Serving the Home Education community.



Books on the Philosophy and “How-to” of Home Education

(These are just a few of the many excellent books about home education.)

102 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculumby Cathy Duffy
Better Late Than Earlyby Raymond Moore
Beyond Survival: A Guide to Abundant Life Homeschoolingby Diana Waring
A Charlotte Mason Companion*by Karen Andreola
A Charlotte Mason Education*by Catherine Levison
The Christian Home School*by Gregg Harris
Dr. Beechik’s Homeschool Answer Bookby Ruth Beechik
Dumbing Us Downby John Taylor Gatto
Educating the Whole-Hearted Child*by Clay and Sally Clarkson
For the Children’s Sake*by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay
Free Range Learning: How Homeschooling Changes Everythingby Laura Grace Weldon
Help! I’m Married to a Homeschooling Mom*by Todd Wilson
Homeschooling Children with Special Needsby Sharon Hensley
Homeschooling Methods*by Paul and Gena Suarez
The Homeschooling Father*by Michael Farris
Homeschooling for Excellenceby David and Mickie Colfax
How Children Learnby John Holt
Learning All the Timeby John Holt
The Right Choice*by Chris Klicka
School Can Waitby Raymond and Dorothy Moore
So You’re Thinking about Homeschoolingby Lisa Whelchel
The Successful Homeschool Family Handbookby Raymond and Dorothy Moore
Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler’s Guide to Unshakable Peace*by Sarah Mackenzie
Things We Wish We’d Knownby Diana Waring
The Three R’sby Ruth Beechik
The Underground History of American Educationby John Taylor Gatto
Upgrade: 10 Secrets to the Best Education for Your Child*by Kevin Swanson
Weapons of Mass Instructionby John Taylor Gatto
The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Homeby Jessie Wise and Susan Wise Bauer
You Can Teach your Child Successfully*by Ruth Beechick

Other Helpful Books

The Birth Order Bookby Dr. Kevin Leman
Dave Ramsey’s Complete Guide to Moneyby Dave Ramsey
Debt-Proof Living: The Complete Guide to Living Financially Freeby Mary Hunt
Hold Onto Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More than Peersby Dr. Gordon Neufeld and Dr. Gabor Maté
Miserly Moms*by Jonni McCoy
The Mislabeled Childby Brock Eide and Fernette Eide
Revolutionary Parenting*by George Barna
Total Money Makeoverby Dave Ramsey

* Denotes resources written from a strong Christian perspective

Resources: Home Education Websites

Canadian Centre for Home
The Canadian
Home School Digest*
John Holt Growing Without
National Home Education Research
The Old Schoolhouse*
The Teaching Home*
The Well-Trained

* Denotes resources written from a strong Christian perspective

Resources: Important Links

Home Education RegulationsSeptember 1, 2020
Home Education Reason and ResearchFebruary 2009
Standards for Home Education ReimbursementJune 2020
Schedule of Learning Outcomes
AB Program of Studies
Alberta myPass
Home Education Notification Form – Not Supervised by School Authority
Home Education Notification Form – Supervised by School Authority

Sample Education Program Plan

Sample Education Program Plan – PDF (497k)

Below you can find handouts for some of the sessions at the convention.

Main Convention Guide (34Mb PDF)