Curriculum (search www.google.com for “Home school curriculum”)
A Beka 1-877-223-5226 www.abeka.com/
ACE- School of Tomorrow 1-800-925-7777 http://www.schooloftomorrow.com/ choose “homeschool”
Alpha Omega 1-800-622-3070
http://www.home-schooling.com/ choose “homeschooling”
Bob Jones 1-800-845-5731 http://www.bjup.com/
Seton (Catholic) 1-703-636-9990 http://www.setonhome.org/
Companies Offering Multiple Curriculums and Reviews:
Elijah Company 1-888-2-ELIJAH
Rainbow Resource Center 1-888-841-3456
http://www.ihen.org/ & http://www.nhen.org/
A2Z Homes’Cool http://homeschooling.gomilpitas.com/
Practical Homeschooling 1-800-346-6322
Home Education Magazine 1-800-236-3278
IAHE Informer Indiana Assoc. Home Educators
http://www.inhomeeducators.org/ (free subscription) 317-859-1202
Miscellaneous Sources for Homeschooling
Decompression/ Peer dependency:
http://www.kaleidoscapes.com/monthlytopic/archives/ ( Deschooling Digest)
Search Google for “homeschool decompression, or Detox or deschooling”
Also search: www.google.com (homeschooling socialization)
East Central IN Reg.Prog.Specialist Insource Advocate: Kathy Vermeulen
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or 765-741-8433
National Assoc of Hispanic-American Homeschoolers call 407-723-6281
African American Links: http://members.aol.com/belfairhs/black.html
Native American Links:
Religious and Ethnic Homeschooling Groups
Calvert (gr K-8) 1-888-987-4652 http://www.calvertschool.org/
Saxon 1-800-284-7019 http://www.saxonpublishers.com/
Oak Meadow www.oakmeadow.com/
Used Home School Curriculum Links:
Search on www.google.com for ‘home school used curriculum’
Cheap or Free:
Easy Fun School: http://www.easyfunschool.com/
New and Used Curriculum - Indiana: The Carpenter's Son, 217 Farbee Drive N, Lafayette, IN 47905, http://www.carpentersson.com/ Fax:765-449-1204 765-448-6434 email:email@example.com
Libraries: are the homeschool family’s best resource.
371.042 and 649.68 are the Dewey Decimal code for Homeschool Books, not curriculum. You may use these library resources in educating: Computers, Software, Magazines, Tapes, Videos, DVDs
Public Library Access Card (PLAC) http://www.statelib.lib.in.us/www/isl/ldo/plac.html
Program allows you to borrow materials directly from any public library in IN. The card issuing library may be any library in the state, not just your home lib. Bring your valid library card, show ident. - name and current address, pay $26 (in 2004) in cash or check and receive your PLAC; expires 1 year from the date of purchase. Cardholders must follow the rules of each individual library, assume responsibility for all materials and related charges, and return materials to that library.
Indiana State Library: Anyone with a valid Indiana Drivers License may use this library.
Borrow free curriculum for 1 month: Muncie Burris School: Shared Information Services: A lending library open to all IN. parents and educators. You may check out free math, writing, history and science materials; videos, magazines, curriculum, and manipulatives. Simply provide your name, phone number, and address and you may check items out for one month. Search the Burris database online at www.bsu.edu/sis Hours: 9- 4:30 weekdays. Phone: 765-285-8617. Location: 2000 W. University ( A neighbor to Ball Hospital.) Some parking next to the school and some on a side street. Enter on the south side through the doors by the park, not the loading dock. Go straight ahead and pick up a visitors pass at the school office. Ask for directions to "Shared Services Room 120". They will ship to you -- you are responsible for returning it. They have arranged with local libraries to use the INCOLA service, so check at your library about returning it.
Books: There are too many good homeschool authors to list. Find great descriptions and reviews of many homeschooling books at: http://homeschooling.gomilpitas.com/ On that page, find the "Search Amazon" box on the right and type in 'Homeschool', or 'Home Education' and enter. This pulls up many reviews of books.
Gym: Anderson University Gym Class for Homeschool Families from late Sept. to late April, with AU breaks applying.