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Advice about Curriculum Materials for Homeschooling

Articles and Reviews Giving Advice about Curriculum Before you purchase study materials, learn from those who may have spent too much in vain! Choose carefully to match your child’s interests and abilities, and what fits your budget. Homeschooling can cost just as much as you can afford. The only curriculum that costs too much is...
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Art Curriculum For Kids

Sites to buy art curriculum and craft supplies for kids. Advice about Art Curriculum Curriculum for Learning Art at Home Advice about Art Materials Art Materials Guideline There are unique factors associated with the use of art curriculum and craft materials by children that may increase health risks and should be considered in evaluating...
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Award Winning Children’s Books

Award Winning Children’s Books

Top literary awards in 2014 for the best children’s and young adults’ literature and illustration. Children’s Books Awards Here’s a quick reading assessment to give to your child if you aren’t sure which level books they could read. 2014 Newbery Medal Winners The Newbery Medal honors the year’s most distinguished contribution to American literature...
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Award Winning Children’s Books 2013

Award Winning Children’s Books 2013

Top literary awards in 2013 for the best children's books and young adults' literature and illustration.
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Best Magazines For Kids

Best Magazines For Kids

Magazines of interest to homeschooled children. Order magazines to incite your kids to read more about their favorite subjects.
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Books Help Homeschool Your Teens

Recommended books to help you homeschool teenagers, with advice and true stories of successfully homeschooling high schoolers.
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Classic Homeschool Books

Here’s a list of recommended books about homeschooling, by author’s last name, chosen by your Homeschooling Guide for their outstanding features and editorial excellence. As a result of a commercial relationship between Go Milpitas, A to Z Home’s Cool and Amazon.com online booksellers, these titles can be purchased directly from Amazon.com by following the...
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Content Standards – Common Core and Others

Many homeschoolers use the Common Core State Standards to learn “educationalese” for filling out reports or required plans. While homeschooled students are not required to follow Common Core, they will compete in the future for jobs and college placement with students who have been educated to these standards. So, when homeschooling, try to do...
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Educational Audio Recordings For Children

Why Audio? According to the International Reading Association: “Good listening skills are essential for good speech, vocabulary and language development. Children will become readers only if their emotions are engaged, their imaginations stretched and stirred.” Unless otherwise noted, these are all off-site links with whom I have no commercial connection. Audio Memory If your...
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Foreign Language Curriculum Homeschool

Foreign language curriculum for children to help them learn Spanish, Latin, French, Arabic, Greek and more. Help Learning A Language ~ Multiple Languages ~ Arabic ~ Asian Languages ~ Bilingual – ESL ~ Classic Languages ~ French ~ German ~ Hebrew ~ Japanese ~ Latin ~ Spanish Help Learning A Language on Your Own...
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Help Choosing Homeschooling Study Material

About Curriculum What is “Curriculum?” It is not just a set of books, but a plan for achieving the goals you and your children set forth. Here are essays that will help you with choosing curriculum for homeschooling. What is the best homeschool curriculum? I get this question so often and without any supporting...
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Homeschool Buyers Co-op

Homeschool Buyers Co-op

Now we can buy like the Big Guys! I like a bargain as much as all of you do. But some of our favorite things are just out of reach of our too-tight-budgets in these tough times. Brett Walter and I have met several times and ironed out a way, with his great business...
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Homeschool Curriculum Reviews

The following are the opinions of the authors on these pages, and do not necessarily reflect my own opinions. An Average Homeschooler: High School Text Books This was the year I realized that my dreams of becoming a scientist were absolutely futile. And I knew it, because I was never going to have the...
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Homeschool History Books

Homeschool History Books

Ancient History City A Story of Roman Planning and Construction by David MacAulay Scott went through a construction phase where he loved watching new developments going in. He devoured this book! Even some things we take for granted, like street curbs and underground sewage systems were invented by the Romans. 1983 Paperback. Food in...
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Homeschool PE Equipment

Beamo These large, donut-shaped hoops were a big hit at both the Home=Education Conference and the family campout. Kim Stuffelbeam, who is active in HSC here in California, is the inventor of the BeamO. Navigate by clicking on the little Beamos. KikaFlik Ever find it hard to find someone to throw a ball to...
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Homeschool Record Keeping & Planners for Sale

