“America’s Story” flexible history curriculum series for preteens – by Angela O’Dell; “zoomed-in looks at individuals and how their lives make up the great tapestry of our history” and “focus on God’s involvement and His incredible ability to use even the most imperfect characters in history”; written in narrative style with full color illustrations; teacher guide with activity pages available.
“Christian History Made Easy” DVD small group Study – by“Hendrickson/Rose Publishing”; “Dr. Timothy Jones offers an upbeat, Christ-centered overview”.
“Drive Thru History with Dave Stotts” – engaging format to learn history for kids, teens, & adults on DVD (and now online streaming with curriculum subscription); Bible History, American History, and Ancient History; great family or preteen Bible study or resource.
“Hillsdale 1776 Curriculum: an American Classical Education” – FREE downloadable K-12 American history & civics curriculum from “Hillsdale College”; includes “initial history lessons on the American founding and the Civil War for Kindergarten-12th grade,
complete civics and government courses for middle and high school, Hillsdale College-vetted book, online course, & resource recommendations, student-ready primary sources, sample assignments, activities, and assessments, and an introduction that includes the principles of the curriculum, pedagogical guidance, and advice for adopting the curriculum”.
“Hillsdale College” free online courses – “The Constitution”, “The Presidency and the Constitution”, “Congress: How It Worked and Why It Doesn’t”, “The U.S. Supreme Court”, “The Federalist Papers”, “American Heritage”, “Western Heritage”, “Winston Churchill and Statesmanship”, “Theology 101”, “Intro to C.S. Lewis”, “Mark Twain”, “Jane Austen”, etc.; Hillsdale offers free monthly publication, “Imprimus” (online or print; I’ve been reading it for years – great articles).
“Little Patriots Learning” – “The American Cornerstone Institute created the Little Patriots platform for parents, grandparents, teachers, and caregivers to have a free, online resource to use to teach children civics lessons, history, and American values at home, in the car, or after school”; offers curriculum for schools, homeschools, & families; also offers other books & schedules tour stops for interested schools, churches, & other organizations.
“Real Cool History for Kids” – podcast from homeschooling mom, Angela O’Dell; “amazing stories from history, told from a Biblical perspective”.
“The American Heritage DVD Series” – 10 DVD set with historian and speaker, David Barton, founder of “Wallbuilders”; offers kids’ books on American heroes, other Christian heroes, exact replicas of founding documents, curriculum, reprints of early American books; TV broadcast schedule.
“The Lives of Great Christians” 2 DVD set – taught by Professor Dr. William R. Cook for “The Great Courses”.
“The World’s Story” – flexible history curriculum series – by Angela O’Dell; “World History curriculums are often told as a separate storyline than the one given to us in God’s Word. With The World’s Story volume 1, the Bible is the foundation on which the story is told. Your student will discover how the story of the ancient civilizations were sometimes a backdrop for God’s redemption plan, while in other instances, they were the stage for the magnificent display of God’s glorious plan.”; includes archaeological discoveries and the influence of Scripture throughout history with art, architecture, & more.
“Thinking Kids: Teach Your Kids the Bible and Christian History”- by Danika Cooley; offers articles, “Homeschool Collections” curriculum (including the 3-year “Bible Road Trip”), “Homeschool Tools”.
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