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Art-Drama

Brenda Ellis of ARTistic Pursuits teaches weekly lessons designed to help your children become visually aware of the wonderful world they live in and enjoy the process of putting ideas and images on paper.

Marci Hanks will teach your family how you can write and produce a community play! From small living room productions to a cast of many, Marci will help you understand the components of playwriting and production and help you choose the size that is right for you!

Sharon Jeffus of Visual Manna showcases the work of her teen artists who are pursuing art as a ministry. Sharon shares lessons on the elements of art and often features many of the art classics.

Dailies Contributors Rachel Ann Rogish and Sharla Orren bring drama to your homeschool with monthly units on the classic works of William Shakespeare, complete with instructions on how to stage your own homeschool production! Simply Shakespeare has been newly expanded to include extra material for homeschoolers. Previous units are organized by play or topic in our Dailies Archive.

Do you have a child you would like to introduce to art appreciation through a subject he enjoys more, such as history or science? Do you want a unit study that explores art appreciation alongside other core subjects? Then check out Everyday Easels and see how you can do all of that and more with our biweekly unit studies. Many of the Everyday Easels unit studies are archived for easy access in our Dailies Archive.

Don’t miss the E-Books available in the Monthly Bonus E-Books Section. Titles include the WannaBe™-When I Grow Up I Want to Be an Artist and Schoolhouse Thematic Unit-Remarkable Art. See Extra Resources for Members for details.

Computer-Tech

Chris Yust of Homeschool Programming, Inc. has a class designed to help your students learn the technology of the future. He’ll cover topics including basic website design with HTML, programming concepts, Minecraft Mods, writing Java programs in Eclipse, and much more.

Evonne Mandella, videographer and producer, teaches a class the whole family can enjoy. Come along with Evonne as she shows you how to create custom videos for almost any occasion—from church outreach to personalized gift. This five-month class has concluded, but you can still access all lessons in our Teacher Lesson Archive.

Don’t miss the E-Books available in the Monthly Bonus E-Books Section. Titles include the WeE-book™-The Windows Operating System. See Extra Resources for Members for details. Also, computer science and technology teacher Andy Harris, professor at IUPUI in Indiana, has archived articles on technology on our Library Shelf.

Electives

Join Amy Puetz as she brings history to life by teaching us how to make simple historical costumes that can be used in living history reenactments, plays, or just for added fun in history class. She’ll show us how to make clothing from the days of the pioneers, Pilgrims, Civil War, and more. Amy’s class has concluded but you can access her entire course in the Teacher Lesson Archive.

Let Denise Ames of College Common Sense help you and your family prepare for college with tips on everything from choosing the right scholarships to pursue to  to staying on track with tasks like the FAFSA form to tips on how to track future job trends.

Erin Dean’s weekly lessons help your family enjoy the world around them—whether you live in a warm climate or a cold one. Most months, you’ll find that Erin offers two sets of lessons each week—one for warm climates, one for colder ones—so you can choose the one that is right for your region!

Are you ready to become a walking epistle? This course will help you and your family memorize the entire book of Philippians in 28 weeks. This special series will only be available through July 11, 2014.

Carol Topp of HomeschoolCPA.com provided two eight-week courses—on Career Exploration and Starting a Microbusiness (for Teens). From 2012, both courses remain archived on our site in their entirety in our Teacher Lesson Archives.

Mike Sims, who teaches Economics at Trinity Valley Community College, is the Assistant City Manager for the City of Terrell, Texas, and makes Economics come alive for students with creative themes ranging from Football Economics to Ski Slope Economics!

Bethany Learn of Fit2B Studio teaches with both video and printable components, explaining the importance of understanding and applying proper fitness while giving you and your family practical ways to get up and get healthy!

Director/Producer/Co-Writer of Advent Film Group, George Escobar offered an amazing course that will equip your student to learn about how they can be a light for God in the world of film and television. George’s 10-month, 36-lesson course remains on the site for review, or restarting the course, at any time.

Home Economics with Heather Leach is more than learning about how to bake a cake or set a table; it is about learning fundamental lessons that can be built upon throughout life. Through weekly lessons, Heather will help your children set a foundation based on biblical teaching. This course is designed with children ages 6-12 and special needs children in mind.

Malia Russell offered ten months of inspiration, encouragement, and practical help to assist you and your family with everything from grocery planning to homeschooling during times of transition. All of Malia’s tips and lessons remain on the site for review in our Teacher Lesson Archive.

