Links

The Internet is full of information on homeschooling, some so-so, some worth their weight in gold. Below are some links for you to start with. Most of them will link you to other sites and more information than you could ever use. Bookmark the ones that interest you. Move on from the ones that don't. You'll know what you like and what you don't.

Note: The NHHC does not endorse or promote the views of any individual, group, or organization whose name or contact information is included on this web site. All reference to services provided by or resources available through any individual, group, or organization on this web site is included solely for information purposes. The NHHC reserves the right to remove the name and contact information of any individual, group, or organization with or without cause and without prior notice.

To Talk to others homeschooling in New Hampshire:

New Hampshire Homeschooling Resources List (NHHR-L) - an email list specifically for NH homeschoolers.

A message board for New Hampshire homeschoolers http://newhampshirehomeschool.yuku.com/

Parents Homeschooling Teens - (http://mailman.dimentech.com/mailman/listinfo/pht) - an email list specifically for parents homeschooling teens in New Hampshire.

OWL-Our Way Learners, is a database and network that is looking to create a network of all homeschool events in New Hampshire. We will meet monthly, to go over resources available for that subject, and pass out catalogues and review books. Email LaurieAFleming@aol.com, if you would like an invitation.

A list of New Hampshire private schools that will take letters of notification from homeschoolers

click for the list of nonpublic schools

General Homeschooling Resources:

Home School Legal Defense Association
a Christian organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms. Member families receive legal consultation by letter and phone, hundreds more are represented through negotiations with local officials, and dozens are represented in court proceedings. The website includes further information and links about all aspects of homeschooling
www.hslda.org

The National Home Education Network provides a wealth of information on homeschooling. NHEN espouses no one particular political agenda or homeschooling philosophy.

National Home Education Research Institute Produces research (statistics, facts, findings) on home schooling. www.nheri.org

The Homeschool Update is an email newsletter with announcements, listing of curriculum for sale, etc. It is based in the Nashua area, but has info for homeschoolers statewide. To subscribe, contact Kathleen Avedisian, kavedisian@comcast.net.

Home School Foundation a charitable foundation that helps homeschool families through difficult times by providing monies for curriculum and other homeschooling needs. Anyone interested in volunteering or who knows of a critical need may contact Maria Chamberlain at nhstateambassador@gmail.com.

Jon's Homeschool Resource Page - one of the oldest and largest homeschooling sites on the Web.

About.com's Guide to Homeschooling - a collection of links to homeschooling information on the Internet.

Videos, lesson plans and more from New Hampshire Public Television http://nhptv.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/HomeschoolCollection/3/

Learn in Freedom! - this Web site seeks to serve people all over the world who use on-line technology to enhance their own educations. Includes a listing of nearly 1,000 colleges and universities which admit homeschoolers.

Unschooling.com - information and resources for those interested in child-led learning.

Home Education Magazine
- homeschooling news and information, support and encouragement, thoughtful writings and helpful resources for your family's homeschool adventure.

Home School Dads - Geared specifically for the fathers who homeschool. Get the latest homeschooling news, articles, organizations, events, Homeschool Mall, and much, much more! http://www.homeschooldads.com

Colleges that admit homeschoolers www.learninfreedom.org/colleges_4_hmsc.html (the list is always increasing, however.)

Curriculum/Scope and Sequence:

The McREL Standards Database - a compendium of standards and benchmarks for K-12.

Worldbook Recommended Course of Study http://www.worldbook.com/wb/Students?curriculum An overview of the subjects/topics commonly taught in public and private school across North America. The learning levels include preschool through grade 12.

There is a large selection of homeschooling books donated by the NHHC at the New Hampshire State Library in Concord . Reading some of these will help you to know what forms of education would work best for your family ways to include various subjects. These books are available to anyone in the state through the interlibrary loan program. For a list of available titles, go to the Family Resource Connection . Go to "browse subjects" and enter homeschooling.

Special Needs Resources:

NATional cHallenged Homeschoolers Associated Network (NATHHAN) - Resources for a wide variety of learning disabilities.

NACD is an international organization which evaluates and designs Home programs for a vast array of children including children with Learning Disabilities, ADD, PDD or any autism spectrum, DS, Brain Injured, Accelerated as well as children with other diagnoses or no diagnosis. We train parents how to improve their child\u2019s cognitive function, improve academic performance as well as improve any other areas of need such as fine and gross motor skills, speech issues, behavioral issues, etc. NACD empowers the parents.
www.nacd.org.

Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities in Education locally in NH and New England, as well as nationally via conferences, and internationally via webinars. Assistive Technology Services: K-12 & Post Secondary Education, as well as transition to employment and access to the community; Adult Learning and ADL’s, Professional Development Workshops and Trainings (Half Day or Full Day, Assistive Technology Consultation and Training, Assistive Technology Assessments/ Evaluations/ Recommendations, Individual, Student, Adult, Small and Large Groups, National and International Services, Learning Disabilities, Autism, Intellectual, Behavioral, Emotional, Physical, Dyslexia, Blind/ Low Vision , AAC, ADHD, Executive Functioning, Literacy, Foundational Skills, Social Skills, Functional Skills, UDL, CCSS (Common Core State Standards), and much more. Contact Diana for more information or to schedule training. dp.atspecialist@gmail.com 603-998-4980, http://assistivetechnologyforeducation.com/

Zebra Crossings, located in Dover, NH at the McConnell Center, provides enrichment programs for children with a chronic health condition and their families. Our mission is to foster a greater self-confidence, sense of independence and a desire to help youth realize their full potential. www.zebra-crossings.org, e-mail info@zebra-crossings.org or call 312-2052 for more information.

