“ This is a great way to teach my reading 5-year old Spanish. I wanted to find a good computer program that would hold his interest and help him learn to speak in sentences, not just learn a few numbers and colors. I knew he would do better if he could actually READ the words on the screen, so a program using audio disks alone would not work. Since we started this program, he asks to do this...” --KimPM
“Clonlara is a program that helps you structure the education you want for your child and helps you document and fit all learning - in real life and from a book - into the curriculum goals of the education system for grade achievement and transcripts. Each student gets a Clonlara Advisor who works with the student and parent to plan educational goals for the year and documents achievements,...” --Cynthia Mosher
“ My son is 7. We follow a child-led philosophy for homeschooling. However, I have been ringing my hands about his reading. (He doesn't really do cvc.) He's the kind of kid that if you were to mildly encourage something he would stop doing it for a couple years. Still, I've been trying to find something to encourage his own discovery of reading. Well, I found it. It's a computer game...” --SundayCrepes
“I have been learning from and using the Enki approach in our home for 8 years. It has been a journey of self growth as well as an incredibly rich learning experience for my children. From the deep connections we make to cultures and world views of people from around the globe to the incredibly written stories for math, scienceand language arts, it has been an enriching experience. ” --Amy Wallace
“ My son has been taking music lessons from Lyric Music Studio this past school year. Every Thursday, I pick him up early from school so he can go to her house in the Heights. This has been a really wonderful experience for him, and I wanted to let you all know the opportunity is out there! I wanted him to have some early exposure to music. When we lived in DC, our church had a...” --hhhg4569
“ Although these programs are a lot of work, they are by far the best programs I have taken. Demetria Clark is an excellent distance learning instructor. She works with students to insure success and understanding. You can call, email join the student email list. These programs offer more education hands down to other programs I have taken. http://www.birtharts.com ” --earth2birth
“ What do you do when your preschooler wants to "do school" like her older siblings? You get Rod and Staff's Preschool ABC series. Starting with Adventures with Books, which teaches top to bottom and left to right, as well as following simple directions, cutting and pasting, drawing and recognizing shapes. You continue through Counting With Numbers, Do It Carefully, Everywhere We Go (see a...” --WelshMamma
As the title suggest, the curriculum is all about building foundations. This idea is to make connections between new information with what is already known. Every new lessons builds on the previous one(s). It has hands-on activities that can be easily realised at minimum cost. It is child-centered with a goal to bring the child to observe, think and reason. It can be used as a base...
This offers fairy tales, books, word families, crafts and music based on the Waldorf concept. It is good for the child just beginning to read. If your child id already reading fluently they might find this not advanced enough.