100 Top Picks For Homeschool Curriculum, published in 2005 and available in trade paperback and Kindle download, guides you through the process of choosing curriculum, offering “Top Picks” from each subject area, narrowing down to a manageable number of choices using questionnaires and charts. Parents no longer need to sort through the entire universe of Continue reading »
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A Reason For… materials are designed for Christian parents and students to “incorporate Scripture Values and provide options for Differentiated Instruction.” The materials include leveled readers with biblical stories, spelling based on contemporary stories based on biblical themes, and a handwriting course built around Bible verses with challenging letter combinations. The courses include workbooks, teacher’s Continue reading »
A Charlotte Mason Companion by Karen Andreola provides an introduction and overview to the education principles espoused by Charlotte Mason. Among the principles contained in this volume are: recognizing a “living book”; using narration; teaching reading, spelling, composition, and vocabulary; appreciating great art classical music, poetry, plays, and novels; keeping a nature notebook (for science); Continue reading »
A Charlotte Mason Education by Catherine Levison is a distillation of the Charlotte Mason educational method into weekly schedule and a by-grade curriculum that will allow parents to employ the Mason principles in a systematic way.
A Child’s Geography: Explore His Earth is a gentle, narration-style approach to geography. Written with a tone of amazement and wonder, students will embark on an exploration of the atmosphere, continents, oceans, climate, plate tectonics, earthquakes & volcanoes, latitude and longitude. Divided into easily-identifiable sections that parents can adjust to complete in a day or Continue reading »
A History of US by Joy Hakim is a popular 10 volume set that presents American history in a series of interwoven narratives and biographies. Whether it’s standing on the podium in Seneca Falls with the Suffragettes or riding on the first subway car beneath New York City in 1904, the books in Joy Hakim’s Continue reading »
A Journey Through Learning offers lapbook resources for unit studies and other topics. They also offer lapbook kits to go with Apologia elementary units and Geography Matters units. Most kits can be ordered as a download, a CD, or fully assembled.
A Little Garden Flower is a Waldorf curriculum for Pre-K through 6th grade.
Accelerated Christian Education® has taken the conventionally styled textbook and divided it into bite-sized, achievable, worktexts called PACEs. Each PACE is similar to a unit in a textbook. Each level consists of 12 PACEs in each subject. PACEs integrate Godly character-building lessons into the academic content, and self-instructional activities are carefully designed to develop thinking Continue reading »
A+ Tutorsoft provides a multi-sensory interactive MATH curriculum for grades 1-6, plus Pre-Algebra and Algebra. It does the teaching for you using multimedia lessons that incorporate audio, computer animated visuals and text. The interactive review with instant feedback and automatic re-teaching helps identify learning gaps and enhances student learning. Both the online and CD versions Continue reading »
ABCmouse is an online preschool-kindergarten curriculum that teaches letters, letter sounds, counting, math, art, science, music and phonics. The child starts out at the level that you choose and progresses through various areas by working virtual puzzles, singing songs, visiting the zoo and farm, reading books, virtual coloring, etc. A fun bonus is that the Continue reading »
Abeka provides a complete line of traditional Christian educational materials that have been developed and refined over a period of 50 years in the classrooms of Pensacola Christian Academy. The resources are available in physical and digital format and include textbooks, workbooks, readers, and videos. Products can be purchased individually or as grade level kits. Continue reading »
Abeka Academy is an accredited distance learning program for Kindergarten through grade 12. Christian character building textbooks from A Beka Book are used with video instruction for a college preparatory education. A Beka Academy offers a variety of educational options to include: Accredited Programs, Independent Study, Traditional Programs and individual courses. Students may use DVD’s Continue reading »
Academy of Science for Kids Kits are made up of “self contained kits that cover a science topic. Each kit includes 6 weeks of science exploration, 12 complete experiments, a journal, display board, a special code to take an online test, all with the goal of preparing future scientists and caretakers of the natural world Continue reading »
Acellus resources are available through Acellus Academy, an accredited online private school, headquartered in Kansas City Missouri, and Power Homeschool, a flexible online resource with affordable classes designed for students to learn at their own pace. Both are programs of the International Academy of Science, a non-profit organization with a long history and mission of Continue reading »
Adirondack Learning Academy is an online academy committed to providing a positive learning environment that encourages success through individualized instruction for homeschooling students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. “Our program recognizes that each child is an individual and that all children need to feel successful in order to succeed. We believe learning is optimal when Continue reading »
ALEKS (Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces) is a research-based, web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning online math program for grades 3-12. ALEKS provides the advantages of one-on-one instruction 24/7 for a fraction of the cost of a human tutor and is accessible from virtually any computer with Internet access. ALEKS uses adaptive questioning to Continue reading »
ALICE “I Feel So Me Now” Theater materials provide complete step by step instructions for putting on a musical based on Alice in Wonderland. Also included is all musical accompaniment for the production and a miniature theater version which uses paper dolls and printed backdrops. The package contains 3 DVDs that range from 40–64 minutes Continue reading »
All About Reading is a multisensory, mastery-based program that starts with essential pre-reading skills and continues on to teach all five key components of reading. This complete program teaches phonics, decoding, fluency, and comprehension in a fun and engaging way. Suitable for all ages and learning styles!
The program is multi-sensory and is mastery-based rather than grade-level based, so when students master a specific concept, they move on. If a child needs more practice in a certain area, the program allows for that so the child can really master each concept. There’s no sense building on a shaky foundation, because that will Continue reading »