Homeschooling can be a challenge, especially for those of us who prior to the Covid19 Coronavirus pandemic, were not full-time homeschoolers.
The pandemic and subsequent lockdown orders have thrown many of us into the homeschooling deep end and this is one of the reasons why I decided to put together useful resources for homeschooling parents and home learning kids.
I hope that you find them useful and let me know if there is anything else you would like added to this page.
This list below will be updated as and when needed, so feel free to check back periodically.
CATHOLIC HOMESCHOOL PROGRAMS
Some of the popular Catholic homeschool programs are:
- Seton Home Study School (Seton homeschooling)
- Mother of Divine Grace School
- Kolbe Academy
- Our Lady of Victory School
- Our Lady of the Rosary School
- Angelicum Academy
- St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
BLUE LIGHT BLOCKING GLASSES
These protect your children from eye strain and eye damage which can occur from longterm screen use.
BOOKS FOR PARENTS
HOMESCHOOL RESOURCES & SUPPLIES
Offers articles on getting started, curriculum reviews, printable lessons, and links to local support groups make this site a great resource, especially for families who are new to homeschooling.
Home learning resources for primary and secondary students.
A great resource for any teacher, homeschooler, parent, or students, TED-ED allows you to a lesson around any TED talk, TED-Ed resource, or YouTube video. You can also find and use existing lessons on a variety of topics.
Offers free online lessons and interactive exercises on just about every possible topic. Curated by experts, the totally free, nonprofit-operated Khan Academy is one of the most comprehensive learning resources you’ll ever find for homeschooling. Strong in maths and science.
Whilst it is structured around the American school system, but it’s packed with a huge amount of content that crosses over with the National Curriculum in the UK.
Fantastic resources for children of all ages and covers a variety of subjects.
There’s material here for kids of all ages, from reception all the way through to A-levels. It covers every subject your kids are currently studying, and as the name suggests it’s all presented in small, easily digestible chunks.
The activities and videos on BBC BITESIZE are all tailored to support the National Curriculum, so you can be confident that your kids are covering the same material they would in class, with different content tailored for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Once they’ve completed a particular section, they can test their knowledge with an interactive quiz.
Offers free resources for parents, teachers, and students, including lesson plans, homework help, videos, and more.