Columbia's Cooking! (a division of the Cancer Prevention & Control Program at USC-Columbia) is once again offering a series of healthy cooking classes to home school students between the ages of 9 - 14. The classes will be held on Monday afternoons from 12:30pm-2:45pm for six weeks starting on March 18.
Wizard of Oz....Meet Scarecrow -kind and considerate, obliging and honest - The first traveling companion Dorothy and Toto meet along their journey to the Emerald City to see the Wizard. All he wanted was a brain. He eventually became known as one of the cleverest citizens in the Land of Oz! FRIDAY, MARCH 1ST 10:00 AM Koger Center for the Arts Reserve your space now. Students seats are $5 - chaperones are free. Anyone unable to pay may come as our guests. Please call or email our office if you have any questions or need additional information, 803-252-9112, or visit our website at www.columbiaclassicalballet.org .
Easyread, an online program for children with dyslexia, auditory processing problems, and other learning issues who struggle to read and spell. Sarah Forrest Easyread System www.easyreadsystem.com email@example.com 805.456.7405
Just released a new YOUTH evangelism training program, called "Roots"! This six-session, video-driven youth curriculum is based on Season 4 of our TV program, "The Way of the Master," which they host. It also contains new footage, including special interviews with the Duggar family, from TLC's "19 Kids & Counting." With homeschool quizzes and discussion guides, this course is perfect for homeschoolers and family devotions. It's been commended by Sean McDowell, K.P. Yohannan, Joni Eareckson Tada, and others. (For more info and a short video promo visit www.livingwaters.com/roots.) Joel Nava Living Waters Publications
Come take advantage of the great snow! Take a look at the ASM live slope cam next week to see what the snow conditions are like. Call or email at least 3 days in advance. (email last name and how many plan on Skiing/Riding) French-Swiss Ski College at Appalachian Ski Mtn. 940 Ski Mountain Rd. Blowing Rock, NC 28605 www.skifrench-swiss.com
Is your middle or high school student interested in writing? Don't let your young writer miss the opportunity to work with professional poet and Peace Center Artist-in-Residence, Glenis Redmond! Just $75 for 5 sessions on one-on-one training with Glenis. And, following the class series, your student will have the opportunity to perform alongside Glenis at the Peace Center, in a culminating performance reading open to the public! Sign up today
I offer sewing lessons for folks of all ability levels. Class 1 is hand sewing to learn the basics. Class 2 is using a sewing machine (your or mine). Class 3 is altering a store-bought pattern to meet your needs. I have been teaching folks to sew for over 20 years. If several homeschoolers want to share a time and space, I'll be happy to come up with a group rate. Please contact me at SeamstressKrys@aol.com or 803-360-2513.
We've scheduled more camps and trips for fall and spring: Barrier Island Science Camp in September; Washington DC in October, Space Camp and Aviation Challenge in November; Disney World in December; and Alaska in May 2013. For more information about these trips, see www.carolinahomeschooler.com/atravel.html You can also subscribe to our mailing list for updates at www.carolinahomeschooler.com/acommunity.html.
Homeschoolers are a key piece in the future of our country. We want to encourage fellow homeschoolers to be active patriots of faith through easy yet effective tips that we call the ABCs of Patriotism. With the 2012 elections coming up, now is the time to be involved. To see how, go to ABC’s of Patriotism for Homeschoolers. www.brightlightministry.com.
Mitch and Betty Sue Ratliff are offering to rent their Hilton Head vacation home to homeschoolers at a significant discount. Please see the attached flyer and this website for details.
We wanted to let people know that we're again offering a British Literature course for 11th and 12th graders at Excelsior Academy for 2013-2014! This will include an honors option. Click here for details. We hope this will fulfill a need for some of your students! Feel free to email Kathy Poynor) or our director Amanda Harmon if you have any questions.
Excelsior! Academy, in tandem with home schooling parents, is committed to raising a generation of students who can positively influence their culture for Christ. We offer classes for all ages - 4 years old through high school. Classes meet on either Tuesday or Thursday (some high school classes meet both days) and offer instruction with guidance for learning at home throughout the week. Have a high school student? We offer many levels of history, English, math, science, world languages, and other electives. Click HERE for a schedule of all high school classes. Please visit our website for more information www.excelsioracademy.org. Excelsior! Academy classes meet on Tuesdays at Park Street Baptist Church from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Students are divided into age-graded classes and rotate among subjects.
