Homeschooling Links and Resources
The Well-Trained Mind - From the authors of "The Well-Trained Mind: A Parents' Guide to Classical Education at Home", Jessie Wise and Susan Wise Bauer a helpful
source for classical homeschoolers. Includes discussion boards.
Homeschool Curriculum and Support - A great site with homeschool curriculum and support information and a huge repository for homeschool resources.
Helping Every Child to Read - A community website for parents of kids with reading difficulties.
Vendors Who Sell Our Products to Homeschoolers
Rainbow Resource Center
Canadian Home Education Resources
The Sycamore Tree
Catholic Heritage Curricula
Ichthus Resources (UK)
Cornerstone Learning Resources, Ltd. (Canada)
Writing Strands Excercises
I.T.S. a blog! - A blog of Writing Strands exercises written by a high school student as he works his way through Writing Strands 7.
William Shakespeare at eNotes - Everything Shakespeare.
The Children's Literature Web Guide - A children's literature web guide, with information about children's literature, including teaching ideas designed for classroom teachers.
Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site - Another website designed for classroom teachers but ideas can be adapted for the homeschool. This is a great place to find literature relevant to unit studies.
Kidsource online - Classic children's literature list.
Reading Glasses Shopper - Stories for Kids who Love Reading - A list of resources that includes links to classic stories, short story collections, writing and publishing sites for kids, and more.
Children's Literature Corner - A collection of online resources for teaching language arts to children.
Bed Time Stories for Kids - A collection of links to many children's stories.
Apricotpie.com - A beautiful site designed by a homeschooler (now in college). Publishing opportunities are available for homeschoolers. There will soon be a message board on which young writers can interact.
KidPub - A collection of stories written by children. There is a small fee (58 cents/month) to post stories.
Stone Soup - The classic magazine written and illustrated by young people aged 8-13 now available online
Homeschool Writers - Homeschool Writers provides a great, quick-glance chart that summarizes info on a variety of writing contests, both current and expired.
Writer's Digest - Mostly for adult writers looking for how to get published. Here you can learn about contests (check to make sure they are on the up and up) and buy books we recommend to adults and teens who want to find a market for their work: Poet's Market, Novel and Short Story Writer's Market, Children's Writers and Illustrator's Market.
OneLook - An online dictionary.
Bartleby.com - An amazing reference site that includes Oxford Shakespeare, King James Bible, Gray's Anatomy, grammar reference, presidential speeches, famous quotations. More comprehensive than any other reference sites we've seen.
Children's Writings - Links to writing pages for children.
University of Kentucky Division of Classics - A glossary of rhetorical terms, with examples -- for older students.
Guide to Grammar and Writing - Spelling help and more.
Guide to Grammar and Style - Professor Jack Lynch of Rutgers University Guide to Grammar and Style. Helpful for sophisticated writers.
The Curious Case of the Misplaced Modifier: How To Solve The Mysteries Of Weak Writing - Bonnie Trenga's guide to grammar and style.
Garner's Modern American Usage - Bryan Garner's classic guide to writing more effectively.
The Little, Brown Handbook - H. Ramsey Fowler and Jane E. Aaron collaborate in this timeless reference guide to using the English language.
Resource Guide for Tips to Improve Grammar and Writing - Online College Classes compiled this helpful list of resources for improving mechanics and style.
Regional Homeschool Support
The Day after Graduation - Francis Brazeau's guide to life after graduation, including advice on how to sell a product, how to be financially independent, how to become more self confident, how to stay out of debt, and more.
AcademicInfo - website featuring subject guides, educational resources, and online degree information