Keyboarding with David Kimball, “The Typing Coach,” has concluded, but his lessons will remain on the site in our Teacher Lesson Archive for review for a limited time.

  • Logic (Middle school—High school)

Lisa Duffy’s 15 weeks of Logic lessons remain fully accessible in our Teacher Lesson Archive. Learn how to identify common fallacies including Appeal to Pity, Appeal to Fear, Begging the Question, Hasty Generalization, and many more.

How are we influenced by the media and society? How can we exert a positive influence on the media and our culture? Join Dr. Lisa Dunne, award-winning author, and lead your family on a four-month course to discover the answers. This class remains archived on the site in our Teacher Lesson Archive.

Do you have a student who is curious about matters of law and the Constitution, but you aren’t sure where to start in teaching them? Let Deborah Burton, attorney, wife, and homeschool mom help! The creator of Homeschool Court, she shares weekly lessons designed to equip your students to learn about the law and participate in their own mock trials.

Michele Peterson’s 30-week photography class will teach students how to see the way their camera “sees” and then to use that knowledge to create a recipe for the perfect picture.

Homeschool graduate, and recent Biola University graduate, Rebekah Bell has excelled as a young public and debate speaker in national competitions. She’ll teach all the basics of public speaking and the several types of speeches.

Caution, this class may blow your mind! Join Kurt Hoffman, founder of the Young Heroes Academy, for a special class about modern-day slavery and how you can be a part of abolishing it. Kurt’s class has concluded but you can access his entire course in the Teacher Lesson Archive.

Statistics are used in every field, from the census, to lottery, to investments, to science, to computing, to television. In fact, you would be hard-pressed to find a field in which statistics are not used. Understanding how statistics are determined will help you gauge the reliability of information presented to you. Through slide shows and printable assignments, this course will teach you how to calculate statistics and how to weigh the reliability of statistics that you encounter.

  • Worldviews (Middle school—High school in the Teacher Lesson Archive)

Dr. Alex McFarland, speaker, author, and advocate for Christian apologetics, challenges students to examine their worldview in light of Scripture and equips them to better defend the Christian worldview in discussion or debate. All four of Dr. McFarland’s units remain archived on the site in the Teacher Lesson Archive.

Don’t miss the E-Books available in the Monthly Bonus E-Books Section. Titles include the WeE-book™-Career Exploration for High School Students. See Extra Resources for Members for details.

Watch the What’s New page for updates about more electives we are pursuing. Foreign Language

  • French (Elementary—High school)

Greg Shone, a certified teacher and coauthor of French Essentials, a downloadable French program based in the Montreal area for the homeschool, brings weekly lessons to our students through both written and audio exercises.

Evonne Mandella, cofounder of Wholesome Learning Publications, lends a contagious enthusiasm to her weekly lessons in Hebrew. Great for all ages, Evonne has many fun games and activities to help you remember the language for a lifetime. Evonne’s class has concluded, but her four months of Hebrew lessons remain on the site for review in the Teacher Lesson Archive.

  • Spanish (Elementary—High school)

Carol Henderson’s new Spanish class includes both video instruction and weekly worksheets to give your younger students a firm introduction to the Spanish language.

Watch the What’s New page for updates on additional language courses we are pursuing. History, Geography, and Social Studies

Bonnie Rose Hudson shared a six-month course exploring the history of the countries of Asia as well as what life is like for Christians living there today. All these lessons remain archived on the site in the Teacher Lesson Archive.

Travel with Safari Saeed and teacher Bonnie Rose Hudson and visit more than thirty countries in Asia. Discover the people, the history, and the animals of Asia through reading, writing, spelling and vocabulary, art, science, hands-on activities, and math worksheets.

Jennifer Courtney and the Classical Conversations team supply a 29-week course to help you explore ancient history from the first recorded civilizations through the fall of Rome. All these lessons remain archived on the site in the Teacher Lesson Archive.

Cathy Diez-Luckie of Figures in Motion creates weekly hands-on activities your children can enjoy that focus on a notable character from history. From Justinian to Robert E. Lee, Ben Franklin to Alexander the Great, these standing cutouts and short lessons will captivate your younger students.

Tyler and Maggie Hogan of Bright Ideas Press bring our geography course, full of in-depth lessons to help your family learn about the world around us. Explore the world, its people, its history, and more.

