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Capit

This is a phonics learning app that encourages discovery-based learning. Children play with sounds and letters to create words and sentences. The monthly subscription price is a bit high, but it looks like the sort of resource that could help students progress very quickly in reading skills. 

A+ Interactive Math

A very affordable online math curriculum. Interactive lessons with online practice and tests, plus printable worksheets, and progress tracking. There are placement tests available, and you can purchase a single year or access to the entire program with the ability to change individual student placement at any time. Looks like a very flexible and comprehensive program.

Sex Ed Rescue

This is a very helpful site with resources for talking kids about sex. There are lists of books, videos, and online resources. The blog has great ideas for spotting and taking advantage of teachable moments. And you can sign up for a weekly newsletter to give you regular encouragement. 

Professor Carol

Professor Carol is a former college music professor, now providing online courses in music history and appreciation. You can purchase a membership to her website and get access to all courses, or buy some of them individually. There is an associate membership option to try out the materials for free. The blog includes some fun information and links to great videos on Youtube. This is a great resource for arts and history study.

Lantern English

Flexible online classes in literature, writing, and complete language arts. Receive weekly assignments by email to be turned and graded by a teacher. You can also schedule skype help sessions at an extra charge. Prices are reasonable, and classes are available for grades 3 through 12.

The Student's Friend

This is a great free resource for world history. The main feature is a concise narrative of world history that can be downloaded or viewed online. It's a no-frills text with just a few maps and pictures, but loads of information. There are also lesson plans, ideas for projects and writing assignments, and rubrics to go with them. A truly useful place to begin planning a world history course for jr. high or high school students.

Doodle Maths

A supplemental math app available on all platforms. The program adapts to a child's responses and provides practice where needed. The is also a parent app that tracks progress and allows you to change the program manually. Reasonably priced, and available through Homeschool Buyers Co-op.

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