Curriculum & Resources

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Accountability Groups http://schomeschooling.com South Carolina Association of Independent Home Schools
Accountability Groups http://reachgroup.org REACH accountability group and local area resources
Accountability Groups http://gracehomeschools.org Grace Homeschool Association accountability group in Florence
Accountability Groups http://ed.sc.gov/districts-schools/state-accountability/home-schooling/ How to legally homeschool in SC
Accountability Groups http://www.homewarded.com/Home_Page.html Homeward Ed, accountability group in Sumter
High School http://www.scholarshipgold.com Misc. resources and consulting service helps students 7th-12th grade "position themselves for college admission and scholarships."
High School https://www.scholarships.com "Whether you are in high school, enrolled in college or a returning student, Scholarships.com will search through millions of scholarships & grants to match you with the scholarships grants and other financial aid that suits you perfectly."
High School https://mva.microsoft.com Online technology courses.
High School tomorrowsfilmmakers.com Online Christian Film Academy, with over 400 video lessons and 70+ hours of content. Lessons for beginners as well as experienced filmmakers.
High School https://www.edx.org Take free online courses from the best universities and institutions in the world — Harvard, MIT, UC Berkeley, Microsoft, Tsinghua University, The Smithsonian and more.
High School http://letshomeschoolhighschool.com/career-exploration-unit-study-homeschoolers/ Career exploration unit study from Let's Homeschool High School.
High School http://letshomeschoolhighschool.com Lots of high school resources and info on homeschooling through high school.
History/Geography https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZFF8EuaGjM&feature=youtu.be Fun video outlining the countries of the world.
History/Geography http://knowledgequestmaps.com History & geography curriculums.
History/Geography https://youtu.be/l53bmKYXliA Watch "History of Europe (3000 BC - 2013 AD)" on YouTube
History/Geography http://homeschoolinthewoods.com Materials and resources for hands-on learning.
History/Geography http://www.visualizeworldgeography.com Curriculum teaches the locations of most countries using videos and mnemonics. Cheesy but engaging.
K-12 http://oakmeadow.com Waldorf style education for k-12
K-12 http://www.amblesideonline.org A complete K-12 curriculum framework based on Charlotte Mason's methods and schools. Does not provide actual curriculum--book lists, schedules for each grade, and many other free CM resources.
K-12 https://www.classicalconversations.com Meets at various locations, including Lugoff, Sumter, and Columbia. Contact info available on website.
K-12 http://project-based-homeschooling.com "What is project-based homeschooling? It’s the same educational values applied to learning at home. It’s about combining personal interests with long-term, deep, complex learning. It is a way of learning centered on making, doing, sharing, collaborating,"
K-12 http://www.abeka.com Traditional homeschool curriculum for all grades.
K-12 https://www.bjupresshomeschool.com/store/home___ Traditional homeschool curriculum for all grades.
K-12 https://allinonehomeschool.com Free curriculum and lesson plans for all grades
K-12 http://www.simplycharlottemason.com Published curriculum based on the Charlotte Mason style.
K-12 http://www.sonlight.com History-based curriculum that integrates Bible and Literature.
Language Arts http://www.englishgrammar101.com grammar website with online quizzing
Language Arts http://www.chompchomp.com/ Online grammar instruction and practice.
Language Arts https://librivox.org Free public domain audiobooks read by volunteers from around the world.
Local Classes http://www.principiacenter.org "The Principia Center is a resource center for homeschool families in Columbia, SC. We provide weekly instruction for students in grades 7-12. Our courses meet Mondays for a total of 32 weeks during the academic year at Northeast Presbyterian Church."
Local Classes http://carolinafamilykarate.com Carolina Family Karate
Local Classes Palmetto Homeschool Band Contact Shanda Bean sbean@technojock.com for details
Misc. http://schea.net SC Home Educators Association
Misc. http://www.currclick.com Digital downloads, live classes, many free resources.
Misc. https://www.homeschoolingsc.org SC Homeschooling Connection -
Math http://www.aleks.com Online math curriculum that adjusts as students progress.
Misc. http://www.kershawcountylibrary.org Annual book sale and other events throughout the year.
Misc. http://www.richlandlibrary.com/events Book sales several times a year, as well as other events.
Misc. http://afterthoughtsblog.net Brandy Vencel's very informative AO/CM blog.
Misc. http://fivejs.com/free-homeschool-gradebook-plus-for-high-school/ Free spreadsheet grade keeper
Misc. http://www.homeschoolbuyersco-op.org/ Great place to buy discounted curriculum and much more!!
Misc. http://www.hslda.org Homeschool advocates and legal assistance.
Misc. http://ed.ted.com Videos and lessons on practically everything.
Misc. http://www.freehomeschooldeals.com Lots of free resources.
Misc. http://www.gutenberg.org/ Project Gutenberg offers over 50,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.
Misc. https://www.khanacademy.org Video classes and tutorials on everything imaginable.
Science http://www.homeschoolprogramming.com/ Learn to code.
Science http://www.apologiaonline.com/index.asp?proc=pg&pg=1 Apologia science, also has other subjects
Science https://www.topscience.org Teach Science With Simple Things -- can be used once a week to learn in depth on any number of topics and they are not very expensive.
Science http://www.illustris-project.org Astronomy and the Galaxy
Special Needs http://blackwellhomeschooltesting.com Special Needs Consulting
Unit Studies http://www.homeschoolshare.com Homeschool Share (HSS) is a on-line cooperative effort of several homeschooling moms to provide free but quality literature-based unit studies and Lapbooking resources.