  • Geography (Pre-K—High school in the Teacher Lesson Archive)

Twelve months of lessons from Knowledge Quest’s Terri Johnson are archived in our Teacher Lesson Archive. Terri has beautiful black line and colored maps.

Nationally known History teacher Diana Waring of Diana Waring Presents provided four units on famous Christian luminaries, which remain on the site in our Teacher Lesson Archive.

Explore the history of a different state of Australia or area of New Zealand one unit at a time. You can find the complete unit on the Dailies Archive in the Lessons Library, organized by state or area. Tour all of Australia or just a state of interest. The complete Build a Zoo project is there, too!

Who says history is dull? Not us! Join us for a 12-month study of the history of Canada, one province or territory at a time. This complete study is also archived on the Dailies Archive in the Lessons Library.

Enjoy learning about the past—and the present—as we explore a different state each month. Daily lessons and activities for all ages are included. There’s even a coloring pack with each unit for younger students.

Let This Day in History lead you on an exploration of important events—from ancient history through today—with timeline figures, living book lists, short fiction, discussion questions, hands-on activities, and upper grade options!  This Day in History is on a break, but our previous stories and worksheets remain on the Dailies tab for you to enjoy.

Have some fun with history with the games in our History Games section! Check back often—more are on their way!

Don’t miss the E-Books available in the Monthly Bonus E-Books Section. Titles include the following Schoolhouse Thematic Units such as: Adventurous Explorers!; Checks and Balances; Cruisin’ the Country; God’s World of Extremes; Let Freedom Ring; Presidents of the Past; Ring in the New Year!; Travel the World!; and Wonders of the World, as well as the following WeE-books-Beowulf: Fiction or History?; Biography Geography; Blaise Pascal−Mathematician Extraordinaire; Changing History Theories and How to Teach Them; Civil War History and Controversy: An Interview with Chandra Manning; Eyewitness History: Hunger and the Great Depression; Lincoln vs. Darwin: What’s the Difference?; Mary Slessor: The White Ma of Calabar; Military Geography; Missionary Geography; The Italian Renaissance; and The Submarine: A Legend Before its Time. See Extra Resources for Members for details.

Watch the What’s New page for updates on additional history classes we are pursuing. Math

Veteran educator and Australian lecturer Dr. Peter Price has made it his mission to “change the experience of millions of children who currently find math boring or frustrating.” His weekly video lessons and printable worksheets are a wonderful resource for doing just that.

Lindsay Perro’s Middle School Math lessons remain archived on the site in our Teacher Lesson Archive for review.

Charlene Johnson will help your students learn—and even enjoy—Pre-Algebra! Charlene has plenty of worksheets and instruction to help your students learn these critical skills.

Martha Candler will help your high schoolers make sense out of trigonometry. This veteran teacher works hard to make sure students understand the “why” of math and not just the facts. This five-month course is packed with information and worksheets to challenge your student. All five months remain archived on our site in our Teacher Lesson Archive.

David Chandler’s creative projects-based high school math course features video instruction and loads of problems that he dares you to tackle! David’s monthly lessons remain archived on the site in our Teacher Lesson Archive.

Our Daily Math course is a perfect way to supplement your 5th-8th grade students’ math curriculum with quick reviews of common concepts. Daily Math has concluded. These worksheets are all now organized by category and skill and available in our Dailies Archive.

Teresa Evans, veteran teacher, adds a daily dash of fun with bright and colorful reading and math games every weekday.

Don’t miss the E-Books available in the Monthly Bonus E-Books Section. Titles include the Schoolhouse Thematic Unit-Amusing Mathematics and the following WeE-books: Building Strong Arithmetic Thinking; Concrete Arithmetic; Integrating Concrete Math Into Everyday Life; and Math in the Right Direction. See Extra Resources for Members for details.

Watch the What’s New page for news on more math courses we are pursuing. Music-Voice

  • Guitar (Elementary—High school)

Jerry Jennings, recording artist, performer, teacher, and author, delivers monthly beginning guitar lessons through videos and printed material. Jerry’s monthly lessons have concluded but remain on our site in our Teacher Lesson Archive.

  • Music/Voice (course for the entire family, on the Family tab)

Joy Sikorksi, award-winning film composer, performer, educator, and founder of both SingBabySing and Singing Mastermind, equips your entire family to free their voices and replace fear with confidence through monthly lessons. Joy’s class has concluded, but you can enjoy a year’s worth of Joy’s lessons in our Teacher Lessons Archive for review.

