Free Curriculum Resources

Preschool & Kindergarten

Letter of the Week
A 38-week curriculum for teaching preschoolers their alphabet and its sounds.
Starfall
A free public service to teach children to read with phonics. A systematic phonics approach, in conjunction with phonemic awareness practice, is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, special education, homeschool, and English language development.
Full Homeschool Curriculum (preK - 12)

Ambleside Online (preK - 12th grade)
A free homeschool curriculum designed to be as close as possible to the curriculum that Charlotte Mason used in her own private and correspondence schools. The goal is to be true to Charlotte Mason's high literary standards. Ambleside Online uses the highest quality books and costs no more than the cost of texts. The curriculum uses as many free online books as possible, and there is no cost to use this information or join the support group.
An Old Fashioned Education (K - 12th grade)
A full curriculum based on free domain books and other free sites. A free support group is also available.
Easy Peasy All In One Homeschool (preK - 8th grade)
Easy Peasy All In One High School (9th - 12th grades)
This school is good for anyone who needs/wants to save money or time. As for money, the curriculum is free. The materials are online and free. You will need to purchase paper, etc., but it requires no books or major supplies. In this way it is also good for those living overseas who have limited means of access to English books, etc. As for time, this is a way for your children to work independently and to free you from planning. This is good if you have to work, have health issues, are in school yourself or are just busy with babies and toddlers. If you serve overseas, you don’t need to put your kids in school so that you can learn the language.
Higher Up and Further In (K - 6th grade)
The Higher Up and Further In Curriculum is based upon two cycles of history in chronological order with a strong emphasis on character development. We strive to adhere to Charlotte Mason's principles by following her methods in The Original Homeschooling Series and are offering our program and schedules to anyone who may be interested free of charge.
Homeschool College USA (High School)
The aim of Homeschool College USA is to provide resources for students to earn their fully accredited college degrees from home at a small fraction of the cost of "going away to school." You do not need to wait until you've graduated high school to begin earning your college credits, but we understand that for various reasons, you may not be ready or financially able to pursue this avenue at this time. The following course plans are provided for any students who want to homeschool through high school, but cannot afford to purchase expensive curriculum packages. All courses and resources are free. 
Lesson Pathways (preK - 5th grade)
Online lessons, projects, games, and activities for K-5 students and assembled into ready-to-teach, weekly topic units. Over 900 FREE weekly topic units; pre-screened, high quality, online resources; and an easy-to-use Planner, allowing you to customize your child's curriculum or supplement.
Mater Amabilis (preK - Advanced Junior High)
A Charlotte Mason style curriculum for Catholics in the 21st century.
Virtual Homeschool Group
We are an online homeschool course co-op. Think of it as your local co-op gone electronic with no geographical borders. It is all-volunteer run and donation supported so that we can offer the classes tuition-free. We offer at your own pace and live online classes. August 1st is the big registration day each year for live online classes. At your own pace (ayops) can be started at any time.

Humanities

CyberEconomics
CyberEconomics, a complete, online textbook for introductory economics. CyberEconomics is an easy-to-read approach to economics with a variety of interactive problems and questions. It not only can be used as the primary textbook for college or advanced high-school principles-of-economics courses, but it provides excellent supplemental material for economics courses using traditional, printed textbooks, Finally, many people who are trying to understand one or two economic concepts find CyberEconomics a useful reference.
Language Arts

A Research Guide for Students
We're here to help you write your research papers. Scholars and librarians have collated some of the best resources for literary research and we have the latest style guides to guide you through footnoting, referencing and bibliographies. Explore our in-depth resources for key literary works or visit our ask & answer section to submit your research dilemmas.
Daily Grammar
Daily Grammar consists of 440 lessons and 88 quizzes. Lessons 1-90 cover the eight parts of speech, which are verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections. Lessons 91-300 cover the parts of the sentence, such as appositives, predicate nominatives, direct objects, prepositional phrases, clauses, and verbals. Lessons 301-440 cover the mechanics of grammar, which is also known as capitalization and punctuation. You can use this archive to study Daily Grammar at your own pace.
English Grammar 101
Learn more about the English language and improve your writing with our online grammar lessons. Select from any of the modules to start an engaging and easy-to-follow exercise.
KISS Grammar
KISS is a group of carefully designed sequences of instructional materials and exercises in which students build on what they have previously learned. The KISS sequences can enable students to identify and discuss the function of almost every word in anything that they read or write. KISS enables students to understand major questions of errors, style, and logic.
Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
Paradigm provides writers and teachers with information, inspiration, and community. Their goal is to provide a supportive learning environment in which visitors and members can write, share, and celebrate language.
Purdue Online Writing Lab
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.
Mathematics

Braingenie
Dominate math and science. Braingenie builds deep mastery and sharpens problem-solving skills. Learn, practice, and quiz yourself on 5,000+ skills.
CK-12 Foundation
CK-12 Foundation provides a library of free online textbooks, videos, exercises, flashcards, and real world applications for over 5000 concepts from arithmetic to history.
 Khan Academy
Learn for free about math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, and more.  Khan Academy includes an interactive, online application that teaches, tests, and reviews mathematics from basic to advanced.
Mathematics Enhancement Programme
MEP is workbook-based, spiral curriculum that emphasizes concepts and logical thinking. It is considered somewhat untraditional in its approaches, and contains many puzzle-type problems that require "out-of-box" thinking. MEP Yahoo Group 
Physical Education

Exercise Finder
Use our Exercise Finder to view a variety of exercises for all parts of the woman's body including the abs, buttocks, arms, legs and more. Tonnes of exercises and images to show you how to correctly do push ups, crunches, squats, lunges and more.
Science

CK-12 Foundation
CK-12 Foundation provides a library of free online textbooks, videos, exercises, flashcards, and real world applications for over 5000 concepts from arithmetic to history.
Khan Academy
Learn for free about math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, and more. Khan Academy includes an interactive, online application that teaches, tests, and reviews mathematics from basic to advanced.
Middle School Chemistry
Middle School Chemistry, a resource of guided, inquiry-based lesson plans that covers basic chemistry concepts along with the process of scientific investigation.
MS Nucleus
Access to the K-12 Integrating Science, Math, and Technology Reference Curriculum is FREE. Educators or parents may use the copyrighted material in their classroom.
Physics Classroom
The Physics Classroom is an online physics website which combines a collection of interactive activities and easy-to-understand tutorials designed to make physics learning fun and easy. 
Quackwatch
Your Guide to Quackery, Health Fraud, and Intelligent Decisions. Quackwatch is now an international network of people who are concerned about health-related frauds, myths, fads, fallacies, and misconduct. Its primary focus is on quackery-related information that is difficult or impossible to get elsewhere.


Open Source Courses (Advanced Middle School - College Level Courses)

• Canvas Network
• Class Central
• Coursera
• edX
• Future Learn
• Harvard Open Courses
• MIT OpenCourseWare
• NovoEd
• Open Learning
• Open Yale Courses
• Saylor Academy
• Udacity

Test Prep

I Need a Pencil: SAT Test Prep Course
We provide free and innovative SAT prep that works. 60 engaging lessons in math, reading, and writing that infuse pop culture into learning to make prep accessible 800+ challenging practice exam questions that simulate the SAT and provide full explanations ...and unique features like a score projector to show you how you are predicted to score on the real exam. You can beat the SAT. You can go to college.

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