CRRL Picks: Homeschool Helper - Getting Started

100 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum
100 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum Choosing the Right Curriculum and Approach for your Child's Learning Style By Duffy, Cathy Book - 2005 371.042 Du All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Top curriculum choices from every subject area approached through a Christian perspective.

College-prep Homeschooling
College-prep Homeschooling Your Complete Guide to Homeschooling Through High School By Byers, David P. Book - 2012 371.042 By Available in some locations

Annotation:A mother and a college education professor combine their experience and expertise to show how parents can continue to homeschool their children through high school in subjects for which they are not experts.

Easy Homeschooling Techniques
Easy Homeschooling Techniques By Curry, Lorraine Book - 2006 371.042 Cu All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:This book gives you all you need to start up and run your own successful homeschool. The method is not only stress-free but also low-cost. As a literature based approach, it is also high quality.

Homeschool your Child for Free
Homeschool your Child for Free By Gold, LauraMaery Book - 2009 371.042 Go Available in some locations

Annotation:All the best in free educational material--from reading-readiness activities for preschoolers to science projects for teens.

The Homeschooling Book of Lists
The Homeschooling Book of Lists By Leppert, Michael Book - 2008 371.042 Le Available in some locations

Annotation:Information, resources, and curriculum ideas. Includes lists of homeschooling support groups, the top 100 homeschooling websites, homeschooling FAQs, and much more.

The Imperfect Homeschooler's Guide to Homeschooling
The Imperfect Homeschooler's Guide to Homeschooling A 20-year Homeschool Veteran Reveals How to Teach your Kids, Run your Home and Overcome the Inevitable Challenges of the Homeschooling Life By Frank, Barbara Book - 2008 371.042 Fr Available in some locations

Annotation:Customizing lessons for each child, measuring what your children have learned, and “115 Organizing Tips.”

Learning at Home
Learning at Home A Mother's Guide to Homeschooling By Layne, Marty Book - 2007 371.042 La Available in some locations

Annotation:Easy-to-read, informative guide to homeschooling and parenting from a Christian perspective.

Teach your Own
Teach your Own The John Holt Book of Homeschooling By Holt, John Caldwell Book - 2003 371.042 Ho Available in some locations

Annotation:Encouraging and inspiring work from one of the pioneers of the modern homeschooling movement. In addition to providing practical information on how and why to homeschool, the text addresses the political, legal, and legislative issues homeschoolers face.

Virginia Homeschool Manual A Comprehensive Guide To Home Education In Virginia
Virginia Homeschool Manual A Comprehensive Guide To Home Education In Virginia By Miller, Anne Book

Annotation:Explains laws on homeschooling in Virginia (this resource should not replace legal counsel). Chapters include how to begin, choosing curricula, learning styles, gifted education, apprenticeships, and college. Please check the Code of Virginia for update.

Annotation:Declaration of policy; requirements for home instruction of children in Virginia.

The Well-trained Mind
The Well-trained Mind A Guide to Classical Education at Home By Bauer, S. Wise Book - 2009 371.042 Ba Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 6 copies

Annotation:Step-by-step instructions on providing an academically rigorous, comprehensive homeschool education from preschool through high school. Detailed book lists.

Annotation:This site has online guides for beginners, information on trading curriculum, unit study directories, record keeping and answers to frequently asked questions.

Annotation:Free resources for homeschoolers: lesson plans, activity pages, unit studies, software downloads, discussion boards, articles, and information for new homeschoolers.

Annotation:From the web site: " was created to empower parents to create the ideal school for their child at home!'s founding principle is to consistently provide resources, information, and support to all homeschooling families."

Annotation:From the web site: "With this list, we want to highlight even more of the most amazing websites for homeschoolers. . . . These sites feature diverse opinions and materials, and are not ranked or rated here, merely presented as excellent sources of information for anyone interested in homeschooling."

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Whether you're tentatively considering homeschooling your kids, currently homeschooling, or nearly finished and wondering about college, we have resources to help you with each step of your homeschool journey.

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