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Everyday over 2 million children are taught in their own homes. Parents who homeschool can use the vast resources of the Internet to enhance their child's learning experience. The following provides access to online classes, advice from America's leading homeschooling experts and the support of fellow homeschoolers whether they are across the street or across the United States.

Internet Resources

If searching the Internet for more information, consider using search terms such as: homeschooling, "home schooling", or "education + homeschool."

American Homeschool Association
www.americanhomeschoolassociation.org
The AHA was created in 1995 to network homeschoolers on a national level and is a service organization sponsored in part by the publishers of Home Education Magazine. Current AHA services include an online news and discussion list which provides news, information, and resources for homeschoolers, media contacts, and education officials.

Homeschool.com: Your Virtual Home School
www.homeschool.com
This massive site includes links to many different kinds of information, from subscribing to a newsletter to online courses. Offers the opportunity to connect with other homeschooling parents.

Homeschool Central
www.homeschoolcentral.com
This massive site includes links to many different kinds of information, from local state information to joining a message board and chat rooms.

Homeschool Mom
www.thehomeschoolmom.com
TheHomeSchoolMom site will "guide you through the free homeschool resources available online, making the most of your budget and your planning time. The Internet is full of sites that provide free lesson plans, worksheets, activities, online educational games, software, and more, all for free, and we help you find them!"

Homeschooler's Curriculum Swap
http://theswap.com/dcforum/dcboard.cgi
Join wide ranging discussions about different aspects of homeschooling.

New York State Loving Education at Home (LEAH)
www.leah.org
An organization of Christian home educators that provides parents with information about New York State guidelines to homeschooling.


Library Resources

Books on homeschooling may be located in either the Children's or Adult area , classified under Dewey numbers 371.04 (education & family) or 649.68 (parenting). Newspaper and magazine articles are available in your library's database collection. Your local librarian will be happy to help you locate the materials you need or visit your library online at www.nassaulibrary.org/list/nasslist.html

Books

Creating a Cooperative Learning Center by Katharing Houk
An idea book for homeschooling families.

Homeschool Your Child For Free: more than 1,200 smart, effective & practical resources for home education on the Internet & beyond by Laura Maery Gold & Joan M. Zielinski

Homeschooling Almanac by Mary Leppert & Michael Leppert
A yearly guide.

Homeschooling Handbook by Mary Griffith.
A comprehensive guide for homeschooling preschool to high school students.

The Unofficial Guide to Homeschooling by Katy Ishizuka.
Homeschooling "how-to's."

Unschooling Handbook: how to use the whole world as your child's classroom by Mary Griffith

Magazines

Home Education Magazine
www.home-ed-magazine.com/
Home Education Magazine offers extensive information about setting up and operating home study programs. Its web site offers the full text of selected articles from its current issue.

Homefires: The Journal of Homeschooling
www.homefires.com
Homefires is a bimonthly publication for homeschoolers. Its web site offers a selection of some of the best of its articles. While it is aimed at homeschoolers in the San Francisco Bay Area, there is enough good information to warrant a visit, and possibly a subscription.

Practical Homeschooling Magazine
http://www.home-school.com/
Homeschool World is the official site of Practical Homeschooling and presents an extensive collection of homeschooling resources. Their list of Homeschool Organizations is organized by state.

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