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    Apha Omega Publications

    Alpha Omega Publications
    300 N. McKemy Avenue
    Chandler, AZ 85226-2618
    800-622-3070; 480-940-8924 fax
    Christian publisher of Lifepac worktexts and Switched-on Schoolhouse software program; correspondence school and online academy.

    Amigos de Arizonac, Inc.
    P. O. Box 30124, Phoenix AZ 85046-0124
    America's leading publisher/distributor of quality Arizona learning materials, featuring over 50 products to enhance the study of Arizona, all written and designed by Arizona educators: student texts, teacher resources, classroom activities, Arizona Bingo, maps & charts, puzzles & games, writing exercises, tests, and computer software. The largest selection of Arizona history materials available, all aligned with Arizona's social studies standards.

    Andros Books
    Andros Books Publishing Company
    A homeschool resource publisher providing workshops, lectures, and booksignings throughout Arizona.

    Arizona Book Depository
    3115 N. 33rd Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85017
    Used curriculum, textbooks, and educational products; 10% off all homeschooling purchases; the Teaching Express, a mobile school bus filled with a wide assortment of school materials, will come to your school or homeschool function!

    At Home Educational Services
    Phoenix, AZ
    World Book products for your home learning center, and links to other resources.

    Auralog, Innovation for Language Learning
    3710 E. University Drive, Suite 1
    Phoenix, AZ 85034
    The publisher of the TeLL me More® award-winning language learning software offers a special Homeschool Package. It is the most extensive on the market with up to 950 hours of language learning, advanced speech recognition technology, a variety of interactive activities, grammar exercises, cultural activities, an Activity Guide for parents, multiple account/user possibility, student tracking, ability to create personalized workbooks and study guides, and levels from Complete Beginner - Advanced available all in one package. Available in CD-ROM and online versions. Languages include: Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic. SPECIAL OFFER! A 10% discount is available for homeschoolers when you purchase through this site. Make sure to enter the word KNOWLEDGE in the coupon code area at check-out to receive your discount. UPS Ground shipping is FREE!

    Backbone Communications, LLC
    7349 Via Paseo Del Sur #428
    Scottsdale, AZ 85258
    Their Advanced A+ Learning System (A+LS) curriculum software includes core subjects for grades 1-12 and is correlated with Arizona State Standards. An assessment tool automatically aligns the student to appropriate levels of the A+LS curriculum.

    Covenant H.O.M.E. School Books and Resources
    1117 E. Devonshire Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85014

    A new and used homeschool bookstore full of great bargains for all of your curriculum needs, run by a veteran homeschool mom who will help you find the best materials for your family, while saving you as much time and money as possible.

    Engine-Uity, Ltd.
    8900 N. Central Ave, Suite 107
    Phoenix AZ 85020
    K-12 curriculum publishing company owned and operated by former teachers, specializing in challenging materials promoting independent study and critical thinking skills.

    Guide to Geekdom
    3165 S. Alma School Rd.
    Suite 29, Box 129
    Chandler, AZ 85248
    Pamela Bates designed this series of workbooks to teach students how to use the computer and troubleshoot computer problems. 5th-graders and above can complete the step-by-step lessons on their own. This offers you an easy way to teach your child practical computer skills without you having to be a computer expert or having to take the time to prepare lesson plans. Each workbook provides 9 weeks of lessons. Additionally, each workbook is non-consumable, so the entire family can use the same book.

    Home Grown Families
    Homeschooling, parenting, and marriage resources to promote spiritual and personal maturity within your family.

    Homeschool Made Easy
    428 E. Thunderbird Road #233
    Phoenix Arizona 85022
    FAX: 602-942-3547
    Curriculum tutorials for grades K-8 incorporating visual, auditory and sensory learning; designed by a homeschool parent/Ph.D., each tutorial meets or exceeds national education standards. Available for the following subjects: Arts and Crafts, History, Mathematics, Reading and Spelling, Science, Spanish, World Geography.

    ISHA Enterprises
    P. O. Box 12520
    Scottsdale AZ 85267
    480-502-9454 info; 800-641-6015 orders; 480-502-9456 fax
    Publisher of Easy Grammar and Daily Grams.

    Inspired Idea
    Christ-centered learning products including Christian games, multimedia curriculum, and products for the learning challenged, including the Unblocked! Dysgraphia Workbook. "Our goal is to minister to God’s kids, to free them to love learning, to help them understand the world God created, to prepare them to fulfill their calling, and to help them know Jesus Christ as they are known."

    Remedia Publications
    15887 N. 76th St., Suite 120
    Scottsdale, AZ 85260
    Educational materials and reproducible activity books for language, reading, writing, math, social studies, science, critical thinking, listening and following directions, test-taking and study skills, gifted, remedial, and special ed.

    2814 W. Bell Rd., Suite 1405
    Phoenix, AZ 85053
    Instruction in phonics, reading, writing and spelling based on the Spalding Method (Writing Road to Reading). The Spalding Method is a total language arts approach that is effective with both general and special education students. The Spalding Method provides explicit, integrated instruction in spelling, writing, listening and reading comprehension.

     Usborne Southwest - Local representative for award-winning children's educational books. Usborne non-fiction books are "Internet-linked" to thousands of appropriate, carefully researched websites. Usborne also publishes art, craft, puzzle and activity books.

    Victorious Christian Living International
    14819 N. Cave Creek Rd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    1-888-577-4904, Ext. #146
    Children's Discipleship Curriculum based on the New Living Translation Bible: contains 92 scripted, interactive lessons for teaching your children to grow up with God. Volume 1: Foundations of the Christian Faith; Volume 2: Seven Areas of Life. (Read my review of this curriculum.)

    Victory Educational Products

    Singapore Math: colorful paperback textbooks, tailored for both right- and left-brain students, emphasizing mastery of math as a tool through mental training.

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