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100 Top Picks For Homeschool Curriculum

by Mary Ann Kelley

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 »

A Charlotte Mason Companion

by Mary Ann Kelley

A Charlotte Mason Companion by Karen Andreola provides an introduction and overview to the educations 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 Mary Ann Kelley

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.

Charlotte Mason Original Homeschooling Series

by Mary Ann Kelley

The Charlotte Mason Original Homeschooling Series is the complete works of the turn-of-the-century British educator, Charlotte Mason. The six-volume set includes over 2400 pages of the finest material ever written on education, child training and parenting. Recognized as the pioneer in home education and major school reforms, Charlotte Mason’s practical methods are as revolutionary today Continue reading »

Christian Unschooling: Growing Your Children in the Freedom of Christ

by Mary Ann Kelley

For too many years, the segment of homeschoolers that consider themselves “Christians” and “unschoolers” have been ignored. Many thought one couldn’t be both a Christian and an unschooler. But Teri Brown with Elissa Wahl expose that not only to Christian Unschoolers exist, they are growing in numbers. Through Christian Unschooling: growing your children in the Continue reading »

Classical Conversations

by Mary Ann Kelley

Classical Conversations offers both community classes and curriculum resources for individual use. Foundations is the curriculum guide for K4 to 6th grade, Essentials for 3rd and up, and Challenge for 7th to 12th. The community classes meet throughout the US and Canada. From the website: “Our three curriculum programs support your home-centered education by providing Continue reading »

Educating the Whole-Hearted Child

by Mary Ann Kelley

Educating the Whole-Hearted Child is a tremendous source of comfort for new and experienced homeschoolers. Guiding you with seasoned advice and encouragement, the Clarksons show you how to combine discipleship and education to create a God-designed program—the home-centered, whole-book approach to lessons. Using this revised and expanded edition with four main sections—home, learning, methods, and Continue reading »

Education Revolution

by Mary Ann Kelley

Education Revolution magazine is AERO’s primary publication and networking tool. Each quarterly issue includes the latest news and communications from the alternative education world, essays and articles, conference and travel reports, book reviews, and much more. Readers help to make learner-centered education available to all students throughout the world. Education Revolution Magazine is distributed to Continue reading »

Home Education Magazine

by Mary Ann Kelley

Since 1984, Home Education Magazine has delivered focused and extensive coverage of homeschooling with the most timely articles on homeschooling, in-depth interviews with homeschooling personalities, and regular columns by outstanding writers. Home Education Magazine provides focused and extensive coverage of homeschooling and the issues of importance and concern to homeschooling families, advocates, and supporters. HEM Continue reading »

Home Learning Year by Year

by Mary Ann Kelley

Home Learning Year by Year provides a structured plan for homeschooling curricula from K through 12th grade. The book includes standards that students should meet at each level, additional readings, as well as assistance for parents to determine what is essential knowledge and what can be used for supplemental study or projects.

Home School Adventure Co.

by Mary Ann Kelley

Home School Adventure Co. resources are designed to inspire and equip parents to raise children to be loving, compassionate, strong, and wise. Written by a veteran homeschool mom, they pave the way for middle and high school students to develop a biblical worldview while learning to write skillfully, think critically, and speak articulately. By exploring Continue reading »

Home School Enrichment

by Mary Ann Kelley

Home School Enrichment believes homeschooling is the best lifestyle a Christian family can have. The focus of each issue is to provide uplifting articles and Biblical advice for homeschooling families. Readers refer back to the practical, real-life teaching ideas and encouragement making each issue of HSE is a long-lasting resource. Bi Monthly subscriptions with 1 Continue reading »

Home Schooling: The Right Choice

by Mary Ann Kelley

Home Schooling: The Right Choice : An Academic, Historical, Practical, and Legal Perspective, published in 2001, provides an intellectual justification for Christian homeschooling by pointing up the deficiencies in public schools and assuring parents of the value of a homeschool education. The book also contains discussion about the legal issues surrounding homeschooling.

Homeschool Digest

by Mary Ann Kelley

The Home School Digest is a quarterly journal for family discipleship. It offers practical tips, simple suggestions and bold Biblical challenges that make up the complex issues that affect homeschooling families.

Homeschooling Today

by Mary Ann Kelley

Homeschooling Today magazine is a Christian publication focused on bringing the homeschool community useful information and resources, a variety of the very best practical helps and encouraging articles from homeschooling parents who have been there, and know what it takes to succeed. Magazine is published six times per year and is available for in the Continue reading »

Homeschooling: The Early Years

by Mary Ann Kelley

Homeschooling: The Early Yearsby Linda Dobson provides parents who are homeschooling 3 to 8 year olds guidance to maximize their experience. Subjects of the book include tailoring homeschooling to fit a family’s unique needs, knowing when a child is ready to learn to read, teaching a child arithmetic without fear, and giving a child unlimited Continue reading »

Learning Adventures

by Mary Ann Kelley

Learning Adventures is a home-based publishing company that provides unit study curriculum guides and accessories for homeschooling families. It is a multi-age unit study that is best utilized if a family has at least one child in grades 4-8. Features: 180 days of daily lesson plans in each volume A chronological history-based study for grades Continue reading »

Practical Homeschooling

by Mary Ann Kelley

Practical Homeschooling magazine provides help in keeping home education focused, affordable, and successful. Plus, it adds that needed dash of encouragement that helps you keep on moving. A one year subscription is five issues.

Secular Homeschooling

by Mary Ann Kelley

Secular Homeschooling is a non-religious bimonthly magazine that reflects the diversity of the homeschooling community. Its readers and writers are committed to the idea that religious belief is a personal matter rather than a prerequisite of homeschooling. The magazine is for any homeschooler, religious or not, who is interested in good solid writing about homeschooling Continue reading »

Setting the Records Straight

by Mary Ann Kelley

Setting the Records Straight by Lee Binz is for those homeschooling high school, or planning to do so. The subtitle is “How to Craft Homeschool Transcripts and Course Descriptions for College Admissions and Scholarships”. That pretty much sums up the content. Lee has “been there done that” at educating high schoolers to college and getting Continue reading »