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Where a wide range of grades are listed, activities or suggestions for multiple grades are included in the course.

You may also enjoy these holiday-themed collections of lessons from SchoolhouseTeachers.com. Download Cranberry Christmas (also includes recipes, poems, and more) and A Valentine’s Day Bouquet of Fun.

Art classes on Schoolhouse Teachers

Brenda Ellis of ARTistic Pursuits teaches weekly lessons designed to help your children become visually aware of the wonderful world they live in. More than a dozen units are available that teach how to use various artistic mediums such as chalk pastels, colored pencils, watercolors, and more to create pictures of everything from wildlife to your favorite lunch! New units are added monthly, each with four weekly lessons. For a preview of the Art Techniques class, click here.

This video-based art class by Jan Bower of Drawing Success teaches your student key skills needed to draw a variety of textured objects with a high degree of realism. Though suitable for the beginner, it also offers challenges for more advanced students. A new unit focusing on a different object is posted each month and is divided into four instructional videos for your convenience.

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? We have more than 75 unit studies (ranging from 5-day to 10-day) that cover various pieces of art and architecture through subjects such as math, English, history, the Bible, and more. For a preview of the Everyday Easels class, click here.

Sharon Jeffus of Visual Manna showcases the work of her teen artists who are pursuing art as a ministry. More than forty lessons are available in this ongoing art study. Each lesson is designed to be done in a one- or two-week period. Lessons teach artistic skills through the study and imitation of the masters. For a preview of the Studio Art for Teens class, click here.

Computer and Technology Courses on Schoolhouse Teachers

Chris Yust of Homeschool Programming, Inc. has a class designed to help your students learn the technology of the future. Twelve months of weekly lessons teach basic website design with HTML, programming concepts, Minecraft Mods, writing Java programs in Eclipse, and much more. For a preview of the Computer Science/Programming class, click here.

Do you have a teen who is itching to start his or her own business? Do you have a child who loves to dream big and reach for the stars? We would love to introduce you to Dana Beasley and her class—Become an Internet Entrepreneur! Twenty-four weekly lessons help your teen learn how to start and promote a business and learn timeless business principles. Whether your teen actually starts his own business during this course or creates a mock business, he should be prepared to discover brand new ways to explore his God-given passions and purpose. For a preview of Internet Entrepreneurship for Teens, click here.

David Kimball, “The Typing Coach,” provides ten weeks of audio and printable instruction to teach the basics of typing and improve students’ proficiency.

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 gifts.

Drama and Speech Courses on Schoolhouse Teachers

This ten-month class teaches families how to write and produce a community play! From small living room productions to a cast of many, Dr. Marci Hanks will help your students understand the components of playwriting and production and help you choose the size that is right for you! For a preview of the How to Write and Produce a Play class, click here.

From RachelAnn Rogish, author of Simply Shakespeare, comes this exciting dramatic adventure for families of all sizes and ages. Monthly units study drama and classic plays in the light of God’s Word. Instructions for producing your own production are included, such as tips for enjoying the study of drama as an only child. New units are being added regularly.

Homeschool and recent Biola University graduate Rebekah Bell has excelled as a young public and debate speaker in national competitions. This five-month introductory course teaches the basics of public speaking and the several types of speeches. For a preview of the Public Speaking class, click here.

Rachel Ann Rogish and Sharla Orren bring drama to your homeschool with more than a dozen classic plays. This drama elective studies the works and world of Shakespeare alongside the Biblical truths that can be learned from each play. Units are organized by play or topic. For a preview of the Simply Shakespeare class, click here.

Elective Courses on Schoolhouse Teachers

Introduction to Architecture with Tammie Bairen is a thirty-six week class that discusses some basic components of architecture as well as various structures including skyscrapers, bridges, cathedrals, homes, castles, and sports arenas. Students will learn about various aspects of each structure, including the marvel of its inception at that particular point in history, its function, the architects (where applicable) responsible for its creation, and the science behind its stability. For a preview of the Introduction to Architecture class, click here.

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. Sixteen weekly lessons teach basic sewing skills with step-by-step instructions and patterns. Various historical costumes are created by adding simple accessories such as cuffs, bonnets, etc., to a simple, plain dress. For a preview of the Beginning Sewing: Historical Costumes class, click here.

Carol Topp of HomeschoolCPA.com teaches an eight-week course designed to help your student consider the world of career possibilities. From seeking God’s will and inventorying their talents to understanding career clusters and job shadowing, Career Exploration helps your teens prepare for whatever future God has designed for them. For a preview of the Career Exploration class, click here.

Schoolhouse Teacher Andy Erickson shares his training and personal experience with overwhelmed parents of high schoolers. His class is perfect for teens and parents to take together. Bi-monthly lessons walk high school students and their parents through the process of choosing a college, applying for financial aid, and attending college. Material is provided for freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and parents, and is designed to take families through four years of preparation. For a preview, you can view the application checklist here. For a sample from the freshmen track, click here (separate tracks are provided for freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors).

