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Indiana Department of Education
Information from the Indiana Department of Education regarding home schooling in the state of Indiana
Indiana Academic Standards
What Indiana students in public schools are expected to know and be able to do at each grade level. Core 40
Free Online Book Sources
Classic Reader
Free books to download.
Christian Classics Ethereal Library
Download Christian Classic Books
Bible Gateway
Download your favorite verse in your favorite translation. Or look up a word or phrase in several versions.
Bibliomania
Free Online Literature and study guides
Arthurs Classic Novels
Interesting variety of books to download.
Page By Page Books
Assortment of reading material available online from Plato to the Inaugural Address of Barack Hussein Obama.
Project Gutenberg
Oodles of books to read.
Bartleby: Great Books Online
What? More books? Yes, and you don't even have to dust them!
Curriculum
Homeschool Classifieds
The best organized and easy-to-use site for buying and selling used homeschool items
Vegsource Homeschool
Discussion boards and used curriculum for sale
Ambleside Online
Charlotte Mason's high standards have been used to accumulate this free curriculum. Many of the recommened classic books are found free on-line also.
Astronomy - Online Academy
This site offers two courses with 48 lessons each for different age kids to work on.
As always, be sure to check it out first for your family's educational needs and values.
Christian Living
Modesty Survey
The Modesty Survey is an exciting, anonymous discussion between Christian guys and girls who care about modesty. Hundreds of Christian girls contributed to the 148-question survey and over 1,600 Christian guys submitted 150,000+ answers, including 25,000 text responses, over a 20-day period in January 2007.

It has been endorsed by Nancy Leigh DeMoss (author, Revive Our Hearts radio host), Shannon Ethridge (best-selling author of Every Woman's Battle series), and C.J. Mahaney (Sovereign Grace Ministries).

TheRebelution.com is the home of Alex and Brett Harris and online headquarters for the Rebelution, defined as "a teenage rebellion against low expectations."
Educational Games/Interactive Tools
Cardboard Cognition
A sourcebook of ideas for educational card and board games
Games4Learning Email List
Learn about & share ideas for creating educational games
Geosafari Games Email List
Learn how to make and share homemade Geosafari game cards
AAA Math
Hundreds of pages of basic math skills with interactive practice on every page
National Library of Virtual Math Manipulatives
Don't have time or money to make or buy all those math manipulatives? Try using them from your computer screen at this site.
Teaching with Timelines
Learn how to use different types of timelines in your study of history, including wall models, portable, notebook, and more
A Walk in the Woods
Do you want to go on a nature hike but don't know how to do it "right"? Try this web site and have fun!
Free Miscellaneous Items
Lafayette FreeCycle
This is a list for both giving and receiving unwanted items
Topica Free Homeschool Stuff List
Homeschool Mom Freebies
Look for Freebies on this site.
DK Clip Art
Check out this page full of clip art for history, science, art and more.
Free Software
Adobe Reader
Software for viewing and printing Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files
PDF Suite 995
Allows you to create PDF files by simply selecting the "print" command from any application
Printmaster Express
Lets you create greeting cards and other fun printable projects
Eclipse Crossword Maker
Free, easy-to-use software for creating crossword puzzles off-line
Schoolhouse Technologies
Creates math worksheets, word searches, or math bingo off-line
Tucows Downloads
Search & choose from over 40,000 freeware, shareware, and trial software titles, plus reviews
GLHEA Members' Blogs
Confessions of a Social Bumpkin
Literacy Lovers
Words of David
Profundity of the Day
High School & Beyond
MIT OpenCourseWare
A free, open, publication of MIT Course Materials
Kaplan Practice Tests
With Kaplan's FREE Practice Tests, you can see how you stack up against the SAT, ACT, DAT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, or MCAT
Indiana University High School Courses
More than 100 high school courses are offered online and by correspondence; courses for which students can earn both high school and undergraduate credit are also available
Indiana GED Testing
Links to GED Test Fact Sheet
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Published by the U.S. Department of Labor
Test Prep Review
Free practice test questions & self-improvement links for ACT, SAT, GED and many more
Lesson Plans & Unit Studies
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE)
Hundreds of Federally supported teaching and learning resources
Indiana Academic Standards Resources
Lesson plans to align teaching with Indiana Academic Standards
The Gateway to Educational Materials
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education
PBS Teacher Resources
Discovery Channel School Resources
Family Education Network Lesson Planning Center
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
A to Z Teacher Stuff
ProTeacher
Themes-On-Line by Tooter4Kids
Elementary unit studies
HomeSchool Mom Unit Studies
EasyFunSchool
Tramline Virtual Field Trips
Go on a field trip without leaving home
Organizations/Support Groups/Publications
Home School Legal Defense Association
A non-profit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms
Indiana Association of Home Educators (IAHE)
Sign up for a free subscription to the IAHE Informer to keep informed of events around the state
ADHD of the Christian Kind
Hope in the Lord and support for Christians who have ADHD and related disorders. Lots of help for getting organized, along with a variety of articles & Bible studies.
