Staff Favorites: Curriculum

No two homeschools are alike. In fact, no two homeschoolers are alike, and so we've made lists (something we like to do around here) to give you an idea of some of the options and possibilities. These reflect both the actual experiences of past and present employees, as well as their future plans concerning any progeny they may have.

Each list includes both favorite materials of the particular employee in question, and a brief biographical sketch of their homeschool background. Jon got to do co-operative unit studies; Eli used a variety of curriculum options; Hadley was an Omnibus guinea pig; Joseph participated in living history; and Caleb is just the weird one.

If you sometimes wonder how these 20- and 30-something guys know so much about homeschool curriculum (or you wonder why you should trust them), part of the answer is that they spend all their time looking at it and talking to people about it, but the other part is that they've had personal experience with a lot of it and understand how it works, why it works (or not), and which students it's best suited for.

Of course, you may disagree with our assessments. We aren't infalllible. Also, we like to hear when customers disagree with us because it gives us a more nuanced view of particular strengths and weaknesses a program might have, as well as pointing out misunderstandings we have. So, talk to us; we don't bite, and we bark as little as possible.

That said, these aren't "this is the way these courses work" lists. They're informative in the sense that they show you where we're coming from as individuals, but they're suggestive in the sense that they offer options and maybe reveal strategies you haven't considered. Have fun looking through the materials and books we've selected, don't get lost, and let us know if you find them helpful in any way.

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101 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum
by Cathy Duffy
from Grove Publishing
for Preschool-Adult
in Practical Home Schooling (Location: P1A)
102 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum
by Cathy Duffy
from Grove Publishing
for Preschool-Adult
in Practical Home Schooling (Location: P1A)
All Through the Ages
by Christine Miller
3rd edition from Nothing New Press
World History Reference for All grades
in World History Reference (Location: HISREF-WO)
$19.50 (1 in stock)
All Through the Ages
by Christine Miller
2nd edition from Nothing New Press
World History Reference for All grades
in World History Reference (Location: HISREF-WO)
$12.50 (1 in stock)
Ancient Civilizations & the Bible - True Tales CDs
by Diana Waring
3rd edition from Diana Waring Presents
History Curriculum for 1st-10th grade
in Diana Waring History Revealed (Location: HISCUR-DWHR)
Reader's Guide
by Dr. Christopher Perrin & Leslie Rayner
from Classical Academic Press
for Kindergarten-12th
in Recommended Book Lists (Location: E5A-LIT)
$5.95
Spell to Write and Read - Core Kit
by Wanda Sanseri
from Back Home Industries
for Kindergarten-4th grade
in Spell to Write and Read (Location: PHO-SWR)
$89.25
Startwrite 6.0
6th edition from Start Write
for K-6th grade
in Handwriting Resources (Location: HAN-REF)
$39.95
Teaching the Classics - Set (old)
by Adam & Missy Andrews
from Center for Literary Education
for Kindergarten-12th grade
in Teaching the Classics (Location: LITCUR-TTC)
$35.00 (1 in stock)
Teaching Writing: Structure and Style - Binder & DVDs
Institute for Excellence in Writing
2nd edition from Institute for Excellence in Writing
Writing Curriculum for 2nd-10th grade
Cathy Duffy's 100 Top Picks
in IEW Excellence in Writing (Location: WRI-IEW)
$189.00
Young Historian's Introduction to Worldview
by Marcia Brim
from Brimwood Press
for 3rd-8th grade
in Tools for Young Historians (Location: I-WOR)
$35.00