As homeschoolers, free resources are like precious gems. Here are some of my most precious gems.
1. Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org/
A lot of homeschoolers use Khan Academy for it’s fantastic math tutorials and practice. It can also be used for science, history, computer programming and civics. Check out all the subjects and videos available.
2. ReadWriteThink http://www.readwritethink.org/
We use this a lot for printables and graphic organizers, but it has lesson plans and student interactives available.
3. Education.com http://www.education.com/worksheets/
We use this site pretty much every day for my younger child. Lots of great printables for practice for both all subjects. Leveled worksheets and lesson plans are also available.
4. Vocab Grabber http://www.visualthesaurus.com/vocabgrabber/
This is a fantastic resource that you can use to put together spelling lists and vocabulary words relevant to what your child is reading and learning.
5. Headmagnet https://headmagnet.com/
This can be used to help a child study for anything from multiplication tables to social studies facts.
6. Discovery Education http://www.discoveryeducation.com/
Free science resources, lesson plans and more.
7. Mythbusters http://www.mythbusterstheexhibition.com/educators/
Free resources, experiments and challenges.
8. The Smithsonian Channel http://www.smithsonianchannel.com/sc/web/full-episodes
Great resource for Science, Social Studies, History and Civics topics.
9. NOVA http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/
Science and social studies / history topics.
10. Duolingo https://www.duolingo.com/
Learn any language for free.