I have been teaching in private schools for over 30 years. I have taught History, Western Civ and Latin/Greek. I have attached my resume for reference as to my credentials. I have decided to retire from full time teaching but still feel teaching is a vocation to which I am called. I would love to tutor/teach children who have progressed beyond the capabilities of their parents and self-education. I have worked with learned disabled and children of all ages. I would be willing to travel throughout the Upstate and work with students individually or in groups. Sincerely, Ellie Rhodes 903 McDaniel Avenue Greenville, SC
If you have a visual learner, a child with dyslexia, or just a kiddo who loves learning on the computer, this curriculum is incredibly helpful. It can be used as core program, but many families also use it to supplement other curricula. The link to the curriculum website is: www.time4learning.com.
While not necessarily a curriculum (although some DO use it as such), it's one of the best resources online for spelling and vocabulary...and the site can even be used to print handwriting worksheets and other printables! That web address is www.spellingcity.com.
For the 2012-2013 school year only, The Principia Center is privileged to have Lalitha Shastri as our High School Speech & Debate instructor. The focus for first semester will be speaking skills; the second, Lincoln-Douglass debate. For full course descriptions and instructors’ biographies, visit principiacenter.org. Contact Amy Sabin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 865-0881.
Paul Snyder is a homeschool dad, who works with an exceptional travel agency that has negotiated reduced single and group rates with multiple airlines throughout the world. These special rates apply only to non-profit, humanitarian organizations and students. If you are interested in a quote for an upcoming educational trip or missions trip, please let me know if I can serve you.
Piano Lessons Explore the many benefits of musical training on the piano with a teacher who has earned a master's in education, taught grades K-8, and has over 20 years of playing experience. Lessons will be taught in the music rooms at Columbia International University during 30 minute sessions, once a week. "Trial" lessons are available if your child would like to receive an introduction to the piano over 4 weeks of your choice this summer before deciding to continue lessons. Please contact Megan Maines at (443) 974-5237 for more information.
New Online Summer Session For Solidifying Foundations of Mathematics - June 4 - June 22 (Math 307) Solidifying Foundations of Mathematics (Math 307) Taught by Lora Marks. See class details here..
Dads, Will You Do This with Your Son? Will you participate in our Dad & Son Fun Challenge. See the challenge and the Marble Mania Extreme you can win here.. Details are here
Academic Summer Camps Students love our Academic Summer Camps! They're a week of fun and learning in a wholesome, encouraging environment. Our faculty is top-notch - they are passionate about teaching in their area of expertise and they love the Lord. Our Week-Long Summer Academic Camps at Lees McRae College include Anatomy and Physiology, Art, Biology, C.S. Lewis, Chemistry, Christian Music Jam, Computer Game Programming, CSI, Meteorology, Photography, Physics, Pre-Law / Mock Trial, Psychology We also offer a great "3 Camp Special" rate. Camp video, photos, and details are here Contact: Greg@LandryAcademy.com
Would you like to save money on homeschool curriculum? If so, you need to visit www.homeschoolbooksforless.com We have well over 5,000 titles in stock and over 200 active consignors. Many chapter book and picture books are priced under $1.00! If you live within driving distance, feel free to request an appointment to visit the store. The Christian Curriculum Connection 4081 Wagener Road Aiken, SC 29805 803-643-5621
HomeschoolLiterature.com is thrilled to announce the arrival of the first ever book club featuring fictional children's books with homeschooled characters! This book club is designed BY homeschoolers FOR homeschoolers, and is perfect for co-ops, support groups, and family studies. Each book in the HomeschoolLiterature.com Book Club is studied using a mixture of worksheets, hands-on activities, and online games. Activities are available for both older and younger student groups. All books included in the Book Club can be easily obtained either at your local library, local book stores, or via online retailers such as Amazon.com. Best of all, participation in the HomeschoolLiterature.com Book Club is ABSOLUTELY FREE!! Simply come by HomeschoolLiterature.com to register, and you can access all of the Book Club materials immediately! While you are there, check out our large and growing list of book reviews for homeschoolers.
CurrClick.com has teamed with EF Tours to offer 2 overseas trips for homeschoolers, both with low, no-interest monthly payments. We wanted to contact you directly to see if groups of kids within your co-op might be interested in traveling together on one of our trips. An information session about our 2013 trips to Europe (World War II Tour for $223 per month) and Costa Rica (Eco and Cultural tourism for $167 per month) is planned for March 27th at 7:30 PM CST. To sign up for this free informational meeting, please click here. Trips are all-inclusive and include CurrClick teacher chaperones, monthly education classes that will allow kids to meet their fellow travelers. 15 and up can attend without a parent. e: Staley Krause p: 309-453-4903 f: 888-283-4133
FREE MATH Resources site for homeschoolers www.mathfreebies.com
Heather Giles-Woerner is performing a research study on home schoolers with regard to electronic victimization and parental monitoring. The home schooled population is very under-represented in research and she would welcome the opportunity to have more people participate in the research project. click here for a flier describing the study and the internet website for parents and children to participate.
