All About Reading Content: Reading Grade(s): PreK – 3rd Perspective: Secular Prep Time: Moderate Teacher Manual: Available Teacher Involvement:Essential Cost: $$ || ? Pages: 201 Publication Date: 2011 Publisher: www.allaboutlearningpress.com From All About Reading’s website: All About Reading is a scripted, open-and-go program developed for busy parents, teachers, and tutors who want to teach reading in the most effective way possible. T...

Title: Ultimate Homeschool Physical Education Game Book Content: P.E. Grade(s): 1st – 12th Religious Perspective: Secular Prep Time: Minimal Teacher Manual: N/A Teacher Involvement: Essential Cost: $ || ? Pages: Publication Date: 2003 Date of Review: April 5, 2016 Common Core Aligned: No Review of Ultimate Homeschool Physical Education Game Book Gym class in traditional schools isn’t always a lot of fun. First, there’s the waiting. With ...

Pirate’s Guide t’ th’ Grammar of Story Content: Creative Writing Grade(s): 7th and up Religious Perspective: Secular Prep Time: Minimal Teacher Manual: None Teacher Involvement: Moderate Cost: $$$ || ?? Pages: 328 Publication Date: 2016 Publisher: Wondertale Date of Review: August 26, 2016 Common Core Aligned: No Review of A Pirate’s Guide t’ th’ Grammar of Story: A Creative Writing Curriculum Not often will...

Beast Academy Content: Math Grade(s): 2nd – 5th Perspective: Secular Prep Time: Minimal Solutions Manual: Yes Teacher Involvement: Essential Cost: $$$$ || ? Pages: 100+ each Publication Date: 2011 Publisher: beastacademy.com Common Core Aligned: Yes Updated Review: May 26, 2015 Reviewer: Alessa Giampaolo Keener, M.Ed. Let every math-loving family delight! The mathematicians behind the Art of Problem Solving are in the process of developi...

Everyday Learning Logic Puzzles Content: Math – Logic Grade(s): 3rd – 7th Perspective: Secular Prep Time: None Teacher Manual: N/A Parent Involvement: Moderate Cost: $ || ? info Publisher: www.teacherspayteachers.com Updated Review: 04/17/2014 From Everyday Learning’s website: We’ve taken critical thinking activities to a whole new level by integrating content-area facts with fun, deductive thinking, table logic puzzles...

Professor Toto Content: Foreign Language – Multiple Grade(s): PreK – 5th Perspective: Secular Prep Time: Minimal Teacher Manual: Yes Teacher Involvement: Moderate Cost: $$ || ? Pages: DVD & print components Publication Date: 2003 Publisher: www.professortoto.com Updated Review: May 6, 2014 From Professor Toto’s website: Professor Toto is a series of multi-award winning language education tools for ages 2 to 8. Animated D...

Mapping the World by Heart Content: Geography Grade(s): 5th -12th Perspective: Secular Prep Time: Moderate Teacher Manual: Yes Teacher Involvement: Essential Cost: $$$ || ? Pages: 188 pages Publication Date: 2010 Publisher: fablevisionlearning.com Review Updated: 5/7/2014 NOTE: Mapping the World with Art is often confused with the Mapping the World by Heart geography curriculum. From FableVision’s website: Mapping the World by Heart incl...

Spectrum Chemistry Content: Science Grade(s): 7th – 10th Perspective: Christian Prep Time: Minimal Teacher Manual: Available Teacher Involvement: Minimal Cost: $ || ? Pages: 290 Publication Date: 2000 Publisher: www.beginningspublishing.com Review Last Updated: May 28. 2017 Common Core Aligned: No ** From the Publisher’s Website: ** Spectrum Chemistry is one-year student-directed chemistry course is done three days a week, one of w...

Sonday System, 2nd Edition Content: Phonics Grade(s): K – 5th Perspective: Secular Prep Time: Moderate Teacher Manual: Included Teacher Involvement: Essential Cost: $$$$ || ? Pages: Packaged Kit Publication Date: 2088 Publisher: www.winsorlearning.com Review Last Updated: Common Core Aligned: ** From the Publisher’s Website: ** The Sonday System 1 guides beginning reading, writing and spelling instruction, reading intervention, ins...

REAL Science Odyssey Content: Science Grade(s): 1st-4th (Level 1); 5th-8th (Level 2) Perspective: Secular Prep Time: Moderate Teacher Manual: Yes Teacher Involvement: Moderate Cost: $$ || ? Pages: 250 (varies) Publication Date: 2013 Publisher: www.pandiapress.com Common Core Aligned: No ** From the Publisher’s Website: ** Each book of REAL Science Odyssey is a complete one-year science curriculum. Each topic in the REAL Science Odyssey s...

