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DIY Curriculum Options

Requests for DIY curriculum options are made as a Material in Procurify. HSTs will work with the Learning Coach to set a custom learning plan that involves a review of student progress/body of work in alignment with state standards.

TK-8 DIY Curriculum

Bookshark

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Bookshark

  • All-in-one, comprehensive literature-based curriculum for all subjects.
  • Curriculum uses a variety of educational resources including literary fiction and nonfiction, biographies, illustrations, and hands-on experiments to deliver an engaging and complete education that extends beyond textbook memorization.
  • Uses levels based on age ranges instead of a rigid grade system.
  • Provides instructor’s guides and all of the planning and preparation is done for you.
  • Format: Print-based.

Easy Grammar

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Easy Grammar

  • Students use a “hands-on” approach (deleting & marking).
  • Unique strategies help students learn in an easy – yet thorough – way.
  • Using information previously learned to expand concepts promotes mastery learning and excellent results!
  • Format: Hard Copy.

Moving Beyond the Page

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Moving Beyond the Page

  • All-in-one, standards-aligned, literature-based curriculum.
  • Offers a complete and comprehensive language arts program that covers vocabulary, grammar, writing, spelling, story elements, and figurative language while helping to develop a love of literature.
  • For creative, hands-on, and gifted learners. Encourages critical and creative thinking, provides challenging and engaging projects, and supports different learning styles.
  • Format: Hard-copy or Online.
  • Level of parent involvement: High.

Oak Meadow

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Oak Meadow

  • Standards-aligned, customizable, student-centered curriculum.
  • Focuses on inquiry and problem solving, hands on projects, artistic expression, empathy and relationships, communication and critical thinking skills.
  • Format: Print-based.
  • Level of parent involvement: High.

Math U See (Math)

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Math U See (Math)

  • Complete skill-based, multi-sensory math curriculum with video instruction.
  • Structured with step-by-step procedures for introducing, reviewing, practicing, and mastering concepts. Each lesson teaches using multi-sensory tools such as videos, manipulatives, and other resources, designed to appeal to any type of learner. Placement is based on skill level, not grade level.
  • Format: Print with consumables, manipulatives, and DVD.
  • Level of parent involvement: Some.

Teaching Textbooks (Math)

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Teaching Textbooks (Math)

  • Comprehensive, computer-based math curriculum using multimedia step-by-step tutorials.
  • Teaches and grades work within a fun interface including animations, characters, and sound effects. Focuses on real-world concepts and helps students to gain problem-solving abilities.
  • Format: Digital.
  • Level of parent involvement: Little to none.

Generation Genius (Science for K-8)

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Generation Genius (Science for K-8)

  • Supplemental, standards-aligned, 12-month subscription.
  • Brings school science standards to life through fun and educational videos paired with lesson plans, activities, quizzes, reading material, and more. Videos are produced in partnership with the National Science Teaching Association.
  • Format: Digital.
  • Level of parent involvement: High.

High School DIY Curriculum

ASU Prep

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ASU Prep

  • A-G, NCAA certified.
  • Offers all core subjects and some electives.
  • Game-based interactive curriculum technology integrated with Virtual Reality features.
  • Provides a lot of student support through a personal success coach for each student and available teachers for some live, weekly lessons.

Timberdoodle

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Timberdoodle

  • Customizable, comprehensive curriculum kits that are unique and innovative (be sure to choose from the non-religious kits). This vendor also offers a wide range of curriculum options for various subjects.
  • Special emphasis on engineering, hands-on, and critical thinking skills.
  • Format: Print, consumables, hands-on supplies and activities.
  • Level of parent involvement: High.

All About Reading/All About Spelling

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All About Reading/All About Spelling

All About Reading:

  • Comprehensive program that is scripted, open-and-go, and provides step-by-step lesson plans.
  • Multisensory approach where students learn through sight, sound, and touch.
  • Format: Print, consumables, hands-on materials.
  • Level of parent involvement: High.

All About Spelling:

  • Comprehensive spelling program that is scripted, open-and-go, and provides step-by-step lesson plans.
  • Multisensory approach, built-in review system, hands-on activities.
  • Format: Print, consumables, hands-on materials.
  • Level of parent involvement: High.

Blue Tent Online

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Blue Tent Online

  • Vendor offers English, math, and science courses.
  • Blue Tent Online aligns the below courses to our school’s A-G Course Guides: English: 9, 10 Math: Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Pre-Calculus Science: Biology, Advanced Biology, Advanced Chem, Anatomy & Physiology.
  • Students planning to study STEM programs in college should enroll in the vendor’s Advanced courses.
  • Advanced, Honors, and AP credit are not awarded on the student’s home school transcript for Blue Tent Advanced, Honors, and AP courses. While students are encouraged to take the vendor’s AP courses to prepare for the AP exam, students will receive elective credit for AP courses.
  • Blue Tent Online offers two class formats:
    • Synchronous = Live, virtual classes (also recorded).
    • Asynchronous = Text-based classes. Active and interactive, but no live meeting days/times.
  • A great place to get that virtual, live class experience with a homeschool-friendly instructor.
  • Blue Tent Online provides the instructor for all instruction and grading.

