School is back in session! For many parents that means getting the kids fed and to the bus stop—or in the car—on time. Home schooling parents have a unique set of challenges when school starts again—like figuring out what’s on the curriculum for the year!
National Home Schooling Day is Friday, September 19. Whether you’re a new or a veteran home schooling parent (or if you’re just curious) these online resources might come in handy. Know of a good one we missed? Add it to the comments!
A free email subscription service that sends one themed lesson per day, Monday through Saturday. Subject areas include math, social sciences, and ideas for virtual field trips.
This is a subscription-based site that utilizes progressive levels of teaching for Pre-K and Kindergarten-level students. A tickets and virtual rewards system incentivizes children to move on to the next lesson.
Children aged 3 to 7 learn to read (and enjoy it!) through interactive animations, fun games, great songs and lots of virtual rewards.
Available both in print and online, this magazine was started in 2002 with a focus on “life learning,” that is, teaching and learning fluidly, rather than the finite “in school hours”. Included are generalized lessons, personal articles and support materials on how to teach children to become life learners.