Some of the very best
MACHE Minnesota Association of Christian Home Educators; MACHE has great homeschool resources and helpful articles available on their website. I highly encourage you to attend their annual conference in April.
HSLDA Home School Legal Defense Association; a homeschool organization that helps homeschool families with legal issues as well as many other aspects of home educating their children.
National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI) **see latest NHERI report on research about homeschooling
Smoothing the Way Mary James; a course for those just getting started in homeschooling
Cathy Duffy’s curriculum reviews: great curriculum reviews written by a veteran homeschooler
Let’s Homeschool High School: Transcript Template
Building Your Own Curriculum: Facebook Group
Credits Before College—Cheri Frame Cheri’s emphasis is on getting college credit using the CLEP program, but she also has great info on many aspects of homeschooling through high school and getting college credits inexpensively.
Cultivated Lives—Heather Haupt Heather is a homeschool mom, speaker and blogger.
Life Link for Teens a great resource for teaching teens leadership skills and helping them think through what they want to do with their life.
Career/Personality Testing with Career Direct I recommend Kate Milner, tester in the Twin Cities area. Here’s her contact e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Village School of the Bible: Provides a deep and thorough study of God’s Word plus college credit as well. For high school students and above. http://villageschoolsofthebible.org/
Recommended reading for the home schooling parent
The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling
by Debra Bell
A great book for those just getting started in home education.
Charlotte Mason Companion
for those interested in learning more about the Charlotte Mason approach to education.
Educating the Wholehearted Child
by Clay & Sally Clarkson
Excellent resource for home educators with a lot of helpful information.
The Three R’s
by Ruth Beechick
A simple but very helpful book that helps set the overall goals of teaching the “three R’s.”
Homeschooling at the Speed of Life
by Marilyn Rockett
A helpful book for learning how to set priorities in your homeschooling.
The Way They Learn
by Cynthia Tobias
A great book on learning styles.
The Christian Homeschool
by Gregg Harris
A great resource to understand homeschooling; Contains a chapter on Delight Directed Studies.
Shepherding a Child’s Heart
by Tedd Tripp
Teaches the importance of looking at the root issues of the heart when disciplining.