Posts Tagged ‘ Free Resources ’

A Pennywhistle for Christmas

A Pennywhistle for Christmas One Christmas, a number of years ago, I opened a present from my brother and found a pennywhistle. Hoping to put a little space between the rest of the family and my practicing, I went down cellar next to the warm furnace. I wondered if I could play Christmas carols...
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RithKid – Gradual Math Practice Online

RithKid – Gradual Math Practice Jake Stone is the father of two children ages 4 and 8. He’s also a graduate student in education and technology – and a computer programmer by trade. Jake writes, “To keep my technical skills up to date, I made a little math practice site for my kids based...
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Mad Libs Online

Funbrain Reading Classic Mad Libs Fun Online! Completing Mad Libs online is so much fun, your child may not realize how much he’s learning about words. Four fun versions of Mad Libs are available to play online – FREE!
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Wise Gorilla: Free Educational Clip Art and Links

Wise Gorilla From the site owner, Susan Metalis: Free Educational Clip Art: A public domain work is a creative (i.e. painting, music, piece of writing etc.) work that is not protected by copyright and which may be freely used by everyone.  This means that the work belongs to everyone.  It may be copied, altered...
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American Homeschool Association

Link: American Homeschool Association. The American Homeschool Association (AHA) is a broad-ranging network of homeschoolers, working to support homeschooling by providing an online point of contact for news and information, resources and encouragement. The AHA provides free support, information and resources through their many websites, weblogs, discussion lists and more. The American Homeschool Association...
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Link: Unschooling. is the premier website for information about unschooling. Free articles and essays, a discussion list, newsletter, weblog, and tons of great resources make this a site to bookmark! At this site you’ll find answers to questions such as: What is unschooling? Have you ever described ‘red’ to a person who is...
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HEM’s Homeschooling Information

Link: Home Education Magazine. Homeschoolers are people who ask questions, from the first “Is it legal?” to ongoing concerns such as “Is there a conference near me?” and “What about college?” From this page we’ve linked to articles and columns which answer the questions we hear from homeschoolers. Among the helpful links on this...
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  • Class Dismissed: A Film About Learning Outside the Classroom
    An HEM Interview between filmmaker Jeremy Stuart and HEM’s editor, Barb Lundgren, published in HEM’s September-October 2014 issue From home study and kitchen table math, to perpetual recess and park days, Class Dismissed follows the story of an ordinary American family in their quest to educate their children outside the school system. As they struggle […]


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  • Wisconsin Virtual Academy Must Adhere to Public School Requirements
    Wisconsin Virtual Academy Must Adhere to Public School Requirements Over the years, there has been intentional word mixing by some officials in order to draw independent homeschoolers back into the public schools.  Across the board, confusion often reigns as to who or who is not a homeschooler.  It usually lies on the homeschool community’s back […]

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  • Hands On Science Kits
    Hands On Science Kits Tumblehome Learning, helps kids imagine themselves as young scientists or engineers and encourages them to experience science through adventure and self-guided discovery. Exciting mystery Adventure Fun experiments Hands On Science Kits All carefully designed to engage students. Learn more about how to engage and satisfy your kids scientific curiosity GO to […]

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  • Unschooling, what is it?
    Unschooling, what is it? Unschooling, Un schooling what is it? Defining unschooling is a little like describing a color, and every bit as elusive. You can rely on commonly-held descriptions; for example, we generally all agree what blue looks like, but what about cobalt, aqua, navy, cyan, sapphire, azure, indigo, cerulean, turquoise or cornflower? It’s […]