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Parents, Teachers, and Homeschoolers

Parents | Teachers | Homeschoolers

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Parents

Having trouble making ends meet?  See Your Library, Your Lifeline: Parenting.

NJ Parent Link: the Early Childhood, Parenting and Professional Resource Center
http://www.njparentlink.nj.gov
The State of NJ has created this website with information for parents on state services, as well as comprehensive information on many aspects of parenting, including health, education, community calendars and much more.

FTC: Just for Parents
https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/feature-0002-parents
Chatting with your kids about being online.  Also - tips to protect yourself against phishing and Internet fraud.

Family TLC.
http://familyTLC.net
Parenting tips, family activities, articles on child development, and age-specific activities to do with your child.

KidsHealth.org
http://kidshealth.org/en/parents
Articles on many aspects of child health from the Nemours Foundation.

Talking with Kids About Tough Issues
https://www.childrennow.org/portfolio_category/talkingwithkids/
For parents of kids ages 8-12.

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Teacher

Databases

The library subscribes to several databases of especial interest to teachers.

ERIC
Provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. ERIC provides full text of more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1000 educational and education-related journals.

Curriculum Resources - from Facts on File
An electronic library of printable teacher handouts for elementary, middle, high school and junior college.  Under "Printable Handouts for Teachers" click on Curriculum Resources.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center - from Facts on File
Provides profiles of more than 2,050 of today's most popular jobs in more than 94 industries.  Under "Careers" click on Ferguson's Career Center.

Websites

A. Pintura: Art Detective
http://www.eduweb.com/pintura/
Play detective and crack the case of an art mystery. Take a look at real images of famous paintings in the process.

Discovery School.com Teaching Tools.
http://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/index.cfm?campaign=flyout_teachers
Offers teachers a puzzle maker, worksheet generator, quiz maker, and glossary builder.

The Learning Page
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/
Sponsored by the Library of Congress, this site offers lesson plans, activities, and educational initiatives to enhance the teaching of American history and culture.

Primary Games
http://www.primarygames.com/games.htm
Online learning games.

Resources for teachers from the Smithsonian Institute.
http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/educators/index.html
Includes lesson plans and field trips for grade preK through 12.

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Homeschoolers

When searching our catalog, use the subject heading "home schooling."

Books:

Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Home Schooling
Miser, Brad

College-Prep Homeschooling: Your Complete Guide to Homeschooling through High School
Byers, David P.

The Everything Homeschooling Book: All You Need to Create the Best Curriculum and Learning Environment for Your Child
Linsenbach, Sherri

Homeschooling for the Rest of Us: How Your One-of-a-Kind Family Can Make Homeschooling and Real Life Work
Haskins, Sonya

The Homeschooling Option: How to Decide When It’s Right for Your Family
Rivero, Lisa
 

Databases:

Learning Express Library
Access different learning centers for elementary through college prep with practice tests, exercises, and skill-building courses.

Curriculum Resources 
An electronic library of printable teacher handouts for elementary, middle, high school and junior college.  Under "Printable Handouts for Teachers" click on Curriculum Resources.

Magazines/Journals:

Practical Home Schooling
http://www.home-school.com/

Websites:

Home Schooling Resource Guide
This guide was written by Camden County home school students.

Homeschooling in New Jersey
http://www.homeschoolinginnewjersey.com/
Everything you need to educate your children at home, including state laws, support groups, information on homeschooling methods, ideas for children with special needs, and more.

A to Z Cool Homeschooling
https://a2zhomeschooling.com/
This community website provides information on homeschooling your children from preschool through high school with lesson ideas and helpful articles, as well as links to programs, books, materials, curriculum, and individual state pages, including New Jersey, https://a2zhomeschooling.com/regional/us/new_jersey/new_jersey_homeschoo...

Eclectic Homeschool Online
http://eho.org/
The magazine for creative homeschoolers -- published from a Christian perspective.

ENOCH
http://www.enochnj.org
The Education Network of Christian Homeschoolers.

Homeschool Central - New Jersey
http://homeschoolcentral.com/support/new_jersey_homeschool.htm
State information, regional information, and families with webpages

Homeschooling on a Shoestring
http://www.homeschoolingonashoestring.com/
Ways to cut costs while homeschooling.

HSLDA
http://www.hslda.org/
Homeschool Legal Defense Association

NBHE
http://www.nbhe.net/
National Black Home Educators.

Homeschooling Legal FAQs from the NJ Department of Education
http://www.state.nj.us/education/genfo/faq/faq_homeschool.htm

Reviews for Online Homeschools
https://www.consumeraffairs.com/education/online-homeschools/

Local Groups:

West Jersey Homeschoolers Yahoo Group

FreedomQuest Alternative

Living Water Home Educators

Gloucester County Christian Home Schoolers Association

New Jersey Homeschool Association

 

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