Brighton College

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Brighton College

  • Offers CTE courses leading to certification and possible job placement.
  • Includes personal enrollment interviews to ensure students are set for success.
  • Provides a success coach to help throughout course work.
  • Once the program is finished the student receives a voucher valid for the test fee and one retake.
  • Has an in-house employment counselor to help and find job opportunities for students who complete a course.

BYU Independent

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BYU Independent

  • All HS Core courses need to be taken as Teacher-Led to count as A-G.
  • Offers classes for grades 7-12.
  • Offers courses in all core content areas, LOTE, and a LARGE number of electives.
  • Offers a wide range of languages with an instructor that includes a variety of speaking and listening with a teacher.
  • Proctors are required for all final assessments.
  • All content delivered in the same format form course to course allowing for stability in learning.
  • Most content learned through digital reading.
  • Offers tutoring that can be purchased using planning amounts.

Florida Virtual

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Florida Virtual

  • A-G, Honors, AP, NCAA.
  • Grades K-12.
  • Offers content in all 4 content areas, language, and electives.
  • Provides instructor-led courses with content delivered through a variety of digital features.
  • Reading, games, videos, and images are all used to teach new concepts.
  • Teachers are available via text, email, phone, or IM to help with content.
  • High School teachers lead exams online and discussion-based assessments over the phone.
  • Honors, AP, NCAA, offers a variety of classes in all 4 content areas as well as elective options for all ages.
  • Project-Based learning that is instructor-led and graded.
  • Offers real time class meetings that are not required but very helpful.
  • Homeschool-friendly curriculum written by fellow homeschoolers, yet aligned to standards.

iLead Online

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iLead Online

  • Honors, AP, NCAA, Offers a variety of classes in all 4 content areas as well as elective options for all ages.
  • Project-Based learning that is instructor-led and graded.
  • Offers real time class meetings that are not required but very helpful.
  • Homeschool-friendly curriculum written by fellow homeschoolers, yet aligned to standards.

Mr. D Math

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Mr. D Math

  • A-G (Live and self-paced options), NCAA certified (Live classes only).
  • Grades 6-12.
  • Offers all core subjects and some electives.
  • Highly interactive, live online classes with all materials embedded.
  • Live classes meet once per week and live tutoring is offered on a separate day weekly.
  • Mr. D Math provides a lot of support and wants students to be successful.
  • Live help is available three times a week.

NetTutor

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NetTutor

  • Sessions include: Live paper review, marked up with feedback and edits, checked for spelling.
  • Paper drop-off (average submittal of 500 words/paper will be returned to the student’s locker within 48 hours.)
  • Asynchronous services.

Silicon Valley High School

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Silicon Valley High School

  • Offers A-G and NCAA courses in the 4 core content areas as well as a few electives in art and Spanish.
  • Self-paced, video driven courses that also provide reading materials and quizzes to ensure learning.
  • Quizzes may be taken as many times as needed, and instructors are just an email away.
  • Unit tests may only be taken once and each unit also has a teacher-graded assignment to be completed.
  • All units must be completed before taking the final.

UC Scout

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UC Scout

  • A-G, AP.
  • All On Demand courses are NCAA approved.
  • Note: AP courses and courses taken for NCAA credit require the student to attend live online sessions (office hours) throughout the time the student is enrolled in the course.
  • Offers a large number of AP courses, including AP Music Theory, AP Art History and (4) levels plus AP German, French, and Spanish.
  • On Demand: The UC Scout instructor will handle the content and instruction and correct assignments not auto-graded.
  • Plus Plan: The Canvas program is mostly auto-graded, but within every unit students are required to type their responses to embedded assignments. The instructor given access to the Plus account is responsible for handling the full LMS (loading course content, assigning work, reviewing, and grading typed responses and assignments).

Williamsburg Academy

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Williamsburg Academy

  • Offers a large variety of A-G courses and Honors courses.
  • Offers all core subjects and some electives.
  • Live, instructor-led classes.
  • Mentors hold weekly office hours for additional help.
  • Materials are not included with the course.

Write at Home

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Write at Home

  • Offers 9-12 grade English for A-G credit.
  • Offers writing courses for 6-12 and live, online classes for Literature for grades 9-12.
  • Writing classes are not live, but come with assignments and personalized feedback weekly from a writing coach.
  • Offers live or recorded classes. Together they are a viable ELA option for HS students.
  • Classes based on the Great Books program.