A DIY "phonics phone" from PVC pipe - helps kids hear their own voices when reading aloud so they can correct their pronounciation on their own.
A solid summer reading list for 10-12 year-olds. Complete with printable checklist, to make reading goals fun!
Useful tools for ongoing education - for kids, adults, and everyone in between.
Hunting the Elements - good, kid-friendly science show on Netflix.
The 10 best things you're not doing for your homeschool. This is so, so good and spot-on.
Simplify your homeschool day with 10 minutes and 10 cents.
Citing Sources: A Quick and Graphic Guide on avoiding Plagiarism (using J.K Rowling as a source!)
Talks to watch with kids on TED.com
A free kit for schools that gives students a chance to take apart a Dyson machine to learn more about detailed design engineering.
Wikipedia For Schools—a downloadable, free, fact-checked Wikipedia for educational purposes! "Wikipedia is great, but ...because anyone can edit it, articles sometimes get vandalised. That’s why we’ve put together this special collection to make learning as easy and safe as it can be. ...we’ve checked all the articles, tidied them up a bit, and put them together by school subject."
Online quiz of African geography. HARD.
60 quality TV shows found on different streaming systems (Netflix, Amazon, etc.) for ages 8-12.
Easy-to-read, inexpensive, downloadable high-resolution world maps, great for hanging or adding to notebooks. Up to date on countries, too!
Teaching art to a non-artsy kid.
An UNBELIEVABLE amount of resources for studying American history, including book recommendations, poetry to memorize, YouTube videos, and other links. (Syncs perfectly with CC Cycle 3, but anyone can use this!)
15 science experiments for older kids—they can pretty much do these on their own. Yes, please.
book project cards
Great and simple math from Quirkymomma.com
Fascinating comparisons that'll help you better understand time.
Peter Kreeft speaking: The Irrepressible Presence of God in “The Lord of the Rings” | Story Warren
Age of Empires infographic, by time spanned and amount of land conquered.
If WWI was a bar fight.
Movies to supplement history.
Hands-on multiplication with LEGO.
Story of the World - Netflix Resources