Easy Peasy Homeschool
Full Curriculum / May 29, 2017

Easy Peasy Homeschool Content: Full Grade(s): 1st – 8th Perspective: Christian Prep Time: Moderate Teacher Manual: Included Teacher Involvement: Moderate Cost: $ || FREE Publication Date: Ongoing Publisher: allinonehomeschool.com Review Last Updated: May 28, 2017 Common Core Aligned: No ** From the Publisher’s Website: ** This curriculum is comprehensive and college-preparatory, but not intensive. The lessons are short an...

Verticy Learning
Full Curriculum / May 29, 2017

Verticy Learning Content: Full Grade(s): 3rd – 8th Perspective: Secular Prep Time: Moderate Teacher Manual: Included Teacher Involvement: Essential Cost: $$$$ || ? Pages: Online & Book Publisher: www.calverteducation.com Review Last Updated: May 28, 2017 Common Core Aligned: Yes ** From the Publisher’s Website: ** Built on the simple premise that children who learn differently should be taught differently, the Vertic...

All About Reading
Featured , Reading / May 26, 2017

All About Reading Content: Reading Grade(s): PreK – 3rd Perspective: Secular Prep Time: Moderate Teacher Manual: Available Teacher Involvement:Essential Cost: $$ || ? Pages: 201 Publication Date: 2011 Publisher: www.allaboutlearningpress.com From All About Reading’s website: All About Reading is a scripted, open-and-go program developed for busy parents, teachers, and tutors who want to teach reading in the most effective way p...

First Language Lessons
Grammar , Reading / May 26, 2017

First Language Lessons Content: Grammar Grade(s): 1-2 Perspective: Secular Prep Time: Minimal Teacher Manual: Included Teacher Involvement: Essential Cost: $ || ? Pages: 188 Publication Date: 2010 Publisher: peacehillpress.com Common Core Aligned: No Review of First Language Lessons First Language Lessons is a teacher’s manual for introducing language arts to 1st and 2nd grade students. Based on the classical principles of (1) ...

Ultimate Homeschool Physical Education Game Book
Extras , Featured / December 2, 2016

Title: Ultimate Homeschool Physical Education Game Book Content: P.E. Grade(s): 1st – 12th Religious Perspective: Secular Prep Time: Minimal Teacher Manual: N/A Teacher Involvement: Essential Cost: $ || ? Pages: Publication Date: 2003 Date of Review: April 5, 2016 Common Core Aligned: No Review of Ultimate Homeschool Physical Education Game Book Gym class in traditional schools isn’t always a lot of fun. First, there’s the wait...

Global Village School
Full Curriculum / December 2, 2016

  Global Village School Content: Curricular Guide Grade(s): K-12 Religious Perspective: Secular Prep Time: Extensive Teacher Involvement: Essential Cost: $$$$ || ? Pages: 90+ Publication Date: 2009 Publisher: www.globalvillageschool.org Date of Review: July 6, 2016 Common Core Aligned: No Review of Global Village School Recently, a friend asked me if I had ever heard of the Global Village School homeschool curriculum. She knew I...

Pirate’s Guide t’ th’ Grammar of Story
Featured , Grammar , Writing / August 26, 2016

Pirate’s Guide t’ th’ Grammar of Story Content: Creative Writing Grade(s): 7th and up Religious Perspective: Secular Prep Time: Minimal Teacher Manual: None Teacher Involvement: Moderate Cost: $$$ || ?? Pages: 328 Publication Date: 2016 Publisher: Wondertale Date of Review: August 26, 2016 Common Core Aligned: No Review of A Pirate’s Guide t’ th’ Grammar of Story: A Creative Writing Curriculum Not ...

Excel Math
Math / June 26, 2015

Excel Math Content: Math Grade(s): K – 6th Perspective: Secular Prep Time: Minimal Teacher Manual: Available Teacher Involvement: Essential Cost: $$$$ || ? Pages: 125+ Publication Date: 2005 Publisher: excelmath.com Common Core Aligned: Available and separate from the Standard edition From Excel Math’s Website: Excel Math uses a spiraling approach to ensure students have continual exposure and high retention of math conce...

Beast Academy
Featured , Math / May 28, 2015

Beast Academy Content: Math Grade(s): 2nd – 5th Perspective: Secular Prep Time: Minimal Solutions Manual: Yes Teacher Involvement: Essential Cost: $$$$ || ? Pages: 100+ each Publication Date: 2011 Publisher: beastacademy.com Common Core Aligned: Yes Updated Review: May 26, 2015 Reviewer: Alessa Giampaolo Keener, M.Ed. Let every math-loving family delight! The mathematicians behind the Art of Problem Solving are in the process o...

Kumon Math
Math / March 30, 2015

Content: Math Grade(s): K – 12 Perspective: Secular Prep Time: Minimal Teacher Involvement: Yes Cost: $ || ? Publication Date: 2005-08 Page: 96 Publisher: www.kumon.com ** From the Publisher’s Website: ** From counting to calculus and beyond, the Kumon Math Worksheets enable students to progress all the way up through high school-level math. Kumon’s assignments progress in small steps to build all of the critical skills n...