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Magazines about Homeschooling
- Homeschool Diner
A fun and informative site about homeschooling with articles & how-tos.
- Homeschooling | About.com
Though the ads are distracting, this site covers things like homeschool laws, socialization issues & offers fun "printables."
- Ohio Homeschoolers | Yahoo! Group
Join this Yahoo! Group for Ohio homeschoolers to connect and network with other homeschool educators. Currently has over 800 members.
- Ohio Revised Code | Home Education
This chapter/section of the Ohio Revised Code covers the rules and regulations regarding home education, including: Excuses from Compulsory Attendance for Home Education, Definitions, Statement of purpose, Notification, Academic assessment, Remediation & Placement in school
- The Home School Mom
A portal of free resources available online. TheHomeSchoolMom.com includes information about many topics, including ordering free curriculum from industry and private organizations, online lesson plans and worksheets, online unit studies, and other helps for supplementing or creating a homeschool curriculum.
- Cathy Duffy Homeschoool Reviews
This site features articles and reviews of books that Cathy believes are important for those interested in homeschooling, education, and related politcal and spiritual issues.
- The Well Trained Mind
Offering a step-by-step, grade-by-grade, subject-by-subject guide to the classical pattern of education called the trivium.
- The Secular Homeschool Community
Created to provide information, resources, and a place to share and connect with secular homeschoolers across the world
- Pioneer Woman Homeschooling
An online Homeschool Community Blog
Referrals for Homeschooling
Organizations, groups or businesses that can help.
Library Services for Homeschoolers
Homeschooling parents are eligible for a Marysville Public Library Teacher Card. This card will provide you with special borrowing privileges designed to help you make full use of the library's resources. Click here for more information about the Teacher Card Loan Policies.
Teacher Collection Requests
Do you need a collection of books to support a theme or topic you are using in your classroom? Use our Teacher Collection Request Form to allow the Youth Department staff to pull up to 60 items for you and have them ready for a quick pick up. Please 14 days advance notice so that we may put together the best collection possible for you.
Are your students working on a big assignment, project or research paper? Tell us about it by filling out our Assignment Notification Form. We will then be able to pull together materials and resources that will help give your students a place to start their research.
Want to bring your students to the library? Contact Kate McCartney to set up a tour, storytime, library instruction, research help or other program.
Did you know the library has a whole collection of books for teachers and parents? Browse through our Parent/Teacher collection for books about everything from how to teach math to how to read aloud to kids. (Located in the Youth Services Department)
Homeschool Resource Shelf
Are you thinking of Homeshooling? Are you already Homeschooling and looking for ideas? Take a look at our Homeschool Resource shelf where you will find reference material, catalogs, information on local homeschool groups and more.
Here is a great list of suggested books to get you started. For more books try out our Catalog Search Starters in the left column.
Looking for teacher-approved resources? Look no further!
But don't forget to get out your library card; you're going to need it!
Lesson Plans for Homeschoolers
- Instructional Management System | Ohio Department of Education
- Ohio Resource Center
- Bulletin Boards Across The World
- A to Z Teacher Stuff
- DLTK's Printable Crafts for Kids
- Cathy Duffy Reviews
- Gateway to Educational Materials
- Lesson Plans Page
- Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE)
- National Geographic Education
- Teacher Vision
- National Council of Teachers of Mathematics | Lesson Plans
- Discovery Education | Classroom Resources & Kathy Schrock
- Ambleside Online
- Donna Young Printables and Resources
- Home School Curriculum Advisor
- Simply Charlotte Mason
Curriculum Catalogs for Homeschoolers
- Alpha Omega Publications
- A Beka Home School
- Sonlight Curriculum
- Scholastic Teacher Store
- Lakeshore Learning Materials
- Educators Publishing Service
- Beautiful Feet Books
- BJU Press
- Rainbow Resources
- Saxon Math
- Rod and Staff
- Christian Light Publications
- Accelerated Christian Education
- Veritas Press
- Memoria Press
- Greenleaf Press
Have you heard about the Bald Eagle pair, nesting near Honda? They might be hard to see but now thanks to the National Wildlife Federation you can watch a nesting pair of Bald Eagles in Iwoa live! The pair have three eggs that they are waiting to hatch.
Cool Factor: Watching Bald Eagle eggs hatch!
Other Guides of Interest
- Last Updated Oct 29, 2012
For teachers and other educators (pre-K through 12) looking for lesson plans, professional development resources and more.
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Online resources to help you ace your homework!
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Kids and parents: this is the place to find out what's going on at the library!
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Babies, Toddlers and Pre-readers all have their own specialized storytimes at the Marysville Public Library.
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