Music is a language, and in order to fully appreciate it, one first needs to understand how it works. This course will introduce the basics of music theory and pieces of classical music which illustrate the concepts.

Jarrod Bell, leading professor of Visionaires.org, an online music academy for homeschoolers, provides weekly lessons that will show the student how to hold the recorder, how to breathe into it to produce the best sound, where to place their fingers, and so much more!

Nancy Blue’s Beginning Violin class “Strings of Praise” will have you and your children learning to play the violin before you know it! Nancy’s 33-week course included video instruction and used primarily the Suzuki method. All of her lessons are available for you any time in our Teacher Lesson Archive.

Don’t miss the E-Books available in the Monthly Bonus E-Books Section. Titles include the Schoolhouse Thematic Unit-Music Mania. See Extra Resources for Members for details.

Watch the What’s New page for updates about additional music/voice classes we are pursuing. Reading, Writing, and Spelling

  • EZ Tales Animated Books (Pre-K—Elementary)SchoolhouseTeachers.com brings you animated books for young readers. Watch for a whole page of new books every 90 days. The books will come to life in front of your eyes and introduce your preschoolers to key reading skills in a fun and interactive way. This spring, we will hold our second contest for young writers to submit their stories. The grand prize-winning story becomes a fully animated book. See our Children’s Story Corner for details.

Kimm Bellotto of Hands of a Child shares a new lapbook each month covering subjects ranging from the human eye to pandas to classic literature.

Adam Andrews, the Director of the Center for Literary Education, offers new literature studies each month that include study questions and story charts.

Marla Schultz has monthly literature kits to help you and your family experience literature! Every month, she’ll show you ways to interact with great writing in a hands-on way while learning language arts, science, geography— and more—like never before.

Matthew Glavach, Ph.D., veteran researcher and educator, offers a new unit each month to help your struggling reader excel.

  • Writing (Elementary—High school)

Janice Campbell, writer and speaker, helps your children analyze great pieces of literature and learn how to incorporate the techniques the authors used into the student’s own writing.

Sharon Watson of WritingWithSharonWatson.com delivered a special ten-week course on the skill of comparing and contrasting to the site. This class is now fully archived in the Teacher Lesson Archives. Come along with Sharon as she explains how to use this essential tool in your writing.

This two-week mini course from Sharon Watson will help take the fear out of writing a college admissions essay by showing you how to gain an overview of what college admissions counselors are looking for in an essay, as well as help you concentrate on the features that are specific to the college or university you are applying to. The entire course is archived in the Teacher Lesson Archive.

We can’t escape advertising. It’s everywhere. Studying advertising methods is important for two reasons. First, students learn how to use those methods in their own writing. Second, they become more discerning and can identify those methods used on them. (Translation: so they won’t be snookered!) This three-week mini course from Sharon Watson will help your students learn both.

Janice Campbell, the new Writing teacher at SchoolhouseTeachers.com, previously delivered eleven months of lessons that you can use to lead your family on a journey to discover, explore, and learn from literary classics. Explore all of these units in our Teacher Lesson Archive.

Michelle Miller, of the Children’s Preservation Library and Truth Quest History, compiles a printable suggested reading list on a different subject each month. The list also contains suggested reading levels for each book.

Practice penmanship and spelling every weekday with a new worksheet.

Choose from seven new word lists each week to practice spelling and vocabulary on age-appropriate levels. Flashcard videos are included for Pre-K/K and Lower Elementary visual learners.

Have fun with your littlest learners and find creative ways to enhance your children’s experience of stories with fun games, activities, and more!

Teresa Evans, veteran teacher, adds a daily dash of fun with bright and colorful reading and math games.

Enjoy some hands-on learning for your K-5th graders with a new theme every month in Ditch the Desk. We’ll explore reading, writing, arithmetic, science, and more while discovering the world around us!

Kim Kautzer of WriteShop shares daily writing prompts to inspire students to write daily.

Each day, discover a worksheet that explores and explains various grammar skills. All lessons are broken down by grade level and topic.

  • Copybooks (Pre-K—Middle school on the Library tab)

Enjoy a collection of copybooks.

Download free eBooks to support reading and phonics education.