IT camp at USC Upstate Free Netbook click here for an application (.pdf)
Freedom Project Education is a classical online school for home-educated students. FPE teaches students how to think…not what to think. FreedomProject Education is offering an opportunity for anyone to tour their classes, talk with their teachers, experience their virtual classrooms and never leave the house! *Now* - Enrolling Middle & High School Students *March 2nd* - Enrolling Pre-Kindergarten through High School for 2012-2013 school year
Deborah Pope is a qualified and experienced music teacher recently moved to the Greenville, SC area and trying to start up her own music studio and currently teaching piano or trumpet for all levels and ages. Please email: email@example.com or see her facebook page for credentials, qualifications, experience, education, awards, and studio policies.
eTAP's tutorials are proven to help students with different learning styles. Content is not limited because included is open sources to supplement our instruction. Being open source allows eTAP to connect/link to all the other learning resources that are graphic and instruction rich. We have been successful in both motivating students and allowing all students to succeed. eTAP pricing has great value since eTAP gives access to all K12 grades and subjects plus GED, SAT, ACT, etc. for one low fee of $39/month that includes use by all family members.
I am a home school mom of 20 years and have Bachelor's in Music Ed (piano and voice) and a Master's in Education. I have been teaching private piano lessons for over 20 years. I am state certified as well as a member of MTNA and ACM. I am currently accepting new students for the 2011-2012 school year. Thanks so much, Sheri Privett B.S., M.A. Ed. 864-610-0040
Project WET Foundation in Bozeman, Montana recently released DiscoverWater.org — a brand new FREE online resource for students and teachers about water and water related topics including: water on Earth, the water cycle, ocean, fresh water, watersheds, water conservation and protection, direct and indirect water use and water and health.
Excel High School's GED website offers a free GED test as well as study tips and test preparation.
READING WITH JESUS – "You Can Teach Your 4 or 5 Year Old Child To Read In 90 Days," is a fun, powerful and easy- to- use tool for the entire family! To order the step-by-step audio instructional compact disk with the delightful Alphabet Song and Lullaby Based on The Word of God, email at Rev. Dr. Carol McIlwain Edwards. For more information, go to www.Online Fellowship .org
All homeschool students are invited to participate in Historic Columbia's Homeschool Friday programs taking place on the first Friday of the month. Each month’s program is from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and includes hands-on activities while students learn and explore different themes and historic sites at Historic Columbia Foundation. The cost is $5 per student and reservations are suggested. Program participants should gather in the Museum Shop at 1616 Blanding Street on the day of the program unless otherwise noted. Homeschool Friday programs are designed for students of elementary and middle school age levels. Questions and reservations should be directed to James Quint, Education Coordinator. (803) 252-1770 ext. 36. Click here for a list of the programs (.doc)
I am the author of the Learn Math Fast System, and a former homeschooling mom. We are having great success getting students back up to grade level in record time. This is how I taught my son math and today he is a Civil Engineer! www.LearnMathFastBooks.com
Lynne Becker has just started a computer science course for home school high school age children. click here for a pdf brochure and application.
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See the Light www.SeeTheLightShine.com we'd like you to try it for FREE! See The Light has developed a line of Biblically-based art curriculum perfect for homeschool families. 4 LESSONS FOR $14.99 OR A COMPLETE SCHOOL YEAR OF 36 WEEKLY LESSONS ON DVD FOR ONLY $99.99. READY TO TRY IT FOR FREE? VISIT www.SeeTheLightShine.com/FreeDVD
Let's Go Learn offers web-based diagnostic assessments and supplemental instructionprograms in reading and math that are used by thousands of students daily. Let's Go Learn's programs are research based and aligned to South Carolina’s curriculum standards. To find out about our homeschool solutions, please click hereto visit our homeschool page .
If you are currently using a planning calendar or planning system (FranklinCovey, for example), you might be interested in a website called MyPlanningSystem.com. This website offers the best practice approach to help someone get life done in a smooth and more stress-free way. I am currently offering free lifetime access to the website for anyone who signs up before the end of the year with the following passcode: MPS. If you are looking for a unique half credit high school elective, there is a curriculum within the Toolbox on the website.
We are a homeschool family in Alabama who has started a new auction website, homeschoolbookexchange.com, for homeschool families to buy and sell used and new books and other materials. Our goal is to provide a safe, secure, efficient, and easy-to-use site for homeschool families to conduct business. There are no listing fees when you sign up and only a small seller's fee when an item sells. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bring a private school home with HomeRoomLearning. HRL offers an exceptional and student-centered curriculum, along with innovative course design and master teachers for the online learner. Visit our website, homeroomlearning.com, to learn more about us.
