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Homeschool Curriculum and Resources

 
Testing
Gifted Kids
Books to Get You Started
Portfolios and Transcripts
High School and College
Homeschool Curriculum and Materials
Used Curriculum
Software and Online Programs
Freebies
Distance Learning


Testing


Seton Testing. Seton provides nationally normed tests you can administer at home. Test sheets are returned to Seton.They score the tests and send you the results. Confidential and fast.

Gifted Kids


Mensa for Kids
Hoagies Gifted

Books and Resources to Get You Started


The Homeschooling Book of Answers, Linda Dobson
Right-Brained Children in a Left-Brained World, Jeffrey Freed. Excellent resource not just for kids with ADD but all kids who are visual/spatial learners.
Free Range Learning: How Homechooling Changes Everything, Laura Grace Weldon
Teach Your Own: The John Holt Book of Homeschooling, John Holt
The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas, Linda Dobson
The First Year of Homeschooling Your Child , Linda Dobson
The Homeschooling Revolution, Isabel Lyman
Learning All the Time, John Holt
Growing Without Schooling, John Holt
The Way They Learn, Cynthia Tobias
Raising Your Spirited Child, Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
Every Child Can Succeed, Cynthia Tobias
The Edison Trait: Saving the Spirit of Your Non-Conforming Child, Lucy Jo Palladino
The Unschooling Handbook, Mary Griffith
Homeschooling: The Early Years, Linda Dobson
Homeschoolers’ Success Stories, Linda Dobson
Homeschooling and the Voyage of Self-Discovery, David Albert
Homeschooling Our Children, Unschooling Ourselves, Alison McKee
The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, Susan Wise Bauer, Jessie Wise
Better Late Than Early: A New Approach to Your Child’s Education, Raymond & Dorothy Moore
Home Grown Kids, Raymond & Dorothy Moore
Homeschooling: The Middle Years, Shari Henry
Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling, John Taylor Gatto
Homeschooling: The Teen Years , Cafi Cohen

Portfolios and Transcripts


Young Minds Homeschool Forms and Scheduling Forms you can download.
Homeschooler’s Guide to Portfolios and Transcripts, Loretta Heuer

High School and Beyond


High school graduation requirements
Florida Virtual Campus
And What About College?: How Homeschooling Can Lead to Admissions at the Best Colleges & Universities, Cafi Cohen
Homeschooling: The Teen Years , Cafi Cohen
Homeschoolers’ College Admissions Handbook, Cafi Cohen
Fastweb Scholarship Search
Simple Dollar – Rankings of online colleges by affordability

Homeschool Curriculum/Material Suppliers


Alpha Omega Publishers
American Science and Surplus
Beautiful Feet Books
Book Liquidator
Chinaberry Books
Christian Book
Critical Thinking Books and Software
Educators Publishing Services
Everything Science
Greenleaf Press
Learn Math Fast
Learning Adventures
Loyola Press
Music Appreciation For Homeschoolers
Nothing New Press
Oxford University Press
Pearson Learning Group
Remedia Publications Special Education materials
Rockman’s Rocks and Minerals
Runkle Geography
See for Yourself Science Kits
Singapore Math (and science)
Social Studies School Service
Sonlight Curriculum
Steck Vaughn

Used Curriculum


Vegsource. Don’t let the name fool you. Some of the biggest and best swap boards on the Internet are here.

Software and Online Programs


Headsprout Learn to read.
Time4Learning Online curriculum for K-8
Time4Writing Online writing program for elementary through high school students
VocabularySpellingCity Online spelling and vocabulary learning through games and activities

Freebies


ABC Teach Lots of worksheets to download
Book Adventure Reading incentive program.
Chemkids.com Chemistry lessons and activities.
Core Knowledge Foundation Scope and sequence, lesson plans, articles, etc.
Discovery School’s Puzzle Maker Create your own puzzles
Edhelper.com Worksheets in all subjects/grades. You can join the site to gain full access or use the sample worksheets for free.
Easy Fun School Tons of hands-on activities, unit studies and more. Elementary ages.
Easy Test Maker Make your own tests and quizzes.
Enchanted Learning Variety of materials mostly for younger kids.
Fun Brain Games and quizzes in all subject areas.
Fun Social Studies Geography, history and more.
Grey Ollwit’s Freeware Games, screensavers, educational programs.
Handwriting Worksheets Handwriting for Kids
Heritage of the Ancient Ones Florida’s native people.
History Channel Program listings and teaching plans.
K5 Learning Elementary age worksheets
Kids Freeware From preschool to programming.
Latin the Easy Way
Learning Games For Kids Online educational games.
Nova Online Programs and related activities and lessons.
PBS Teacher Source Programming and related activieis and lessons.
Reading and Writing for Boys
Reference Desk on the Web Find it here.
School Express Worksheets and thematic units.
Science Made Simple Everything you wanted to know.
School Express Worksheets.
Teach-nology Awards, certificates, etc.
Teach With Movies Movies by age and topic.
Thinking Things from Snaith Primary School History pages.
Vocabulary University Word games, puzzles, worksheets.
World Wide School Free online classes.
Vocabulary Spelling City. Spelling and vocabulary games, many of which are free (some paid content, too).
Vocabulary.co.il Vocabulary Building Games

Distance Learning


See also the Private School Directory on this site.

Florida Virtual School – Free for Florida students – be sure to select the Part-time option if you wish to remain a homeschooler
A Beka Home School
Clonlara School
Laurel Springs School
Calvert School
Bob Jones Academy
Christian Liberty Academy