Award Winning Homeschool Programs

 

Once a year The Old Schoolhouse Magazine lists their top three picks for Homeschool Excellence in Education Awards covering various categories. It’s a great starting point for parents just getting into homeschooling or looking for a specialized program for their child.

 

I’ve taken the liberty of listing the top winners in each category and you can find the complete list at

  • Overall best Homeschool Company went to Sonlight . A Christian homeschool company known for being fun both parents and children it’s a complete community where you not only get customer but also great peer support in the Sonlight forums.
  • Best for Complete Core Curriculum Computer Based Programs is Alpha Omega/Switched-On Schoolhouse

 


Best for Core Curriculum Products

 

History

1st – 

 

Sonlight

• 

Geography

1st – 

Knowledge Quest

• 

Phonics

1st – 

A Beka Book

® 


• 

Science

1st – 

Apologia 

• 

Math

1st – 

Math-U-See 

• 

Literature

1st – 

Sonlight

• 

Writing (Composition)

1st –

 Institute for Excellence in Writing 

• 

Handwriting

1st – 

Handwriting Without Tears

® 

Specialty Products

Foundational Products

  • Best for Character Building was 

    Doorposts

  • Best for Bible Curriculum was 

    Abeka

    . Known for being straightforward on Biblical principles 

    Abeka

     is fun for young students.

  • Best for Creation Science was 

    Apologia

 

General Products


• Best Resource Book
1st – Rainbow Resource Center www.rainbowresource.com

Enrichment Products
• Art
1st – How Great Thou ART 
• Foreign Language
1st – Rosetta Stone® 
•Music
1st – Alfred Publishing. Music students of all ages will be familiar with Alfred publishing. I started my piano education at a late age with their chord piano series. 15 years later I’m a church pianist with a solid foundation of music theory and chord knowledge. I am always thankful that Alfred was there when I wasn’t sure where to turn.

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