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Links & Resources

In & Around Maine
Maine Homeschool Field Trip FB page
A great Facebook group focused on celebrating & discovering Maine through field trips for homeschoolers. You can post your own field trip, jump on someone else's or sign up for EarthSchool's Summer Outdoor Adventure series. Have fun and get plugged in to the community!
Curriculum Resources
Khan Academy
Online science, math, technology curriculum presented by a Harvard grad, with an interactive whiteboard. Clearly presented and very complete collection of bite-sized lessons. All levels including college. Free.
Designed for high school and college teachers and students, History Matters serves as a gateway to web resources and offers other useful materials for teaching U.S. history.
Osher Map Library
Amazing resource for geography with images of ancient and modern maps. Also features a "Maine studies" curriculum.
Resource Web Sites
Home EDucators Resource Directory
resources for the Home Educator
National Home Education Research Institute
Homeschooling – home education or home-based education – has grown from nearly extinct in the United States in the 1970s to just over 2 million school-age students. NHERI focuses on homeschooling research.
Learn in Freedom
You can find plenty of information about learning in freedom in:
•current and choice books about how to learn without school
•resource guides to help families learn any subject at home
•other new books on the what and why of family-based learning
•and articles in newspapers and magazines
Family Unschoolers Network
The Family Unschoolers Network provides support for unschooling, homeschooling, and self-directed learning.
Learn OutLoud
links to free audio books, lectures and podcasts
Gifted Homeschoolers Forum
Great resources for all homeschoolers, specifically focusing on families with gifted children.
Homeschooling: What is it? Does it work?
a presentation by Melanie Davis
The Homeschool Mom
Within THSM is encouragement, advice, resources, curriculum reviews, organization tools, and more.
Unschooling Mom2Mom
Great explanation of unschooling and support for this teaching philosophy & lifestyle.
connecting education and technology
"Secular Homeschool/Afterschool Resources for Education"

Nicely organized for resources & inspiration on all subjects and all grades.
My Homeschool Grades
track classes and activities for end-of-the-year ease
Portfolio Reviews
Laurie Wolfrum
Maine unschooling mom and certified teacher whose blog has many resources and links by subject/theme. Laurie does individual and group end-of-the-year reviews, where she will listen, celebrate with you and offer helpful tips. You may contact her at: alohabun@yahoo.com to setup a review.