Planner and record keeping software to organize your homeschool lessons. Selected by your Homeschooling Guide.
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Homeschool Vendors Used And New

Unless otherwise noted, these are all off-site links with whom I have no commercial connection. These vendors are linked because they have asked to be linked and I thought you’d like them, have been recommended to me by other homeschool families, or I have found on my own and thought looked useful. I am...
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Homeschooling Magazines

Magazines for homeschool families available online and in print. A good way to find homeschool resources and free lesson plans.
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Homeschooling on a Budget

How much does it cost to homeschool? How can we tightly budget and still give our children a fine education? Budgeting A Tax Write-off? AN A to Z ARTICLE Can I write off any homeschooling expenses on my taxes? How Much Does Homeschooling cost? By Kamay Flemens. January 8, 2015. Personal and small survey...
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Kids Game Vendors

These are all off-site links with whom I have no commercial connection. Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks Supplier of multi-sided dice and math and literacy games to play with them. Educational Learning Games We offer enriching educational kids board games from all over the world for people of all ages! Parents and teachers will...
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Language Arts Books

Language Arts Books

Composition The Deluxe Transitive Vampire The Ultimate Handbook of Grammar for the Innocent, the Eager, and the Doomed by Gordon , Karen Elizabeth Our favorite, totally irreverant book about English grammar. Wildly imaginative example sentences. Exorcise such grammatical demons as passive voice, fragments, comma splices, and run-on sentences. The Elements of Style by Strunk,...
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Magazine Shop

Magazine here are available through their publishers and through affiliate links at Amazon.com. Magazines about homeschooling, for children, and to help with parenting issues.
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Math Curriculum Shop

Recommended Math Books Fun Math Books Recommended books for the reluctant math student. Fun for the whole family. Recommended by your Homeschooling Guide and available through Amazon.com. Let’s Go Learn AN Z TO Z AFFILIATE Reading and math assessments and courses based on the assessments. Math Books Family-friendly math books for the home learner. Recommended...
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Music Curriculum

Instruments, music lessons online or through videos, and sheet music resources. Websites recommended by your Homeschool Guide.
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One-On-One Writing Help for Kids

One-On-One Writing Help for Kids

Time4Writing.com offers 8 week online writing courses taught by certified teachers.From elementary grammar to high school essay writing for the SATs,
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Parenting Magazines

Parenting Magazines

Natural parenting magazines of interest to young parents.
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Quickstart Curriculum

I am going to list and link below some curriculum to order to just help families get started in their homeschool journey. Each selection is deliberately short and inexpensive.
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Recommended Homeschool Science Books

Recommended Homeschool Science Books

Here’s a list of recommended books for homechooling science in an experimental manner, by topic and book title, chosen by your Homeschooling Guide for their outstanding features and editorial excellence. As a result of a commercial relationship between Go Milpitas, A to Z Home’s Cool and Amazon.com online booksellers, these titles can be purchased...
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Saxon Math Books

Complete homeschool program is effective and easy-to-use! Saxon features homeschool kits from First Grade though High School Physics. Saxon Math for the Primary Grades Kindergarten Math K Homeschool: Teacher’s Manual Math K Homeschool: Complete Kit 1st Edition Math K: Workbook Grade K Math K: An Incremental Development (Home Study Meeting Book) Math K: Student...
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Science Courses For Kids

Science Courses For Kids

Science courses and lesson plans to order to help you and your child master scientific concepts right at home. Do also check out the Homeschool Buyers Co-op ad on the right. They also have discounted science courses and curriculum. Unless otherwise noted, links below are all off-site science courses with whom I have no commercial...
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Science Supplies Stores

Science Project Supply Stores for Student Projects Often the easiest place to find science supplies locally is at a science and technology museum. For example, if you are in Massachusetts, you would find lots of science supplies in the gift shop at the Boston Museum of Science. Many such museums now have online ordering available, though the...
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Social Studies & History Curriculum Vendors

Unless otherwise noted, these are all off-site links with whom I have no commercial connection. Beautiful Feet Books History through literature. For those who wish to have their children really love history through fine literature and non-fiction. Bluestocking Press Publisher of the Uncle Eric Books by Richard J. Maybury and a source for historical...
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