Don’t miss the E-Books available in the Monthly Bonus E-Books Section. Titles include the Schoolhouse Thematic Unit—Adventures in Reading and the WeE-books—Getting to the Root of Writer’s Block; Helping the Reluctant Writer; It’s the Starting That’s Stopping Us; Three Keys to Teaching Writing; Why Does My Child Hate to Write?; Writer’s Workshop: Getting Children Excited; and Writing Essays. See Extra Resources for Members for details.

Science-Nutrition

Jennifer Needham’s 14-week course will help your family learn the fundamentals of nutrition, understand why certain foods are healthier than others, and find ways you can apply what you learn to develop a healthier lifestyle. Jennifer’s four-month course has concluded, but you can enjoy all of her material in our Teacher Lesson Archive.

Each month, Regan Barr of the Lukeion Project helps students dig deeper as they explore an ancient site such as the Great Theatre of Ephesus or the plain of Marathon, where the Athenians stopped the Persian invasion. Drawing on scholarly research as well as his own years in the field, he shares insights, photographs, and resources to help students understand these ancient sites and learn from them today.

  • Geology (Elementary—High school)

Patrick Nurre, owner of Northwest Treasures and a popular conference speaker, is offering audio/video slideshows and weekly worksheets to help you discover the amazing world that God has created.

  •  Science (Elementary—Middle school)

Jason Lindsey, an award-winning science educator, loves to get kids hooked on science! Every week, Jason’s experiments demonstrate what you can do with basic household items in fun and easy experiments that will spark a love of science in your children.

Dr. Ed Sobey has a new inventing challenge for your curious students every month. Put your curiosity to work and come along as you take things apart and put them back together again in unique and unexpected ways. (*Tinker—to play, fiddle, or meddle with, especially while undertaking repairs. —http:dictionary.reference.com)

Anna Crisostomo loves teaching middle school science and challenging her students to think and create! Each week, she explores topics such as the physical and chemical properties of matter, the phases of matter, and more. Anna’s Chemistry class is fully archived under our Teacher Lesson Archive for review  or retaking the material at any time.

  • Physics (Middle school—High school)

 “Science Jim” Mueller’s educational and entertaining Physics class is designed especially for homeschoolers. Explore Newton’s Laws, velocity, and so much more while having more fun than you ever thought possible.

This short course from Anna Crisostomo will introduce your upper elementary and middle school students to the steps of the scientific method while giving them lots of fun experiments to perform along the way. You can still access all lessons in our Teacher Lesson Archive.

Every weekday, “Professor Light” shares with your family her lessons on the solar system. Starting with the sun and moving out from there, let her pull back the curtain on some of the wonders of God’s universe. She’ll even share some Appetizing Astronomy recipes so you can have fun with astronomy in the kitchen!

Enjoy twenty lessons and favorite labs of Joey Hajda’s Friendly Chemistry course, which now includes video with many of the lessons! Have fun learning the basics of chemistry with Joey’s creative class.

Don’t miss the E-Books available in the Monthly Bonus E-Books Section. Titles include Schoolhouse Thematic Units including: All About Inventions; Insects Galore!; Let’s Be Scientists!; and Out of This World!, as well as the following books from The Curiosity Files series: Blue Diamond; Blue-Footed Booby; Cave Fish; Cicada-Killing Wasp; Dung Beetle; MRSA; Platypus; Puffer Fish; Quicksand; Red Tide; Rogue Waves; Slime Eels; Snow Rollers & Other Snow Phenomena; Solar Max; Vegetarian Spiders; Velvet Ants; Whirlpools; and Zombie Fire Ants; along with the following WeE-books: Alien Intrusion: UFOs and the Evolution Connection; Creation vs. Evolution: Interpreting the Evidence; Diet Pop and Mentos: What’s Really Going On?; For the Love of Bugs; Intelligent Design: Why the Fuss, and What’s it About?; Let There Be Light; Light, Color, Optics; Oceanography: Voyage Into a Marvelous World of Creation; Science on the Wings of a Butterfly; Slither, Scamper, Crawl and Climb; The Real Hummers; and The Shocking Truth About Electricity. See Extra Resources for Members for details.

Plus, Unit Studies!