Director/Producer/Co-Writer of Advent Film Group, George Escobar offers thirty-six weekly lessons which take a detailed look at various aspects of the Christian filmmaking industry, including choosing the right camera, lighting, audio, production and post-production, and finding God’s stories.

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. Twenty-three weekly lessons teach basic home skills such as cooking and showing hospitality as well as personal skills including hygiene and manners. Emphasis is placed on the Biblical basis for important character traits, and weekly Scripture verses to memorize are included. For a preview of Heather Leach’s Home Economics class, click here.

  • Logic (Middle school—High school)

Lisa Duffy’s fifteen-week course teaches students how to identify common fallacies such as the appeal to pity, appeal to fear, begging the question, hasty generalization, and many more. For a preview of the Logic class, click here.

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 nineteen-week course to discover the answers. For a preview of the Media Socialization class, click here.

Michele Peterson’s thirty weekly lessons teach students how to see the way their camera “sees” and then to use that knowledge to create a recipe for the perfect picture.  For a preview of the Photography class, click here.

Michele Peterson continues to help photography students of all ages expand their skills and stretch their creativity. Weekly photography challenges continue to build on the skills learned in Photography by expanding students’ skills and stretching their creativity. If a student already has a solid understanding of photography, the challenges may be done independently of the Photography class.

Caution, this class may blow your mind! Join Kurt Hoffman, founder of the Young Heroes Academy, for a sixteen-week course that helps students understand the reality of modern-day slavery, some of the causes fueling it, and what they can do to be a part of stopping it. Material is presented carefully and avoids unnecessarily graphic or detailed descriptions. For a preview of Kurt’s class, click here (this file may take a few minutes to load).

Carol Topp’s second eight-week class with SchoolhouseTeachers.com, Starting a Microbusiness (for Teens), looks at what can be learned from starting a micro business, how to find your ideas and make a business plan, how to market your business, and more. For a preview of the Starting a Micro Business (for Teens) class, click here.

You probably already know our next teacher from her more than 900 recipes in the eight cookbooks she has published. Sue Gregg’s class begins with an introduction to whole foods cooking, her story, and an explanation of what children can learn about cooking at various ages. You’ll waste no time putting what you learn into practice by making blender cornbread, almond and coconut milk, almond coffee cake, and more! For a preview of the Whole Foods Cooking with Sue Gregg class, click here.

This fun course from Kelli Becton offers fifteen weekly lessons that introduce animals from alligators to jellyfish. Bible reading, Scripture memorization, copywork, vocabulary, spelling, geography, math, activities, crafts, coloring pages, crossword puzzles, and notebooking are included. For a preview of the Wildlife Adventures class, click here.

Foreign Language Courses for Homeschool on Schoolhouse Teachers

ASL Adventure by Sandra Heflin is a 16-week course in American Sign Language, the third-most-used language in the United States. This class introduces students to ASL through videos and printable worksheets. Students have the opportunity to learn basic vocabulary and about the Deaf culture.

Anna Crisostomo, who formerly taught Chemistry: All Things Matter and the Scientific Method on SchoolhouseTeachers.com, offers an introduction to ESL. Its purpose is to assist English language learners in achieving basic proficiency. There are a wide variety of activities to continue the English learning process.  For a preview of the ESL Learning class, click here.

  • French (Elementary—High school)

Greg Shone, a certified teacher and co-author of French Essentials, a downloadable French program, brings French lessons to SchoolhouseTeachers.com. Currently in its third year, French lessons are weekly units with text and audio instruction in the French language as well as review quizzes and an introduction to French culture and history.  For a preview of the French class, click here.

Evonne Mandella, co-founder of Wholesome Learning Publications, lends a contagious enthusiasm to her sixteen-week introduction to the Hebrew alphabet, basic vocabulary, and Scripture passages in Hebrew. For a preview of the Hands-on-Hebrew class, click here.

Carol Henderson presents thirty-four weekly lessons including video and printable worksheets that provide an introduction to the Spanish language for elementary students.

History, Geography, and Social Studies Courses on Schoolhouse Teachers

Jen McNamara brings history to life for your littlest learners with a preschool history course focused on the ABCs! This twenty-six week preschool class introduces little ones to key figures in American history, one letter at a time. They’ll discover that A is for Abraham Lincoln, B is for Benjamin Franklin, and more. Each week includes information about the historic figure, suggested reading, a coloring sheet, and other helpful resources. For a preview of the ABC with Me class, click here.

Join Amy Puetz for the American History: Colonization Era course. Sixteen weeks of history, literature, writing, geography, Scripture memorization, art, songs, games, and even recipes, introduce students to the heroes and heroines of the past as they see how their lives impact our future. This course begins with the founding of Jamestown and concludes with the French and Indian War. For a preview of this American history class, click here.

Bonnie Rose Hudson shares a sixteen-week introduction to the history of Laos, Bangladesh, Nepal, China, Vietnam, and Iran with an emphasis on what life is like for Christians living there today. For a preview of the Asia: Its People and History class, click here.

