LinksAndResources
Internet Links & Other Resources

These homeschooling resources are contributed by our homeschoolers.  We cannot control the content of web sites so please check with your local homeschool leader or check the Florida Statutes if you would like to verify what you read.  New sites are added all the time...so please keep checking!
General Homeschooling and Legal:

A Guide to Homeschooling in Flagler County: at Flagler County Public Library, reference section
Educator's Corner, at the Flagler County Public Library: homeschool books, resources and freebies
Florida Statutes:
www.flsenate.gov/statutes/index.cfm?
Home School Zone:
www.homeschoolzone.com/hshelp.htm
A to Z Homeschooling Page: www.gomilpitas.com/homeschooling
NHEN's Homeschooling Page: www.nhen.org/nhser
HEM Magazine:
www.home-ed-magazine.com
Learning is for Everyone:
www.learningis4everyone.org
Unschooling information: www.unschooling.com
Florida Private School Directory:
www.floridaschoolchoice.org/information/directory
Learn in Freedom:
www.learninfreedom.org
Florida Virtual School: www.FLVS.net
Universal Preschool:
www.universalpreschool.com
Homeschool World: www.home-school.com

Sources of Curriculum Benchmark
s:

What Your [K-6th] Grader Needs to Kno
w, E.D. Hirsch Jr., Delta Education, Core Knowledge Series.
Making the Grade: Everything Your [K-6th] Grader Needs to Kno
w, Micki Pflug, Barron's Educational Series.
World Book Encyclopedia Subjects by Grade:
www.worldbook.com/wc/browse?id=patcs
Core Knowledge Foundation:
www.coreknowledge.org/CKproto2/resrcs/lessons/index.htm
National History Standards:
www.sscnet.ucla.edu/nchs/standards/
National Science Standards:
www.nsta.org/standards
National Math Standards:
www.standards.nctm.org/document/chapter3/data.htm

Suggested Homeschooling Books:

There are too many outstanding homeschooling references to list here.
The books listed below are easily found in libraries and larger bookstores. Many more excellent homeschooling references are available. Select whatever book appeals to you.

The Homeschooling Handboo
k, Mary Griffith, Three Rivers Press, 1999.
The Well-Trained Min
d, Susan Wise Bauer & Jessie Wise, Norton, 2004.
Teach Your Ow
n, John Holt & Patrick Farenga, Perseus, 2003.
Home Learning Year By Year, Rebecca Rup
p, Three Rivers Press, 2000.
The Everything Homeschooling Boo
k, Sherri Linsenback, Adams Media, 2003.

Miscellaneous Links Sent in by Local Homeschooler
s:

For a list of umbrella/600 schools recommended by local homeschoolers, please click
HERE
*TOP PICK Donna Young Forms and Organizers: www.donnayoung.org
* NEW HEF Travel Link (supports Home Ed Foundation): www.heftravel.com
Bartleby's Reference Books Online:
www.bartleby.com/reference/
Mad Libs Online:
www.penguingroup.com/static/packages/us/yreaders/madlibs/fun.html
Science Clips (science for ages 5-11):
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/index_flash.shtml
City of Palm Coast *NEW* web site:
www.ci.palm-coast.fl.us
Free Federal Resources for Educational Excellence:
www.ed.gov/free/
FEMA for Kids:
www.fema.gov/kids/
Homeschooling.com:
www.homeschooling.com
Homeschooling Contests & Competitions:
www.homeschooling.about.com/od/contestsandcompetitions/
Kids Online Resources K-College:
www.kidsolr.com
Online Learning:
www.iknowthat.com
Science News for Kids:
www.sciencenewsforkids.org
The Food Timeline:
www.gti.net/mocolib1/kid/food.html
Natural Learner (Yahoo Group):
www.groups.yahoo.com/group/naturallearner
* NEW Online Test sites (free): kaplan_test.com, escore.com, 4tests.com/exams/examcats.asp, members.aol.com/homehwy/html.com, saxonpublishers.hartcourtachieve.com
* NEW FCAT Released Tests & Questions: www.fcat.fldoe.org/fcatrelease.asp