By Jill Vettel
There is a wealth of fantastic free content for homeschoolers on the web, so much so that it can get overwhelming trying to keep track!
Here is a list that is up-to-date and has a wide variety of options, including many resources for middle and high schoolers, something that can often be hard to find. Enjoy!
Tip: If you're looking for a reasonably priced, progressive and child-based curriculum or school check out Oak Meadow. Not free, but well worth the price.
- Watch Know Learn: free videos in all subjects K-12
- Khan Academy: all free courses, most for middle school and high school but excellent K-12 math available
- Concordia University Fine Arts - Concordia University's fine arts lesson plans grades 1-8
- Actuarial Foundation: math resources, activities, and free lesson plans grades 4-12
- Kids Health: health and safety lesson plans preK-12
- Utah State NLVM: National Library of Virtual Manipulatives preK-12
- Classics For Kids: music education
- E-Learning: complete free curriculum for elementary and middle school
- Learning Ally: free audiobooks for dyslexia and other learning disabilities
- US History: online history textbooks for middle through high school
- Inquiry in Action: chemistry and physical science lessons and activities grades 3-6
- Coursera: many free, very high quality courses from top universities
- Discovery Education: free science lesson plans and resources K-12
- Gutenberg: over 49,000 free ebooks
- Education: printable worksheets, activities and games preK-12
- Hoffman Academy: video based piano lessons
- Spelling City: vocabulary and spelling games
- Go Social Studies: social studies for teens, written in an engaging style
- Scholastic: lesson plans, unit studies, discussion guides, activities
- Stanford History: complete middle and high school history curriculum from Stanford University