Special Homeschool Options
Often computer software and hardware stores offer special deals for homeschoolers and educators in general.
Sponsors – Hardware
Apple Store for the Home Educator
Homeschool families can get Apple products at educator rates. Hot item now: the Mac Mini – under $500 – and the iPod Shuffle. Works with Windows, too! Best prices on new Apple products are here for homeschoolers and instructors!
Advice to help you select computer software for children.
Educational Things to do with Your iPod
Homeschool families, especially those hanging around this site, are early adopters of new technologies. If there is a way to use a new tool for an educational purpose, they are willing to give it a try. Here are some ways to use your new iPod in creative ways.
CD-rom Based Curriculum
Unlike the completely web-based programs, these distance learning programs provide you with software, usually CD-rom based, so that you can work even without web access.
Computer Literacy – KIDS
Computers, Emailing, Homeschooling Kids’ & Teens’ Web Sites, Programming, Website Design
Mac and Windows, commercial and shareware software such as calculators, math education, logic and computer programming for kids.
Planning & Record Keeping
Set goals, track achievements, plan field trips, assign family chores, and other means of maintaining records of your homeschool activities.
Programming 4 KidsKIDS
Learn to program games using Logo, C++, Java, Basic, and other languages.
Games, tools and reference software to help children understand science concepts.
Educational software and help selecting computer materials for children.
Mac and Windows, free and commercial software programs to aid in learning to write.