Homeschool Basics

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This website page has been created for homeschoolers as an easy way to locate items for subject based inquiries of interest to home educators. The first link(s) of each category will send you to the Weatherford Public Library catalog and pull up a list of items related to that particular subject area. The remaining links are website pages of free and low-cost resources online to assist in your child’s education.

Click on the button to see items available for check out at Weatherford Public Library.
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  1. Curriculum
  2. Online Resources
  3. Free Textbooks
  4. Online Classes
  5. Homeschool Blogs
  6. General Resources

Curriculum



NOTE: Top curriculum retailers are not listed on this website due to the objective to provide access to resources that are mostly low-cost, online or free. For a list of the most popular curriculum available, see our handout (a copy of the handout is also available at the library) or go to Cathy Duffy Reviews, author of 102 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum.

ABC Teach

A free account contains 6,500 limited download options of free resources for Pre-K through 8th grade. A subscription provides almost 10 times that number and no limits.

Ambleside Online
This free Charlotte Mason classically-based curriculum covers grades K-12.

Audiomemory.com
For those auditory learners, or just for fun, try the free page on this website. More songs are available for purchase.

Clickschooling

Free daily website recommendations are sent by e-mail (when you sign-up) that help your child learn; a different subject for each day.

Crash Course
Free high quality educational videos replace the traditional textbook model of teaching; great AP prep!

The Critical Thinking Co.
Critical thinking based educational materials are available for purchase in all subject areas.

Discovery K12
Free (student account), online homeschool uses open-source technologies for grades K-12 (parent account is an optional upgrade). This is a private company not affiliated with any government agency or school district. The curriculum is Non-Common Core, traditional and secular. 

Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool
Easy Peasy offers a complete, free online Christian homeschool curriculum for all grades; a homeschool favorite!

Education.com

A free basic access account includes access to games, workbooks, activities, lesson plans, exercises, songs and stories for educational purposes. A premium membership offers unlimited access to additional resources.

Enchanted Learning
A free, kid-friendly, user interface website offers learning that includes crafts, art activities, coloring pages; great for supplementing theme-based learning! Membership is available but not required.

Freely Homeschool
If you want an easy to locate free resource website, this user-friendly formatted collection of resources is a great find.

Guesthollow.com
These curriculum options were produced by a homeschool family; some free, some to purchase.

Homeschool Base
Need more ideas for school materials? This reference website was created by homeschoolers for homeschoolers, providing easy access to all of the homeschool curricula available on the market. Also check out their 100 Best Educational Websites List for 2018.

Homeschool Share
This online cooperative provides homeschooling parents with free quality literature units and lapbook resources created by other homeschoolers.

How to Homeschool
Get access to free curriculum and resources from this website once a month by signing up via e-mail.  Ultimate Homeschool Curriculum List 2019 is an alphabetical list of comprehensive resources that are engaging, well rounded and unique. Also, check out the winners for the Best Homeschool Curriculum & Resources Awards 2018-2019 and 25 Top Education Apps. Enjoy product reviews, guides, and homeschooling advice.

Kidzone Worksheets for Children
Free printable worksheets can be found here for preschool and elementary children for all subjects.

The Measured Mom
Many free and simple low-prep resources are available for preschool and elementary children, especially for language arts and math. These are high quality materials and the booklets are an excellent supplement to any reading program. Additional materials are available for purchase.

Moby Max
Moby Max is the winner of multiple awards for personal learning software that finds and fixes learning gaps. Free versions are available; options to upgrade will require a purchase.

Quizlet
This free quiz sharing website (no registration required for searching) offers thousands of pre-designed quizzes, or create your own quiz (register to create).

School Express
Find free worksheets, games, activities and videos.

Super Teacher Worksheets
Some free items are available; membership price opens all the worksheets.

The Teacher's Corner
The above website is a collaboration project of free teacher resources, lesson plans, worksheets and activities. 

TeAchnology
Locate free and easy to use worksheets, tools, a worksheet maker, lesson plans and more (K-12).

This Reading Mama
Homeschooling mom and certified teacher offers tons of free, literacy based learning materials for the early years. Resources are excellent quality and great for special needs learners as well. Additional items can be purchased.

Time 4 Learning
As a popular homeschooling curriculum often used as a fun-based supplement, this resource requires an account for a low-cost yearly subscription. 

Disclaimer:

The Weatherford Public Library is providing this resource to assist local homeschoolers. A great amount of the information is useful for all educators and parents. It is not an endorsement of any product or business mentioned or a promotion of homeschooling as a preference over other choices in education.