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Wieser Educational

This company carries textbooks, workbooks and ebooks in all major subjects. They are advertised as "resources for struggling learners" so many of the books are high interest/low reading level. There are some useful life skills resources as well. Prices are pretty reasonable.

Aquila

A children's magazine, published in the UK and available world-wide. Each issue explores a topic, and includes interesting articles, colorful artwork, great information, and hands-on activities. Price is a bit high, but there's no advertising or "fluff", so it worth the investment.

Prufrock Press

This company specializes in materials for gifted and twice-exceptional learners. There are curriculum materials for all major subjects, plus some great books on logic, social skills and growth mindset. The prices are a bit high, but it looks like quality material.

Lavender's Blue Homeschool

This site is all about Waldorf-inspired homeschooling. There is a blog with great ideas, or you can purchase a complete curriculum package for Kindergarten, First, or Second grade. (Looks like more grades are in development.) Packages are accessible online, or can be printed and include hundreds of pages of lessons, plus MP3 files. There is also an online community that requires paid membership, which you get free with purchase of curriculum.

Teaching Resources

This website comes from Laura Candler, a public school teacher whose name you may recognize if you shop at Teachers Pay Teachers. The site has lots of free printables, articles and ideas. You can subscribe to the blog and get extra freebies. She has some great information and ideas on multiple intellegences and growth mindset.

Torchlight

This is a new, secular, literature-based curriculum that strives to be multi-cultural and promote gender equality and scientific thinking. It includes book lists and activities for literature, social studies, science, arts, and character building, as well as recommendations for math and reading materials. As of this writing, level K is available, level 1 is coming immanently, and level 2 within a few months. Looks like a very thorough program that is getting a lot of buzz in the community!

TEDed

Lessons based on TED Talks. Each lesson includes the video, questions (multiple choice, open-ended, and discussion starters) and some links for further learning. You can also create and share your own lessons from TED Talks. Or start a club encouraging students to discuss and share big ideas, using a curriculum that teaches students to make their own TED-style talks.

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