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Homeschool Resources

Getting Started

web Alternative Schools
Links to local and state-run alternative schools.

web EHO: Homeschool Facts
A good place to start to decide whether homeschooling is right for you and your child.

web Georgia Department of Education
Legal requirements, testing information and Frequently Asked Questions from the source.

web National Black Home Educators

web You Can Homeschool
Information on getting started with homeschooling.

Associations and General Information

web Georgia Home Education Association
A comprehensive resource for homeschoolers in Georgia with a Christian perspective.

web Georgia Virtual Academy
Although, considered a public school in Georgia, many parents considering homeschooling their children inquire about applying to the GVA.

web Home Education Information Resource (HEIR)
Non-denominational homeschool resource, including curriculum resources, legal advice, on-line forums and more.

web Home School Legal Defense Association
A nonprofit, national legal advocacy organization comprised of families who homeschool their children.

web Homeschool Resource Guide
A useful guide to homeschooling resources created by Athens Regional Library System.

Support Groups

web Homeschooler in Georgia
Online communities devoted to homeschooling in Georgia.

homeschool-supportgroups.pdf Homeschooling Support Groups In South Metro Atlanta
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Special Needs

web Parents Educating Parents & Professionals
Provides training on positive communication between parents and schools, supplying information, referral, training and assistance to enhance the quality of life for all children with disabilities.

Testing & Tutoring

web Brainfuse
Brainfuse is an online tutoring and skill-building service available for free through the library. Live, online tutors are available from 2pm-11pm daily, and practice tests and other portions of the site are available at any time.

web Family Learning Online
Standardized tests available for purchase.

web Georgia Curriculum Standards

galileo LearningExpress Library
Self-paced practice exams for learners of all age. Learning Express includes Middle and High School Improvement tests as well as SAT and GRE Preparation. (GALILEO Password Required)

web Lexile Reading Comprehension
From the Georgia Department of Education.

db Mango Languages
Online language-learning classes available through the library. Available languages are Spanish, French, Japanese, Chinese, and German. Also included is English for Spanish-Speakers.

Curriculum Resources

web Home Education Resources
This site also maintains an Events Calendar, information on field trips and seminars.

web Homeschoolers Curriculum Swap
A forum for parents and educators to come together and buy and trade educational materials.

web Hot Chalk: Lesson Plans
Over 3,500 free lesson plans on a variety of subjects.

web Jon's Homeschool Resources
An informative, non-commercial homeschool site.

web Moving Beyond the Page
Lesson plans and other curriculum resources as well as information about learning styles, critical thinking and teaching techniques.

Free lesson plans, free worksheets, free software, online math, educational store and more.

web The Homeschool Mom
Curriculum resources, monthly newsletters and more.

web Virtual Field Trips
A compendium of "Virtual Field trip" websites.


web Eclectic Homeschool Online
The magazine for creative homeschoolers. Published from a Christian perspective.

web Home Education Magazine
A magazine for homeschoolers, by homeschoolers.

web Homeschool World Magazine
The official website of the magazine.

More Resources Available Through the Library

range Books Available Through the Library
Books available at the Clayton County Library System. You may place a "Hold" to order materials from other PINES libraries.
Call Number: 371.042 or 649.68

other Subject Guides for Kids

other Subject Guides for Teens

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