Homeschooling Resources

Here are some suggested resources that you may want to look through.  These have been recommended by ENRICHri members. 

BOOKS

What to Teach?

  • What Your (Xth) Grader Needs to Know (series) – E.D. Hirsch
  • Home Learning Year by Year: How to Design a Homeschool Curriculum from Preschool Through High School – Rebecca Rupp
  • The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home – Susan Wise Bauer*

Starting Out & General Inspiration

  • The Call of the Wild + Free – Ainsley Arment*
  • The First Year of Homeschooling Your Child – Your Complete Guide to Getting off to the Right Start – Linda Dobson
  • The Brave Learner: Finding Everyday Magic in Homeschool, Learning, and Life – Julie Bogart
  • Out of the Box Learning: Empowering You on your Homeschool Journey – Beverly Burgess
  • Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of Your Child’s Education – Susan Wise Bauer


Self-Directed Education

  • Home Grown: Adventures in Parenting off the Beaten Path, Unschooling, and Reconnecting with the Natural World – Ben Hewitt
  • Project-Based Homeschooling: Mentoring Self-Directed Learners – Lori McWilliam Pickert
  • Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life – Peter Gray
  • Unschooling Rules – Clark Aldrich

Homeschooling High School

  • Homeschooling for College Credit – Jennifer Cook-DeRosa
  • Graduating With A Homeschool Diploma: How Your Homeschooler Can Graduate With An Official High School Diploma That Is Accepted (Nearly) Everywhere – Rebecca Leach
  • Homeschool High School Made Easy: Find Your Why . . . Then Find Your Way (Easy Homeschool) – Lea Ann Garfias
  • Planning High School Courses: Charting the Course Toward Homeschool Graduation – Lee Binz

HOMESCHOOLING PODCASTS

  • Wild + Free*
  • Learning Outside the Lines
  • Raising Lifelong Learners
  • Exploring Unschooling

WEBSITES

FACEBOOK PAGES & GROUPS 

(open to the public to request to join)

  • ENRICHri Information Page
  • Homeschooling Rhode Island (RI) Special Needs Parents
  • Rhode Island Homeschooling for College Credit
  • RI Homeschoolers
  • RI Homeschool Teen Scene
  • RI Home Schooling and Unschooling
  • MHLA Homeschool Group Discussion Page (Mass)
  • Village Homeschoolers (Milford, Mass)
  • Massachusetts Homeschoolers Connection
  • New England Happy Homeschoolers
  • Working Homeschool Mom Club*
  • Secular, Eclectic, Academic (SEA) Homeschoolers
  • It’s Not That Hard to Homeschool High School
  • Homeschool with Netflix, Amazon streaming, etc.
  • Radical Unschooling

 

* These resources are not completely secular; there may be mentions of the Bible or other religious texts or of praying or the author may have a non-secular viewpoint. In all cases, ENRICHri members have found these resources to be useful and to be able to take from them what they needed.