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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 the curriculum that isn’t used.

Help your homeschool guide stay unemployed, homeschooling, and maintaining this website by purchasing at least one item through an affiliate link that you plan to buy anyways for your homeschool or personal needs. While this is a labor of love, I do have minimal expenses I incure to run this site. All advertisements on this site are hand selected by me, Ann Zeise. A portion of all purchases through ad banners or links help support this website.


Educators’ Discounts
Here’s how to get discounts typically given to public school teachers at retail stores and catalog outlets.

Homeschool Rooms
Is it time to convert your preschooler’s playroom into a space for an older child to have all their educational resources handy in one space?

Internet Games
For a balanced life, establish limits, but do not worry that your child is not learning anything useful when playing Internet games.

Not Back to School Savings At Amazon
Friends, I need to sell only 19 more non-media products to nudge my Amazon commission level up a notch. So I went looking for things you might like.

Reading Level Assessment
Assessments to help you figure out the reading level of your child.


Amazon Homeschool Books
Browse and buy the 10 top homeschooling books on A to Z Home’s Cool; find out about new books soon to be published; and the best books of this year as well as classics. All have excellent advice on how to homeschool.

Assets 4 Learning
Teach to your child’s strengths. He’s intelligent in his own way. She has a style of her own.

Choosing Curriculum
Help choosing curriculum, making the choice, or borrowing before you buy.

Content Standards
Online lists of learning goals and standards from government and other resources.

Curriculum Reviews
The following are the opinions of the authors on these pages, and do not necessarily reflect my own opinions.

Free Unit Studies
Websites with free unit studies lesson plans.

Low-Stress Writing Curriculum for Homeschool
Time4Writing courses are designed to help elementary, middle, and high school students at all levels build and enhance their writing skills. Each course includes one-on-one instruction from certified teachers who provide prompt, personalized feedback. A course placement quiz, an opportunity to switch courses, and a money-back guarantee, make the signup process worry-free. Ready to put your student on the path to writing success?

Quickstart Curriculum
Some books to order to just help families get started in their homeschool journey. Each selection is deliberately short and inexpensive.

Reading Lists
Recommended reading lists and reviews of children’s literature online.

Software Advice
Advice to help you select computer software for children.