Homeschool Curriculum Reviews
If you’ve ever gone to a homeschool convention, browsed through catalogs, or done a search on the internet for curriculum, then you know there are a LOT of choices out there!
It can be very overwhelming when you’re just starting out and even when you’ve been doing it for a while. That’s why I decided to write some homeschool curriculum reviews to give you first-hand knowledge about the experiences we’ve had with different curricula and what I think about them.
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Homeschool Curriculum Reviews Are Helpful
When I’m searching for materials for the next school year, which I love to do by the way, I do a lot of research and read many reviews. I want to know what people think about a product and how it worked in their homeschool.
I know that every child is different, but I can still get a general feel for it and whether it might be a good fit for our family or not.
I’ve chosen some of our favorites to write about, and will continue to add as we discover more. I hope it helps you decide which products are a good fit for your homeschool.
As you reading my reviews, some may not seem like they’d work for your family; however, keep in mind that we go through seasons when homeschooling. Some years you may have less time than others to plan, prepare, and teach. So a hands-on curriculum may not seem appealing right then but it could down the road.
Learning about different materials is never a waste of time. You never know when your homeschool needs will change and one of these may be a better option.
MATHHomeschool Curriculum Reviews
Middle school and high school students love Mr. D Math courses. He makes math easy to understand and fun!
An online math program for K-12 that my love! Quick lessons that can be done independently with on-screen manipulatives.
For children who don’t love math or may have difficulty understanding certain concepts, this may be a better approach.
Do you feel like it is hard to move forward when there are foundational skills that need to be mastered? These books are a great help in mastering them.
Language ArtsHomeschool Curriculum Reviews
Excellent writing program that’s easy to each and kids enjoy. Not a lot of teacher prep and can even be done independently with the added video course.
A writing program that works even when your child isn’t ready to write. Has hands-on activities and easy to do lessons.
Fantastic spelling program that is multisensory and even helps kids with dylexia!
This program takes only a few minutes a day but covers a lot of ground. You child will learn vocabulary and copywork as well.
Short easy to grasp lessons are what makes this grammar program so popular.
Literature guides to help explore the themes, ideas and elements an author weaves it a book.
An online language arts program that will make your most reluctant writer enjoy writing!
These open and go literature guides are great to help your student understand the literature he’s reading.
ScienceHomeschool Curriculum Reviews
This is a family-style homeschool curriculum that uses literature books to teach science. It can be used with multiple children.
Your children will create, explore, investigate, journal, study, and discover in an easy-to-use format they can do almost all independently and enjoy themselves in the process.
ElectivesHomeschool Curriculum Reviews
This is a fantastic art program that will have your kids drawing their own masterpieces.
This is such a fun program to learn about art history. It’s fun and holds the kids attention.
Complete CurriculumHomeschool Curriculum Reviews
A complete curriculum that teaches your child to work independently and fills in the gaps at the same time.