HomeLife Academy does not provide textbooks or materials. Parents are responsible for providing these materials. HomeLife Academy allows families to choose their own curriculum. Below is information to help you get started.
All High School English courses should include Literature and Composition!
Total Language Plus – Total Language Plus is an innovative curriculum focused on teaching thinking and communication skills using literature as a base.
Literature Study Guides – Free printable worksheets and study guide.
Smarr Publishers – Literary studies for grades 9-12.
Sparknotes – Literature – Great site for teaching literature. It also has study guides for science and history.
English Grammar 101 – online grammar courses
Excellence in Writing (IEW) – Composition
WriteShop – Composition
Honors English Course – Online Course
Early Elementary and Phonics:
Rosetta Stone – Software you purchase
Thinkwell – Math and science courses
A+ Interactive Math – Coupon code: homelife (receive 25% off)
Khan Academy – Free lectures on math and science. This is a completely free online math curriculum.The site says: Khan Academy is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of providing a high quality education to anyone, anywhere. We have 800+ videos on YouTube covering everything from basic arithmetic and algebra to differential equations, physics, and finance which have been recorded by Salman Khan.
Hippo Campus – free
Algebra – Algebra
Math Tutor DVD – Math and Physics DVD’s
Math Crusade – A different way to learn math.
Dave Ramsey’s course – (Bible-based)
Larry Burkett’s Crown Ministries (Bible-based)
Interactive Personal Finance course – It is free personal finance curriculum. For anyone is interested in a modern, standards-based personal finance curriculum.
Family Economics and Financial Education Free – You will need to register and get approval, but it was really easy. I just registered with a name for our “school” and listed myself as the administrator.
AE Money Quest – Offers bulk discounts and discounts to HLA teachers. The discount code is “HLA5′ – 5% automatic discount. There is no tax because of the shipping out of the state!
Websites and online courses:
Biology – Biology
Khan Academy – Free lectures on math and science and other courses.
Chemistry Virtual Lab – Another Chemistry lab
Universal Class – Geography
Digital History – US History – Online Workbooks
Free Educational Videos– Free educational videos that can be viewed online. They are secular but they look as good as using stuff from Discovery Channel, etc.
Free Computer Courses – Free resource for math, computer, and elementary level reading.
Hippo Campus – free (math, science, social studies and other courses)
Learn Computer Coding! – Free online coding academy