Revealed, The 5 Best Online Homeschool Reviews

best online home school

With the ever changing advancements in technology and the online applications the landscape for teaching your children from home has been drastically changed in the last decade.  The days of home schooling being strictly taught from text books, and paper based curriculum are far behind us now.  Now more than ever there are a wide variety of choices for your child to learn from home.   With there being so many choices, I thought I would take the 5 best online homeschool programs and compare them for you all based on the same criteria. 

Top 5 Online Home School Reviews

Bridgeway Academy Online Version

Bridgeway Academy offers and online version of their programs.  I will be comparing the online versions below.

Learning Material Selection: There is no shortage of curriculum material at Bridgeway.  They offer over 200 courses to choose from in their online learning center.  They also offer the ability to take a textbook course combined with the online training in case you or your child want a break from the online work.  They offer online elementary school, online middle school, and online high school courses.  

Teaching / Learning Methods: Interactive, video led and live courses all available

Cost Level:  Mid to High

Quality Of Materials: High

Website: http://www.homeschoolacademy.com/

Connections Academy

Learning Material Selection: Connections academy also has a great variety of online curriculum and comes with a good reputation.  They specialize in online curriculum and seem to be  advanced in the delivery of the material as they have their own trademarked Teachlet ® tutorials delivery system.  Connections is actually a public school but delivered online so many of the public school rules need to be followed.  This may be a turn off for some as it kind of puts "being in full control" of your child's education out the window.  



Teaching / Learning Methods: Interactive modules and tutorials

Cost Level: Low  (Free as it is online public school)

Quality Of Materials: Mid - High

Website: http://www.connectionsacademy.com/





Time 4 Learning

Time 4 Learning is a favorite for pre-k to Middle school children and their parents.  They offer great materials that are easy to follow and prices are fair as well.  The work can be done at any time and there are no time restrictions on how much time you must spend on the materials.  Time for Learning actually have courses for all grade levels including high school, but I have heard from parents that the High school level material is not challenging enough.

Learning Material Selection: They have a structured set of curriculum to follow to complete each grade level.  

Teaching / Learning Methods: Interactive multimedia

Cost Level:  Low- Mid

Quality Of Materials: Mid - High

Website:  https://www.time4learning.com/

International Virtual Learning Academy

The International Virtual Learning Academy has a a full choice of curriculum levels based on you and your child's personal preferences.  They offer individualized learning plans and each student is provided with a mentor for their learning.  The programs are completely online and the curriculum material meets national standards. 

Learning Material Selection: They have a structured set of curriculum to follow to complete each grade level.  

Teaching / Learning Methods: Interactive multimedia, Video led

Cost Level:  Low

Quality Of Materials: Mid - High

Website: https://www.internationalvla.com/





Home Learning Institute

The Home Learning institute offers a variety off courses for grades 1 -12.  this is an affordable choice that offers a good degree of flexibility in the way that the material is delivered to meet your families needs.  Most of the material is self corrected using the interactive training tools but assignments and essays will still need to be assessed and corrected by the parent.

Learning Material Selection: Structured selections from grades 1 to 12.    

Teaching / Learning Methods: Interactive multimedia, Video led

Cost Level:  mid

Quality Of Materials: Mid - High

Website: http://homelearninginstitute.com/



Conclusion

Best online high school

As you would imagine or expect it is difficult to say which is the best online home school.  It really does come down specific preferences such as which grades you are interested in, what you budget is, what you child's learning profile is.  What I hope to have accomplished is to show you some of the best online high school, middle school, elementary schools and of those you can decide what you are really looking for.

Terry Robinson
 

Terry is a stay at home mom, who home schools her 3 children. She leads a busy life trying to squeeze in hobbies such as reading and exercise between soccer practice and other activities.