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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 science or math education to survive college. A review of BJU and Abeka curriculum.

Anti-Semitism: Its prevalence within the Christian right
By Skipp Porteous. Warns about anti-semitism in McGuffey Readers and Bob Jones material that some homeschool families might inadvertently choose.

The Basic Cozy Grammar Course Reviews
Reviews of this video-based grammar course. Many of the reviews are from homeschoolers.

Cathy Duffy Reviews
Cathy Duffy and others review homeschool curriculum both from an inclusive as well as a Christian point of view. Look for reviews on K12, The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Calvert Math, New Elementary Mathematics, and many others.

EPGY is an advanced K-8 math program delivered on a Windows CD. Here are comments by kids and parents about what they like and dislike about this program for gifted kids. From Hoagies Gifted Site.

High School Homeschool Curriculum Reviews
The web’s most comprehensive directory of high school homeschool curriculum. Searchable and filterable.

The Happy Housewife Homeschool Curriculum Reviews
Before you purchase curriculum for the next school year check out these homeschool curriculum reviews, written by real homeschooling moms, giving their [maybe] unbiased opinions. This list is a great resource for anyone considering homeschooling or looking to try a new Christian curriculum.

A Homeschool Review
A Yahoo Group. Let’s share reviews on these and more:
Ruth Beechick, Charlotte Mason, Abeka, Sonlight, KONOS, Bob Jones, Saxon, Beautiful Feet, Math-U-See, Christian Liberty Press, Greenleaf, Calvert, Video Text Algebra, Mystery Of History, TOG, Winters Promise, TWTM, Shurley Grammar, Simply Grammar, Weaver, LLAL, Horizons, Jacob’s, School Of Tomorrow (ACE), Alpha Omega, Rod Staff, Singapore Math, K12, Videos, CD-ROMS, etc.

Homeschool Curriculum Review
If you have a great curriculum that you love, one you tried and hated, or are looking for something new here is your chance to post about it in our Facebook group.

Homeschool Curriculum Reviews
Here’s your chance to read the opinions of homeschoolers across the globe, and tell them about your favorite (or least favorite) products. A social network of reviewers.

Homeschool Curriculum Reviews
Share your thoughts and experiences with others in their Facebook group.

Homeschool Gameschool – Game Reviews
Homeschool Gameschool was born out of an idea given to me by my son when he exclaimed: “Mom, I really like playing games for school!”

Latin Curriculum Reviews
From the Classical Christian Education Support Loop.

Math Text Books by Harold Jacobs vs Saxon
Susan Richman compares these two math texts popular with homeschoolers. I have Jacobs’ texts available.

More on the California creationist lawsuit
According to the lawsuit, UC’s board of admissions also advised the school that it would not approve biology and science courses that relied primarily on textbooks published by Bob Jones University Press and A Beka Books, two Christian publishers.

Pensacola Christian College and A Beka
ABeka employs nearly all student employees and pays them all minimum wage. In the summer, the pay is slightly higher, $7.50 per hour, because it would be difficult to get anyone to work for minimum wage in the summer when they could get more at home. Some students are forced to work all night in the print shop. Others are assigned to the distribution center even if they are not suited to hard labor. Sometimes students are injured and forced to go back to work anyway.

Secular Homeschool Curriculum Reviews
You may search for member reviews of secular homeschool curricula by title alphabetically below. To submit your own review, search for the review link of the curriculum you wish to review in our subject-by-subject secular homeschool curriculum directory.

SOShomeschool (Switched-On Schoolhouse)
A computer-based curriculum from Alpha Omega Publications. The purpose of this list is for homeschooling families to share ideas and gain insight into this curriculum.

Surely You’re Joking, Mr Feynman
Richard Feynman, was asked by the California State Curriculum Commission to help evaluate all the science textbooks. “All of those books were, “a little bit wrong, always!… Perpetual absurdity… UNIVERSALLY LOUSY!”

What Works Clearinghouse
Collects, screens, and identifies studies of the effectiveness of educational interventions (programs, products, practices, and policies). We review the studies that have the strongest design, and report on the strengths and weaknesses of those studies against the WWC Evidence Standards so that you know what the best scientific evidence has to say.

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