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Rod and Staff

by Mary Ann Kelley

Rod & Staff curriculum is designed to make the child God-conscious. This curriculum not only teaches the Bible but uses many illustrations of how Bible principles can be applied in everyday life. The various courses are comprised of texts, workbooks, and teacher guides. The science text is written from the perspective that evolution is “logically Continue reading »

Science for High School in Your Home

by Mary Ann Kelley

Science for High School in Your Home is designed for the three textbooks, Biology, Chemistry and Physical Science, to be the leaping off points for students to do independent research to fully understand the concepts introduced at the beginning of the week. At the end of the week, the student will explain the concept, take Continue reading »

Science Unit Studies For Homeschoolers and Teachers

by Mary Ann Kelley

Susan Kilbride is a homeschooling mother with a degree in biology. A few years ago she noticed that many homeschooling parents are either uncomfortable teaching their children science, or just don’t have the time to do the necessary research to teach their children science. Susan wrote her first book, Science Unit Studies for Homeschoolers and Continue reading »

Science With Me

by Mary Ann Kelley

This is a series of 189 science worksheets and experiments that may be downloaded for free. Accessing the materials requires a free subscription.

Singapore Science

by Mary Ann Kelley

Singapore Science course materials are based on the science curricula presented in the Singapore Public schools. The elaborate curricula cover many subjects, and are based on the inquiry method of study. The publishers caution that some of the practicals are not appropriate for home schooling. Materials include texts, workbooks and teacher’s editions for various grade Continue reading »

Spectrum

by Mary Ann Kelley

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.

Supercharged Science

by Mary Ann Kelley

This is a complete hands-on online science curriculum for homeschoolers taught by Aurora Lipper, a former Mechanical Engineering instructor at Cal Poly University. It is designed to be totally kid-friendly so that you can just point your kids to their next science lesson. The curriculum includes videos, texts, homework, a teleclass featuring the textbook author, Continue reading »

Switched-On Schoolhouse

by Mary Ann Kelley

Switched-On Schoolhouse is a comprehensive, Bible-based curriculum that offers computer-based learning for grades 3-12. With 3-D animation, video clips, and other fascinating multimedia, Switched-On Schoolhouse is the perfect homeschool curriculum for today’s generation. With this flexible, best-selling curriculum, you can customize student learning to fit individual educational needs.    

TeenCoder/KidCoder

by Mary Ann Kelley

TeenCoder & KidCoder: Homeschool Programming computer programming courses are created for kids and teens. The TeenCoder Java Series teaches homeschool kids 9th-12th grade how to write their own computer programs and Android applications using the Java language. This series is compatible with both Mac OS and Windows computers. The TeenCoder C# Series teaches homeschool kids Continue reading »

The Father’s Books

by Mary Ann Kelley

The Father’s Books education materials are developed with a Biblical worldview and are designed to produce measurable growth in skills and subject comprehension. The textbooks and workbooks also support a whole-brain learning experience so that students develop balanced skills. Additionally, each textbook or workbook meets standard education requirements to give students the best academic quality.

Thinkwell Math

by Mary Ann Kelley

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

by Mary Ann Kelley

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 »

TOPS Science

by Mary Ann Kelley

According to publisher’s materials, TOPS offers a series of home experiments and “the best science projects for parents, teachers and students that are simple to do. Our fun science activities can be done with simple things that are probably already in your home or classroom.” The experiments cover Physics, Chemistry, Life Sciences, and Math.

Under the Home

by Mary Ann Kelley

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.

WinterPromise

by Mary Ann Kelley

Working from the idea that literature communicates powerfully to young minds, WinterPromise developed a curriculum that is strongly literature-based. This offers parents the opportunity to do less teaching and more “learning together” with their children. This “Learning Together” method has the additional benefit of requiring almost no preparation for the parent, preserving as many moments Continue reading »