Complete, All Free Curriculum

What is Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool?   

We exist to help families homeschool. We enable families to homeschool who thought they couldn’t because of a lack of finances, a lack of time, or a lack of know-how. Others join EP just because it’s easy and fun and they’re confident of the quality of education. EP seeks to free families from the burden of pursuing the “perfect” and encourages them to let it be “enough.” Each family and each child is different and we seek to provide the resources to enable your family to be who you were created to be.

Try out our new way to access and track lessons

myepassignments.com

In 2011, I (Lee Giles) began putting my children’s assignments online so that they could work independently and so that I had the assignments saved for their younger siblings. I also wrote it from the beginning to be able to be used by other families. EP grade levels and individual courses include 180 days of homeschool lessons and assignments. It covers reading, writing, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, math, history/social studies/geography, science, Spanish, Bible, computer, music, art, PE/health, and logic. It uses only free materials found on the internet.

This site holds preschool (getting ready 1), kindergarten (getting ready 2), and first through eighth. (We have a separate high school site.) Choosing a level (on My EP) will set reading, language arts, math, computer and logic, any of which can be switched to a more appropriate level without affecting the others. Choosing a theme enables all of your children to study the same topic at the same time. The themes are based around the history courses of ancient history, early American history, geography and cultures, and modern history. Music and art are part of these themes and science is set to what would typically be studied at the same time.

You choose the courses. Set it and forget it. Then your child just clicks on the lesson link for each course (found on My EP) and starts clicking through the assignments. It will track what lesson they are on and their days. It does not save any other information. We do not track your students. It’s just an aid for you.

And yes, it’s all free. You’ll need paper, pencil, etc. and some minor supplies if you choose to do the experiments and art projects, but all of the reading materials, etc. are all free and online. We do offer offline courses for math, reading, and language arts, which you can find in our store. You can also find workbooks of Printables, the worksheets used in the online courses so that you don’t have to print. There is a suggested donation for using My EP if you so choose.

My hope is to enable families to continue homeschooling no matter their life circumstances. A sister site, All-in-One High School, holds the high school courses.

You can read my response to the questions “Is it enough?” and “How can this be free?”.

You can read more about the curriculum on the About and How To pages. You can also see if your questions have been answered on the FAQ page.

Note: EP is not an online school. We are a homeschool resource. Your home is the school! You are the administrator. We’re just here to help you on your way.

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For Spanish I Students

Thinking about using EP’s Spanish 1 or Spanish 2 courses this year for your middle or high school student? Consider signing up for our Spanish Live classes to give your student live practice actually using the material he or she is learning in the course.

These classes meet LIVE, in a virtual classroom, one hour per week during the school year. They are an optional supplement to EP’s free online Spanish courses. Students receive structured practice in speaking and understanding Spanish as they interact with each other and with an experienced teacher fluent in Spanish.

The live classes cost $99 per student for the entire school year, and discounts are available for multiple students in the same family. Classes are starting in early September, so register now to get your student ready. Classes are starting soon!

Registration will be closed when the classes are full. For more information, please see our Language Live page. If you have further questions, please write to David Giles at eplanguagelive@gmail.com. Hope to see you in class!

Liz

Meet your teacher – Liz Fernandez

Growing Pains

I’m sorry that I wasn’t prepared for the surge of new people starting My EP Assignments this week. I’m wet behind the ears with a lot of this stuff. At first we were lumping all reports of problems together, but now we’re starting to sift through them and seeing that the one fix we applied earlier in the week wasn’t covering all of it.

We increased our capacity in one area but realized there’s yet another we need to work on. To that end, we will be moving to another server tonight it looks like. That will help with anyone getting DNS server not found messages.

We won’t have that switched before tonight, so if you can hold off on school until later in the afternoon, it would ease our load. This week it seemed around 11AM people start having trouble with getting that error about a DNS server not being found. It just means traffic is too heavy at that time. That’s what will be fixed tonight.

It shouldn’t be asking you to re-log in, only after you have closed the browser page and come back in fresh, not in the middle of working on the site. Also, you shouldn’t be having a Student 1 appear mysteriously. Those are things you can let us know about if they persist. We’re working on figuring them out.

My EP is supposed to make it Easier Peasier for you, so we’re doing all we can to get this going smoothly.

New Books Released

Math 6 – Step 2 – Biology – Ancient History Theme

Step 2 (Math 6)

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The Workbook is the offline course. There are no printables for Step 2. There are many optional worksheets in Step 2 if you wanted them, so if you are someone who wants those, consider getting the Workbook to have those handy, as well as extra practice for every lesson.

The lessons for this book are in the Workbook. The answer key is in the store on the Math page. The Parent’s Guide has the images for the student worksheets with their answers filled in and helps for getting through the lessons, how to approach questions, etc. This is just like the Math 5 – Step 1 book.

This is typically for our 6th and 7th graders.

Biology and Ancient History Theme

These can be found in the store and at in the top section on their respective course pages. These are the worksheets used in the online courses. There are no offline versions of these courses. These are just to save you from printing out 100+ pages. The Ancient History Theme printables book includes the few music printables that are in that theme. There are no art printables in this theme.

EP Biology Printables Levels 1 - 4        EP Ancient History Printables Levels 5 - 8

Biology

  • Levels 1 – 4 print
  • Levels 1 – 4 buy
  • Levels 5 – 8 print
  • Levels 5 – 8 buy

Ancient History

As always, they are priced low to try to save you from printing. We’re just trying to make it easy!

 

 

 

EP Tees!

It’s that time of year again. Actually, I almost forgot about our EP-tees this year. Ordering is open for TWO WEEKS. The last day is the 19th (May 19th). The shirts will be shipped directly to you. The cost is $15.

ORDER

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An Old Family Photo! The two oldest are now taller than me. Can you tell how much our kids love getting their picture taken?

Short Story Contest

$500 in prizes!

The first EP Competition is open!

We’re taking short story entries from today through May 15th. There are two age divisions 8 – 12, 13 – 17, unless we get enough great entries, I’ll divide it up more and hand out more prizes!

Please share with your homeschool communities! It will be more meaningful the more entries we have. Registration is open to homeschooled students, but they don’t have to be using EP.

Short Stories Contest — Get the Details

EP Competitions Page