Homeschooling in Alaska

Choosing Your Curriculum

  Home    Getting Started    How To Homeschool    How Do I Teach...    Beyond the Basics    Support  
  Methods    Curricula    Teaching Aids    Testing    Online Resources    
 



Choosing Your Homeschooling Curriculum Back to Top
Choosing Curriculum That's Right For You
Common Sense Press
Homeschooling is a journey parents begin every year. Unfortunately, many families who wouldn't even think of traveling without a map begin this homeschooling journey on their own, asking for directions along the way. You should begin by answering "Three Core Educational Questions." Your answers to these questions will help you reach your destination with confidence. They are:
1. What is education?
2. What are the roles of the teacher and the student?
3. What is the role of the curriculum?
Choosing Preschool and Kindergarten Homeschool Curriculum
Heather Nieman
Preschool and Kindergarten – what fun ages! Play is learning and learning is play. Perhaps you’re looking for some ideas for your formal Tot School or perhaps you just want to make sure that your little ones will be ready for first grade when it comes along.
Choosing Teaching Materials
Leslie Schauer
Choosing teaching materials can be an overwhelming decision because there are so many excellent products available and each one claims to be superior to all others. Many veteran home schoolers suggest that you stick to a 'prepackaged" traditional curriculum for the first year or so. Others encourage new home schoolers to consider correspondence schools. Here are some suggestions concerning choosing curricula.
Curriculum Choice: Making Homeschool Decisions Easy
This veteran group of home educators from around the blogosphere joins together to spread the word about their favorite curricla to help you make informed decisions for your homeschool. Their methods and philosophies vary, which means you will find curriculum reviews for an amazing spectrum of materials. You'll find reviews of curricula, books, games, and more.
Curriculum Dependent No More
Cyndy Shearer
Most of us are closet curriculum dependents. As far as everyone else is concerned -- we have it all together. But we all feel the effects of curriculum dependency. It is based on three myths--the myth of the perfect curriculum, the myth of the perfect homeschool family, and the myth that we can do things in our own strength.
Don't Panic--How to Choose a Curriculum
You've made the decision to homeschool, so what's next? These suggestions can make choosing a curriculum a bit smoother.
Finding the Right Curriculum
Isabel Shaw
When you are new to homeschooling, choosing the perfect learning system for your family can be a challenge. This article takes a look at some of the different curriculum options, explores how to combine materials from different suppliers, and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of creating your own course of study.
How to Choose the Right Materials for Your Child
Sonlight Curriculum
Sonlight Curriculum gives some guidance to choosing the right programs for your child.
One Stop Shopping, or Eclectic Education?
Kathryn L. Stout
The homeschool shopping season has begun. Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you select materials.


Looking for homeschooling information for another state?

California
Idaho
Montana
Oregon
Washington
More States...


Our Top Picks
The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas: 500+ Fun and Creative Learning Activities for Kids Ages 3-12
Linda Dobson
 
100 Top Picks For Homeschool Curriculum: Choosing The Right Curriculum And Approach For Your Child's Learning Style
Cathy Duffy
 
Home Learning Year by Year : How to Design a Homeschool Curriculum from Preschool Through High School
Rebecca Rupp
 
The Complete Home Learning Source Book : The Essential Resource Guide for Homeschoolers, Parents, and Educators Covering Every Subject from Arithmetic to Zoology
Rebecca Rupp
 
 
 
Contact Us  |  Submit a Link  |  Privacy Statement

Copyright 2003-2014 HomeschoolinginAmerica.com