Curriculum DVDs

There are times in the life of any homeschool parent when they encounter subjects they can't adequtely teach their kids. While books will always be available to fill gaps, sometimes the best option is to simply find someone else to teach what you can't. For those situations, there are curriculum DVDs.

Advantage #1: Instead of wasting unnecessary time reading and reiterating information, you can get rid of the middle-man element and simply set your kids in front of the TV or computer. If this was a babysitting method, we'd be opposed to it, but in the case of school learning, it's a positively brilliant option.

Advantage #2: Kids who don't do well simply reading books will find this kind of instruction more helpful. Audio/visual lectures, especially if supplemented with entertaining elements, are much more likely to impress the relevant information on kids' minds than books, and will likely do so in such a way that they'll retain what they've learned.

Some DVDs present information to parents instead of students; the benefit is that, by watching someone else present the material, parents will have a better idea how to pass it on to their children. In programs like this, the lecturer typically imparts much more to teachers than they're responsible for passing on, thus giving them enough background information to help field questions.

While the future of education is probably on the Internet rather than discs, the courses offered here are great examples of how modern technology can be used to excellent purpose. We don't encourage anyone to get rid of their books, but we also don't want you to be so controlled by them that you can't take advantage of excellent resources like these.

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Advanced Communication Series - DVD
by Andrew Pudewa
from Institute for Excellence in Writing
for 10th-Adult
in IEW Advanced Materials (Location: WRI-IEWADV)
$69.00
Algebra 2 with Trigonometry - DVD
from AskDrCallahan
for 10th-12th grade
in Trigonometry (Location: MAT-TRIG)
$145.00
Analytical Grammar - Teaching DVD
by Robin Finley
from Analytical Grammar
for 6th-12th grade
in Analytical Grammar (Location: GRA-AG)
$44.95 $28.00 (2 in stock)
Art of Argument - DVD Set
by Aaron Larsen & Joelle Hodge
Version 7.0 from Classical Academic Press
for 7th-9th grade
in Classical Academic Press Logic (Location: LOG-CAP)
$64.95 $35.00 (1 in stock)
Beginning Public Speaking - Interactive Video Curriculum
by Teresa Moon
from Communicators for Christ
for 2nd-6th grade
in Speech & Debate (Location: SPEECH)
$99.95
Bible Songs - DVD
by Kathy Troxel
from Audio Memory
for Preschool-3rd grade
$15.00
Biology 101
by Wes Olson
from 101 Series
for 9th-12th grade
in Biology (Location: SCI-BIO)
Body of Evidence DVD Set
from Answers in Genesis
for 9th grade-Adult
in Human Anatomy & Physiology (Location: SCI-ANA)
$109.99 $60.00 (1 in stock)
Book of Many Colors - DVD
by Barry Stebbing
from How Great Thou Art
for 5th-10th grade
in How Great Thou Art (Location: I)
$32.95
Calculus - DVD
from AskDrCallahan
for 11th-12th grade
in Calculus & Statistics (Location: MAT-CALC)
$145.00
Chemistry 101
by Wes Olson
from 101 Series
for 9th-12th grade
in Chemistry (Location: SCI-CHEM)
Classical Rhetoric with Aristotle - DVD Set
by Martin Cothran
from Memoria Press
for 9th-12th grade
in Speech & Debate (Location: SPEECH)
$46.75
Classics Club - Huckleberry Finn
by Adam Andrews
from Center for Literary Education
for 10th-Adult
in Teaching the Classics (Location: LITCUR-TTC)
$19.00
Classics Club - Shakespeare's Hamlet
by Adam Andrews
from Center for Literary Education
for 10th-Adult
in Teaching the Classics (Location: LITCUR-TTC)
$19.00
Classics Club - Wind in the Willows
by Adam Andrews
from Center for Literary Education
for 3rd-9th grade
in Teaching the Classics (Location: LITCUR-TTC)
$19.00
Classics Club - Yearling
by Adam Andrews
from Center for Literary Education
for 10th-Adult
in Teaching the Classics (Location: LITCUR-TTC)
$19.00 $12.00 (1 in stock)
Dave Raymond's American History
by Dave Raymond
from Compass Classroom
for 7th-12th grade
in History Conferences & Lectures (Location: G6B-HIS)
Drive Thru History: Discovering America's Founders DVD
by Dave Stotts
from Focus on the Family
for 6th-12th grade
Elementary Algebra - DVD
by Cassidy Cash
from AskDrCallahan
for 8th-10th grade
in Algebra (Location: MATREF-ALG)
$58.00 (2 in stock)
Elementary Algebra - DVD
by Cassidy Cash
from Master Books
for 8th-10th grade
in Harold Jacobs Mathematics (Location: MAT-JACOB)
$95.99
Evolution: The Grand Experiment - DVD
