DVD Curriculum and Online Learning
You Can Homeschool Using a DVD or Computer Program That Does The Teaching
Yes, there are DVD curricula available that do all the teaching for you. If you feel uneasy teaching, this may be the curriculum for you. Abeka and Bob Jones University are two companies that offer this.
You Can Homeschool Using an Online Public School (Sometimes Called an Umbrella School)
K12, a leader in this field, states on its website that using an online public school is free. Their list of participating schools is still growing. For example, in Illinois, there are under five participating schools.
While you are enrolled in the public school, your child learns from home using the K12 materials. An enrolled student also has access to an online learning coach, and the computer based learning program. If this sounds intriguing, check out the K12 website for complete details.
- You Can Homeschool Using an Online Private School (Sometimes Called an Umbrella School)
Again, K12, is one of the companies that offers this type of learning. They have a fully accredited online private school. A student learns at home with a vibrant community of learners around them also accessing the classroom from their homes through the globe. Students are offered teacher support through the phone or online. They offer a K-8 program and a high school program.