The kiddos are just not loving the time4learning curriculum. They do it, but it just isn't their cup of tea. So, snooping at idears for next year. Also, only runs through 8th (with S/SS supplements 6-8) so need something else in one year anyways. Calvert is very expensive, prohibitively so in our case, but I'm curious of anyone has ever tried it. Another that only runs through 8th. https://store.calvertschool.org/c-56-third-grade.aspx https://store.calvertschool.org/c-61-eighth-grade.aspx Virtualedu.org sounds interesting. Only for DS, still have to find something for younger DD. http://www.virtualedu.org/subscription/ Or skip the online stuff and go with more hands on? Anyone used Unifiedcurriculum.com for HS curriculum before? Experienced or Not Any Opinions On These Packages? 3rd Grade Packages http://www.unifiedcurriculum.com/item--Grade-03-Full-Year-Basic-Package--BA03.html http://www.unifiedcurriculum.com/item--Grade-03-Full-Year-Standard-Package--ST03.html http://www.unifiedcurriculum.com/item--Grade-03-Full-Year-Super-Package--SU03.html 8th Grade Packages http://www.unifiedcurriculum.com/item--Grade-08-Full-Year-Basic-Package--BA08.html http://www.unifiedcurriculum.com/item--Grade-08-Full-Year-Standard-Package--ST08.html http://www.unifiedcurriculum.com/item--Grade-08-Full-Year-Super-Package--SU08.html Any experience with the textbooks listed? Algebra? There's a choice, Holt or Saxon, in the 8th grade Super?? General opinion? Worth the extra to get the Standard or Super? Like that if get Standard $355.00 can keep DS's textbooks and just order refills for DD. ANY opinions appreciated, any recommendations for other sites appreciated. Really, I just need all the help I can get. The Math of the Situation Currently using Time4Learning.com $19.95 for first child + 14.95 each after = $34.90/mo For Both = 418.80/yr Have managed this fine. Calvert Online Curriculum 3rd Grade = $854.00-$1,229.00 8th Grade = $1,009.00-$2,784.00 For Both = $1863.00-$4013.00/yr WAY out of our price range. Virtualedu.org Online Curriculum No 3rd Grade 8th Grade = 49.95/mo = $599.40 For Both = $599 + whatever we find for DD = Unknown Total Unified -In Hand- Curriculum 3rd Grade = $215.00-$510.00 8th Grade = $215.00-$520.00 For Both = $430.00-$1030.00/yr Could swing the difference.