Travel with Safari Saeed and teacher Bonnie Rose Hudson for a thirty-eight week tour of more than thirty Asian countries. Students will be introduced to the people, the history, and the animals of Asia through reading, writing, spelling and vocabulary, art, science, hands-on activities, and math worksheets. For a preview of the Asia: Trade Route Safari class, click here.

During this seventeen-week course, Regan Barr of the Lukeion Project helps students dig deeper as they explore ancient sites such as the Great Theatre of Ephesus and 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. For a preview of the Classical Archaeology class, click here.

Jennifer Courtney and the Classical Conversations team supply twenty-nine weekly lessons to help students explore ancient history from the first recorded civilizations through the fall of Rome. Various resources are included such as written lessons, reading assignments, videos, supplemental readings, and more.  For a preview of the Classical History class, click here.

This class about the Constitution and Bill of Rights is taught by Attorney Kevin Smith, a husband and father who works with the Alliance Defending Freedom as well as operates his own law firm. Sixteen weekly lessons contain analysis and study of the Constitution and Bill of Rights, prompts for independent study, term paper assignments, and exams. A Teacher’s Handbook and answer key is included.  For a preview of the Constitution and Bill of Rights class, click here.

Mike Sims, who teaches Economics at Trinity Valley Community College and is the Assistant City Manager for the City of Terrell, Texas, brings twelve monthly units that make economics come alive through topics such as football, skiing, pirates, and even chocolate!  For a preview of Mike Sims’ Economics class, click here.

Explore the history of a different state of Australia or area of New Zealand one unit at a time. Seven monthly units take students across Australia and New Zealand, exploring historic locations and meeting exotic animals. Activities are provided for Kindergarten-2nd grade, 3rd-6th grade, and 7th-12th grade. For a preview of the Everyday Explorers: Australia & New Zealand class, click here.

Who says history is dull? Not us! Join us as eleven monthly units take students across Canada, exploring the history and natural beauty of this vast land. Activities are provided for Kindergarten-2nd grade, 3rd-6th grade, and 7th-12th grade.  For a preview of the Everyday Explorers: Canada class, click here.

Enjoy learning about the past—and the present—as we explore a different state each month. Monthly units take students across the United States, exploring the history and wonders of the nation.  Activities are provided for Kindergarten-2nd grade, 3rd-6th grade, and 7th-12th grade. There’s even a coloring pack with each unit for younger students. This series is ongoing; not all 50 states are available at this time. For a preview of the Everyday Explorers: USA class, click here.

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, Benjamin Franklin to Alexander the Great, these standing cutouts and short lessons will captivate your younger students. These lessons are available on a rotating basis and are not permanently archived.

Homeschool and Mises Institute graduate Savannah Liston teaches this twenty-four week course. It is an in-depth study of Austrian economics and its application in the real world, complete with assigned readings (many sources available free online), video lectures, quizzes, exams, and essay prompts. It is designed to be taken as a .5 or higher economics credit (depending on the amount of work completed).

Twelve monthly lessons from Knowledge Quest’s Terri Johnson introduce world geography with various activities and both color and black line maps. For a preview of the Geography class, click here.

Sharon Gibson joins us with a Hands-On American History class. These monthly unit studies are the perfect way to bring history to life in your home. Her unit studies will include the Native Americans, the Pilgrims, the Victorian Age, and more! (Please note: these units are available for download for a limited time.)

Professor Carol Reynolds’ love of all things Russian goes all the way back to the 7th grade. This class consists of twelve modules, each designed to be studied over the course of two weeks. Lessons include in-depth video lectures, written materials, audio supplements, and firsthand information from Professor Carol.

More than two dozen units are available in this ongoing course taught by attorney, wife, and homeschool mom Deborah Burton. Lessons are designed to help students learn about the law and participate in their own mock trials. Teacher helps are provided; new units are added monthly. For a preview of the Mock Trial class, click here.

When you hear the word Renaissance, what comes to mind? Leonardo da Vinci? Michelangelo? Do you ever think of shoguns in Japan? What about the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires? Rhonda Clark helps students explore Renaissance History through an ongoing weekly series exploring Renaissance history not only in Europe, but in Africa and Asia as well. Activities include crafts, lapbooks, additional reading suggestions, and more. For a preview of the Renaissance History class, click here.

This Day in History leads students 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. For a preview of the This Day in History class, click here.

Don’t miss the E-Books available in the Monthly Bonus E-Books Section. Titles include the following WeE-books-Beowulf: Fiction or History?; Biography Geography; Civil War History and Controversy: An Interview with Chandra Manning; Lincoln vs. Darwin: What’s the Difference?; Mary Slessor: The White Ma of Calabar; and Missionary Geography. See Resources for Members for details.

Language Arts Courses for Homeschool on Schoolhouse Teachers

Join Alecia Francois for a twenty-six week preschool class that focuses on hands-on play, expanding literacy skills, and exposing preschoolers to the world around them. Each week a new letter will be practiced alongside hands-on activities that introduce little ones to twenty-six different professions.

