Thinkwell Math

Thinkwell Math Curriculum Review Find an overview video on YouTube for each Thinkwell Math courses. Families looking for a rigorous math course that requires minimal to moderate parental instruction may be interested in Thinkwell Math. Each Thinkwell Math course, from 6th grade to Calculus, represents a comprehensive full-year math curriculum. Since a pacing guide is included, minimal planning is required Read more

Math Mammoth

Math Mammoth Curriculum Review I’m usually pretty wary of any math curriculum for early elementary students that claims to be “self-instructing”, but math teacher-turned-homeschool mom Maria Miller has created just that with her Math Mammoth Light Blue series program. Each level in the Light Blue series comes with an A and B all-inclusive student workbook. You get teaching explanations, student Read more

Denison Algebra

Denison Algebra Curriculum Review   Some kids just don’t like math.  Math phobia can come from a fractured math learning experience because of the covid pandemic  or other reasons. Or, math resistence can happen due to struggles stemming from ADHD or learning disabilities. The thought of teaching algebra or higher math to math avoidant kids can leave some homeschool parents Read more

Real Science 4 Kids

Target Grade Level: Elementary (1st – 5th) and Middle School (6th – 8th) Real Science 4 Kids offers curriculum options for the following science subjects: Astronomy Biology Chemistry Geology Physics You can purchase the Focus On series that take a year-long deep dive into each one of the the scientific disciplines. The following review is based on the Focus On Read more

Blossom and Root

  Early Years Curriculum Give your child a beautiful beginning with Blossom and Root Early Years. Hands-on, play-based, secular preschool and pre-k for your homeschool. Includes nature study, the arts, literature, early literacy, STEM, early math play, and more. Each volume is affordable, flexible, and contains 36 weeks of curriculum. Kindergarten Curriculum Blossom and Root Kindergarten is a playful, gentle, Read more

Beast Academy

Let every math-loving family delight! The mathematicians behind the Art of Problem Solving have developed an elementary math curriculum. And, boy, will you love it! Beast Academy teaches through a bright, colorful, comic-book style Guide Book. And being a comic book about math, it’s full of smarty-pants type humor. Even though you’ll be giggling, the math is no laughing matter. Read more

Global Village School

Recently, a friend asked me if I had ever heard of the Global Village School homeschool curriculum. She knew I had unschooled my kids in the early years and she knew I was Quaker, with a strong belief in community service and civic responsibility. When my friend stumbled onto GVS, she thought of me and wondered what I thought of Read more