by Carl Werner
from Master Books
for 9th-12th grade
in Evolution: The Grand Experiment (Location: SCICUR-EVO)
$19.99
Feed My Sheep - 7 DVD Set
by Barry Stebbing
from How Great Thou Art
for 1st-6th grade
in How Great Thou Art (Location: I)
$45.00 (1 in stock)
First Form Latin - DVDs
by Cheryl Lowe
from Memoria Press
for 5th-9th grade
in Memoria Press Form Latin Series (Location: FOLAT-FORM)
$55.00
Fourth Form Latin - Instructional DVDs
by Cheryl Lowe
from Memoria Press
for 8th-12th grade
in Memoria Press Form Latin Series (Location: FOLAT-FORM)
$38.50 (1 in stock)
Fundamentals of Beginning Drawing - DVD
from How Great Thou Art
for 1st-6th grade
in How Great Thou Art (Location: I)
$20.00 (1 in stock)
Geometry: Seeing, Doing, Understanding - DVD
from Master Books
for 11th-12th grade
in Geometry & Shapes (Location: MATREF-GEO)
$95.99
God and the History of Art - DVD
by Barry Stebbing
from How Great Thou Art
for 4th-12th grade
in How Great Thou Art (Location: I)
$29.95
Grammar Songs - DVD
by Kathy Troxel
from Audio Memory
for 1st-4th grade
in Audio Memory CDs (Location: I5E)
$15.00
Greek for Children Primer A - DVD
from Classical Academic Press
for 3rd-6th grade
in Greek for Children (Location: S-Greek)
$64.95
Hidden Secrets to Language Success - DVD
by Wanda Sanseri
from Back Home Industries
for 11th-Adult
in Spell to Write and Read (Location: PHO-SWR)
$30.00
How Great Thou Art I & II - DVD
by Barry Stebbing
3rd edition from How Great Thou Art
for 5th-10th grade
in How Great Thou Art (Location: I)
I Can Do All Things - 4 DVD Set
by Barry Stebbing
2nd edition from My Father's World
for K-6th grade
in How Great Thou Art (Location: I)
$39.95
InquisiKids Discover & Do Level 1 - DVD
from InquisiCorp Corporation
for 3rd grade
in Inquisikids Discover & Do (Location: H)
$12.00 (3 in stock)
Intermediate Drawing - DVD
from How Great Thou Art
for 3rd-6th grade
in How Great Thou Art (Location: I)
$29.95
Intermediate Logic - DVD
by James B. Nance
3rd edition from Canon Press
for 9th-12th grade
in Introductory & Intermediate Logic (Location: LOG-CAN)
$63.75
Introductory Logic - DVD
by James B. Nance
5th edition from Logos School
for 8th-10th grade
in Introductory & Intermediate Logic (Location: LOG-CAN)
$63.75
Jensen's Format Writing - DVD Supplement
by Frode Jensen
3rd edition from Wordsmiths
Writing Curriculum for 7th-12th grade
in Jensen's English (Location: GRA-JENSEN)
$25.00
Junior Analytical Grammar - Teaching DVD
by Robin Finley
from Analytical Grammar
for 4th-5th grade
in Analytical Grammar (Location: GRA-AG)
$19.95 $14.00 (2 in stock)
Junior Analytical Grammar: Mechanics - Teaching DVD
by Robin Finley
from Analytical Grammar
for 4th-5th grade
in Analytical Grammar (Location: GRA-AG)
$19.95 $14.00 (2 in stock)
Lamb's Book of Art I - DVD
by Barry Stebbing
2nd edition from How Great Thou Art
for 1st-5th grade
in How Great Thou Art (Location: I)
$39.95
Latin Alive! Book 2 - DVD & CD set
by Karen Moore
from Classical Academic Press
for 8th-10th grade
in Latin Alive! (Location: FOLAT-LA)
$114.95
Latin for Children Primer A - DVD Set
by Dr. Aaron Larsen & Dr. Christopher Perrin
from Classical Academic Press
for 3rd grade
in Latin for Children (Location: LOLAT-L4C)
$64.95
Latin for Children Primer B - DVD Set
by Dr. Aaron Larsen & Dr. Christopher Perrin
from Classical Academic Press
for 4th grade
in Latin for Children (Location: LOLAT-L4C)
$45.00
Latin for Children Primer B - DVD Set
by Dr. Aaron Larsen & Dr. Christopher Perrin
from Classical Academic Press
for 4th grade
in Latin for Children (Location: LOLAT-L4C)
$74.95
Latin for Children Primer C - DVD Set
by Dr. Aaron Larsen & Dr. Christopher Perrin
from Classical Academic Press
for 5th grade
in Latin for Children (Location: LOLAT-L4C)
$54.95 $38.00 (1 in stock)
Latin for Teachers - DVD Course
by Karen Moore
from Classical Academic Press
for Adult
in Latin for Children (Location: LOLAT-L4C)
$275.00
Latina Christiana Book I - Instructional DVD Set
by Leigh Lowe
4th edition from Memoria Press
for 3rd-8th grade
in Memoria Press Latina Christiana (Location: FOLAT-LC)
$55.00
Latina Christiana Book II - Instructional DVD Set
by Leigh Lowe
from Memoria Press
for 3rd-8th grade
in Memoria Press Latina Christiana (Location: FOLAT-LC)
$30.00 $31.00 (3 in stock)
Lifepac: Science 4 - Experiments DVD
from Alpha Omega Publications
for 4th grade
in AOP Lifepacs: Science (Location: SCICUR-AOP)
Lifepac: Science 5 - Experiments DVD
from Alpha Omega Publications
for 5th grade
in AOP Lifepacs: Science (Location: SCICUR-AOP)
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