There is no easy, one-size-fits-all homeschool solution and every child is different, but Sonlight can help! Sonlight is a flexible, all-in-one homeschool curriculum that has guided thousands of families to start (and continue) homeschooling their children with ease and confidence for than 30 years.
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What makes Sonlight so great?
Students love it.
From the moment I encountered the Sonlight educational philosophy – acknowledging a spirit of adventure, that the world is out there to be marveled at, enjoyed, explored and learned from – I knew this curriculum was the perfect fit for our family. We're first-time homeschoolers and were attracted to the literature-rich focus and Christian foundation. The global perspective and goal for children to gain a heart for God's work throughout the world aligned exactly with what we'd been searching for.
~ Melissa D of Grapevine, TX
Parents love it.
The true gift of Sonlight is that our children have developed an amazing love for learning everywhere we go. They are interested and excited to read and learn together. The quality time we have as a family and great talks that we share about the books we read are wonderful memories. I can't imagine our homeschooling without Sonlight.
~ William H of Berlin, MD
One of the best aspects of homeschooling is being able to learn together as a family. Even my younger kids love to sit and listen to Sonlight books. We talk about what we learned that day over dinner and I'm always impressed with how much each child has absorbed. We love being able to learn wherever we want to. We can read in a cozy bed or couch, we can enjoy perfect weather in our yard, or we can do it on the go when our days are a little crazy. Homeschooling has truly been a great decision for our family and Sonlight has been a fabulous curriculum choice!
~ Megan K of Waco, TX
I love Sonlight because it does the planning for me! I don't have a teaching background and I was nervous about trying to pull together the right curriculum for my kids. Sonlight's Instructor's Guides with everything laid out day-by-day have been a lifesaver, and the notes they include have helped me become a better teacher. My kids get the benefit of a teacher who is confident and not always stressed out about lesson planning!
~ Abigail E of College Station, TX
Bigger picture worldview.
With Sonlight, my daughter is learning to actually develop a Biblical worldview, not just recite one. This year, we've been thoughtfully and gently guided through an excellent balance of both light-hearted and difficult topics, through a mix of both secular and Christian resources. I love the way this emphasis on learning how to think from real-world resources (rather than re-written resources) mirrors real-world discernment and critical thinking skills.
~ Gina M of Orlando, FL
But does it work?
Absolutely. The 2017 Notre Dame valedictorian, Caleb “C.J.” Pine, was a Sonlighter. We've had Sonlight students go to Harvard and Stanford, and several military academies. Sonlighters get full-ride scholarships.
Not that all Sonlighters are academically inclined. But a comprehensive education equips students for whatever their next step in life may be.
For 30 years, Sonlight has been helping families just like yours to raise children to be critical-thinking ambassadors for Christ with a heart for the world.
Will I love Sonlight?
Absolutely. We guarantee it!
With Sonlight's Love to Learn, Love to Teach™ Guarantee, you have a full year to use any complete Sonlight program. If, at any time, you realize Sonlight isn't working for you, return it for a full refund.
It can be intimidating to start a new path. With this 100% money-back guarantee, you have the time you need to try it.
Will Sonlight be challenging enough? Is it too easy?
Listening to books and stories might sound like an easy way to do school – so much so that many students don't realize that their Sonlight books are school. But enjoyable and interesting are not the same as being easy. Listening to stories requires attention and comprehension, two qualities that are increasingly rare – and precious – in our digital age.
As students go through Sonlight programs, they learn to think, which is challenging enough for people of any age.
The Instructor's Guides (IGs) make your part, as instructor, simple. Each day, just open your IG and do the assignments listed.
I will never cease to praise Sonlight's easy-to-use Instructor's Guides. With an entire year of lesson plans conveniently organized and completed for me, the stress of preparation is completely eliminated, allowing more time to nurture my kids' blossoming passions.
~Tanya S of Austin, TX
What if I can't teach?
If you can read, you can teach with Sonlight.
With the Sonlight Instructor's Guides, you don't need training or experience. Our award-winning guides turn stacks of books into a connected course of study, with daily schedules, discussion questions, notes, teaching tips, activities, and more. Simply open up and teach.
Absolutely. Sonlight Advisors are available year-round—free. An Advisor will help you choose the best program for your family's needs, and will continue to be available to help answer questions and offer support throughout your homeschool journey.
Additionally, Sonlight offers regular emails to encourage you on your journey, and an exceptional blog, filled with creative insights and helpful content. You'll also find support in the Sonlight Connections community... And there's a huge network of Sonlight families just a hashtag away on social media (#sonlightstories).
How do I switch?
Sign up below. Pick a time to talk to an Advisor. These experienced homeschool moms will help you have confidence that you are making the best educational choices for your family. They are supportive and encouraging.
The Advisor will give you a discount code worth up to $100 so you can SWITCH TO HOMESCHOOLING with Sonlight. After that, place your order at your convenience.
If the Sonlight price tag is a bit of a stretch on your budget this month be sure to ask about a no fee, interest-free payment plan.
New customers can save big when they Switch to Sonlight!
Order a single subject: Language Arts or Science and save $20 on each!
Order a History / Bible / Literature program and save $50!
Or order a complete All-Subjects Package and save $100!
We're just a week in, and already loving our new Language Arts curriculum. I swore I would not be one of those moms who switched curriculum every other year 🙈 so this switch was pretty hard for me to allow myself. But I'm so so glad we did. The first grade language arts we used with my first son was very frustrating for him and for me. Great job, Sonlight!
SWITCH to homeschooling with Sonlight!
You're guaranteed to love it.
Welcome to homeschooling. Whether you’re brand new to the concept of homeschooling or have been considering it for a while, We’re excited to be on this journey with you and will be with you every step of the way.
Schedule a call with an Advisor today and learn how to switch, PLUS, save up to $100 on curriculum materials.
*Schedule a call with a Sonlight Homeschool Advisor today to learn how to Switch and save up to $100! Switch discount valid for $100 off an All-Subjects Package, $50 off a History / Bible / Literature package or $20 off any Sonlight Science or Language Arts package. Discount cannot be combined with any other offer. Valid one-time use. Valid for new Sonlight customers only. Not valid on previously processed orders or orders currently in process. Offer expires June 30, 2020.
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