A list of lists of support groups, local laws, and regional web pages,
grouped by state (or country) and
Conventions, conferences, curriculum sales, even just parties.
There have gotten to be so many of these that I wrote a little database app
to keep track of 'em. Let me know
if I've missed your favorites.
A guide to free state tests, for states that require testing.
Lists of 'homeschool friendly' colleges, plus homeschool-specific admissions information.
The source for answers to those "How Many Homeschoolers Are There?" questions.
An online database of homeschoolers - meet homeschoolers near you without revealing
your (or their) email address or other personal information.
The "unschooling" section of this site.
This is an annual week-long summer camp for homeschooled / unschooled teens.
I personally know someone who went in 2000 and 2001, and it sounds absolutely wonderful.
Cheap online classified ads (free to read) for selling and/or trading homeschool materials.
"TCS is an educational philosophy. Its most distinctive feature is the idea that
it is possible and desirable to bring up children entirely without doing things
to them against their will, or making them do things against their will, and that
they are entitled to the same rights, respect and control over their lives as adults."
In medieval Europe, the seven liberal arts were divided into the trivium -
grammar, logic, and rhetoric - and the quadrivium - geometry, astronomy,
arithmetic, and music. Broadly speaking, the trivium was for children
while the quadrivium was for university students. Some people have adopted
the trivium under the somewhat misguiding rubric of "classical education".
is an advertisement
for a book on the method, and as such would normally be too commercial for me, but this
is the best site I now know of on "classical education".
Support and information on Waldorf inspired homeschooling and/or unschooling.
Alphabetically, in case that's not obvious.
"A comprehensive guide to homeschooling your deaf or hard of hearing child."
"A comprehensive and up-to-date guide to teaching dyslexic children at home."
Information and mailing lists for families with gifted children.
Link farms and essays, specially selected with an eye on the needs of parents of gifted children.
A secular resource for homeschooling kids who have been diagnosed with ADD/ADHD
(or are at risk of such a diagnosis)."
Teach reading by marking up scrolls - a fussy-seeming process that's said to help some LD kids.
For "homeschooling families which incorporate Black-positive learning in their curricula."
Provides support, resources, networking and information to the national
African-American home schooling community.
An online magazine for homeschooled students, by homeschooled students.