The Benjamin Franklin Writing Method taught by Cheri Blomquist explores how a man with limited educational opportunities became one of the literary lights of the nation. In this 24-week course your student will follow in Benjamin Franklin’s footsteps by borrowing his step-by-step study method to improve his/her writing. Each lesson will offer a different selection to study. Topics studied include active reading, notetaking, narration, analysis, and writing in a variety of literary genres. For a preview of the Benjamin Franklin Writing Method class, click here.

Janice Campbell delivers eleven monthly lessons exploring the classics and teaching writing through a method of absorbing, analyzing, transforming, and creating. For a preview of Classics-Based Writing, click here.

Author Carrie Daws wants to take the pressure off of you and help your kids get interested in writing. In her six-month course, she teaches students about writing fiction, character development, scene development, writing dialogue, fiction guidelines, and getting started in publishing. While not all students will become eager writers (she has two reluctant writers of her own), she says the results just might surprise you! For a preview of the Creative Writing class, click here.

Each day, discover a worksheet that explores and explains various grammar skills. All lessons are broken down by grade level and topic. We currently have lessons for 1st grade, 3rd-4th grade, 5th grade, 6th-7th grade, and 7th-8th grade with more to come! For a preview of the Daily Grammar class, see page 178 of the free Valentine’s Day Fun sampler.

This series of one hundred language-based logic puzzles will challenge children between 2nd and 6th grade to create more and more complex words, from two- and three-letter words up to seven- and eight-letter words. Join Judith Holbrook of DGP Publishing for logic puzzles with a language twist!

Sharon Watson of WritingWithSharonWatson.com shares a new writing prompt every weekday to inspire students to write something new every day. For a preview of the Daily Writing class, click here.

Enjoy some hands-on learning for your K-5th graders with these twenty-four weekly or monthly unit studies that can help your K-5th graders explore the world around them–without being tied to a desk. Topics include authors or illustrators, backyard critters, baking with math, banishing boring book reports, birds, the life of frontier photographer Evelyn Cameron, fairy tales, growing up Dutch, the ocean, the weather, and even candy canes! You can learn about everything from space to the Renaissance (you can even throw your own Renaissance festival)! For a preview of the Ditch the Desk class, click here.

Practice penmanship and spelling every weekday with a new worksheet. More than 200 printable worksheets are available in print and cursive formats to trace or to copy. New worksheets are added regularly. Copywork selections include Bible portions, literature, grammar, foreign language, and much more.  For a preview of the Everyday Copywork class, see page 135 of the free Valentine’s Day Fun sampler.

Teresa Evans, veteran teacher, adds a daily dash of fun with bright and colorful reading and math games every weekday. Hundreds of printable reading and math games are available, practicing skills such as consonant blends, vowel sounds, place value, addition, subtraction, and much more, plus new games are being added every week. For a preview of Teresa Evans’ Everyday Games, see page 185 of the Valentine’s Day Fun sampler.

SchoolhouseTeachers.com brings you eight animated books from EZ Tales that help make reading fun for young readers.

Kimm Bellotto of In the Hands of a Child shares a new lapbook each month covering subjects ranging from the human eye to pandas to classic literature. More than two dozen titles for various ages are currently available.

Adam Andrews, the Director of the Center for Literary Education, offers thirty-five literature studies for various ages. Studies range from picture books to C.S. Lewis classics. Discussion questions can be adjusted to fit the grade level of your child. For a preview of Adam Andrews’ Literature class, see page 32 of the free Valentine’s Day Fun sampler.

Marla Schultz has more than a dozen books that can be explored as students interact with great writing in a hands-on way while learning language arts, science, geography, and more.  For a preview of Marla Schultz’s Literature Kits class, see page 42 of the free Cranberry Christmas sampler.

Have fun with your littlest learners and find creative ways to enhance your children’s experience of stories with fun games, activities, and more! Resources for more than three dozen stories are currently available. For a preview of Pre-K Activities: Read and Play class, see page 118 of the free Valentine’s Day Fun sampler.

Dr. Matthew Glavach, veteran researcher and educator, offers an ongoing series of monthly units to provide a wealth of resources for encouraging and empowering young or struggling readers. Various learning styles and approaches are explored to help your reader excel. For a preview of the Reading Remedies class, click here.

Michelle Miller, of the Children’s Preservation Library and Truth Quest History, compiles printable monthly suggested book lists in this ongoing series that explores everything from photography to travel, character development to history, spelling and grammar to Africa. Suggested reading levels are included for every topic. For a preview of Michelle Miller’s Monthly Reading List, see page 65 of the free Valentine’s Day Fun sampler. You can also check out page 51 of the Cranberry Christmas sampler.

Choose from seven word lists each week to practice spelling and vocabulary on age-appropriate levels. Year 1 covers 39 weeks; Year 2 covers 36 weeks. Year 3 is ongoing and will cover 36 weeks. Flashcard videos are included for Pre-K/K and Lower Elementary visual learners. For a detailed breakdown and description of the Schoolhouse Spelling program, click hereFor a preview of a Schoolhouse Spelling Upper Elementary class, see page 55 of the free Cranberry Christmas sampler.

