Homeschooling Resources

Below are some additional resources that you may want to look through.  These have been recommended by ENRICHri members.  Many of these selections can be found in the Ocean State Library System. 


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
  • Why Are You Still Sending Your Kids to School – Blake Boles

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
  • Sandra Dodd’s Big Book of Unschooling
  • The Teenage Liberation Handbook – Grace Llewellyn

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


Rhode Island Libraries Supporting Homeschoolers



ENRICHri Information Page 

Parents Homeschooling Rhode Island (RI) Special Needs

Rhode Island Homeschooling for College Credit

RI Homeschoolers

RI Homeschool Teen Scene

RI Homeschooling and Unschooling

MHLA Homeschool Group Discussion Page (Mass.)

Village Homeschoolers – Milford, MA (Central Mass)

Massachusetts Homeschoolers Connection

New England Happy Homeschoolers

Working Homeschool Mom’s Club*

Secular, Eclectic, and Academic (SEA) Homeschoolers

It’s Not That Hard to Homeschool Highschool

Homeschool with Netflix, Amazon streaming, etc.
Radical Unschooling
ADHD Homeschooling Support Group

* Please note that some of these resources are not completely secular. There may be mention of the Bible, other religious texts, praying, and/or the author may have a non-secular viewpoint. In all cases, ENRICHri members have found these resources useful and have been able to take from them what they needed.