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Free Kids Music

Free Kids Music

The wonderful folks at Free Kids Music have gotten together a bunch of quality children’s music artists to share some of their great music for free. These are complete songs, not edited versions. And they are high quality…not poor quality versions designed to tease you into buying an album. All the music downloads for...
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Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Pages from the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum offers many wonderful resources relating to the author of the beloved Little House on the Prairie books, including information and activities relating to the travels of the Ingalls family, activities to explore the town of De Smet, South Dakota during the...
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CoolMath

CoolMath

Coolmath.com is a one-stop math shop for middle and high school students, and also has a helpful section for parents. Math teacher Karen Lyn Davis has run this award-winning site since 1997 as an aid to helping kids of all ages learn to enjoy math. The online math dictionary and calculators can help teach...
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Rosetta Stone Homeschool

Rosetta Stone Homeschool

Rosetta Stone Homeschool features a foreign language curriculum specially designed to provide homeschool students with a rich, fully interactive and engaging language-learning experience, while giving parents the tools and resources needed to manage student progress without extensive planning or supervision. Rosetta Stone Homeschool is self-paced and designed to make it easy for parents to...
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Autumn Stories

Autumn Stories

This enchanting picture book includes two little stories about animals preparing for the coming of winter. In the first story, Little Blue Feather Is Surprised, Nutkin, the squirrel, stores his acorns in a hollowed out pumpkin with Little Blue Feather’s help. In the second story, Little Blue Feather and the Rabbits, Little Blue Feather...
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Letters of Note

Letters of Note

Letters of Note is a blog-based archive of fascinating correspondence, complete with scans and transcripts of the original missives. The Letters of Note archives presents six ways to navigate the ever-growing collection, with a search function and a list of the most popular entries. Probably the most helpful is the listing of correspondence written...
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Super Teacher Worksheets

Super Teacher Worksheets

Super Teacher Worksheets provides hundreds of free printable files of worksheets, practice sheets, fun activities and other pages for math, reading, writing, spelling lists, science and social studies, phonics, grammar, holidays, puzzles and brainteasers, and many other subjects, ranging from kindergarten through eighth grade, presented in a simple, no-nonsense manner and with delightful extras...
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Families on the Road

Families on the Road

Families on the Road (FOTR) is for families who are on the road fulltime, on extended road trips, or who are just daydreaming about traveling. Some families travel because their occupations require mobility, such as construction, telecommunications, and entertainment. Others have traded in fast-paced careers for a life on wheels – maybe for a...
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Connect

Connect

Synergy Learning International’s Connect magazine, subtitled “Teachers’ Innovations in K-8 Science, Math, and Technology,” looks like a terrific resource for homeschoolers, too. Published five times a year, each 25-page issue focuses on a single scientific, mathematical, or technological topic. Past topics, for example, have included the scientific method, oceans, geometry, light and color, early...
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We Make Stories

We Make Stories

We Make Stories, a story-creation site, owned by the children’s paperback publisher Puffin Books, lets kids ages 6-11 make their own storybooks, comic books, pop-up books, and treasure maps for Pirate Island, Deep Sea World or Outer Space. There’s only one free game, the rest are accessible for a one-time fee of $9.99, but...
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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 […]