Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Using Study Ladder In Your Homeschool - Review

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We are always looking for ways to supplement our hands-on learning with online learning in our homeschool. But let's be honest, there are so many different programs available these days and they can get quite expensive especially when you have to pay for multiple children.

The computer is an important part of our homeschool day as I often set up one child on the laptop while working 1:1 with the other.

So, what are the benefits of study ladder ?

Supports all curriculum areas

Study ladder includes 10 different subjects including music and art.

You can also set up learning tasks in any subject by school grade level which can helpful when trying to gage what level your homeschooler might be compared to their peers.

The fact is covers a range of subjects also means you are not paying for numerous subscriptions - this is a one stop shop!

Family subscription

Study ladder uses a family subscription so you don't have to pay for each child.

You can include all of your children on the one yearly subscription for only $88. 
Planning and setting tasks

This is by far one of the best things about study ladder.

Study ladder is different to other programs because you can set the learning tasks and view their results easily. This has been fantastic as if we are working on times tables I can work 1:1 with one child while having the other child doing the same topic online. We found with other programs our kids would jump from one activity to another rather than stick to a particular topic which is of course okay, but I often found myself questioning just how fruitful the computer time was and how much they were actually getting done. Now, I know exactly what they are doing - because I set the tasks and view the results.

Kids love the rewards

My boys love avatars so the custom design avatar feature is a hit!

They also love the rewards which are interactive.

Study ladder is the best online resource we have tried by far and has been an excellent supplement to our homeschool curriculum. 

In conclusion, we love study ladder and definitely recommend it to other homeschoolers!

Disclaimer: I was given a complimentary 6 month study ladder subscription for the purposes of this review. My review is my honest personal opinion of this educational resource.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for this review, it gave me more info before I try it :)


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