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Best Homeschool Curriculum Recommendations

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We asked. Parents answered. Here are the most popular curriculum choices our parents use for their curious and motivated students.

Elementary

Homeschool Curriculum Recommendations

Math

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Beast Academy

Beast Academy offers a full elementary online math curriculum, alongside beautifully-illustrated, comic-style books. Students work at their own pace and parents can manage student progress through detailed reports.

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AoPS Academy

Does your student learn best in a face-to-face setting? AoPS Academy combines challenging material with expert teachers and a peer group of engaged, bright local peers. Classes are currently held through videoconferencing.

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Language arts

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AoPS Academy

AoPS Academy offers students the ability to develop their reading, writing and critical thinking skills. The program combines challenging material with expert teachers and a peer group of engaged, bright local peers. Classes are currently held through videoconferencing.

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Social Studies

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Story of the World

A read-aloud series that covers ancient times through the present day, Story of the World allows students to go as deeply as they want into the material, with several activities to build from for any time period. Learn more

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A History of US

This ten-volume series encompasses US history with diverse representation and without skimming over the ugly chapters of that history and its impact. Parents and students appreciate its accessible narrative style and use of primary sources. Learn more

Science

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Mystery Science

Mystery Science offers fun, engaging and easy-to-prep lessons for elementary-aged students. Each lesson starts with a “Mystery” for students to follow, with opportunities for discussion and built-in hands-on activities. Learn more

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Building Foundations of Scientific Understanding

This program helps elementary and middle school students build their understanding of core concepts and develop their skills through inquiry and exploration. You can also tailor lessons to a student’s age and interests. Learn more

Middle & High

Homeschool Curriculum Recommendations

Math

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AoPS Online 

AoPS Online offers a high-quality online math curriculum for middle and high school students. Students will master complex topics, acquire in-depth problem solving skills, and expand mathematical thinking. Courses are held virtually, through text- and image-based classrooms and online message boards.

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AoPS Academy

Does your student learn best in a face-to-face setting? AoPS Academy combines challenging material with expert teachers and a peer group of engaged, bright local peers. Classes are currently held through videoconferencing.

Enroll Now

Language arts

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AoPS Academy

AoPS Academy offers students the ability to develop their reading, writing and critical thinking skills. The program combines challenging material with expert teachers and a peer group of engaged, bright local peers. Classes are currently held through videoconferencing.

Enroll Now

Social Studies

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The History of the World

Following the Story of the World curriculum, History of the World tells the story of civilizations around the world. With dozens of custom-created maps in each volume, high-schoolers can use this series as the center of a history course. Students can go as deeply as they want into the material, with several activities in any time period. Learn more

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A History of US

This ten-volume series encompasses US history with diverse representation and without skimming over the ugly chapters of that history and its impact. Parents and students appreciate its accessible narrative style and use of primary sources. Learn more

Science

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Building Foundations of Scientific Understanding

This program helps elementary and middle school students build their understanding of core concepts and develop their skills through inquiry and exploration. You can also tailor lessons to a student’s age and interests. Learn more

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Real Science Odyssey

This discovery-based program lets students take the lead with both theoretical and practical activities as they build their scientific-thinking skills. This curriculum serves elementary, middle, and high school students. Learn more

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