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Legal
  1. Laws - Home Schooling Laws, Statisitics, News, and Tips (Home Schooling Defense Association)
      Provides information for those starting or considering home schooling. Also is designed for those who are already involved in home schooling. 9-99

Lesson Plans
  1. Math Tutoring (Requires Software)
Lists
  1. Achievement of Homeschoolers (EPAA.ASU.edu)
      Provides results of standardized achievement tests from a study released in 1998. 02-06

  2. Books in Print (University of Virginia Library)
      Provides online Books in Print from international sources, including the USA. 8-99

  3. Bullying (Awesome Library)
      Provides suggestions on combating bullying. 1-02

  4. Charter Schools (Awesome Library)
      Provides sources of information on charter schools. 8-00

  5. Children's Literature - Resources for Parents
  6. Children's Writing Resource Center
  7. Christian - For Teens and Their Parents (About.com - Hill)
      Provides activities, services, and other resources to help teens and their parents practice their Christian faith. 7-00

  8. Home Schooling Resources (About.com - Hernandez)
      Provides an organized and annotated list of home schooling resources. 9-01

  9. Home Schooling Resources (Rushing)
      Provides resources for home schooling, lessons, teaching, and preschool.

  10. Home Schooling Resources (dmoz.org)
      Provides hundreds of sources of information on home schooling. 1-02

  11. Home Schooling Resources
      Provides home schooling resources, with an emphasis on science. 10-09

  12. Homeschool Resources (Homeschool World)
      Provides news and articles. 10-09

  13. Homeschooling Directory of Resources (A to Z Home's Cool - Zeise)
      Provides a searchable directory of homeschooling resources. 6-01

  14. Homeschooling Gifted Children (A to Z Home's Cool - Zeise)
      Provides over a dozen articles about homeschooling gifted children, including reasons for doing so. 6-01

  15. Homeschooling Resources (Bunday)
      Provides a comprehensive set of resources on homeschooling, including arguments for it, related books, and educational sites.

  16. Standards in Education (A to Z Home's Cool - Zeise)
      Provides sources of education standards by state. 6-01

  17. Textbooks Search (Barnes and Noble)
      Provides a search engine to find new and used textbooks. 8-99

Materials
  1. Awesome Talking Library (Awesome Library) star
      Converts online text into spoken words through the Awesome Talkster program. Awesome Talkster has one of the clearest synthesized voices on the Web.

      Converting online text into speech has many uses. For example, Talkster can speak online stories or books to children while an adult supervises. The voice can be put in "Boy" or "Girl" mode to add a character with a bubble over his or her head. The bubble will show each word as it is spoken and the voice can be put on "slow" for your child to follow. Talkster can thereby assist your child in learning how to pronounce words while reading.

      Talkster is also useful for adults. It can speak news articles to you in one open browser while you are searching for information in another browser window.

      For persons with visual impairments or poor coordination, Talkster can be navigated with keystrokes.

      The Web can be navigated using a version of Awesome Library in a different language, such as Spanish, while using a voice for that language that is available through the Awesome Talkster. Links to different language versions of the Awesome Library are available at the bottom of most Awesome Library pages. Links to free voices for different languages can be found on the Awesome Talking Library's help page. 9-02

News
  1. Christian Homeschooling News (CHEA of California)
      Provides news. 8-05

Papers
  1. -Compelling Evidence Against the Use of Spanking (Time.com)
      "The preponderance of evidence points away from corporal punishment, which the European Union and the United Nations have recommended against, but the data suggest that most parents, especially those in the U.S., still spank their kids." 09-09

  2. Articles on Home Schooling (FamilyEducation Network)
      Provides tips on home schooling. 9-99

  3. Book Reviews (CarolHurst.com)
      Reviews children's books by title, topic, or grade level. 09-09

  4. Charter Schools (WestEd)
      Provides information on starting and running a charter school. 5-00

  5. Getting Started with Home Schooling (MHLA)
      Provides requirements and suggests information needs. 8-05

  6. Help Your Child Learn to Write Well
  7. Helping Your Child Learn Responsible Behavior (US Dept of Education)
  8. Law - Homeschooling Law and Legalities (A to Z Home's Cool - Zeise)
      Provides over a dozen articles to help with legal requirements for homeschooling. 6-01

  9. Listening Skills (CASAA)
      Provides suggestions for improving listening skills.

  10. Long-Term Illnesses (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)
      Provides basic suggestions. 10-09

  11. Marching to the Beat of a Different Drummer (CNN News)
      "Something began to stir my heart - a vision of me keeping my children at home with me. I was tired of raising money for equipment when overburdened teachers were making copies of books for children in overstuffed classrooms, and I was exhausted with rising early in the morning to whisk my children away to school."

      "I heard that a family at our local church was homeschooling. We met one evening, and the rest is history. I was forced to rethink my children’s educational life."

  12. Tips for Home Schoolers (FamilyEducation Network)
      Provides 10 tips for successful home schooling. 9-99

Projects
  1. For Christian Kids and Teens (Christian Links for Kids and Teens - Belleville)
      Provides devotional activities, services, games, and other resources to help kids and teens practice their Christian faith. 7-00

  2. Math Activities (Houghton Mifflin Company)
      Provides puzzles and quizzes for elementary level children. 1-01

Purchase Resources
  1. Books Written for Elementary School Teachers (Amazon.com)
      Provides lessons, curricula, teaching strategies, and more. 1-02

  2. Books Written for High School Teachers (Amazon.com)
      Provides lessons, curricula, teaching strategies, and more. 1-02

  3. Books Written for Middle School Teachers (Amazon.com)
      Provides lessons, curricula, teaching strategies, and more. 1-02

  4. Books Written for Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers (Amazon.com)
      Provides lessons, curricula, teaching strategies, and more. 1-02

  5. Books for Home Schooling (Excite)
      Provides sources for books and curriculum materials for homeschoolers. 2-00

  6. Christian Home Schooling Textbooks (Pensacola Christian College - A Beka Book)
      Provides books that teach from a Christian perspective. 6-00.

Worksheets
  1. Alphabet Worksheets (AbcTeach)
      Provides hundreds of printable worksheets to help children (by grade level) master the alphabet, shapes, and colors. 8-01

  2. Color Worksheets (AbcTeach)
      Provides worksheets to teach the basic colors. 8-01

       
       


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