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Navigating Your Homeschool Curriculum

Building a curriculum for homeschooling can seem overwhelming, but the Friends of the Boca Raton Library are here to help make the journey easier for you!



Tips for Building a Curriculum

-Find a homeschool group

-FPEA Homeschool Convention

-Utilize Resources

-Library books

-YouTube Videos

-Mama Schmooze Reviews

-Used books

-AICE Education Supply

-Other homeschoolers

-Librarians

-Set measurable academic goals

-Set aside enough time to plan


Other Educational Resources


For Finding Curriculum

- “100 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum: Choosing the Right Curriculum and Approach for Your Child’s Learning Style” by Cathy Duffy

- “Gifted Children at Home: A Practical Guide to Homeschooling Families: Characteristics, Testing, Curriculum, Resources –and Much More!” By Janice Baker

- “The Homeschooling Handbook: How to Make Homeschooling Simple, Affordable, Fun, and Effective” By Lorilee Lippincott

- “The Year of Learning Dangerously: Adventures in Homeschooling” By Quinn Cummings


Math

-Saxon Math and Saxon Math Manipulatives

-Tangram Puzzles

-Miquon Math and Cuisonaire Rods

Reading and History

-Center for Lit Reading Roadmaps

-Sonlight Books

-McRuffy Readers

-Five in a Row

-Story of the World Audio CDs

-hoopla

-Kanopy Kids


Writing and Grammar

-Draw, Write, Now (great for handwriting)

-Handwriting Without Tears

-Easy Grammar, Daily Grams

-Spelling City

-Spelling Workout

-Institute for Excellence in Writing

-TumbleBook Library

-IEW Poetry for Memorization


Science

-Apologia Science Books (Includes Botany, Human Anatomy, and more)

-Oxford University Press

-hoopla

-TumbleBook Library

-Kanopy Kids

-Kids InfoBits


ACT/SAT Prep

-tutor.com (homework help, private tutors, practice tests, etc!)

-Learning Express Library


For Everyone/General

-Novelist Plus (so…many…books!!!)

-Universal Class (practice quizzes, real teachers, and more)

-Gale Virtual Reference Library

-FLVS typing class, study skills, algebra and other topics

Connect With Us

Contact Us

memberservices@bocalibraryfriends.org

(561) 807-7141

400 NW 2nd Ave. Boca Raton, FL 33432

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