Homeschooling Kids with Disabilities
For those homeschooling kids with learning disabilities or special needs - an AWESOME information resource
National Challenged Homeschoolers Associated Network (NATHHAN)
A site which seeks to encourage homeschooling families with special needs children
Practical Homeschooling Magazine
Bill and Mary Pride's lively, colorful magazine
Percipion
Percipion is an education resource provider. Their goal is to equip parents and teachers with the tools and resources that enable successful homeschooling. A one-stop destination for all of your homeschool needs.
Fun To Do
Make-a-Flake
Always wanted to make the perfect snowflake without the mess and waste? Use this link to cut out oodles of flakes to your hearts content! Have Fun!
Reference/Libraries
Tippecanoe County Public Library
West Lafayette Public Library
Faith Baptist Resource Center
Faith Baptist Resource Center is open to the pubic. Library cards are free for any interested individual.
Frankfort Community Public Library
Indiana State Library
Library of Congress
The Internet Public Library
Online Writing Lab at Purdue
A voluminous quantity of web pages that cover all aspects of writing, from cover letters to commas
WordWeb
Free thesaurus and dictionary to download for Windows users
Christian Classics Library
Classic Christian books in electronic format
Classic Reader
Read, search, and annotate great works of literature by authors such as Dickens, Tolstoy, Shakespeare, and many others
Eyewitness to History
History through the eyes of those who lived it, presented by Ibis Communications, Inc. a digital publisher of educational programming
Sacred Texts
Historical documents from "The Code of Hammurabi" to "The Emancipation Proclamation" to "The Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993"
How Stuff Works
eNature
Lots of neat stuff here, including bird calls you can listen to
Creation Moments
Each radio program transcript features some scientific fact of nature that points to deliberate design not evolutionary chance
50 States. com
Great resource for studying the 50 states
Freshwater Fred's Lending Library
Don't let the name fool you. Borrow multimedia educational materials for free! Order online and receive them in the mail with a postage paid return envelope.
Shared Information Services of Indiana
Lending libraries that loan educational materials free of charge to any adult resident of the state of Indiana.
Historical Map Collection
The David Rumsey Historical Map Collection has over 14,800 maps online.
Government Printing Office
GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and the information retrieved from GPO Access can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted. This free service is funded by the Federal Depository Library Program and has grown out of Public Law 103-40, known as the Government Printing Office Electronic Information Enhancement Act of 1993
Worksheets & Printables
Enchanted Learning Zoom School
An on-line elementary school classroom with lessons in geography, biology, language arts, and early childhood activities
RHL School
Get free, ready-to-use, quality worksheets for teaching, reinforcement, and review
Edhelper
Worksheets of all kinds
Montessori Materials
You don't have to use the Montessori Method to take advantage of these ready-to-print-and-use manipulatives
ABC Teach
Printables and theme-based worksheets
Puzzlemaker from Discovery School
Creates and prints online customized word search, crossword and math puzzles using your word lists
Personal Educational Press
Allows you to print a variety of study aids from your word list or theirs
Cryptogram Maker from KidZone
Choose one of the pre-made cryptograms or build your own
Donna Young's Site
Lots of stuff here for a variety of ages - take a tour and see for yourself
Fun with Science
Milky Way to a Quark in an Oak Leaf
Travel through the universe down to an oak tree in Tallahassee, FL, and view a microscopic quark. Each picture is actually an image of something that is 10 times bigger or smaller than the one preceding or following it.
Cells
What fits on the head of a pin? Compare the size of a hair, dust mites, blood cells and more in this 3-D graphic illustration.