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Curriculum, Freebies and other helpful items for schooling

Here are some Links to Homeschool Helps and Information

Living and Learning in Central Maine – Homeschooling parent’s site offering lots of helpful information.

Donna Young – free printables & resources – You will find schedules, calendars and transcripts among the items here. All for free.

Portaportal – Great place to store your favorite sites online sign in as a guest using trishawhite to see my favorite links.

Homeschool Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) – Home School Legal Defense Association is a nonprofit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms. Through annual memberships, HSLDA is tens of thousands of families united in service together, providing a strong voice when and where needed.

Homeschool Curriculum Market – Ebay alternative, no fees.

Education.com – Thousands of worksheets, educational games, and more.

School Discounted Programs

Reading Eggs – Reading Eggs makes learning to read interesting and engaging for kids, with great online reading games and activities. And it really works!

Children love the games, songs, golden eggs and other rewards which, along with feeling proud of their reading, really motivate children to keep exploring and learning.

$26.90 per student enrolled in GCA, You must contact Trisha for discount.

Aleks Math – $50 for 52 weeks, $40 for 40 weeks. You must contact Trisha for discount

Free Curriculum and Learning sites

By “Complete Curriculum Sites” we mean that you can buy most, if not all, your curriculum
needs from one publisher/academy. This is by no means a complete list of “complete curriculum
sites” however, these are, for the most part, the most well known/used and trusted sites for
quality curriculum.

Great Page for Fieldtrips – Lists many field trips in Maine, you can also choose another state if you wish to visit somewhere while on vacation or business trip.

Educational Videos and Lessons – 100% kid safe site. Great resource!

Free Curriculum & Other Resources – From the Home school buyers Co-op.

The Human Body – This site was designed to help children learn about how our body works. The information is presented in an easy to read format with colorful diagrams to assist understanding.

HippoCampus – Free educational resources for middle school, high school and college students and instructors

State Coloring Pages – Pages of blank states or states listed and many more. Download and print lots of pages and you can make your own coloring book!

Khan Academy – Learn almost anything for free. With a library of over 2,800 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 296 practice exercises, we’re on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.

Easy Peasy — All in One Homeschool – Complete, All Free Curriculum.

Kids Know It Network – Our Mission Is To Provide The Highest Quality Educational Activities, Products, Movies, Music, Games, Articles, Text Books, Learning Programs, Lesson Plans, Worksheets, And Distribute Them Completely Free of Charge.

Daily Grammar – This archive contains links to all of our free grammar lessons and quizzes. Daily Grammar consists of 440 lessons and 88 quizzes. Lessons 1-90 cover the eight parts of speech, which are verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections. Lessons 91-300 cover the parts of the sentence, such as appositives, predicate nominatives, direct objects, prepositional phrases, clauses, and verbals. Lessons 301-440 cover the mechanics of grammar, which is also known as capitalization and punctuation. You can use this archive to study Daily Grammar at your own pace. Our lessons have been organized by lesson number and by subject.

Duolingo – Free language education for the world!

Build Your Own Bundle – Choose from 7 pre-assembled bundles or put together your own.

Xtra Math – Help kids master basic math facts

Teach With Movies – Lesson Plans Based on Movies & Film!

Seterra – A Free Map Quiz Game For Windows

Spelling City – An award-winning game-based learning tool for vocabulary, spelling, writing and language arts

Starfall – free public service to teach children to read with phonics

Sonlight- literature based curriculum: http://www.sonlight.com/

Ambleside On-line- literature based curriculum: http://www.amblesideonline.org/

Rod and Staff- textbook based: http://www.rodandstaffbooks.com/

Alpha Omega Publications- on-line, cd-rom, pace type, textbook, and unit study: http://www.aophomeschooling.com/

Abeka- textbook or distance learning: http://www.abeka.com/ and http://www.abekaacademy.org/Homeschool/Default.aspx

Bob Jones University (BJU)- textbook or distance learning: http://www.bjupress.com/page/Home

Christian Liberty- textbook or distance learning: http://www.shopchristianliberty.com/

Landmark’s Freedom Baptist Curriculum- textbook based: http://www.landmarklfbc.com/index.php

A.C.E.- pace type or distance learning: http://www.aceministries.com/

My Father’s World- literature/unit study based: http://www.mfwbooks.com/

Konos- unit study based: http://www.konos.com/

Five in a Row- unit study/literature based: http://fiveinarow.com/

Calvert School- accredited school: http://homeschool.calvertschool.org/

Oak Meadow- Waldorf based: http://www.oakmeadow.com/index.php

and here is a good looking site for just ages 3-6: http://montessori-home-schooling.com/

Timberdoodle Co.- pre-made, combination learning styles curriculum: http://www.timberdoodle.com/

Lesson Pathways- http://www.lessonpathways.com

Build your own complete curriculum @ http://www.christianbook.com/homeschool

Old Fashioned Education http://www.oldfashionededucation.com/fullcurriculum.htm

Yesterday’s Classics http://www.yesterdaysclassics.com/o/mlclassics.php

Free High School/college Courses http://www.saylor.org/courses/

Fun and Games

Presidential Hangman Game

Teach Your Monster To Read

Visit Guilford Christian ‘s profile on Pinterest.


Highschool Record Keeping

NOTE: Official transcripts for GCA need to come from GCA

Transcript examples at DonnaYoung.org

Records and Reports