We sincerely appreciate what is happening in our current economy and understand that families have many choices for their homeschool needs. We are providing a list of bookstores and websites located in South Carolina that carry products from several publishers for home educators. This is a wonderful opportunity to support your local bookstore and community this summer! Please feel free to contact us at the number listed below if we can provide any additional information. We Support Local Business. We Hope You Will, Too! To locate a store near you, please contact Alpha Omega Publications at 1-800-523-0988 or 804 N 2nd Ave East Rock Rapids, IA 51246.
Induction College Consulting is a new company in the Columbia/Lexington area offering services for high school students to help prepare them for college, including the college application process. For more information contact Michelle Vanderburg 803-727-7099 email@example.com
My name is Marsha Scearce and I taught in SC for 36 years. American History has always been my passion and I would like to make your life easier while helping your child become more proficient in Social Studies. My web page is: www.history4you.net It is a free site. The site is still under construction and will be changing throughout the school year. Marsha Scearce/NBCT-2001
PIANO LESSONS. David Edwards, father of four homeschooling children, offers piano lessons in the Columbia, SC area. Mr. Edwards received his Master's Degree in Piano Performance from the University of South Carolina and served as pianist for the United States Air Force TAC Band in Langley, VA. www.DavidEdwardsPianoStudio.com for further information or 803-787-4947.
ATETV.org is a new website designed to highlight careers in Math, Science, Technology and Engineering and to be used as a tool for parents, students and teachers to experience career opportunities that are new and innovative. The video's are free to view - there is no purchase or membership required. There are more than 40 videos featuring various careers from Laser technology to Wind farming. For more information, contact Stephanie Euer
Maths Builder is a complete primary mathematics course online, Comprehensive range of teaching resources. Includes motivational interactive games, and Worksheets, provide the core of the Maths Builder teaching program. This new K-6 program has over 1000 interactive learning games that are designed to master each essential skill in Primary Mathematics. Diagnostic tests identify each child's weaknesses. Register for the free four-week trial or explore the website.
FREE website - www.prepdog.com - contains hundreds of FREE tests in math, reading and language. The tests range from 2nd through 8th grade levels.
www.history4you.net is a website dedicated to teaching students in grades kindergarten through fourth grade the information that they need to know in order to become knowledgeable in Social Studies. It is currently free and all materials are included.
The Homeschool Toolbar brings you the best homeschooling resources the web has to offer! Great for homeschool veterans and new homeschool moms alike...there is something for everyone on The Homeschool Toolbar. Stay connected, encouraged. Download the FREE Homeschool Toolbar™ and keep the latest homeschool and community information at your fingertips. Updated automatically when you go to the Internet.
The Voice of the Martyrs/Kids of Courage has more of their most recent country books online free to download and print at www.kidsofcourage.com
Homeschool Buyers Co-op works on behalf of homeschooling families throughout the country by negotiating discounts for educational products from leading suppliers of products such as curriculum, media, science kits, books, educational games and toys and more! Membership is free to all homeschoolers.
The Homeschool Buyers Co-op is endorsed by Diane Flynn Keith, Editor-In-Chief, Homefires, and author of "Carschooling". What a great help to families who educate their children at home! Join the Co-op today - Homeschool Buyers Co-op - and be sure to tell a friend!
Online GED practice tests for no charge
SCIway.net has a wealth of information about South Carolina.
Scholarshiphelp.org has useful information on getting scholarships.
EdRef College Search Reference Search information on thousands of Universities and Colleges.
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www.creationlens.org for free, downloadable Faith/Science Lessons, ready-to-use, hands-on, activity-driven Faith/Science lessons for Grades PK/K to Grade 4 in either a Christian or Catholic Christian format.
Christian Mother Goose invites homeschoolers and families to her sparkling, new Blog Site! All ages will be inspired by this Pictorial Panorama of fascinating facts and stories tied to Christian history through legendary rhyme. It is fun, educational, and free!! Posted twice weekly. Come visit!
A 10 step guide to college preparation can be downloaded for free at homeschoolcollegecounselor.com . Simply fill out the form on the site to download, and its yours free! Contact Seth Spears at homeschoolcollegecounselor.com
SCHEA does not necessarily promote, support or endorse all the links herein contained, but part of our mission is to provide South Carolina home schoolers with as many resources as possible to support, encourage and supplement their home schooling programs. Please contact the event or organization directly for further information. If you know of other resources (vendors), please let us know so we can include them in this list.