You’ll find unit studies in the Monthly Bonus E-Books Section as well. Titles include Schoolhouse Thematic Units including: Beloved Bible Stories; Celebrate the Holidays; God Created All; Play It Safe!; Wonders of Flight; and Wondrous Weather! as well as the following WannaBe™ books -When I Grow Up I Want to be a Chef; When I Grow Up I Want to be a Doctor; When I Grow Up I Want to Be a Farmer; When I Grow Up I Want to be a Firefighter; When I Grow Up I Want to be a Missionary; When I Grow Up I Want to Be a Pilot; When I Grow Up I Want to Be a Police Officer; When I Grow Up I Want to be a Veterinarian; When I Grow Up I Want to be in the Military; and the following WeE-books: Following The Iditarod; From the Tree to the Table: A Maple Syrup Story; and What is a Hometown Hero? See Extra Resources for Members for details. 

Special Needs

Judi Munday, M.A., M. Ed., and owner of HIS Place for Help in School offers monthly lessons designed to encourage and equip parents to enable their children to excel. From writing short term goals for your children to choosing curriculum materials, modifying and adapting instruction to understanding language-based learning disabilities, Judi’s lessons are full of practical tips and helpful resources.

Just for Parents

Join veteran homeschooler and speaker Cindy West as she shows you how to incorporate a touch of Charlotte Mason in your homeschool. She’ll explain what the Charlotte Mason Method is, how it is used, and the benefits it can have for your family. Join her for narration, living math, nature study, and more! Cindy’s class has concluded, but all of her lessons remain on the site in our Teacher Lesson Archive for review.

Beth Gorden of 123Homeschool4Me.com leads a class on “Playing and Learning My ABCs.” Her weekly lessons are full of fun activities to help your child do more than simply learn their ABCs. Her lessons are designed to help your child develop a rich vocabulary, create crafts to practice fine motor skills, interact with what they are learning, and just have fun!

The writing team of Kathy Lee and Lesli Richards deliver a new unit every month full of fun ways you can help your little one develop good home habits, social/emotional skills, gross motor skills, and more. Come enjoy all the wonderful ways you can help your little ones have fun while learning.

Michelle Pohl daily shares laughter, encouragement, biblical promises, practical de-stressing tips, and relatable stories to help moms find Joy in the Morning and be replenished so that they can continue to pour into their families and loved ones.

Mother and home educator Edwina Moody shares practical tips to help you teach your hands-on learner virtually any subject from math to geography. She also shares some of the helpful printables and resources she has created as she has helped her family.

Brittney Jordan weekly lessons are based on one Nature Study theme each month and incorporate activities such as handicrafts, art, and living books to help you and your littlest ones enjoy purposeful play and fun time together.

This special section set aside just for your toddlers and preschoolers includes exciting and encouraging material each week from our teachers plus a growing collection of activities, printables, achievement certificates, and so much more! You’ll find color-by-number worksheets, coloring pages, fun stories, and more all in the Schoolhouse Preschool.

Looking for a quick quiz on any number of subjects? Stop by the Test Your Knowledge quiz archive and find quizzes on everything from geography to Shakespeare!

Don’t miss the E-Books available in the Monthly Bonus E-Books Section. Titles include the Schoolhouse Thematic Unit Summer Fun! and the following WeE-books: 10 BIG Reasons NOT to Send Christian Kids to Public Schools Today; A Baby Shower for Jesus; A Classical Education; A Light Unto My Path; A New Beginning; Alpacas and Homeschool: A Natural Connection; Are Parents Really Necessary?; Beating the Summertime Blues; Career Training, Mentorship, and Parenthood; Charlotte Mason and Susan Schaefer Macaulay: Mentors of the Modern Homeschool Movement; Charlotte Mason: Our Heroine of Lifelong Learning and Special Needs; Communication Skills and Your Gifted Child; Don’t Rush God; Easy Fund-Raisers for Homeschool Organizations ;Fall Harvest: Where’s the Fruit?; Fast Track to Memorization; From Chaos to a Symphony of Routines; Frugal Family Fun: Travel Tips and Field Trip; Growing Authors and Illustrators; He Leadeth Me; Home Improvement; Homeschool Deception; Homeschooling and Adoption-A Winning Combination; Homeschooling With Young Children; Homeschooling: A Natural Fit for the Kinesthetic Child; Homeschooling: A Prayerful Journey; Homeschooling: Growing and Thriving in the 21st Century; How Do I Teach My Platypus if He Won’t Sit Still?; How to Beat Curriculum Boredom; I Was Raised by Wolves; Inexpensive Organization; Is Your Homeschool Ready to Collapse?; John Taylor Gatto: Hammering at the Walls of Public Education; Just How Important Are Communication Skills Anyway?; Like a Refiner’s Fire; Living in a Castle or Life as a Single?; Mastering the Grading Process: What Every Parent Should Know; Missing in Action or Mentoring in Action?; Nifty Thrifty Summer Fun; Organize Your Homeschool; Play What You Mean: Creative Ways to Teach Communication Skills; Public School System: Lovers or Haters of God; Should Homeschooled Teens Join Church Youth Groups?; Simplifying Classical Education; So You Think Your Child May Be Gifted; Strategies for Struggling Learners; Take Cover! We Have an Enemy; Teaching the Fidgety Child; The “Me Time” Myth; The Great Books; The Late Great Date Debate: Removing Christ from the Calendar; The Pitfalls and Possibilities of Being a Work-at-Home Mom; The Scoop on Poop; The Things I Learned When My Kid Went to College; The Value of Homeschool Conventions; Time Flies While History is Written; Transcripts, CLEPs, and Other Ways to Get into College; and Will They Ever “Get” It? See Extra Resources for Members for details.