Beth Gorden of 123Homeschool4Me.com shares a fun twenty-six week series about Playing and Learning My ABCs that offers fun activities to help your child do more than simply learn his or her ABCs. These 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!  For a preview of the Sensory Learning for Toddlers resources, click here.

  • 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 their own writing. For a preview of Janice Campbell’s Writing class, see page 5 of the free Valentine’s Day Fun sampler.

We can’t escape advertising. It’s everywhere. This three-week mini-course teaches students how to use advertising techniques in their own writing and how to become more discerning and able to identify when those methods are used on them.

This two-week mini course from Sharon Watson will help take the fear out of writing a college admission essay. It shows students how to gain an overview of what college admissions counselors are looking for in an essay and helps students concentrate on the features that are specific to the college or university they are applying to. It also helps students answer questions that show the college or university their unique story, avoid critical mistakes, meet critical requirements, and gain confidence.

Sharon Watson of WritingWithSharonWatson.com delivers a special ten-week course on the skill of comparing and contrasting. Come along with Sharon as she explains how to use this essential tool in your writing. For a preview of the Writing-Compare/Contrast Unit class, click here.

Writing Mechanics teaches writing in an engaging way that helps students improve the quality of their writing by improving the quality of each sentence that goes into their writing. Your student will learn to “build” sentences that are more expressive and descriptive, which in turn will help them better communicate their point in all of the writing they do.

Don’t miss the We-book Helping the Reluctant Writer available in the Monthly Bonus eBooks Section. See Resources for Members for details.

Math Classes for Homeschoolers on Schoolhouse Teachers

What would you say if we told you that kids as young as early elementary can learn the principles of algebra that will make high school math much simpler? Through his unique, fun, and practical worksheets, Bob Hazen introduces elementary and early middle school students to the concepts they’ll need to gain a solid understanding of pre-algebra and algebra later in their education.Thirteen supplemental math worksheets enable students to practice skills such as skip counting and multiples.  (Please note: these are supplemental worksheets only, not a full algebra class.)

Our Daily Math course is a perfect way to supplement your 5th-8th grade students’ math curriculum with quick reviews of common concepts. More than 200 supplemental math worksheets and drills for 5th-8th grade teach and reinforce math concepts such as: Basic Skills (Place Value; Standard Measurements; Geometric Shape Identification; Ordinal Numbers; Number Patterns; Rounding Numbers; Writing Numbers as Words or Digits; Associative, Commutative, and Distributive Properties; Working with Zeroes; Order of Operations); Intermediate Skills (Factors, Multiples, and Divisibility; Prime Numbers; Fractions and Percentages; Decimals; Subtracting Negative Numbers; Roman Numerals; Exponents; Value of Coins) Advanced Skills (Area, Perimeter, Circumference; Angles; Finding the Mean (Average); Variables); and more. For a preview of the Daily Math class, click here.

Teresa Evans, veteran teacher, adds a daily dash of fun with bright and colorful reading and math games every weekday. Hundreds of printable reading and math games are available, practicing skills such as consonant blends, vowel sounds, place value, addition, subtraction, and much more, plus new games are being added every week. For a preview of Teresa Evans’ Everyday Games, see page 185 of the Valentine’s Day Fun sampler.

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 helping parents learn to do just that.

Charlene Johnson will help your students learn—and even enjoy—Pre-Algebra! Charlene’s ten-month pre-algebra course includes weekly instruction and daily worksheets. For a preview of the Pre-Algebra class, click here.

Statistics are used in every field, from the census to the lottery, investments, science, computing, and 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. This five-month course with instruction, worksheets, and an additional lab explains how statistics are calculated and how they are used. For a preview of the Statistics class, click here.

Fourteen weekly worksheets from Martha Candler provide limited instruction and extensive practice of trigonometry. These worksheets are intended to accompany a trigonometry textbook of the student’s choice. For a preview of the Trigonometry class, click here.

Don’t miss the WeE-book available in the Monthly Bonus E-Books Section, Math in the Right Direction. See Resources for Members for details.

Music Courses for Homeschool on Schoolhouse Teachers

  • Guitar (Elementary—High school)

Jerry Jennings, recording artist, performer, teacher, and author, delivers twenty-eight weekly lessons using video and written material to help students with an interest in playing the guitar develop a strong foundation of skills on which to build.

Michelle Martin, who also teaches Music Theory I & II, is the instructor for this twelve-week course that explores the history of Western music from ancient times through the modern day. The topics include the origins of music, musical styles from history, key composers and developments in musical history, and differences in various musical styles. For a preview of If It Isn’t Baroque, click here.

Music is a language, and in order to fully appreciate it, one first needs to understand how it works. Each sixteen-week course teaches key terminology and concepts in music theory and illustrates these concepts with pieces of classical music. For a preview of Music Theory, click here.

Joy Sikorski, 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. For a preview of Joy Sikorski’s Music/Voice class, see page 45 of the free Valentine’s Day Fun sampler.

