Serving the Home Education community.

Parents decide to home educate their children for a multitude of reasons.

Are you thinking about home educating:

  • for academic reasons;
  • because of religious convictions;
  • because your child’s learning style does not mesh well with a traditional classroom situation;
  • to protect your children from negative influences;
  • to have more quality time as a family;
  • so that your child has more time to train in a specific sport;
  • to protect your child from being bullied?

Are you hoping to:

  • let your child excel academically at their own pace;
  • strengthen family relationships;
  • develop godly character;
  • cultivate a love for learning in your child that will last a lifetime;
  • nurture your child’s creativity;
  • raise critical thinkers;
  • give your child more time to study specific topics such as music or art?

Many parents have multiple reasons when they begin to home educate, but even those who begin for only a single reason often come to discover many more advantages to the home educating lifestyle, for their children individu-ally and for their families as a whole.

Suggested Reading List

How To Books and Philosophy of Education

  • Better Late Than Early - Raymond Moore
  • The Christian Home School - Gregg Harris
  • Educating the Whole Hearted Child - Clay and Sally Clarkson
  • For the Children's Sake - Susan Schaeffer Macaulay
  • Home Schooling for Excellence - David and Mickie Colfax
  • The How and Why of Home Schooling - Ray Ballman
  • Home-style Teaching - Raymond Moore
  • How to Home School: A Practical Approach - Gayle Graham
  • Learning all the Time - John Holt
  • The Right Choice - Chris Klicka
  • Homeschool Heroes - Chris Klicka
  • Schoolproof - Mary Pride 
  • The Successful Homeschool Family Handbook - Raymond Moore
  • You Can Teach your Child Successfully - Ruth Beechick
  • The Second Mayflower - Kavin Swanson
  • The Underground History of American Education - John Taylor Gatto
  • Upgrade: 10 Secret to the Best Education for Your Child - Kevin Swanson

Curriculum Guides

  • The Christian Home Educators Curriculum Manual  -  Cathy Duffy
  • The Big Books of Home Learning  -  Mary Pride
  • Teaching Children  -  Diane Lopez

Home Schooling Periodicals

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