Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Home Schooling Resources



Are you planning to homeschool? If so, you’re probably wondering what the Minnesota laws are concerning home education, the types of curriculum to use, and where you can go for support. Here are some helpful websites that will answer these important questions:

A to Z Home’s Cool Homeschooling - Features laws, lesson plans, support groups, and community networking resources
http://homeschooling.gomilpitas.com/regional/Minnesota.htm

National Home Education Network - Provides a wide array of information and resources for all styles of homeschooling
www.nhen.org

ECHO (Early Childhood Homeschooling Opportunities) - An inclusive outreach group that helps connect families by setting up local support groups
www.echo-mn.org

Jon’s Homeschool Resource Page - One of the largest and most popular collections of online homeschool resources
www.midnightbeach.com/hs

Homeschool.com - A comprehensive resource for all aspects of home schooling
www.homeschool.com

Minnesota Home School Associations:

  • Minnesota Homeschoolers' Alliance: www.homeschoolers.org

  • Minnesota Association of Christian Home Educators: www.mache.org

Don’t forget your local library! We have resources and materials available for all age groups. Contact us at 1-888-234-1293 (x16), or email us at ref@ecrlib.org.


Nancy Dunbar, Reference Assistant


1 comment:

Sarah said...

Thanks for your great list of resources! I've been homeschooling now for 7 years and some of these websites are new to me! :-)

Gotta love the library!