculum that is easy to use, flexible, educational and can also be used with multiple ages at the same time.

Horrible Histories – a UK television program based on a series of books by Terry Deary, “Horrible Histories” informs kids of historical events while being stuffed full of blood, battles and black humor.

Tapestry of Grace – is a unit study curriculum with a classical approach.

Eat3Explore – an award-winning family culinary adventure.

 

Homeschool Early Learning and Preschool

 

Kinderlab Robotics
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Kinderlab Robotics offers KIBO – A hands-on STEAM learning toy that engages young students to be producers and creators with technology.

Visit our product review of Kinderlab Robotics.

 

Homeschool Complete – The goal of Homeschool Complete is not only to teach facts and figures but also to instill higher-level thinking and problem-solving skills that create a love of learning.

Time4Learning Preschool – Time4Learning’s online PreK curriculum is designed with pre-readers in mind. The only requirement is that students understand how to use a computer mouse or navigate a tablet and be able to understand simple auditory instructions

TimberDoodle Preschool – Early learning resources at their best.

Reading Eggs is a multi-award winning reading program for ages 2 to 13 that uses scientific research to help children learn to read in just weeks! Visit our product review of Reading Eggs.

Winter Promise – A Charlotte Mason approach to literature and activities, family projects, notebooking, mapping, student worksheets, and best of all, family memories — all in one incredibly easy-to-use curriculum!

Mother Goose Time -is a flexible system that grows with your children from birth through age five. Please visit our directory listing for Mother Goose Time.

Heart of Dakota Little Hearts – Quick and easy activities require little or no preparation and use only materials you’re likely to have on hand.

The Good and the Beautiful – Making homeschool beautiful and easy and bringing pure literature back to the world.

Before 5 in a Row – designed for children 2-4 years of age.

God’s Little Explorers – cover a thematic unit and new letter each week…exploring God’s World.

StarFall – free online learning lessons for kids.

 

Special Needs Homeschooling

 

Time4LearningTime4Learning provides a preschool to 12th-grade online homeschool curriculum using an approach that takes advantage of today’s technology and the internet.

Please visit our product review of Time4Learning.com.

 

 

ASD Reading LogoASD Reading is the ONLY system that teaches all 6 skills required for reading and writing success. Designed specifically for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Please visit our ASD Reading Product Review.

 

 

Elephango
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Elephango Curriculum Companion – Stop the endless searching for the perfect lesson or activity.

Please visit our product review of Elephango.

 

Quest ClubsQuest Clubs – Quest is a badge based educational incentive program that can be used in a wide variety of ways!

Visit our product review of Quest Clubs.

 

 

Focus and Read  -The company’s high-quality reading tools and professional educational services have helped thousands of readers in all age and ability groups.

TimberDoodle – Offers unique and innovative homeschooling items that are fun for kids and parents.

Achieve Beyond – Please visit our directory listing for more information on Achieve Beyond.

KONOS homeschool curriculum studies one character trait (unit) such as Attentiveness, Orderliness, Obedience, Honor, Trust, Wisdom, Honesty, Resourcefulness, and Cooperation for 1 to 2 months. Each unit integrates science, social studies, art, music, literature, information books, health, safety, and Bible.

Easy Peasy All-in-One –  enable families to homeschool who thought they couldn’t because of a lack of finances, a lack of time, or a lack of know-how.

Heart of Dakota –  publishes a Christian homeschool curriculum that is easy to use, flexible, educational and can also be used with multiple ages at the same time.

My Father’s World – Christian homeschool curriculum combines the best of Charlotte Mason’s ideas, classical education, and unit studies with a biblical worldview.

Collins Academy Therapy Services – occupational therapy with a focus on homeschooling.

StarFall – free online learning lessons for kids.

 

Homeschooling Testing and Test Prep

 

College Prep Genius
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College Prep Genius Test Prep – discover the secret to getting college for free. Ecourses and books are available.

Please visit our Product Review of College Prep Genius.

 

eTAPeTAP provides homeschool teachers & students with all primary and secondary school course of instruction, plus college entrance exams Test Prep and more.

Please visit our product review of eTAP Learning Assistance Program.

 

 

Focus and Read  -The company’s high-quality reading tools and professional educational services have helped thousands of readers in all age and ability groups.

Homeschool Testing Services – at-home testing services.

Seton Testing Services – provides affordable, standardized achievement tests for all your individual homeschool testing needs.

BJU Press Homeschool Testing – offer a wide variety of testing materials, including achievement and abilities tests, test-prep, and more.

Triangle Education Assessment – a one-stop shop for all of your nationally standardized achievement and cognitive testing needs.

 

Technology and Coding for Homeschoolers

 

Acellus Academy

 

Acellus Academy is the official accredited online school of Acellus. The Acellus Education System is widely used to teach students in grades K-12.

Visit our product review of Acellus Academy.

 

 

Kinderlab Robotics
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Kinderlab Robotics offers KIBO – A hands-on STEAM learning toy that engages young students to be producers and creators with technology.

Visit our product review of Kinderlab Robotics.

 

Focus and Read  -The company’s high-quality reading tools and professional educational services have helped thousands of readers in all age and ability groups.

Scratch – free platform for kids to create stories, animations, and games.

CodaKid – is an online kids coding academy offering coding for kids, Minecraft modding, Roblox coding, and video game programming courses.

Code.org – learn computer science and change the world.

Tynker – JavaScript for Kids. Beginner to Advanced

Code Spark Academy –  learn-to-code app teaching kids the ABCs of coding. Designed for kids ages 5-9.

PodPi – Teaching kids 9 to 12 coding Arduino Javascript, electronics through fun, engaging and challenging comic book adventures.

 

Homeschool Electives and Foreign Language

 

Acellus Academy

 

Acellus Academy is the official accredited online school of Acellus. The Acellus Education System is widely used to teach students in grades K-12.

Visit our product review of Acellus Academy.

 

 

Laurel SpringsLaurel Springs School’s online program is designed for students who wish to grow and excel academically and personally while maintaining a flexible schedule.

Please visit our Laurel Springs School Product Review.

 

 

Quest ClubsQuest Clubs – Quest is a badge based educational incentive program that can be used in a wide variety of ways from scout-like clubs to after school programs, to homeschool curriculum and more!

Visit our product review of Quest Clubs.

 

Rosetta Stone Homeschool – Conversation based language learning. Please visit our directory listing for Rosetta Stone Homeschool

Answers for Kids: Bible Curriculum –  all-in-one 30-lesson course designed to greatly strengthen the biblical foundations of children’s lives.

Kingdom Code – is a Biblically-based, fun, hands-on program designed for ages 9-13.

Type Kids -Fun online touch typing course for children.

Typing Adventure – free online typing lessons for kids.

Arts Attack – easy to teach homeschool art program that gets results!

Art for Kids Hub – free art lessons for kids.

Maestro Classics – free homeschool music curriculum guides and lesson plans

Apologetics: Bible – from Apologia Press.

Bilingual Together – homeschool resources for bilingual families.

Duolingo – learn a language with just a few minutes each day.

 

Be sure to revisit last year’s 2019 Top 100 Educational Websites and Resources!