A variety of online resources gathered in one place http://www.internet4classrooms.com/index.htm
SAS Curriculum Pathways
Videos in science subjects, economics, religion and more. Many coordinated to major textbooks and AP courses. www.hippocampus.org
Art and Music
Conduct Yourself offers master classes, individual instrument lessons, group study, networking and chatting. Subscriptions include lessons and may include a free instrument. http://www.conductyourself.com/
Learn American Sign Language from the comfort of your own home via webcam. We can customize lessons to meet your specific needs or use an ASL textbook series that meets national standards for foreign language learning. Perfect for high school homeschoolers! Information about Deaf culture and other resources to enhance your learning will also be presented. http://www.wix.com/vonloh/sign-language-tutoring
Math, Physics, Programming, and SAT prep
Dr. Christian Seberino teaches math, physics, programming, and prepares students for the SAT live online from the convenience of your home. See http://phil4.com for summer and fall schedules regarding all live
online classes for homeschoolers.
ALEKS 15641 Red Hill Avenue, Suite 150
Tustin, CA 92780, (714) 245-7191. Web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning system. ALEKS uses adaptive questioning to quickly and accurately determine exactly what a student knows and doesn't know in a course. One-on-one instruction, 24/7, from virtually any Web-based computer for a fraction of the cost of a human tutor.
LIVE Online Math offers classes for students in the upper-elementary grades through high school. Students meet face to face with a LIVE instructor in real-time and participate in a "web meeting". A certified, experienced teacher presents material and guides students through a traditional math curriculum using video, audio, and an interactive whiteboard. This virtual classroom functions similarly to a normal classroom. Please visit www.LIVEonlinemath.com for details and demo videos that show how the online classroom functions.
www.tutpup.com Games to help your students learn math. They can login and compete in simple games against students from all over the world.
Reading, Writing and Literature
KISS grammar begins by teaching students to identify subjects, verb, adjectives, adverbs and prepositional phrases in sentences that they actually read and write. It then adds grammatical constructions until students can intelligently discuss the function, punctuation, style, and logic of almost any word in any sentence. The KISS homepage is at KISSGrammar.org. Printable Workbooks page at http://home.pct.edu/~evavra/kiss/wb/PBooks/index.htm
LitPick receives the latest young adult titles from publishers and authors and makes them available to your students for review. After a student reads a book, they post their review online, adding their voice to our lively community. www.LitPick.com
Literacy games www.spellingcity.com isn't CD-ROM based, but it is computer based. It's a free interactive website where you can have your child work on pre-loaded lists, or enter your own. It'll teach the words, let them earn game time by studying, and run tests. You can print the test results.
Science and Engineering
Online programming course programming http://www.alice.org/
Apologia Science courses taught online live courses, and a thirty-two class lecture series recorded on DVD. Each class is ninety minutes in length. General Science, Physical Science, Biology, Marine Biology, Chemistry, Advanced Biology, and Physics (2010).
Printable science games and activities, other topics too
To learn about the planet Earth and its rocks and mineral treasures, students can participate in interactive online classes. These Online Rockhounding Adventures include multiple segments and corresponding Play Time Quizzes. The first adventure describes what matter is and covers the formation of the universe, solar system, and earth. All other adventures feature a rock or mineral and describes the geology of the area in which the specimen is found. When possible information is relayed using movies, animations, photos, diagrams, and interactive slides. The content complies with earth science curriculum requirements. The e-learning adventures are designed to be self-paced and can be enjoyed by students, rockhounds, and science lovers aged 8 and up. For more information please go to the Gitche Gumee Museum’s webpage at www.agatelady.com and click on the agate in the banner at the top of the home page.
For more than 20 years, Project FeederWatch has been an easy, fun way for children to learn about birds and strengthen their skills in observation, identification, research, computation, writing, creativity, and more. FeederWatchers keep track of the numbers and kinds of birds at their feeders through the winter and report what they see to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
The Homeschooler’s Guide to Project FeederWatch will guide you through bird-related activities that promote learning across many disciplines, including science, math, history, and the arts. Examples of these activities include:
* Natural history: Observe and research a bird’s behavior and life cycle
* Math: Calculate average seed consumption rate and graph data
* Writing: Keep a nature journal to write stories and poetry
* Geography: Research the geographic ranges of birds
* Art: Keep a feeder-bird sketch book or create a papier mache mask
To download the Homeschooler’s Guide to Project FeederWatch, visit www.FeederWatch.org and click on the “Education/Home School” button.
Learn about the great State of New Hampshire. You can find information on state symbols and historical information, as well as interesting facts, photographs, activities and games. www.visitnh.gov/student
The Wessels Living History Farm Web Site -- at http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org -- has been produced through a generous bequest of David Wessels, a bachelor farmer from York Nebraska. The site has over 400 stories about the history of agricultural innovation and the history of the 20th century. One of the site's strengths is that it relies on a series of oral history interviews. These streaming media segments can bring an historic period or event alive for students today. Two years ago, the site was recognized by the National Endowment for the Humanities as "one of the best online resources for education in the humanities." And again, this is totally free and non-profit. Our only mission is to advance education and the understanding of students about the incredible history of agricultural innovation in the 20th century. The story of the production of food and fiber is one that affects all of our lives.
An online curriculum free to use contains 19 lesson plans linked to the documentary film, The Day After Peace. The film charts the journey of film-maker Jeremy Gilley to create the world’s first annual day of ceasefire and nonviolence. Featuring Kofi Annan, HH the Dalai Lama, Angelina Jolie, Annie Lennox and Jonny Lee Miller, the film’s breathtaking conclusion then finds Gilley joined by Jude Law in Afghanistan, attempting to spearhead a massive vaccination against Polio on Peace Day.
The organization is impartial and independent of any government, political persuasion, corporation or religious creed and we have been supported by Ben & Jerry’s in the delivery of this innovative program. Our goal now is to raise awareness of the free curriculum in the hope that teachers, home educators and administrators may find the lesson plans helpful in delivering education related to conflict resolution, history, global studies and more. I have attached some of the testimonials gathered thus far and the resource is available to view at http://education.peaceoneday.org
geography quizzes great for learning the countries and states, http://www.jetpunk.com/categories/geography.php