Resources for Home School Parents


Please note!

These are suggestions only.
These are tools we’ve vetted over the years, which you may find helpful along the way, but it’s not a complete list. You’re welcome to utilize any other resources you think will help you deliver the best possible home school experience for your family.


The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education can help start your plan.

The Alaska State Library has excellent resources for all ages.

Accellus serves K–12 students with more than 399 published courses.

Calvert School’s K–8 education gives students a foundation for a lifetime.

Provides affordable teaching supplies perfect for home schooling.

Our district curriculum that comes in digital or hardback books.

Moby Max helps struggling learners quickly catch up to grade level.


Daily Analogies offers great original educational resources for teachers.

Daily Oral Language is a marketplace trusted by millions of teachers around the U.S.

D’Nealian Handwriting is a quick and easy way to teach children how to write.

The Write Source offers classic handbooks, all revamped for modern learning.

Thoughtful Learning offers free online writing instruction for grades K-12.


Accelerated Reader empowers teachers to drive reading comprehension growth.

AGS American Literature provides young learners a solid local literary base.

AGS Paradigm Publishing Exploring Literature is an introduction to a diverse mix of styles.

America’s Battle of the Books is a reading incentive program for all grades.

Five in a Row is an easy-to-follow guide based on children’s literature.

Harcourt Trophies Reading Series has a range of great reading resources for kids.

Junior Library Guild offers great supplemental reading books for inspired learners.

McGraw Hill’s Merrill Reading Program provides evidence-based reading intervention.

Memoria Press curriculum emphasizes the traditional liberal arts of language and mathematics.

Rainbow Resource Center has more than 40,000 home schooling products at discount prices.

Raz Kids is an online guided reading program with interactive eBooks.

Reading A-Z is an online reading program with downloadable resources.

Sonlight Christian Homeschool Curriculum has thoughtfully-curated packages for students.


Accelerated Math builds incremental confidence proven to be effective for college.

Cognitive Tutor Algebra is a curriculum focused on helping students think and learn.

Horizons Math, for grades K-8, is an organized approach to primary math skills.

K-12 Math provides printable math worksheets for students of all ages.

Life of Fred offers complete math education designed to meet each student’s needs.

Math A-Z combines hand-picked math content with literacy instruction.

Math in Focus, by Calvert Education, is a full curriculum with a helpful teacher’s guide.

Math-U-See is a complete math curriculum focused on homeschool.

Saxon Math ensures students build and retain mastery of mathematical concepts.

Summit Learning delivers a personalized approach to teaching and learning.

VideoText Interactive is an innovative resource for Algebra 1 and Algebra 2.


Glencoe Teen Health teaches middle school students health with interactive multimedia resources.


Alaska Zoo activities help students learn about the wonders of the natural world.

FOSS (Full Option Science System) is an online portal perfect for remote learning.

Joy of Science by Great Courses has 60 engaging lessons about all aspects of science.

Magic School Bus Kits introduce students to the basics of chemistry, physics, and biology.

Mindware learning materials reinforce lessons in science, technology, and engineering.

Science in a Nutshell provides themed units that teach important STEM concepts.

Social Studies

Alaska History fosters discussion, research, and publication of local history.

Daily Geography K-I2 books by Evan Moor keep social skills sharp with daily resources.

Helping Kids Succeed Alaskan Style assists school boards in providing quality education.

K-I2 Social Studies offers a number of online history classes for home schooling.

Memoria Press supplemental materials cover American, modern, and world history.

Nurturing Culturally Healthy Youth by the Alaska Native Knowledge Network.

Ordinary Americans helps students connect historical events and current issues.

Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) combines television, music, and the arts.

PLATO introduces philosophy through a national network of resource-sharing.

Scholastic News provides non-fiction content that’s always current and engaging.

Sonlight History Books go through a full history cycle three times from K-12.


Adobe Illustrator is the perfect software to inspire creativity through graphic design.

Anchorage Museum of Art offers a range of arts and culture activities for all ages.

Autodesk is the perfect drafting program for aspiring young engineers to practice.

Babbel is a comprehensive and state-of-the-art foreign language learning system.

Brigham Young University Independent Study Courses provides many innovative options.

K-12 Program empowers high-quality, personalized learning from grades K-12.

Mavis Beacon is a popular program that helps young students learn to type.

Muzzy is an online program for learning foreign languages, produced by the BBC.

North Dakota Center for Distance Education is available to students in grades 6-12.

Rosetta Stone is an award-winning foreign language program available online.

Sax Arts & Crafts provides art supplies and supplemental materials to inspire creativity.

University of Alaska Anchorage and University of Alaska Fairbanks courses.

University of Missouri Independent Study includes more than 1000 online courses.

University of Nebraska Online High School has a great range of interesting courses.