Homeschoolers Book Sharing Schedule
When: First and Third Tuesday of each month (October-May) at 2 PM.
What: Groups will meet to discuss books, present projects and do related activities. K-6th grade will meet with Cassie in the Children’s Room.
Subject Headings in WFPL Catalog :
Curriculum planning – United States.
Education – Curricula.
Education – Parent participation – United States – Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Education – United States – Curricula.
First grade (Education) – United States – Curricula. (See also Second grade education, Third grade education, etc.)
Home schooling – Economic aspects – United States.
Home schooling – United States.
Home schooling – United States – Handbooks, manuals, etc.
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Books (a sampling from our catalog) :
A Charlotte Mason education : a home schooling how-to manual. Call No.: HOM 371.04 LEV
Core Knowledge Series (i.e. What Your First Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of a Good First-Grade Education). Call No.: HOM 372.19 WHA
The homeschooling handbook : from preschool to high school : a parent’s guide. Call No.: HOM 371.04 GRI
Homeschooling on a shoestring : a jam-packed guide. Call No.: HOM 371.04 MOR
The ultimate book of homeschooling ideas : 500+ fun and creative learning activities for kids ages 3-12. Call No.: HOM 371.04 DOB
The well-trained mind : a guide to classical education at home. Call No.: HOM 371.0420 BAU
Blogs (just a sampling from Yahoo! and Google) :
http://homeschoolingandlibraries.wordpress.com (Home Schooling and Libraries)
http://homeschoolmath.blogspot.com (Home School Math Blog)
http://blog.letshomeschool.com (Let’s Homeschool)
Websites (just a sampling from Yahoo! and Google) :
HomeworkSpot.com is “a free homework information portal that features the very best K-12 homework-related sites together with engaging editorial in one high-utility, educational spot.”
Jon’s Homeschool Resources is a “source of neutral, non-commercial homeschooling information,” written by a homeschooling dad.
Homeschooling in the Yahoo! Directory presents links to Yahoo! resources on all types of homeschooling issues and practices.
Organizations (just a sampling from Yahoo! and Google) :
http://www.nheri.org (National Home Education Research Institute)
http://americanhomeschoolassociation.org (American Homeschool Association)
http://www.HomeEducator.com/HSN/ (Homeschool Support Network, Brunswick, ME)
http://www.homeschoolersofmaine.org (Homeschoolers of Maine, Camden, ME)