Resources

Curriculum:

Christian Book – great online resource with a wide variety of curriculum/supplies

Rainbow Resource – great online resource with a wide variety as well

Amazon – great resource for both new and used curriculum

Notgrass – specializing in history curriculum (US, World, Econ., Gov’t., middle school)

Apologia – fantastic science curriculum

Home Science Tools – science curriculum, especially great for lab supplies

IXL – online curriculum for math, English, science, social studies, and Spanish

McKay’s Books – 636 Old Hickory Blvd. Nashville, TN 37209 (great place for used books)

Teachers Pay Teachers – online collection of downloadable resources (free and paid)

Librivox – collection of free audiobooks read by volunteers (also an app and on YouTube)

Project Gutenberg – over 60,000 free ebooks

Audible – audiobooks (membership required)

Nashville Public Library – multiple locations plus a wide variety of ebooks/audiobooks

Thrift Books – many books at discounted prices (great place to grab novels)

 

Websites:

HSLDA – Home School Legal Defense Association

Teach Them Diligently – conventions, resources, and online community for homeschool

Math Antics – great videos to help explain math concepts

Biology Corner – wonderful resource for biology resources and labs

Flipped Math – online curriculum for high school math classes (videos & worksheets)

Math Drills – enormous collection of math worksheets with answer keys

Pinterest – a great place to search for ideas for activities, labs, and inspiration

Kahoot – online review games and trivia (search the collection or make your own)

Quizlet – online flashcards and review games (search the collection or make your own)

Bibme – online bibliography help for research papers

EasyBib – online bibliography help for research papers

Right Now Media – online collection of church video curriculum

 

Favorite YouTube Channels:

Crash Course – educational videos on most subjects (warning: not Christian curriculum)

Thomas Frank – tips for studying, motivation, organization, and productivity

The Strive Studies – fantastic “study with me” videos as well as study tips

Amy Landino – productivity hacks and great tips for working from home

Magoosh – test prep for ACT and SAT

TED-Ed – educational TED Talks

HPA’s YouTube channel – video tutorials including a Playlist for Note Taking Strategies series

 

Podcasts:

Whoa That’s Good – inspirational interviews with Sadie Robertson

College Info Geek – study tips and productivity hacks by Thomas Frank

The John Maxwell Leadership Podcast – leadership advice from the guru himself

TED Talks Daily – TED Talks via podcast

The Happy Hour with Jamie Ivey – inspirational interviews with Jamie Ivey

Rise Podcast – motivation and life coaching by Rachel Hollis

 

Apps:

30/30 – time management tool (create your own timers)

Forest – time management tool (touch your phone = kill your tree)

Habitica – gamifies habit tracking

ATracker – time tracking tool

Todoist – to do list tool

Librivox – collection of free audiobooks read by volunteers

Our Daily Bread – quick daily devotionals

Calm – ambient noise and sleep stories

Abide – Christian prayer and meditation app

Duolingo – free language learning app

 

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