I will give you some links to good Christian materials, along with the recommendation that you be flexible and don't insist that every subject comes from the same publisher.
"good" Christian program? Yeah right. They're all cake programs, handing out credits for writing down bible verses. Get him into something more academically focused so he's a useful member of society when he graduates..
There are quite a few homeschooling approaches, many of which Christian materials are available. A lot of homeschooling materials are available online if you do a search for homeschool products, homeschool curriculum, homeschooling materials. Or go to www.homeschoolheadquarters.com and type in your zipcode for a homeschool curriculum bookstore in your state. You may want to check out www.hslda.org, which is the website for Homeschool Legal Defense Association. They now have a Curriculum Market that is an auction venue. They also have a lot of info about homeschooling, including summaries of the laws of each state.
The main Christian textbook companies are:
BJU Press (Bob Jones)
A Beka Books (Pensacola Christian College)
Christian Liberty Press
Rod & Staff (Mennonite)
Christian Light (Mennonite)
Tapestry of Grace (Classical Curriculum)
Alpha-Omega (Horizons is their textbook approach, Lifepacs is their worktext packet approach, and Switched-On Schoolhouse is their computer CD-Rom-based curriculum)
ACE (Accelerated Christian Education is another worktext packet approach).
Also, on the HSLDA website, you can find out your state's and perhaps county's homeschooling support groups. These will be more places to network for materials.
I hope that helps! Best wishes!
I would recommend Christian Liberty Press, we have been very pleased with the quality, content, and price.
Well,"Christian Liberty" is what i do
Vermillion, I'm an atheist and I gave you thumbs down.
I can't support an uninformed answer, and I highly doubt you have reviewed all the christian-based home school curricula that are available.
edit: while you may not see this as my battle, you are of the same nature as the trolls who make ridiculous statements here about HS kids never having friends or doing nothing but playing video games all day.
These are to very good Places to find Christian Homeschooling stuff!
Christian Liberty is a great one. They have the Christian Liberty Press where you can just order the books or the academy where they send you the books and you send your work to them and they grade it and send you a report card. It's not expensive either. They allow you to make payment plans.
I use Abeka and it has been wonderful. There are no holes and it is very thorough. It had the christian faith throughout and not just in bible class. Included in the spelling are little devotionals that if remembered they can get 2 extra points ona test for. My advice is keep your head up and do not listen to the negative advice out there, these people have never tried homeschooling and only know public school. Do not take public school home, enjoy the home atmosphere and the one on one tim with your son. Let him explore and learn things he is interested in as well. If he wants to do an experiment on snakes, let him, the sky is the limit. Take field trips and go to museums and do school work at the park or under a tree in the backyard. Recite multiplication facts in the car, or in the pool, where ever. Homeschooling is learning anywhere, at any time with no restraints. Good luck and God bless!!
I use A.C.E. (accelerated christian education). It is wonderful. It offers you everything from starting school to finishing and getting a qualification. It also offers its own qualification that is christian called ICCE (International certificate of christian education). It is amazing. The address is www.christian-education.org. Hope this helps.
If you are Catholic don't use ABecka The best is probably Mother of Divine Grace they have fantastic curriculum. Also Emmanuel books is good along with rainbow resource ans Follett!
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