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A2Z Homeschool - THE A-to-Z of Homeschooling
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14 Days of Homeschooling
On the first day of home school my neighbor said to me …

20 Great Reasons You Homeschool
You can wear pajamas to class and not get kicked out. Cartoon by Jim Erskine.

A2Z Homechooling on The Better Part TV Show
Ann Zeise being interviewed by Sarah Doxiadis about homeschooling. Come sit and enjoy. Show is about a half-hour long. All talk. No ads.

A2Z Home’s Cool Now Produced by Sunbeams
Our homeschool business goes green. Solar panels installed April 2008. Other green improvements.

Accreditation of Homeschools?
The controversy about qualifying homeschools. Accrediting agencies and FAQs about accreditation, especially concerning distance learning programs. Accredited home school programs?

ACT Test Results For Homeschoolers vs All Test Takers
ACT test results are consistently higher for homeschoolers than the composite for the average college entrance test taker. Check out this national data for each year’s graduating class since 1997.

Activism 4 Kids KIDS
Participate actively in solving the world’s problems. Learn about how to get involved in today’s problems.

Activists Who Were Homeschooled
Most don’t homeschool their children intending them to become activists and changing the world in many ways, but often they grow up that way, and make huge differences.

A.D.D.
Support and advice for those homeschooling ADD/ADHD children.

Advice for DACA participants about Homeschooling High School
While we generally encourage students to homeschool as independently as is comfortable, DACA students may find that being under the legal protection of a homeschool program the easiest way to provide supporting documents of being “currently in school.” Do not sign up for such a program unless they can provide the following…

Adoption, Fostering, and Homeschooling
Homeschooling a child you adopted as an infant is no different than homeschooling your own children. The concern comes with the adoption of an older child, and their adjustment problems. Fostering brings its own set of problems, and social workers are involved.

Adoption ~see Homeschooling the Older, Adopted Child
While homeschooling is a wonderful option for all children, it may be the one thing that promotes lasting bonding, attachment and security when one adopts an older child. By Joanne Greco-Akerman

Advent Calendar KIDS
Surprise December Fun Links. Now updated for December 2013. A fun activity added daily Dec 1-26.

Advice about Curriculum Materials for Homeschooling
Before you purchase study materials, learn from those who may have spent too much in vain!

Affiliate Shopping
Purchases made through these links help your hard working educational guide remain “unemployed”, homeschooling, and maintaining this home school site.

Afrocentric
Resources and associations for black homeschooling families.

Age of Exploration – 1400 – 1600 KIDS
During the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries two nations, Portugal and Spain, pioneered the European discovery of sea routes that were the first channels of interaction between all of the world’s continents.

Alabama
Resources, support groups and laws for homeschooling in this state.
Associations | Cover Schools | Cover School Lists | Events | Field Trips
Legal Information | Online Support | Support Groups | Support Group Lists

Alaska
Resources, support groups and laws for homeschooling in this state.

Alberta
Resources, support groups and laws for homeschooling in this province.

Algebra KIDS
Lessons, homework help, and free courses from pre-algebra through algebra II.

Am *I* going to pass along Parade Article?
What I wrote back to Parade Magazine when I was asked to post a link to their recent highly inaccurate and biased article about homeschooling.

Amazon Homeschool Books
Books to guide you along your homeschooling adventure, recommended by your Homeschooling Guide in association with Amazon.com.

American History KIDS
Participate actively in the history of the United States.

American Pioneers ~ see Pioneer Times KIDS
In the early 1800s people headed across the western plains and mountains to settle in Oregon and California.

American Revolution KIDS
Causes, events and people of the Revolution presented in formats intriguing to children.

Americans leave school to study with their parents at home
The number of children and teenagers that are removed from school by their parents to be educated at home is growing. A psychologist says that the system does not work. By Mariana Leite. Published in the Diário de S.Paulo, Brazil.

Amicus Brief Accepted by California Court of Appeal
A joint brief filed by California’s three statewide homeschool organizations has been accepted for consideration by the California Court of Appeal in the case known as In re Rachel L.

Anatomy for Kids KIDS
By looking inside virtual bodies you can see how your own body works.

Ancient Egypt KIDS
Wander through the mazes of ancient tombs to discover the secrets of ancient Eqypt.

Ancient Greece KIDS
Travel back in a time machine. Contribute stories. Find out about original Olympic games.

Ancient History KIDS
Kids have fun exploring archeaology within these links.

Ancient Rome (Italy) KIDS
Play the games that ancient Roman children played. Find out about daily life.

Anderson’s Resolution Supported by Homeschool Associations in California
Assembly member Joel Anderson, a conservative Republican whose children are taught at home, has introduced a concurrent resolution in the California Assembly. If it passes, it will go to the state Senate for their vote.


Animals, Animals KIDS
If you have pets or enjoy observing animals in the wild, here’s the page for you!

Ants – Insects for Kids KIDS
All about raising and observing ants. Ants in fable and mythology.

Ape Men Legends KIDS
Legends in many lands tell of huge man-sized apes that haunt the wilderness.

Apple Store for the Home Educator
Check here for the newest Apple and Mac products and to get educator discount pricing.

Are We Done Yet?
For homeschool families who choose not to go through an organized program or curriculum, coming to the point of saying, “Yes, we’re done and we’re going to graduate our teen from high school,” is not an easy task.

Arizona
Resources, support groups and laws for homeschooling in this state.
Resources ~ Support Groups


Arkansas
Resources, support groups and laws for homeschooling in this state.

Art Material
Suppliers of arts and crafts curriculum, tutoring and other materials.

Art Math Connection KIDS
If you’d rather be doing art than math, then come make beautiful designs using math concepts.

Articles on Homeschooling
Feature articles written in the current year by your Homeschooling Guide, Ann Zeise, and friends.

Arts & Crafts KIDS
Arts and crafts activities for kids, with a touch of art history thrown in.

Arts Lesson Plans
Incorporating the fine arts across your curriculum and across your life.

Asia
Resources, support groups and laws for homeschooling in Asia.

Assets 4 Learning
Focus on how your child is smart, and teach according to their learning style and emotional level.

Asteroids, Comets & Meteors KIDS
Multimedia adventures on the smallest celestial bodies in our solar system.

Astronomy KIDS
Astronomy net links to help you understand the planets and stars and other things far out in the sky.

Astronomy Bookstore
Find astronomy projects and information on building and using a telescope with these books.

Athletes Who Homeschool
Sometimes it is the young athlete who is being homeschooled, and sometimes it is the athletic parent who is homeschooling their children.

Audio Tapes & CDs
Vendors of books-on-tape or CDs to enjoy while you are traveling or carschooling.

Australia
Resources, support groups and laws for homeschooling in this country.

Authors, Kids – see Favorite Kids’ Authors KIDS
I want to find out more about my favorite author or series.

Authors Who Were Homeschooled
On this page you will find those who were homeschooled and wrote books about things other than homeschooling.

Autism
Homeschooling autistic children has been extremely successful.

Avoiding Hotel Food
How to survive at a homeschool conference with starving children in a hotel room where all the food is way too expensive for your budget.


Award Winning Children’s Books
Each year various organizations award metals for the best in children’s literature and illustration.