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 thirty-three weekly lessons teach beginning violin skills through video instruction and primarily uses the Suzuki method.

Nutrition, Health, and Fitness Courses for Homeschool on Schoolhouse Teachers

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! For a preview of the Family Fitness class, click here.

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. For a preview of the Family Nutrition class, click here.

Nourishing Nuggets with Wendy Stoller is an ongoing series of bi-monthly lessons that look at the amazing way God created our bodies to work, explain the basic building blocks of food, and discuss how healthy eating choices can impact our lives. For a preview of the Nourishing Nuggets class, click here.

Science Courses for Homeschool on Schoolhouse Teachers

In Animal Science with veterinarian and teacher Dr. Sonya Brouillette, we’ll study nine months of weekly lessons covering animal classification, digestive systems, reproduction, food animals, companion animals, human responsibility toward animals, and preventative care in domestic animals. For a preview of the Animal Science class, click here.

  • Biology (Middle school-High school)

Whether your children are taking biology because they can’t get enough science or because mom said they had to, Ruth Sundeen loves the challenge of making science fascinating, even for students who don’t consider themselves “science people.” This full-year biology course provides weekly lessons covering a wide range of topics including field study, animal kingdoms and classification, cellular reproduction, ecosystems, the Creation vs. evolution debate, and more. This course is taught from a Creationist worldview. For a preview of the Biology class, click here.

  • Botany (Middle school—High school)

This sixteen-week course examines why we study plants and takes an in-depth look at plants, soil, leaves and stems, plant cells, gymnosperms, and more. In Botany with Julie Polanco, we’ll take a look at the amazing gifts our Creator has given us in the botanical world. Weekly lessons include printables, worksheets, and answer keys. For a preview of the Botany class, click here.

Bug Science with Rosemarie Pagano brings you fourteen weekly lessons that explore the mysteries and complexities of one of our most underappreciated creatures—the worm. Learn about how they move, how they breathe, how they eat, and the many ways they impact our world. Discover both the good and the dangerous types of worms, learn about vermicomposting, and unearth a world of fun science. For a preview of the Bug Science class, click here.

Join Brittney Jordan for six four-week units that explore nature study themes and incorporate activities such as handicrafts, art, and living books to help you and your littlest ones enjoy purposeful play and fun time together.  For a preview of the Charlotte Mason Preschool resources, click here.

Anna Crisostomo loves teaching middle school science and challenging her students to think and create! This twelve-week introductory course covers topics such as the physical and chemical properties of matter, the phases of matter, and more.

Yvonne Blake brings an ongoing series of unit studies that explore various environments such as the forest, the seashore, and ponds. Each environment is studied for four weeks, with each week containing reading material, vocabulary exercises, math, writing prompts, and an activity. For a preview of the Daily Discoveries class, click here.

Starting with the sun and moving out from there, “Professor Light” shares 180 bite-sized astronomy lessons that introduce students to the wonders of God’s universe. Activities such as observing the stars, creating tasty snacks, and more are included.  For a preview of Professor Light’s Everyday Astronomy class, see page 176 of the free Valentine’s Day Fun sampler.

Enjoy twelve lessons that provide text, video, practice pages, quizzes, and tests. Topics including an introduction to chemistry, atoms, electrons, ions, and quantum mechanics are discussed. Favorite labs of Joey Hajda’s Friendly Chemistry course are included! Have fun learning the basics of chemistry with Joey’s creative class.

  • 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. Unit 1 covering Rocks and Minerals offers sixteen weekly lessons explaining how to identify various types of rocks, the roles each type of rock plays in our world, and how geology points to a Creator. Unit 2 covering the Geology of Our National Parks offers sixteen weekly lessons. From glaciers to volcanoes, explore the vast wealth of geology found in the United States National Park System.

Erin Dean brings you fourteen monthly units exploring twenty-two different parts of nature, from traveling seeds to coyotes, rainbows to winter weather. Plenty of hands-on activities are provided.  For a preview of Erin Dean’s Nature/Outdoors class, see page 54 of the free Valentine’s Day Fun sampler.

  • Physics (Middle school—High school)

“Science Jim” Mueller’s educational and entertaining Physics class is designed especially for homeschoolers. This eighteen-week course provides an introduction to gravity, friction, velocity, acceleration, Newton’s laws, electricity, magnetism, and more, while having more fun than you ever thought possible. For a preview of the Physics class, click here.

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.

Six weekly lessons introduce the scientific method and demonstrate how it is used in both science and everyday life. Fun videos, experiments, and resources are also included.

Dr. Ed Sobey has eight inventing challenges for your curious students. Put your curiosity to work and come along as you take things apart and put them back together again in unique and unexpected ways. For a preview of the Tinkers* Club class, click here.

Don’t miss the E-Books available in the Monthly Bonus E-Books Section. Titles include the following WeE-books: Creation vs. Evolution: Interpreting the Evidence; For the Love of Bugs; Let There Be Light; Light, Color, Optics; Oceanography: Voyage Into a Marvelous World of Creation; Slither, Scamper, Crawl and Climb; and The Real Hummers. See Resources for Members for details.

