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A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO HOME EDUCATION IN VIRGINIA
Have you ever wished you could easily find answers to your homeschooling questions in just ONE resource?
Well, now you can! The Virginia Homeschool Manual: A Comprehensive Guide to Home Education in Virginia—the most complete, single reference on home education in Virginia—will help you homeschool from pre-school through high school, college, and beyond.
LYNCHBURG HOMESCHOOL DAILY
The Lynchburg Homeschool DAILY is a daily aggregate of homeschool and family related news, information, and resources from around the web. It is published daily at Paper.li. LH Daily also has a Twitter profile and a wide variety of boards on Pinterest.
- The Lynchburg Homeschool DAILY at Paper.li
- The LH Daily on Twitter
- Lynchburg Homeschool on Pinterest
- Educating The WholeHearted Child by Clay & Sally Clarkson
- For the Children’s Sake by Susan Schaeffer MacAulay (Francis Schaeffer’s daughter)
- The Three R’s & You Can Teach Your Child Successfully by Ruth Beechick
- The Well-Trained Mind by Susan Wise Bauer & Jessie Wise
- A Charlotte Mason Companion: Personal Reflections on the Gentle Art of Learning
by Karen Andreola
- Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style by Harvey & Laurie Bluedorn *See article below.
- The Latin-Centered Curriculum: A Homeschooler’s Guide to a Classical Education
by Drew Campbell *See excerpt below.
- The Relaxed Home School by Mary Hood, Ph.D.
- What Your Child Needs to Know When by Robin Sampson
- What Your ___Grader Should Know, Book Series Edited by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
- 102 Top Picks For Homeschool Curriculum by Cathy Duffy
- So You’re Thinking About Home Schooling by Lisa Whelchel
- Love in a Time of Homeschooling by Laura Brodie
- The Everything Homeschooling Book by Sherri Linsenbach
- I Saw an Angel in the Marble by Chris & Ellyn Davis
- Beyond Survival: A Guide to Abundant-Life Homeschooling and other books by Diana Waring
- A Biblical Home Education: Building Your Homeschool on the Foundation of God’s Word by Ruth Beechick
ARTICLES & EXCERPTS
- Getting the Homeschool Journey Started by Denise Kanter
- Getting Started Homeschooling from The Homeschool Mom *A mix of info & resources.
- A Comparison of Different Methods & Approaches to Homeschooling (In Conjunction with the Trivium Mix) by Harvey & Laurie Bluedorn
- Eclectic Homeschooling
- An Introduction to Charlotte Mason by Anne White
- Unit Study Approach Overview by TheHomeschoolMom.com
- Introduction to Classical Education from Classical Christian Homeschooling
- The Latin-Centered Curriculum, Excerpt… Multum non Multa: The Application of an Education Principle
- 100 Great Books List… Using the List
- Collette’s Top 10 to Keep Homeschooling Simple
- Guilt-Free Homeschooling (website)
- The Homeschool Handbook (magazine)
- Top 10 Reasons Parents Decide to Homeschool by Jessica Parnell
- Listing of ‘Getting Started’ type homeschool articles on Crosswalk.com
- 101 Homeschooling Sites to Follow in 2014
- Our Favorite Homeschool Blogs (2015), by HomeschoolTracker.com
- Top 25 Homeschool Blogs (2015), by CircleOfMoms.com
- How to Homeschool My Child
- Advice for New Homeschoolers Just Taking Their Kids Out of Public School
- 31 Day Homeschool Boot Camp for New Home Educators (31 days of blog posts for new home educators)
- New Bee Homeschooler: Education for New Homeschool Parents (blog for new home educators)
- Learn the Lingo, Then Go (homeschool lingo explained)
- 10 Things I Would Tell a New Homeschool Mom
AUDIO & VIDEO RESOURCES
- Read Aloud Revival Podcast – Sarah Mackenzie interviews leaders, authors, and experts in the read-aloud movement, connecting them with families all over the world who desire to help their kids fall in love with books.
- Your Morning Basket Podcast – Truth, goodness, and beauty for your homeschool day with Pam Barnhill.
- Homeschool Snapshots Podcast – The podcast that gives you a peek into the lives of the homeschoolers next door.
- The Homeschool Solutions Show Podcast – The Homeschool Solutions Show with Pam Barnhill where we bring you the best homeschool content on the web streaming straight to your earbuds every Friday.
- The Simply Joyful Podcast – Faith, family, home, homeschooling, life. Encouragement and inspiration to find simple ways to bring more joy into your day.
- Homeschool.com Podcasts – FREE Downloads from a wide variety of your favorite homeschool speakers and resources.
- HEAV Convention Recordings – Home Educators Association of Virginia offers recorded sessions from past conventions and workshops.
- Home School Heartbeat – Informative two-minute daily radio program.
- Home School Legal Defense Fund at HSLDA.org
- Home Educators Association of Virginia at HEAV.org
- Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers at VaHomeschoolers.org
- Local Online Homeschool Groups
- Visit our ‘Local Organizations‘ Page for Other Local Contacts