The purpose of this website is to make available ways of cutting costs while homeschooling. We hope this will enable you to save money while maintaining a high quality of education. Some homeschoolers love bargains. Others try to cut costs out of necessity. Regardless of why you want to cut costs, our goal is to help you do the best you can to save money.
Homeschooling is not a one-size fits all type of education. Children’s learning styles are as varied as the biggest box of crayons one can find. If a certain style doesn’t mesh with your child, try a different method. You may even have to try different methods for different subjects. Read more about homeschooling methods
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What we’re using
Learn at Home, Grade 6 by American Education
The book includes lessons for every day for 36 weeks. Areas of study include: reading, language skills, spelling, math, science and social studies. Also listed are additional activities supporting each week’s lessons. It gives explanations of concepts and teaching approaches. You can supplement with other books, worksheets and various activities to expand on what is in the book. There are books listed to read but you may not have them at home. If you don’t, check your local library. If they do not carry it, ask for an inter-library loan. You can always substitute with other books.