Articles and Ideas
- and Other Tales of Horror
Suggestions, ideas for a curriculum, teaching tips, and general
advice about teaching math at home from the Homeschool Information
Natural Math. Natural Math
is a way of teaching math that emphasizes student thinking and initiative
over memorization of skills.
Ideas for integrating math into everyday activities.
Middle School/High School Math. From Home Education Magazine,
a discussion of integrating "school" math and "real
world" math into a home education program.
Eclectic Homeschool Online
Math Department. (PDFs) Many articles about homeschooling and
math - making manipulatives, games, tangrams, bible math, and more.
New and Used
High School Math Textbooks A comparison of two textbooks homeschoolers
use for math and advice about choosing the right curriculum for
The Advanced Math Program
is a math enrichment program for students in grades 5, 6 and 7.
This program was developed by parent volunteers, working with educators,
in the Highline School District #401, Seattle, WA. The schedule
is specific to the Highline School District, but serves as a template
to deliver these same concepts to any student in any school, including
Math: Facts vs. Rumors Why are some homeschoolers objecting
to the Saxon math curriculum? (Home-school.com editorial)
Resources for teaching math at home from The Math Forum.
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Online Math Courses
Math.com One-Minute Math
- Free courses in pre-algebra, algebra, and geometry.
U - Self-paced online learning (K-8)
Virtual School for the
Gifted - Eclectic assortment of supplemental classes for primary
and secondary students. Math classes include programming, fractals,
The Internet School
- Full K-12 curriculum offered online.
Choice 2000 Charter School
- Considered to be the first public 7th - 12th grade school to be
both fully online and WASC accredited. Math classes offered are
7th and 8th grade general math, high school general math, Pre-Algebra,
Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra II, and Trigonometry. The courses are
free to California residents.
Babbage Net School
- Credit for successfully completing a high school level course
is granted by a student's local school district. Classes offered
are Sequential Math I, Life Skills Math, Sequential Math III, and
Zipstar - Zipstar's full
7th-12th grade curriculum is based on National Standards and the
Virginia Standards of Learning. For student's without a computer,
classes can be accessed through various community centers throughout
Math Courses Online - Self-paced
courses in basic math, test preparation, and high school subjects.
A certificate of completion is issued when you finish the course
that may be accepted by some high schools.
Qadosh Tutorial Service
- Christian based tutorials for home-schooled students. Offers Algebra
2, Advanced Math, Calculus, and Directed Studies.
Dakota Center for Distance Education - Regionally accredited
through the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA)
and is a member of the Independent Study Division of the University
Continuing Education Association (UCEA). The online courses are
$73.00 for non-residents per half credit course. Classes offered
are Algebra, Consumer Math, and Intermediate Algebra.
High School - Offers online courses in these areas: Algebra
I, Algebra II, Consumer Math, Geometry, Refresher Math, and SAT
Prep. Keystone National High School is a private, licensed, accredited
University Academy of Home Education - Designed to help home
school parents of children at the secondary level (grades nine through
twelve) by providing a recommended course of study to be completed
under the direction of the parents. Also offers a "Live Interactive
Network Classroom: specific courses taught live from our headquarters
to your location via satellite, with complete live interaction between
your students and our teachers."
College Distance Learning Program offers the following online
math courses: Intermediate Algebra, Business Calculus, Statistics,
Calculus I, Calculus II, and Calculus III.
Online Math Courses - The
classes are non-credit, self-paced courses offered through several
California State Universities. Classes offered from Basic Math to
of Illinois at Champagne-Urbana offers math classes that are
open to high school students and adult learners in addition to enrolled
college students. · Calculus I · Calculus II · Introductory Matrix
Theory · Calculus of Several Variables · Advanced Calculus · Differential
Equations and Orthogonal Functions · Linear Transformations and
Matrices The courses emphasize collaborative groupwork and mentoring,
and use the software program Mathematica.
California University Online
Courses - This site provides a list of all of the online math
courses that are offered through California Universities. They are
most likely all accredited and the cost varies by individual university.
Free Math Worksheets
Worksheets - online
and printable worksheets for math practice.