This program purports to be useful in teaching students regardless of the student’s learning style. The learning styles that this curriculum reaches include kinesthetic learners, auditory learners, visual learners, and analytical learners. The curriculum is entirely contained within workbooks that provide a script for the instructor to use in presenting the materials. At the higher Continue reading »
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This is a collection of texts and worksheets that can be mixed and matched to meet the needs of the student. The goal of the publisher is to provide materials that “help parents and teachers teach math so our children and students can really understand what is going on.” The materials are prepared in such Continue reading »
Math on the Level is a complete K-8 homeschool math curriculum for the whole family. Designed for the home learning environment, this well-tested curriculum equips you to teach any math concept from pre-K through pre-algebra and give your children a strong foundation in math. Math on the Level combines math instruction with meaningful, hands-on experiences Continue reading »
This is a hands-on curriculum that uses workbooks, videos and manipulative blocks to teach math concepts. Students learn how to perform math operations and understand why they are performing those operations so they can apply them to everyday life. The program was described in 100 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum by Cathy Duffy as “easier Continue reading »
McGuffey Readers are reprints of early 19th century eclectic readers and feature literary selections that are suited to the age level (1st through 6th grade) and interests of students. They teach reading through moral stories geared toward their original audience of white Protestant Americans. Also available from the same publisher are reprints of 19th century Continue reading »
Modern Curriculum Press offers elementary math, phonics and spelling instruction. Features of the 2005 edition of Modern Curriculum Press Math include: Four-step problem solving strategy Guided and independent practice Real world application Word and story problems that “require students to draw upon and integrate multiple skills and strategies to find a solution.” Clean uncluttered design Continue reading »
Miquon Math is a series of six workbooks for elementary students. The publisher avers that the programs is “based on the belief that mathematical insight grows out of observation, investigation, and the discovery of patterns, [that] lead children through an exploration of mathematical relationships.” The materials range in cost from under $10 for workbooks to Continue reading »
Moving Beyond the Page is a comprehensive homeschool curriculum that covers science, social studies, and language arts. Its project-based curriculum covers preschool through about 10th grade and is designed for gifted, creative, and hands-on learners with an emphasis on critical and creative thinking. Continue reading »
This is a manipulatives based program that includes easy-to-use teacher guides with lesson plans, pre- and post-tests, daily reviews, reteaching pages, and games. The emphasis of the program is on thinking through solutions and problem solving. The materials are organized into levels that correspond to two grades, Level A: Grades 1–2, Level B: Grades 3–4, Continue reading »
This curriculum is divided into levels rather than grades and features extensive use of hands-on materials. The course is workbook-based and employs a great deal of interaction with an abacus and other counting skills. The publisher says that incorporating the abacus into the training allows the teachers “to provide a visual, auditory, and kinesthetic experience” Continue reading »
According to its publisher, “Saxon Math is the only major math program on the market today that systematically distributes instruction, practice, and assessment throughout the academic year as opposed to concentrating, or massing, related concepts into a short period of time–usually within a unit or chapter. Saxon Math’s approach to math instruction ensures that students Continue reading »
ShillerMath is a complete Montessori-based math curriculum solution for ages 4-12 for the home. The course addresses 6 areas of learning: Kinesthetic, Visual, Auditory, Tactile, Writing, and Mental. The curriculum itself is completely scripted and involves a great deal of movement from the students and instructors. The materials are purchased as kits that have a Continue reading »
Singapore Math is a curriculum modeled on the way math is taught in Singapore. Children in Singapore traditionally score highly in math when compared to those in other countries. Singapore method is demanding and relies heavily on mastery of the material. There are textbooks, workbooks, manipulative and teacher’s guides for each grade run from $9 Continue reading »
Spectrum offers supplemental workbooks in the following subjects: Math, Early Childhood Reading & Language Arts, Science, Social Studies and Testing. The materials are grade appropriate, but there are not materials for every grade.
Starfall offers both a free online phonics/reading program and a (fee-based) reading/language arts curriculum that is “magical, creative, sequential, integrated, and combines content area instruction in Social Studies and Science – that’s kindergarten, the Starfall Way. Starfall uses fantasy as a springboard for motivating children to use their natural sense of wonder and curiosity to Continue reading »
Teaching Textbooks™ is a math curriculum based on 3 easy steps: watch the lesson, do the problems, and watch a tutor explain the ones you missed. Teaching Textbooks™ were designed specifically for independent learners (they focus on teaching/explanations). From the website: A Teaching Textbook™, with its approximately 700 pages of text and 120 – 160 Continue reading »
Thinkwell’s multimedia products in math, science, and social science integrate technology, art, and video with great teaching to produce a new path to success for students.
Time4Learning.com is an online education program that teaches preschool through twelfth grade curriculum in an interactive, student-centered environment. Time4Learning combines 1000+ animated lessons, printable worksheets and graded activities to teach math and language arts lessons correlated to state standards. Science, social studies and art are also provided as a bonus for most grades. Key features Continue reading »
Times Tales is a story-based mnemonic for memorizing multiplication tables. The system includes a large flip book and small flip book to help students learn the multiplication tables from 3x through 9x.
Under the Home offers studio art, art history, music, mathematics, reading, writing, prose, and poetry for grades K-1 as well as science, geography, and history for grade 1. They will be adding grades 2-5 over the years 2017 & 2018. As of January 2017 the price is $30/year.