Resources & Reviews
…UPDATED! and will be added to in 2020!
Are you BRAND NEW to home education/homeschooling/unschooling/thinking about not sending your children to school? Then there’s ONE place you’ll find it ALL! Beverley Paine is part of the foundations of home education in Australia and now a grandmother to home educated children she continues to layer her experience into her writing for us all to learn from. Beverley ALSO maintains RESOURCE DIRECTORIES. Seriously, there’s no point in my writing more than GO TO HER SITE! I’ve lost count the times I’ve read or heard people talking about how much relief they found at the start of their journey into home education when finding out about Beverley’s many articles, books, resources etc. MOST of it is free on her site. Very generous lady, and a someone I’m grateful to call a dear friend.
Are you confused about what the new technology terminology in education is? HERE is a great visual aid that helps.
Want to learn about World History through cool Youtubes? Click HERE
Khan Academy is uber cool and resourceful and TOTALLY FREE!!!!
Science Bob is an institution in USA with his fun videos… check him out.
Want an excellent book about How to Tutor Your Own Child? NOT BY ME, but by Marina Koestler Ruben’s who has also tutored students and empowers parent with her knowledge
Where are all the Languages going? Awesome project and well worth learning about.
Worried that your child isn’t writing well? This blog is great and this post explains some common assumptions. Written by a teacher, author and Home Educator.
Authentic Parenting… what is it? HERE is a link you might find helpful.
Awesome resource put together by an awesome lady, Beverley Paine Home Educated her 3 children before the internet, off the grid in a self-build dwelling with her lovely Husband, in South Australia. I’ve GOT to include a link to her site… it’s jam-packed with all sorts of great links. And for some VERY affordable ‘how to’ books for both Home Educating AND Tutoring your schooled child check out her books at Always Learning Books, now run by daughter April Jermey who now home educates her own 3 children!
Have you used Skwirk? Online learning links time… and they mostly start with at least a month of free use.
Don’t make ya Brainpop! Another online learning link.
Here’s a Studyladder for you to climb… more online learning.
Zane Education is another online learning provider… you can dive in and check it out for free, with only part of their site requiring a membership.
Another site, this one is focusing on Science. Experiland!
Of course, there is also Reading Eggs, Horrible Histories, Horrible Science, Horrible Geography, Horribly Famous and Murderous Maths! Books, and Murderous Maths website. Online learning games and DVD’s are amongst the aids.
Here is an EXCELLENT list for 100 EDUCATIONAL VIDEO SITES. Enjoy!
Need to reconnect with your children? Kara Matheson is a talented and beautiful lady who runs courses on Mindful Parenting.
Why do you need to Hack Life? Coz hacking saves time and reduces stress, and parents who are less stressful are better for children’s well-being…. go on… become a Life Hacker!
What better way to fire up your brain and their’s than by watching some AWESOME people talk about interesting ideas at a Ted Talk. Always something interesting there!