It is important to find a curriculum that works best for each student in your family. There are a few resources to help you in this endeavor. One important factor in your search is determining each student’s learning style. Another significant step is becoming informed about the different types of curricula available. With extensive resources and options available, you are sure to find the perfect fit for your student.
For more information, choose from a category below.
Below is an abbreviated list of the types of curriculum available. There are thousands of curriculum providers, and homeschool parents are free to choose curriculum that best meets the needs of their student while satisfying the requirements of the law (homeschool curriculum does not have to be approved by the state because homeschools are private schools). Enjoy looking through the different types of curriculum and researching those that might work for your family.
Great to fill in gaps and broaden learning experiences
Secular curriculum for parental research:
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THSC has a section completely devoted to Special Needs Homeschooling. There is no standard curriculum for a child with specific diagnoses. THSC is available to consult with you on the variety of curricula available, the different learning styles that your child may possess, and the organizations and companies that promote themselves “Special Needs Friendly.” THSC does not endorse a specific group or organization. The resources we provide are merely a starting point for you and your loved one with special needs. It is for you to determine what is best for your individual situation.
Classical Education for Homeschool
School at Home
Choosing a Curriculum
When choosing a curriculum, keep in mind that by law it must be in visual form, such as workbooks or a video monitor, and it must include Reading, Spelling, Grammar, Mathematics, and Good Citizenship.
Consider Your Child’s Learning Style
Visual learners absorb new information best by seeing. (Textbooks, workbooks, DVD)
Auditory learners learn best through the use of verbal communication. (Lecture, audiotapes, DVD, storytelling)
Tactile/Kinesthetic learners benefit from hands-on learning. (Unit studies, manipulatives)