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Homeschooling Books and Resources

The following is a selected list of materials available at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

These materials may all be found in the Children's Services department or in other agencies of the Allen County Public Library. You are encouraged to speak with any ACPL librarian for help in locating any of these titles. We would also be happy to put together a Custom Collection of these or other items for you to check out.

We invite you to call the Children's Services department and speak to a librarian about your homeschooling needs: 260-421-1220.

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Homeschooling Books

Other Resources for Homeschoolers

Library Programs for Homeschoolers




Homeschooling Videos

Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # TITLE DATE
PTC V J371.042 H75 Homeschooling in Action
By following the lives of three different families you will actually view the process of teaching your children at home. Designed for Indiana.
1996
PTC V J371.042 HOW, V.5 Teaching Phonics and Reading
Debbie Strayer discusses the daunting task of teaching a child to read. She stresses the importance of timing and how natural learning is for a child. She also talks about motivation and about how to introduce phonics, writing, spelling, and reading comprehension.
2000
DVD 371.042 Y83 You Can Homeschool: A Closer Look
2006



Homeschooling Magazines

Home Education

Home School Digest

Homemade News

The I.A.H.E. Informer

Practical Homeschooling




Homeschooling Websites

Websites for Grownups

Christian Homeschool Fellowship
http://www.chfweb.net/
An interactive Christian homeschool forum.

Eclectic Homeschool Online
http://eclectichomeschool.org/
The magazine for creative homeschoolers, published from a Christian perspective.

Home School Digest
http://www.homeschooldigest.com/
The Quarterly Journal for family discipleship.

Home School Legal Defense Association
http://www.hslda.org/Default.asp?bhcp=1
Advocates for homeschooling.

Homehearts
http://homehearts.com/
Serving those preparing another generation of hearts.at home!

Homeschool World
http://www.home-school.com/
The official web site of Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Homeschool Zone
http://thehomeschoolzone.com/index.htm

Homework Help Directory
http://www.startlocal.com.au/articles/educational_homework_help.html

Indiana Department of Education
http://www.doe.in.gov/sservices/homeschool/index.html
Home school information from the state of Indiana.

Link Homeschool News Network
http://www.homeschoolnewslink.com/
The Nation's Homeschooling Magazine.

National Black Home Educators
http://www.nbhe.net/
NHBE is a networking organization founded by the Eric and Joyce Burges, created to provide assistance with information about getting started homeschooling, networking/connecting veteran families with new families, recommending resources such as books, music, films, speaking information, curriculum, etc.

National Home Education Network
http://www.nhen.org/
Changing the way the world sees homeschoolers.

National Home Education Research Institute
http://www.nheri.org/
Serves as a clearinghouse of research, facts, statistics and news about homeschooling.

Teaching Home
http://www.teachinghome.com/
A Christian magazine for home educators.

Yahoo! Homeschooling Links
http://dir.yahoo.com/Education/Theory_and_Methods/Homeschooling/

The Well Trained Mind
http://www.welltrainedmind.com
A guide to classical education at home.

Homeschooling on a Shoestring
http://www.homeschoolingonashoestring.com/
Cost cutting ideas for homeschoolers.

The Home School Mom
http://www.thehomeschoolmom.com/
Bringing you the best free homeschool resources.

World Book Encyclopedia: Typical Course of Study
http://www.worldbook.com/typical-course-of-study
As a source of information, World Book offers the results of ongoing research into curriculum requirements and standards. The learning levels include preschool through grade 12.

Websites for Kids

Kids Health
http://kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/school/homeschool.html

Homeschool Hub
http://quizhub.com/quiz/quizhub.cfm




Comments and suggestions can be sent to Mary R. Voors, Manager, Children's Services at mvoors@acpl.lib.in.us.
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