Watch the What’s New page for more Just for Parents classes we’re pursuing.

Resources for Members

In addition to all the great lessons and material you’ll find on SchoolhouseTeachers.com, members also get a free bonus membership to AppleCore, a safe and secure online recordkeeping system equipped with the tools you need to track courses, report grades, generate report cards, design a portfolio, record attendance, and more!

Looking for a way to track the various courses you and your family are using on SchoolhouseTeachers.com? These printable lists allow you to mark your progress each day and week. A Skills Learned page follows at the end of each checklist, giving you room for detailed notes. A final checklist is available for your family’s other courses, as well.

Need to review a past lesson? Want to start at the beginning of a course? Want to access a course that has concluded? Take a look at the wonderful classes we have archived for you, select one, and enjoy!

Not sure what to cook today? Let This Month’s Menu serve you daily recipes full of ideas.

Looking for a way to save money? Don’t miss our Monthly Discount page where companies such as Bright Ideas Press and Family Mint offer you discounts just for being a SchoolhouseTeachers.com member.

Need some encouragement or new ideas? Click on The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine on the Extras tab for immediate access to the most recent edition.

Did you know that many of The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine’s supplements are available for free downloading on our site as well? Stop by and check out Homeschool 101 for a broad overview of homeschooling, holiday supplements, and lots of other free E-Books full of encouragement and practical tips.

Do you want to access a past issue of The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine? Click on our Extras tab and you are on your way!

Enjoy access to many previous recorded Expos absolutely free for members.

Would you like some help organizing your homeschool? If you said “yes,” check out the Schoolhouse Planners! They are full of helpful forms, charts, and lists designed to make your homeschool journey a little easier.

Are you familiar with Schoolhouse Thematic Units, Curiosity Files, WannaBes, and WeE-books, all available from The Old Schoolhouse Magazine? These books cover topics from quicksand to teaching history, inventions to how to become a pilot. These books are also yours for maintaining a membership to SchoolhouseTeachers.com for a continuous year. Every month you are a member, through the first 12 months, you gain access to more of these amazing resources—150 in all! Or access all 150 titles immediately by purchasing a one-year membership.

  • Articles on Homemaking and Housekeeping, Homeschool Life, Crafts, Arts, and Nature (on the Library tab)

Would you like some encouragement, help studying nature, or craft ideas? Check out the articles on our Library shelves and dig in.

You can explore geography with Google Earth and programming with Hackety Hack in Andy Harris’ technology articles on the site.

 Several of our Dailies studies are archived in one convenient location, ready for you to access by topic and enjoy. Everyday Astronomy, Everyday Explorers-USA, Everyday Explorers-Canada, Everyday Explorers: Australia & New Zealand, Daily Grammar, Daily MathDitch the Desk, Everyday Easels, and Simply Shakespeare all have many units to choose from. This selection will be growing and expanding to include more of our Dailies and more resources, so check back often!

Discover more about these teachers by clicking on the Teachers tab on the menu. View samples of some of these lessons on our Samples page. For the latest news on each monthly course, daily lessons, and new material, check out our What’s New page with updates every week.

Here are some of the classes and features we’re working on adding to SchoohouseTeachers.com:

Financial Literacy

Statistics

American Sign Language

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