Just for Parents or the Whole Family

*Some courses are also listed above by subject.

Join veteran homeschooler and speaker Cindy West as she shows you how to incorporate a touch of Charlotte Mason in your homeschool. She explains what the Charlotte Mason Method is, how it is used, and the benefits it can have for your family. Join her and learn about narration, living math, nature study, and more! For a preview of the Charlotte Mason Homeschooling resources, click here.

Schoolhouse Teacher Andy Erickson shares his training and personal experience with overwhelmed parents of high schoolers. His class is perfect for teens and parents to take together. Bi-monthly lessons walk high school students and their parents through the process of choosing a college, applying for financial aid, and attending college. Material is provided for freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and parents, and is designed to take families through four years of preparation. For a preview, you can view the application checklist here. For a sample from the freshmen track, click here (separate tracks are provided for freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors).

Eight weekly lessons share resources and tips with parents who are teaching ESL in their homes. For a preview of the ESL Learning class, click here.

Do you want to become more organized? These 116 daily tips can help you bring order to your kitchen, your closet, and even your daily schedule.

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! For a preview of the Family Fitness class, click here.

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. For a preview of the Family Nutrition class, click here.

If you’ve ever wanted to ditch the chemicals in your household cleaners, can what you grow or purchase at a farmer’s market, make your own gifts and candles, or learn how to do things the natural way, you need to see what Lisa Barthuly is teaching us in her Homesteading class. This ongoing course shares tips and detailed instructions that can enable you and your family to live more simply and naturally. Printables and some how-to videos are included with these weekly lessons. For a preview of the Homesteading class, click here.

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 explain various strategies to parents for teaching elementary math skills to their children. He also provides weekly practice worksheets for the children to enjoy.

Forty-eight daily devotionals full of laughter, encouragement, Biblical promises, practical de-stressing tips, and relatable stories are designed to help moms find Joy in the Morning and be replenished so they can continue to pour into their families and loved ones. For a preview of Michelle Pohl’s Joy in the Morning resources, see page 181 of the free Valentine’s Day Fun sampler.

Mother and home educator Edwina Moody shares practical tips to help you teach your hands-on learner virtually any subject from math to geography. Printables and additional resources are included. For a preview of the Kinetic Connections resources, click here.

Let’s Talk is mom-to-mom encouragement written by fellow homeschooling mom Jenny Stephenson. Jenny explores ways of living and parenting intentionally with purpose and focus. She has convenient printables ready to help you organize your thoughts about how you would like to see your family grow and change.

Thirteen monthly lessons are designed to encourage the entire family to learn important vocal skills while building confidence and trust individually and as a family. For a preview of Joy Sikorski’s Music/Voice class, see page 45 of the free Valentine’s Day Fun sampler.

Nourishing Nuggets with Wendy Stoller is a 16-week nutrition course that looks at the amazing way God created our bodies to work, explains the basic building blocks of food, and discusses how healthy eating choices can impact our lives. For a preview of the Nourishing Nuggets class, click here.

Matthew Glavach, Ph.D., veteran researcher and educator, offers a new unit each month to help your struggling reader excel. For a preview of the Reading Lessons/Struggling Readers class, click here.

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. For a preview of Michelle Miller’s Monthly Reading List, see page 65 of the free Valentine’s Day Fun sampler. You can also check out page 51 of the Cranberry Christmas sampler.

Judi Munday, M.A., M. Ed., and owner of HIS Place for Help in School offers nineteen monthly units 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, and more, Judi’s lessons are full of a large amount of encouragement, practical tips, and helpful resources. For a preview of the Special Needs resources by Judi Munday, click here.

You probably already know our next teacher from her more than 900 recipes in the eight cookbooks she has published. Sue Gregg’s class begins with an introduction to whole foods cooking, her story, and an explanation of what children can learn about cooking at various ages. You’ll waste no time putting what you learn into practice by making blender cornbread, almond and coconut milk, almond coffee cake, and many other tasty dishes! Every lesson includes printable resources, recipes, photographs, and more. For a preview of the Whole Foods Cooking with Sue Gregg class, click here.

Don’t miss the E-Books available in the Monthly Bonus E-Books Section. Titles include the following WeE-books: 10 BIG Reasons NOT to Send Christian Kids to Public Schools Today; A Classical Education; A Light Unto My Path; Charlotte Mason and Susan Schaefer Macaulay: Mentors of the Modern Homeschool Movement; Fast Track to Memorization; From the Tree to the Table: A Maple Syrup Story; He Leadeth Me; Homeschooling With Young Children; Homeschooling: A Prayerful Journey; I Was Raised by Wolves; Inexpensive Organization; Nifty Thrifty Summer Fun; Play What You Mean: Creative Ways to Teach Communication Skills; Teaching the Fidgety Child; The “Me Time” Myth; The Great Books; The Scoop on Poop; and The Value of Homeschool Conventions. See Resources for Members for details.

