If you are new to unit studies, first take a few minutes to learn what a unit study is: What Is a Unit Study?
Amanda Bennett has long been deeply committed to helping homeschool parents enjoy the learning process with their children, as they help their children discover the world, as well as themselves.
Thomas Alva Edison said, "We do not know one millionth of one percent about anything." And yet people still worry about having "holes" in their children's education. As Amanda creates unit studies, one of her goals is to teach your child how to think, connect thoughts, and research to find answers. In this day of information explosion, those are the skills that will be most valuable in their adult lives.
Her goal in developing the support materials shown on this page is for you to be successful using unit studies. The following resources are designed to help you do just that--without long hours spent on preparation and, most importantly, without stress!
Unit Studies 101 is a tell-all book in which Amanda Bennett offers her world
of knowledge on the basics of unit studies, how to research and create your own
unit studies, how to use unit studies effectively, and much more!
Unit Study Journal is a value-rich, 107-page recordkeeping tool, filled with interactive forms to make your unit study adventures painless and stress-free.
Portfolios 101 is a fantistic, 69-page guide filled with loads of helpful resources, ideas, and interactive forms that will help you through the simple steps to create a remarkable portfolio that captures your child’s year of learning
Download N Go™ One Year Teacher's Guide is a 63-page guide which includes everything you'll need to have a stress-free year using Download N Go™ unit studies.
Build a Year Planner allows you to record study titles for each week of the school year in weekly planning boxes. Use the Planner's wish list to keep track of the titles you need, then check them off as you take advantage of sales throughout the year.
Unit Study Basics on MP3 consists of two MP3 recordings of Amanda's most popular convention talks: Unit Studies: Simple Tools for Lasting Learning and Planning Your Year With Unit Studies. Listen in as Amanda explains, step-by-step, how to use unit studies to kindle the love of learning in your homeschool.
USAB Product List is a great tool for keeping track of the studies you already own and the one's you need to finish out your annual planning. Download this handy, free tool today and check out how easy it is to put together your next school year. .
USAB Mobile App makes it easy to keep up with what's going on at USAB, no matter how busy your life gets. Take USAB with you wherever you go! This handy app can be downloaded to any smartphone or mobile device (iPhone or Android). Best of all . . . it's FREE, share it with your friends!
Click on a title or cover image to learn more about each resource above and remember what Amanda says:
"When it comes to curriculum choices, it is better to whittle the curriculum to fit the child than vice versa!"