The following lists provide information for homeschool parents relative to the Common Core Standards (CCS) - alternately known in some contexts as the Next Generation (NexGen) Standards or the College, Career and Civic Life Framework (C3) - currently being implemented across the country.
The TWO MASTER LISTS (A-L and M-Z) - as well as the other lists available for download - identify which homeschool-related companies and products have explicitly chosen to align with the CCS/NexGen/C3, which have some sort of coincidental connection, which are correlated, and which have chosen to remain independent. They contain important explanatory notes wherever necessary for clarity.
A separate list also identifies which Standardized Tests have aligned with the CCS/NexGen/C3 and which have not.
The lists are not about passing judgment on any businesses. In fact, homeschooling parents respect each company's right to make business decisions as it sees fit. Additionally, the coordinator of this site does not claim any authority to dictate what any parent should choose; rather, she honors each parent's God-given right to make educational decisions for his/her own child(ren).
The sole purpose for providing the lists – which are based on publishers' own written or verbal statements – is to offer factual full disclosure about a very important educational topic so that homeschooling parents will be able make well-informed educational decisions for their children. Just as these parents make a variety of other choices in terms of curriculum (i.e., creation science vs. evolution, Charlotte Mason vs. classical vs. textbook-style, spiral vs. mastery math), so, too, they should be well informed when it comes to the CCS/NexGen/C3.
1. It is imperative that readers take time to study and understand this site's definitions for each category; please do not assume you know the meaning of a category name without doing so.
2. Company and/or product names are shown according to the standard process for alphabetizing (i.e., if a title starts with A, An or The, the article is excluded for alphabetizing purposes, and names of individual people are listed as Last Name, First Name).
3. The Master List document readers may load slowly because they are rather large - but they do load after a couple of minutes. And once they are up, the text can be magnified and/or an entire list can be maximized. Alternately, the lists can be downloaded via the links below the document readers.
Last Updated: 12.13.14
The Basic Version of our Subject Area Project is due for completion before January 1, 2015! At that time, you'll be able to gain access to very helpful lists of nearly 2,400 homeschool-oriented resources divided by subject area.
Our subscription fee will be very reasonable. And each Basic Version subscriber will gain automatic access to the Deluxe Version when it becomes available - at no additional cost. Additionally, our Common Core Project will remain free to all.
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NOTE for December 13, 2014:
Due to a glitch with our web provider, the document viewers are currently not functioning perfectly, but it is still possible to view the information. Simply click on the right-most button at the top of a viewer, which will give you a full-screen version. Then reduce the document magnification until you can see the entire width of the document and scroll/click down as usual to find the appropriate page. We apologize for the inconvenience; our provider is working to fix the problem as soon as possible.
A - L MASTER LIST
M - Z MASTER LIST
If you would like to download either or both of the MASTER LISTS, you may do so by clicking on these links:
To bring up a Find Box on a pdf, open the file and then click on COMMAND F. From there, you may search for any resource on the list by name.
The two Masters Lists contain all necessary information about each resource – including explanatory notes where necessary – but if you would like to access the lists of individual categories, you may download them by clicking on any of these links:
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