Homeschool Diner

At the Homeschool Diner you’ll find a full menu of articles, curriculum ideas, and links to online resources. You’ll also find helpful suggestions, friendly advice, and a little homeschool humor, on the side.
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My sister recently sent me a link to a really interesting webcam and we have been having a great time with it ever since. It is called Africam Wildlife . I will sometimes keep it open while I’m working (downsized with the sound on which alerts me that something might be at the water...
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Recently I found a new search engine called SPEEGLE.  Speegle is a Scotch speech technology company that delivers internet search results as speech. You can choose the type of voice you would like to hear, a female generic voice-bot, a male voice bot with a Scottish lilt and a generic male voice. They also...
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A to Z Home’s Cool

A-Z Homes Cool  is a favorite among home educators for many reasons, but I just loved the twin hummingbird photos Anne  posted there last May.  You can view the photos here: If you visit, be sure to have time to sit and explore the many resources that Anne has to...
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The Homeschool Buyers Co-op, an online nonprofit based in California, is proud to announce the most comprehensive Internet listing of contests and scholarships available to homeschooled students – over 124,000 different prizes worth over $2.5 million! The Homeschool Buyers Co-op mission is to make homeschooling more affordable. It does this by negotiating discounts from...
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Homeschool Buyers Co-op Opens Its Doors!

Homeschool Buyers Co-op The Homeschool Buyers Co-op has officially opened it doors. President Brett Walter made the announcement August 20th at the 15th Annual Home Education Conference in Sacramento, California. With assistance from homeschoolers around the country the Co-op expects to grow its membership to 100,000 by the end of the year. “The basic...
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