Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Online Homeschool Promotion

This is a link / advertisement for one site:

Here' another:
Time4Learning is an online learning service for homeschool or math, language arts, science, and social studies program. Time4Learning is helpings thousands of children in preschool, elementary, and middle school, why not try this new homeschool resource?

Here's another...

Homeschool.com, The #1 Homeschooling Site

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Homeschool Online and A to Z Homeschooling

Here's another:

Learning Games for Kids

Friday, September 29, 2006

Best Homeschool Sites & Magazines?

Which are the leading homeschool websites and magazines?

Classical Homeschooling Magazine
Eclectic Homeschool Online - homeschool magazine online.
Everything Homeschooling - monthly online homeschool magazine.
Family Times From Home Educators. Some articles available online.
Homeschool Digest A quarterly journal for homeschoolers with a few articles.
Homeschooling Horizons Magazine - A Canadian magazine published 10x year.
Homeschooling Information and Resource Guide Free publication.
Homeschool - Rebecca's
Homeschool Magazine - Mary Pride’s -
Homeschooling Online - Web journal
Homeschooling Today - A publication and an online source of curriculum.
Jewish Home Educator’s Network - a quarterly newsletter.
Old SchoolHouse Magazine - Christian - large online and printed
Home Education Magazine - Most established & respected homeschool magazine
Kid’s Town - The magazine for homeschool kids by homeschool kids.
Learners Online Magazine - Helps teachers and home educators make the Net accessible.
Life Learning - Bimonthly about unschooling.
The Link - An Online newspaper by the Colfaxes and others.
Practical Homeschooling - Published six times a year.
The Teaching Home - Bimonthly Christian perspective of home education.
Todays Learners - a website .

Monday, September 25, 2006

Top Homeschool Curriculum

I believe the top curriculum would have to go to "eclectic" since in our experience, virtually all families build their own home educational broken using a collection of text books, websites, programs, and creativity. Here are some of the most popular building blocks.....

A Beka - traditional workbook Christian.
Alpha Omega LIFEPAC
Bob Jones University - BJU
Calvert - Highly respected homeschool curriculum from a homeschool school.
Math U See - Only for younger grades and math. New & well marketeed
Robinson - Independent religious curriculum.
Rosetta Stone
Saxon - Most known for their math - Part of Harcourt.
Singapore - New entrant. Just math. More for the gifted than average.
Story of the World
Time4Learning - Online learning system, PreK-8th.