Resources for Members of Schoolhouse Teachers

Education

You can find certificates for many ages including achievement certificates for preschool and elementary, graduation certificates for preschool-4th grade, and subject- or interest-focused certificates for older children.

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

SchoolhouseTeachers.com brings you unit studies to learn about three different jazz composers. The unit studies include biographies of the composer, links to listen to samples of their music, and other activities.

SchoolhouseTeachers.com brings you eight animated books from EZ Tales that help make reading fun for young readers.

Veteran teacher David Chandler has shared with us four high school math resources exploring finding area, the Pythagorean Theorem, and pi. These resources are full of challenging problems.

Nationally known history teacher Diana Waring of Diana Waring Presents brings you four lessons on Christian luminaries that are sure to bring new life to any history program.

Lindsay Perro shares materials to help your middle schoolers understand fractions, equations, probability, and statistics. Extra problems to help reinforce middle school math skills are included.

The Schoolhouse Preschool has many resources to make learning fun for your little ones, including coloring and activity books, audio stories, achievement certificates, and much more!

Five eBooks from Dr. Matthew Glavach (who teaches Reading Remedies on SchoolhouseTeachers.com) provide further resources to help you teach reading to your students.

Schoolhouse Music: Recorder provides eleven lessons that will serve to introduce your children to the recorder and get them started on the adventure of playing it. This is an introductory course only.

Do you need to review a past lesson? Do you want to start at the beginning of a course? Take a look at the wonderful classes we have archived for you, select one, and enjoy!

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! For a preview of the Test Your Knowledge resources, click here.

SchoolhouseTeachers.com brings you four of Dr. Alex McFarland’s thought-provoking apologetics articles that he has shared with us. All four include discussion questions for group or family discussions.

Encouragement

SchoolhouseTeachers.com brings you twelve articles from authors all around the world to encourage you to relax and take the stress off of the Christmas season. Included is a free eBook, The Hippo in the Stable. These twelve encouraging articles and free picture book are here to help you stay focused on what really matters this Christmas.

When you get a little discouraged about homeschooling, you may need to focus on why you homeschool. These articles are meant to encourage you to keep running the race.

Encouraging and practical advice from leading homeschool speakers including Todd Wilson, Kendra Fletcher, Heidi St. John, and more. Enjoy access to many previously recorded Expos absolutely free for members.

SchoolhouseTeachers.com shares articles full of practical tips for cleaning out the clutter in your home and inspiration for dealing with the clutter in your heart.

SchoolhouseTeachers.com brings you prior editions of The Homeschool Minute. Soak up some encouragement for your homeschooling journey from inspiring articles by Todd Wilson, Diana Waring, Deb Wuehler, Hal and Melanie Young, Gena Suarez, and more.

Schoolhouse Planners

Would you like some help organizing your homeschool? If you said “yes,” check out the Schoolhouse Planners, a $125 value, available to members free of charge. These five digital Schoolhouse Planners are full of helpful forms, charts, and lists designed to make your homeschool journey a little easier.

TOS Magazine Resources

Need some encouragement or new ideas? Curl up with the latest edition.

  • TOS Back Issues

Do you want to access a past issue of The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine? Click for 2014 back issues, 2013 back issues, 2012 back issues, or 2007-2011 back issues.

Did you know that many of The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine’s supplements are available for free downloading on our site as well? You’ll find supplemental resources on topics, including “Is Public School an Option?” examining curriculum, and more.

Sister site of The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine where families can blog and share their “HOME…a way of life” adventures! Print magazine available: www.MollyGreen.com.

Bonus E-Books and Members-Only Discounts

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

We have more than thirty eBooks of encouragement, practical tips, history and science fun, and more. These books are 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! (All books are immediately available upon the purchase of a one-year membership.)

Recordkeeping

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! Keep all of your most important homeschool data in one place and access it anytime! The silver plan is free for SchoolhouseTeachers.com members.

Are you 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. For a preview of the Course Checklists resources, click here.

Family

This helpful article will give you guidance in how to study great art and artists with your family.

An entire year of recipes just waiting for you! Don’t lose another moment wondering what to have for dinner tonight! Let This Month’s Menu serve you daily recipes full of ideas. For a preview of the This Month’s Menu resource, see page 203 of the free Valentine’s Day Fun sampler.

Malia Russell offers ten months of inspirational articles, encouragement, and practical help to assist you and your family with everything from grocery planning to homeschooling during times of transition.

Would you like some encouragement and help with homemaking and housekeeping? These two articles take a closer look at spring cleaning and home economics

These two articles provide help and tips for incorporating nature study into your homeschool day.

We are always working to bring new courses to SchoohouseTeachers.com. What would you like to see on our site? Send your thoughts and questions to Bonnie Rose Hudson, executive editor of SchoolhouseTeachers.com, at bhudson@theoldschoolhouse.com. Additionally, if you or someone you know is interested in writing for us and gaining a free membership and other benefits, please contact us. We’d love to hear from you!