Electives - SchoolhouseTeachers.com

Electives Courses

One of the hallmarks of homeschooling is having fun while you learn. Most brick-and-mortar schools are limited in their ability to provide non-traditional courses, so students are often left with the typical subjects. With SchoolhouseTeachers.com, you will find electives you likely won’t find anywhere else, like Architecture, Business Plan Creation, Image Editing and Creation, Introduction to Graphic Design, and Social Justice, to name a few.

Please use the key below to see what components a class includes. Please note, the class will contain a combination of the components listed.

Browse All Electives Courses

Spotlight on Homeschool Electives

Homeschool electives is a subject area that knows almost no bounds. From learning architecture with marshmallows to learning Christian filmmaking from a professional, there are dozens of homeschool elective courses to choose from. Here are just a few, but be sure to check them all out below!

What do marshmallows, string, paper clips, and cheese spread have to do with architecture? These are just a few of the materials used in the Hands-On Architecture course to teach your 3rd-7th graders about structures. They will even design a house and a zoo!

How will mastery of the "exposure triangle" make your student's photos go from so-so to WOW??  What are the four elements of design that can transform any object into a photographer's focal point? Learn all the fundamentals of turning your camera from an accessory into a tool by taking the Photography course.  Move beyond basic snapshots!

Are we influenced by songs even when we aren't fully tuned in? Does reading those tabloid headlines while in line at the store affect the way we think? Explore these subjects and more, including fascinating research findings about the impact of music and advertising on the human brain, when you take the Media Socialization course!

Does slavery still exist? Throughout the Social Justice course, your older student will take a hard look at modern forms of slavery. Examine the ways popular culture has been affected and be empowered to become modern-day abolitionists. Your teen will be challenged to tackle some difficult topics and be transformed into an agent of change in the world!

To see classes that have specific components, click on one of the images in the key below.

  • null

    Downloadable Text

  • null

    Interactive Content

  • null

    Video Component

  • null

    Audio Component

  • null

    Self-Correcting Assignment

  • null

    RightNow Media

  • null

    World Book

  • null

    High School Only

  • null

    North American Video

Browse All Transportation, Various, Miscellaneous, and Holiday Unit Studies

Browse All Concepts & Skills, Transportation & Machines, & Fun Stuff Resources from World Book

Browse All Electives by Grade

Preschool

Kindergarten

Elementary

Middle School

High School

Family