Here are some Links to Homeschool Helps and Information
Living and Learning in Central Maine – Homeschooling parent’s site offering lots of helpful information.
Donna Young – Lots of resources for subscription – You will find schedules, calendars and transcripts among the items here. Subscription required.
Portaportal – Great place to store your favorite sites online sign in as a guest using trishawhite to see my favorite links.
Homeschool Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) – Home School Legal Defense Association is a nonprofit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms. Through annual memberships, HSLDA is tens of thousands of families united in service together, providing a strong voice when and where needed.
Education.com – Thousands of worksheets, educational games, and more.
Free Curriculum and Learning sites
By “Complete Curriculum Sites” we mean that you can buy most, if not all, your curriculum
needs from one publisher/academy. This is by no means a complete list of “complete curriculum
sites” however, these are, for the most part, the most well known/used and trusted sites for
Great Page for Fieldtrips – Lists many field trips in Maine, you can also choose another state if you wish to visit somewhere while on vacation or business trip.
Educational Videos and Lessons – 100% kid safe site. Great resource!
Free Curriculum & Other Resources – From the Homeschool Buyers Co-op.
The Human Body – This site was designed to help children learn about how our body works. The information is presented in an easy to read format with colorful diagrams to assist understanding.
HippoCampus – Free educational resources for middle school, high school and college students and instructors
State Coloring Pages – Pages of blank states or states listed and many more. Download and print lots of pages and you can make your own coloring book!
Khan Academy – Learn almost anything for free. With a library of over 2,800 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 296 practice exercises, we’re on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.
Easy Peasy — All in One Homeschool – Complete, All Free Curriculum.
Kids Know It Network – Our Mission Is To Provide The Highest Quality Educational Activities, Products, Movies, Music, Games, Articles, Text Books, Learning Programs, Lesson Plans, Worksheets, And Distribute Them Completely Free of Charge.
Daily Grammar – This archive contains links to all of our free grammar lessons and quizzes. Daily Grammar consists of 440 lessons and 88 quizzes. Lessons 1-90 cover the eight parts of speech, which are verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections. Lessons 91-300 cover the parts of the sentence, such as appositives, predicate nominatives, direct objects, prepositional phrases, clauses, and verbals. Lessons 301-440 cover the mechanics of grammar, which is also known as capitalization and punctuation. You can use this archive to study Daily Grammar at your own pace. Our lessons have been organized by lesson number and by subject.
Duolingo – Free language education for the world!
Build Your Own Bundle – Choose from 7 pre-assembled bundles or put together your own.
Xtra Math – Help kids master basic math facts
Teach With Movies – Lesson Plans Based on Movies & Film!
Seterra – A Free Map Quiz Game For Windows
Spelling City – An award-winning game-based learning tool for vocabulary, spelling, writing and language arts
Starfall – free public service to teach children to read with phonics
Sonlight- literature based curriculum: Sonlight
Ambleside On-line- literature based curriculum: Ambleside
Rod and Staff- textbook based: Rod and Staff books
Alpha Omega Publications- on-line, cd-rom, pace type, textbook, and unit study: Alpha Omega
Bob Jones University (BJU)- textbook or distance learning: BJU Press
Christian Liberty- textbook or distance learning: Christian Liberty Press
Landmark’s Freedom Baptist Curriculum- textbook based: Landmarks Freedom Baptist Curriculum
A.C.E.- pace type or distance learning: A C E Ministries
My Father’s World- literature/unit study based: My Fathers World
Konos– unit study based
Five in a Row– unit study/literature based
Calvert School– accredited school
Oak Meadow– Waldorf based
Timberdoodle Co.- pre-made, combination learning styles curriculum
Build your own complete curriculum at Christian Book Distributors
Yesterdays Classics Kindle ebooks
Free High School/college Courses Saylor
Teaching Kids About Money -A Lesson Guide for Parents and Educators
Fun and Games
Highschool Record Keeping
NOTE: Official transcripts for GCA need to come from GCA
Transcript examples at DonnaYoung.org