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Reading Level Assessment
Two assessments to help you figure out the reading level of your child.

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

Where Do I Start Homeschooling?
Where to start looking for homeschooling information and advice.

Homeschooling Guide
What is homeschooling? Why do it? Who does it? What do you do?

Homeschool Diploma Photoshop Template
Diploma with gold lettering and no border. Diploma.ttf font. Edit in Photoshop to customize for your graduate. Print on certificate paper.

A Tax Write-off?
Can I write off any homeschooling expenses on my taxes?

For Teachers Who Want to Tutor
You want to break out of public schools. How do you enter the homeschool market?

Just For the Summer
Your son or daughter didn’t do too well in school this past year and you want to help them catch up. Can you homeschool just for the summer?

Testing Services
Places that offer to sell tests and evaluate them for homeschoolers in states that require testing.

Naming Your Homeschool
If you haven’t already done so, consider naming your homeschool.

Records and Reports
An Excel spreadsheet from your guide and other resources to help you plan, record and report.

Begin Homeschooling with Confidence
Homeschooling is a very natural process. But it does take a little time to relax into it and find your own way.

Homeschooling kindergartners is a time of exploring how the world works.

Testing Homeschoolers
Are the children learning? Should you test? Must you test? How to find tests.

Reading Lists
Recommended reading lists and reviews of children’s literature online.

Course Numbers and Transcript Details
Important pieces that should always be included when preparing a transcript for a college. By Shirley Minster.

Proms for Homeschoolers
Several states are having state-wide proms for homeschoolers this year. Here are their announcements.

Thanksgiving Ideas Galore
Learn to plant corn like Squanto. Visit lots of Thanksgiving and early American history links.

Quickstart Curriculum
Some books to order to just help families get started in their homeschool journey. Each selection is deliberately short and inexpensive.

A Different Drum
My children, both with special needs, have been stared at, frowned upon, and pitied in their turn, and my home can feel much more like an open battlefield than a fortress at times. By Kerry Jones

I became fascinated with notebooking a few months ago. According to what I read from the internet, it was kind of like scrapbooking. By Dana Sorrell.

Getting Started, A Chat
I was chatting with a parent who was considering homeschooling her eldest daughter.

Community College Dual Enrollment
How we have managed to help our homeschooling teen take college courses.

May a Grandmother Homeschool?
Yes, a grandmother may homeschool her grandchildren.

What’s the difference between a resolution and a bill?
Resolutions allow the legislature to recognize people, events, groups, issues without actually making law.

Twelve Math Days of Christmas
Here are 12 great ways to combine math in your Christmas activities.

Car Games
Playing games with kids can make a long car trip both pleasant and educational. Print this out to take along!

Single Parent and Working
Advice on how to homeschool if you are a working single parent.

HeartMath and the Magical Child
Your guide’s review upon hearing Joseph Chilton Pearce speak.

Christmas Lesson Ideas
A Christmas curriculum to fulfill every requirement.