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A Beka Academy

by Mary Ann Kelley

A Beka Academy is an accredited distance learning program for Kindergarten through grade 12. Christian character building textbooks from A Beka Book are used with video instruction for a college preparatory education. A Beka Academy offers a variety of educational options to include: Accredited Programs, Independent Study, Traditional Programs and individual courses. Students may use Continue reading »

ABCmouse

by Mary Ann Kelley

ABCmouse is an online preschool-kindergarten curriculum that teaches letters, letter sounds, counting, math, art, science, music and phonics. The child starts out at the level that you choose and progresses through various areas by working virtual puzzles, singing songs, visiting the zoo and farm, reading books, virtual coloring, etc. A fun bonus is that the Continue reading »

Acellus/Power Homeschool

by Mary Ann Kelley

Acellus resources are available through Acellus Academy, an accredited online private school, headquartered in Kansas City Missouri, and Power Homeschool, a flexible online resource with affordable classes designed for students to learn at their own pace. Both are programs of the International Academy of Science, a non-profit organization with a long history and mission of Continue reading »

Adirondack Learning Academy

by Mary Ann Kelley

Adirondack Learning Academy is an online academy committed to providing a positive learning environment that encourages success through individualized instruction for homeschooling students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. “Our program recognizes that each child is an individual and that all children need to feel successful in order to succeed. We believe learning is optimal when Continue reading »

ALEKS

by Mary Ann Kelley

ALEKS (Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces) is a research-based, web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning online math program for grades 3-12. ALEKS provides the advantages of one-on-one instruction 24/7 for a fraction of the cost of a human tutor and is accessible from virtually any computer with Internet access. ALEKS uses adaptive questioning to Continue reading »

Alpha Omega Academy

by Mary Ann Kelley

Alpha Omega Academy is an accredited online school with one-on-one teacher interaction. Lessons can be completed at the student’s own pace, making it a flexible option. The parent sets the student’s schedule, including beginning and ending dates for the year. Want to learn all year long or take a break every semester? There are over Continue reading »

Alpha Omega Monarch

by Mary Ann Kelley

Monarch is an interactive, Internet-based homeschool curriculum for grades 3-12 that’s compatible with most web browsers on a Windows® or Macintosh® operating system accessible 24/7 from anywhere in the world. Monarch contains Bible-based online lessons in the five core subjects of Bible, history and geography, language arts, math, and science, as well as a wide Continue reading »

American School

by Mary Ann Kelley

American School is a long-standing, accredited distance learning school that awards high school diplomas. There are 70 different subjects that can be pursued on two academic tracts, a General High School curriculum and a College Preparatory curriculum. Homeschoolers may receive credit for courses by passing comprehensive examinations. Completion of 4.5 classes with American School are Continue reading »

BigIQkids.com

by Mary Ann Kelley

BigIQkids offers both free and premium online programs for spelling, vocabulary, math, and geography. The programs are designed for students in grades K-8 and promote spelling efficiency, vocabulary building, math fact mastery and US geography knowledge via multimedia reinforcement and independent learning.

BJU Press

by Mary Ann Kelley

BJU Press offers both curriculum for purchase and a distance learning solution. The texts cover all core subjects with a Christian worldview, critical thinking, and hands-on learning.

Bridgeway Academy

by Mary Ann Kelley

Bridgeway Academy is an accredited distance learning program for Kindergarten through grade 12. Bridgeway promotes its customized learning packages and offers several levels of personalized options. At the high school level, remedial, honors, AP, and Dual Enrollment classes are available.

Calvert

by Mary Ann Kelley

The Calvert Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth Grade homeschool curriculum is built on a rich foundation of reading, writing, and arithmetic. That foundation is then layered with history, science, music, geography, and the arts to ensure no gaps in instruction. Each course combines the best classroom-tested materials, teacher-created Lesson Manuals, and proven educational methodologies all in one Continue reading »

Citizens’ High School

by Mary Ann Kelley

Citizens’ High School provides quality coursework for people to earn a high school diploma from an accredited program. They observe a year-round calendar and students may begin and complete coursework and grade levels at their own pace and in the comfort of their own home or wherever their travels may take them.

ClickN READ

by Mary Ann Kelley

ClickN READ is a beginning reading course that is entirely web-based. The course represents the entire reading program from K through 3rd grade taught in public schools. The curriculum allows the student to participate in self-paced self learning. The program is designed to have the student teach him or herself how to use it. The Continue reading »

Enlightium Academy

by Mary Ann Kelley

Enlightium Academy (EA) is a Christ-centered, accredited K-12 online program with instruction based on the Biblical view of God and the world. Leveraging technology to bring education to students, Enlightium Academy meets them wherever they are in their educational journey. At EA, students can work independently or receive one-on-one support as quickly as the selected Continue reading »

Independent Study High School (University of Nebraska)

by Mary Ann Kelley

University of Nebraska’s Independent Study High School is an accredited distance learning school that awards high school diplomas. There are more than 80 different subjects that can be pursued. The courses are delivered over the internet and email. Students must accumulate 20 credits to graduate.

International Connections Academy

by Mary Ann Kelley

International Connections Academy (iNaCA) is a K–12 online private school that students attend from home. iNaCA brings a fully accredited U.S. education directly to your family’s door—anywhere in world.

K¹²

by Mary Ann Kelley

The K¹² International Academy is an accredited, private online school that offers the world-renowned curriculum from K¹², the market leader in online curriculum programs for grades K-12. K¹² also offers a virtual public school; be sure you understand the difference as the virtual public school is under the umbrella of a local school district.

K5 Learning

by Mary Ann Kelley

K5 Learning offers an online math and reading program for kids from kindergarten through grade 5.   Kids complete an online assessment of 8 key reading and math skills, and then work independently and at their own pace through over 3,000 lessons and activities.  The lessons are animated, interactive and simple enough that even a 4 Continue reading »

Kaplan High School

by Mary Ann Kelley

Kaplan High School (KHS) is a private, online high school for students in grades 9 – 12. Programs are individually designed to support student’s specific goals through a menu of more than 75 courses, including a full range of core curriculum, advanced placement, and honors classes. Students aspiring to attend a university have access to Continue reading »