Have you found a website, a curriculum, or some resource that you wish you'd known about earlier in your homeschooling journey? I thought it would be fun to share.
by lucschMarch 17, 2013 at 6:09 PM
I think I would have liked to try using one of the free curriculums available online, like Ambleside, simplycharlottemason, oldfashionededucation or such. I also like the looks of livingbookscurriculum, but that isn't free.
I also wish I'd discovered Apologia science about a year earlier. I do wish I had a better organized method to study science, in general.
I am glad I found our math curriculum (Christian Light Education). I switched over to it after 2 years of using another one. The transition wasn't bad, but it would have been better if we had used it from the start.
Oh, and notebooking! I love using notebooking techniques to reinforce what we are studying. I discovered that just about at the time to start doing it.
The Robinson Curriculum booklists would have been a great way for my daughter to learn, as she loves to read.
I switched spelling so many times until I found Christian Liberty Press' Building Spelling Skills. That has worked well for us.
I am very happy with our curriculum, Heart of Dakota, and am very glad I found that "in time" to use it.
by Beachmama34March 17, 2013 at 7:53 PM
Ambleside and simplycharlottemason
April 12, 2013 at 4:28 PM
Ball stick bird - phonics
by oredebApril 12, 2013 at 7:06 PM
well gee i just wish they had invented the internet when my kids were young at the beginning our our hs journey!!
by KrissyKCApril 12, 2013 at 7:46 PM
Yes, about Apologia, me too! I wish I had known they had elementary curriculum as I had heard it was only for high school and dismissed it without further review because there was too much other stuff to learn.
Also, I wish I would have started Rod & Staff english, yet never done Rod & Staff math.... the math felt like a whole wasted year, neither kid got much out of it. However, the english is perfect for us!