Resources for Parents
Children and the Internet
- American Library Association Online Resources for Parents & Children
- Online Safety & Civility at SafeKids.com
- Internet Safety for Young Adults at SafeTeens.com
More Parent Resources
- Family Village: A Global Community of Disability-Related Resources
- The Movie Mom
- Screen It! Entertainment Reviews for Parents
- Disney Family.com
Resources for Homeschooling
Sources for exploring homeschooling
- Home Education Magazine and Practical Homeschooling Magazine, available from various WCCLS libraries
- Home Education Magazine's online Welcome to Homeschooling
- Oregon Home Education Network's FAQ page
A sampling of resources for exploration and selection of homeschooling curriculum materials
- Accelerated Christian Education
- Acorn Naturalists - "environment-based education and intrepretation"
- Alpha Omega - "Bible-based"
- Brook Farm Books - "the Home School Source Book"
- Charlotte Mason - "research and supply company"
- Christianbook.com - in the menu at left, select Homeschool and then Curriculum
- Jon's Homeschool Resources FAQ pages
- KONOS - unit study curriculum
- Know Home Schooling
- Pathway Publishers - Amish readers
Oregon: Organizations, Major Resources, Rules and Regulations
- Email groups for the Portland area
- Home Education Magazine online and available for check out at the library
- LDS - Oregon Home Educators Association, based in Portland
- The Oregon Christian Home Education Association Network (OCEAN)
- Northwest Regional Education Service District; note the notification PDF form
- Oregon Department of Education: laws, statistics and more; includes "Oregon Guidelines for Home Schooling"
- Oregon Homeschooling Network, includes a compliance laws section
- Oregon Revised Statutes regarding homeschooling
- Village Home Education Resource Center: a learning community for the Metro area
Other Sites of Interest
- CascadeLink Educational Area Resources
- Greater Portland Homeschoolers Email List
- LDS - Oregon Home Educators Association
- Oregon Christian Home Education Association Network (OCEAN)
- Oregon Home Education Network
- Village Home Education Resource Center
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