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Children who participate in free online home-schooling programs can learn the same core subjects and electives offered in traditional schools, critical thinking, punctuality and communication skills. Online home-schoolin... More »

A great home schooling program for an elementary student is K12. K12 is a home schooling program that allows students to enroll in online school or be taught at home by an adult using the purchasable curriculum. More »

Time4Learning's high school curriculum combines language arts, math, science, social studies and electives. The curricula for K-12 are similar, but with some differences between grade levels. For example, the lower grade... More »

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SuccessMaker programs, including the math programs, are not free online, though a trial is available from the website. For students in pre-kindergarten to eighth grade, the full program is $19.95 per month as of March 20... More »

K5 Learning and International Connections Academy both offer online summer school courses for elementary school kids seeking enrichment in core subjects or electives. Admission is usually on a rolling basis and allows fo... More »

Tips for choosing a home schooling curriculum include selecting the subjects to teach, deciding on teaching methods, checking curricula reviews and considering the budget for materials. The child's needs, interests and a... More »

Physical education classes benefit students by building physical activity into their schedules and by encouraging healthier lifestyles, but they compete for time with core courses and other electives. Also, a Cornell Uni... More »