Arbor’s Top 10 Classical Resources

Classical Homeschooling Sources

There are so many resources out there to choose from it is hard to narrow it down to just 10.

We will indeed try to share what we think to be the most valuable resources for your classical homeschooling classroom. This is not a definitive list but rather, in our experience, what works best for at home and in your classical homeschool classroom.

Our Top 50 Recommendations:

  • Classical Learning Test, CLT:
    Explore the Classic Learning Test (CLTCLT exists to reconnect knowledge and virtue by providing meaningful assessments and connections to seekers of truth, goodness, and beauty. CLT offers the only standardized tests that complement a liberal arts education, are 100% online, and provide a comprehensive measure of achievement and aptitude. It is so great to have an alternative to the ACT and SAT and more and more colleges and universities are adding this option. **Testing**
  • ClassicalU:
    For anyone looking for an introduction to, or a deeper understanding of, or a refresher course in the principles, thinkers and subjects of classical learning, ClassicalU is for you. It offers solid content in an easy-to-navigate format at an affordable price. I highly recommend.  For myself and our teachers, we really enjoy learning from these mentors to become better and more restful teachers in our homeschool or co-op. You can go to their academic press for teaching materials, workbooks and online classes for your students at Classical Academic Press. **Classical Director and Teacher Training** and **College Level Courses**
  • Well-Trained Mind:
    Well-Trained Mind Press creates and curates curricula, practical advice, and helpful recommendations modeled after the principles in The Well-Trained Mind. Here, you will find practical articles, an online community, user-friendly textbooks, and much more.Our goal is to be your trusted guide through the wilds of education. Some great choices here for your library. **Literary**
  • Masterbooks:
    Master Books: publishing homeschool curriculum for the real world. Creating faith-based, engaging, effective, and practical educational materials with a Biblical worldview to empower you teaching your children. I love how easy Masterbooks is to teach. Thank goodness for masterbooks! **Biblical Worldview** and **Hands On**
  • Simply Charlotte Mason:
    Welcome to Simply Charlotte Mason. Homeschool your children with the enjoyable SCM Charlotte Mason curriculum. We’ll show you how to confidently teach your whole family together using the Charlotte Mason method, living books, and our open-and-go daily plans. This organization has been there since the beginning in 2013 when we started. We love the cyclical rhythm of the curricula and how mastery based it is. **Biblical Worldview**
  • All About Learning Press:
    All About Reading is a fun and engaging program that has everything your student needs to become a fluent reader for life! This scripted, open-and-go program was developed for busy parents, teachers, and tutors who want to teach reading in the most effective way possible. Research-based multisensory instruction with lightly scripted lessons. No matter what kind of learner you are or what you love or are good at this reading, spelling, and language arts curricula has something for everyone. It is a stress fee enjoyable way to teach. **Learning disability Friendly**
  • ThriftBooks:
    The ThriftBooks app lets book lovers quickly and easily search, browse, get book details, and buy millions of books, textbooks, and graphic novels. Scan bar codes to compare prices and check availability to make sure you get the best book prices. Shop ThriftBooks Deals to get 10% off on more than 150,000 items every day. This resource has allowed us to save so much money as a family and a co-op! **Great Deal**
  • Teachers Pay Teachers:
    Teachers Pay Teachers (TpT) is the world’s most popular online marketplace for original educational resources. More than 2 out of 3 U.S. teachers come to TpT every year to get teacher-tested materials. TpT to the rescue! They actually have a decent selection of non-traditional classical project ideas, curricula, unit studies, rubrics and more! **Great Deal**
  • Bill of Rights Institute:
    Bill of Rights Institute. Established in September 1999, the Bill of Rights Institute is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit educational organization that works to engage, educate, and empower individuals with a passion for the freedom and opportunity that exist in a free society. It has many resources for teaching including their own curricula for FREE!
    Right now I think it is ever more important to learn about freedom. We have sure enjoyed learning about the bill of rights, the constitution, and how our country runs this year. **Government** and **History**
  • Memoria Press:
    Memoria Press’ Classical Core Curriculum is a complete classical Christian curriculum. Each grade-level package comes with everything you need for one complete school year, including daily lesson plans in a convenient curriculum manual. You can also customize your curriculum package to make it the perfect fit for your homeschool. They have a little of everything! From unit studies to packaged whole year guides, Memoria Press is a great resource for your homeschooling classical classroom. **Package** and **Classical**

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Director, Founder, and Teacher.

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