Gifted Students Resources

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/AlliancefortheGifted
https://www.facebook.com/AlliancefortheGifted

In New Hampshire

Interactive Passport Book to New Hampshire Museums, Science Centers and Cultural Experiences
NH Kidventures: Museum & Science Passport wants to get your child excited about history and science this summer by having them collect passport stamps to earn prizes. Each passport has over $100 in free tickets inside. To find out about participating museums or order your passports, visit http://www.nhkidventures.com/.

Also check our list of offerings from New Hampshire museums and organizations on the classes page.

Space Science

NH's Space Grant Consortium and our Affiliates offer a variety of resources and programs for New Hampshire students and families. http://www.nhsgc.sr.unh.edu/.
WIST (Women in Science and Technology) facebook page. Here you’ll find advice, events, opportunities and other information to help young women pursue careers in science, engineering, technology or math.
http://www.facebook.com/pages/WIST/175706612443337. NH Hotspots Road Trips:
NH Aeronautic Hotspots: http://www.nhsgc.sr.unh.edu/roadtrips/aero.shtml
NH Space Science and Aerospace Hotspots: http://www.nhsgc.sr.unh.edu/roadtrips/ssaero.shtml

Sports:

The Homeschool SportsNet (HSPN) is the only national organization dedicated to the promotion of any and all homeschool sports. Their exclusive team locator pages, lists and identifies homeschool sports organizations for each state. HSPN is bridging the gap between homeschool athletes and the NCAA by coordinating eligibility forms and offering exposure to college scouts and recruiters. One way they do this is to list top achievers from around the country, such as the top 25 basketball athletes who have scored over 1,000 career points in their high school career. They also list achievers in soccer, baseball, softball, volleyball and soon football.

info@hspn.net
Phone: 540.636.3713
Web: www.hspn.net

Homeschooling Email Lists/Message Boards, Forums:

New Hampshire Homeschooling Resources List (NHHR-L) - an email list specifically for NH homeschoolers.

Leaping from the
Box
- links to a wide variety of special interest homeschooling email lists and newsletters.

http://www.home-school.com/forums/ discussions on all topics, provided by Mary Pride's Homeschool World/Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Sonlight Forums have many busy conversations going on about aspects of homeschooling, managing the home and family, and specific questions about the Sonlight (literature based) curriculum. http://www.sonlight-forums.com/

Homeschool Blogger. Free blogs for homeschoolers. http://www.homeschoolblogger.com.

Magazines:

Not only do magazines offer interesting articles on homeschooling, they are packed full of advertisements and information about the newest curricula, books, online classes, high school programs, and much more. It's definitely worth subscribing to a magazine for awhile to get oriented in the world of homeschooling.

Home Education Magazine
PO Box 1083
Tonasket, WA 98855-1083
800-236-3278
www.homeedmag.com

Home Educator's Family Times
PO Box 708
Gray, ME 04039
207-657-2800
www.homeeducator.com

Practical Homeschooling
Christian orientation, articles by many well-known homeschoolers. Annual rankings of curriculum materials.
www.home-school.com.

Homeschooling Today
P.O. Box 436
Barker, TX 77413
281-492-6050
www.homeschooltoday.com

The Link Homeschool Newspaper
365 E. Avenue de los Arboles
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
888-470-4513
www.homeschoolnewslink.com

Life Learning
self-directed learning, homeschooling, distance education
www.LifeLearningMagazine.com

The Old Schoolhouse Magazine
Christian quarterly featuring articles by many of the most well-known names in homeschooling
http://www.TheHomeschoolMagazine.com

Scholarship and Financial Aid Assistance:

New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation The NHHEAF Network Organizations are the largest source for college funding within New Hampshire and have a more than 40-year history of helping families plan for and fund higher education. Students can find more resources at NH93.com.

Foreign Language Study Abroad:

www.flsas.com FLSAS has been arranging study abroad programs for over 30 years.
FLSAS specializes in programs that offer flexible schedules for independent / unaccompanied / individual participants as well as small groups. FLSAS offers different options for all age groups and interests: adults (including executives & professionals), seniors, college, high school, junior high / middle school. Over 20 languages are offered including: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, Chinese.

Spanish program for Homeschooled Students in Cuernavaca, Morelos, MEXICO. Our very small classes and our interest in providing a broad and personalized educational program is exactly to what parents of homeschooled students are seeking. At Cemanahuac, parents can study right along with their students, and together they can enjoy the excitement and cross cultural richness of a study abroad experience. Discounts available for homeschooled students; for more information, visit www.cemanahuac.com/homeschooled.html and contact Kathi at kathi@cemanahuac.com.

The Homeschool Buyers Co-op

a non-profit working on behalf of homeschooling families throughout the country, negotiates discounts from leading suppliers of products such as curriculum, media, science kits, books, educational games and toys and more! Membership is FREE to all homeschoolers. You learn about the discounts through the Co-op but buy directly from the educational suppliers. The idea is to help consolidate buying power for homeschoolers all over the country so that "we" can get the same educational price discounts from participating suppliers as do many school districts. The more members we have, the greater the discounts we will be able to negotiate on your behalf! http://www.homeschoolbuyersco-op.org



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