~ Homeschool Info ~


Preston Public Library’s Homeschool Resource Center offers donated curriculum that you can ”try before you buy” as well as educational manipulatives and STEAM kits. You do not have to be a homeschool family to use any of the materials in this section. Kids must have an adult with them to check items out. Curriculum and other items can be checked out for up to six weeks.

Click here to learn more about the eight most popular homeschooling philosophies.

Click here for annual reporting forms.

Click here for more information on required testing.

Click here to view our homeschooling resources and books.


Homeschooling Internet Resources

National
A to Z Home’s Cool Homeschooling Web Site
http://a2zhomeschooling.com/
Ann Zeise has created this wonderful, informative and very well maintained site. No matter where you live or what your personal philosophies toward homeschooling are, you will find useful information here.

Home Educators Resource Directory
http://www.HomeEdDirectory.com/
Comprehensive resources for the home educator.

Homeschool Diner
http://www.homeschooldiner.com/
At the Homeschool Diner you’ll find a full menu of articles, curriculum ideas, and links to online resources. You’ll also find helpful suggestions, friendly advice, and a little homeschool humor on the side. Open 24/7.

Homeschooling Legal Defense Association
https://www.hslda.org/
Advocates for the rights of homeschoolers and the right of parents to direct their children’s education. Though a Christian organization, it works on behalf of both secular and religious homeschoolers.

National Home Education Research Institute
http://nheri.org/
This Christian non-profit organization has done a great deal of research on and about homeschooling over the past decade or so. Some information is available on line.


Minnesota
Minnesota Association of Christian Home Educators
https://mache.org/
Minnesota Association of Christian Home Educators (MACHE) is a statewide organization for parents who have chosen to home educate their children. It partners with Minnesota home educators to inspire, equip, and protect homeschool freedoms through year round events, publications, bi-weekly newsletters, resource partnerships, and legislative monitoring with member updates.

Heppner’s Legacy Homeschool Resource
https://legacyhomeschool.com/
Located in Elk River, Heppner’s Legacy is the only Homeschool Store in Minnesota and the entire upper mid-west.

Fillmore County Homeschool Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1907720986243361/

MN Homeschool Classes & Co-ops
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1206315886157047/


Have a group, co-op, resource, etc. to add? Email hwingert@selco.info with your group’s information.