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THE A-to-Z of Homeschooling

Records and Reports – Part 2

Reports and record keeping are one of the toughest jobs that homeschool parents face. In this post, you'll find free resources, printables, and even an excel spreadsheet to help make record keeping a manageable task!
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Winter Homeschooling

Winter Unit Study
Find out about really cold places, about the science of cold, fun in the snow, and winter tales.

Winter Sports
Getting Started with snow and ice sports such as ice hockey, skating, skiing, snowboarding, and sledding.

Valentine’s Day Unit Study
A jam-packed page of fun Valentine projects for you and your children. A unit study to share with your friends.

Beginning to Homeschool

You’ve made the decision to homeschool.
What do you do next?

Where Do I Start With Homeschooling?
Where to start looking for beginning homeschooling information and advice. How to do the basics. Why home school works.

Home Education Laws & Legalities
Take the steps necessary for beginning to homeschool legally according to your regional laws. Look under “Regional Information” in the “Homeschool Categories” to your left to find your local homeschooling laws and other supportive resources.

Homeschool Support Groups in Your City
Meet with other homeschool families in your area with concerns similar to your own. Exchange tips and ideas with experienced homeschoolers.

Educational Field Trips
Some call it Autoschooling, as we homeschoolers learn on the go, visiting historic sites, science and art museums, civic monuments, and more. Get outside and learn what educational opportunities your local community has to offer.

Homeschooling for Free

Truly Free K12 Homeschooling
How to have a totally free K12 homeschool experience online and off.

Lesson Plans for Free
Websites that have structured lesson plans. Usually these have goals and objectives and meet state standards.

Free Homeschooling Curriculum Materials
You can build a curriculum for free or for very little or by borrowing.

Explorations 4 Kids
Tons of links to free sites for kids to learn. Includes some links to inexpensive Amazon books and games, too, for those who wish to learn experientially offline.

Where do Homeschoolers Get Curriculum?

Curriculum related to our homeschooling topics are on each of our relevant home education pages. Design your own custom homeschooling program! Check our Curriculum Shopping section for advice, tips, and for homeschooling curriculum, games, books, and toys. Our Quickstart Curriculum gives you grade-by-grade suggestions for an inexpensive, basic curriculum to buy from Amazon or borrow from your public library. Some home school programs suggest or provide the curriculum.

All Time Favorites

Reading Level Assessment Tests

Two reading tests to help you assess the reading level of your child. Explanation of the RL code on books.

Free K12 Homeschooling

How to have a totally free K12 homeschool experience online and off. Free resources from A2Z Home's Cool.

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