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 » Education K-12 K-12 Curriculum and Business Insider both provide lists that include many free resources for homeschooling families. These resources include free Internet-based school programs, such as Connections Academy, as well as a n... More » Education K-12 K-12 Curriculum

A child who is attending online elementary school is not considered to be home schooled. The parents or guardians of a child who is home schooled are in control of the curriculum that the child learns, and the bulk of th... More » Education K-12

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 » Education K-12 K-12 Curriculum

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 » Education K-12

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 » Education K-12 K-12 Curriculum

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 »