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Encyclopedia Britiannica

Encyclopedia Britiannica

Encyclopaedia Britannica offers over 120,000 articles, an updated world atlas, thousands of images and videos, an online dictionary and thesaurus, over 300,000 articles from respected magazines and journals, news headlines, a guide to the Web’s best sites, -and much more, with articles and media developed especially for children aged 9 to 14, with research...
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Kidipede

Kidipede

Kidipede is a kids’ encyclopedia, online since 1996. A lot of kids use Kidipede for homeschooling. You can find out about Ancient Greece, or how to make yogurt, or about why fires need air to burn. Kidipede will tell you who invented algebra, and what happens in the Iliad, and what Confucius said. Kidipede...
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Blogger: The Pioneer Woman Homeschools

Blogger: The Pioneer Woman Homeschools

Ree Drummond, aka The Pioneer Woman, is a homeschooling resource unto herself, and her attitude speaks for itself: “Some days we do school. Some days we don’t. It all depends on whether or not I’m in the mood.” Ree Drummond began blogging in 2006 and has built an award-winning website by sharing recipes, her...
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Pick and Draw

Pick and Draw

Pick and Draw is a fun, one-of-a-kind drawing game that teaches you how to make very creative cartoon faces. It is simple and easy to use providing endless hours of fun and learning. In five minutes or less you will know how to play! Click here to try it! Pick and Draw can be...
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Biology 4 Kids

Biology 4 Kids

If you are looking for basic biology information, check out Rader’s Biology 4 Kids. It’s not just biology for kids, it’s for everyone; information on cell structure, cell function, scientific studies, plants, vertebrates, invertebrates, and other life science topics. Biology is the study of LIFE and the changes that take place with and around...
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Nature Journaling

Nature Journaling

Journals come in every flavor under the sun. They can be emotional sounding boards, idea notebooks, what-I-did-today-style diaries, reading records, travel logs, sketchbooks, or all of the above, all at once. They can also be used to bring you and your kids closer to the outdoors. “A field journal is essential to a scientist’s...
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Arts Recipes

Arts Recipes

Here’s a fun source for all those delightfully messy recipes for things like Play Dough, Goop, Macaroni Coloring, Peanut Butter Playdough, Non-Messy Fingerpaint, Puffy Paint, Soap Crayons, Silly Putty, Slime and all that other ooey-gooey stuff kids love! Click on over and see what fun you can have with a little flour, food coloring,...
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Blick’s Arts & Crafts Lessons

Blick’s Arts & Crafts Lessons

Blick Art Materials remains the premier art supply source for professional artists, students, and teachers, and their annual Artist’s and Educator’s catalogs, more than 500 and 600 pages, respectively, are considered industry “bibles.” They offer hundreds of printable lesson plans and video workshops designed to bring the value of creativity to any teaching experience,...
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Delights of Math

Delights of Math

“The question of how to provide our children with a good math education often causes undue anxiety. With a clearer and more relaxed understanding of what it is that we’re trying to accomplish, we can present it as just one more interesting part of life – one that anyone can easily explore and delight...
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Aesop’s Fables

Aesop’s Fables

Created by John R. Long, this truly comprehensive, family-oriented archive contains hundreds of texts (and many images and RealAudio recordings) of a huge collection of Aesop’s Fables, indexed in table format, with the morals listed, and will appeal to anyone who appreciates the subtle humor, insight, and timeless wisdom of short tales such as...
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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, 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 […]