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Home Education Resources

ART
Drawing Lessons

Free online drawing lessons for kids that are led by favorite artists and illustrators.

 

COLLEGE

Affordable Online Colleges Guide

This guide identifies the country’s 10 best universities for online bachelors and master’s degrees on a strict value-for-money basis. Included are reputable schools that rank highly in nationwide surveys of academic quality and student satisfaction.

Online colleges that offer FREE laptops

Online Colleges that offer laptops for students.

 

HIGH SCHOOL

Driver’s Education Packet

High School Homeschool Help Page

A great board for asking relevant questions and getting rapid feedback from experienced parents.

 

GENERAL

Cathy Duffy Reviews

Home school curriculum reviews to help families successfully educate their own children.

Donna Young Site

A place where you may print lesson planners, household planners, calendars, handwriting lessons, printable worksheets or papers for several subjects.

Google Teach From Home

A central hub of information, tips, training, and tools from across Google for Education to help teachers keep teaching, even when they aren’t in the classroom.

Zoom

Free video conferencing tool.

 

GOVERNMENT

Escambia County School District

Home Education Foundation (HEF)

Florida’s home school lobbyist in Tallahassee

Online Sunshine

State of Florida Legislature

Santa Rosa County School District

 

MATH

Christian Light Sunrise Math

Math unit studies for grades 1-8.

Math Worksheets Land

The largest selection of math worksheets for all ages.

Teaching Textbooks

Math curriculum for grades 3 through pre-calculus with self grading. Offers free one month trial.

 

MULTIPLE SUBJECTS

Accelerated Christian Education (A.C.E.)

ACE takes the conventional style textbook and divides it into 12 work texts. This curriculum is individualized, self-instructional, and has a mastery-based approach.

Beestar

A comprehensive online learning website whose weekly exercises include: language arts, math, science, social studies and vocabulary. The high school portion provides online preparation for the SAT and ACT.

Christian Institute of Arts and Sciences

A private school with 2 programs: a brick-and-mortar Campus School as well as Home-Based Schools all across the Florida Panhandle and beyond.

CK-12

This non-profit provides “open textbooks” for K-12 students. It offers free high-quality, standards-aligned, open content in science, math, social studies and photography.

Curiosity Stream

Subscription offers a stream of the latest science and history documentaries.

Curriculum Corner

Free resources, including teaching strategies, for grades K-6.

Florida Virtual School (FLVS)

Free online school for Florida residents grades K-12.

Fun Brain

Free educational games for grades pre-K through 8th that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy.

Homeschooling due to Corona Virus

Get free digital home education resources, including daily lesson plans, from HomeEducator.com, an arm of the Texas Home School Coalition (THSC).

IXL

IXL is personalized learning for K-12.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy’s mission is to provide free online courses, lessons, and practice.

My Father’s World

Curriculum that combines the best of Charlotte Mason’s ideas, classical education, and unit studies with a biblical worldview and global focus.

Power Homeschool

Home schooling with online courses for grades K-12. You can purchase Acellus, which covers up to 5 classes, through this platform at a fraction of the cost.

QUIA

Students can test their knowledge in any subject with quizzes, matches, concentration card games, and other activities.

Scholastic Learn at Home

Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing (Pre K to 9th grade).

Starfall Education

Reading, language arts, and mathematics resources for preschool children through third grade.

Time 4 Learning

Online education for PreK through high school.

 

MUSIC

Good Ear

The free online ear training tool for a musician.

Music Learning Community

A remarkable playground of learning games that teach and reinforce traditional music theory and aural skills.

Northwest Florida Homeschool Band (WFHEMA)

WFHEMA is located in Pensacola and offers home school students quality group instruction, performance outlets and competition opportunities on band and stringed instruments.

 

PARTNERSHIPS

Barnes & Noble Homeschool Partnership

Provides a teacher discount to home school families.

 

READING

Audio books

1,000 free audio books to include many children’s classics. You can download audio files straight to your computer or mobile device.

Chapel Library

Free Christian literature.

 

SCIENCE

Mark Rober Science Classes

Mark Rober, a NASA scientist, answers basic science questions on You Tube.

 

SUPPORT

Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA)

The FPEA exists solely to serve home schooling families in Florida through support for the legal right to home school, local school board education and interaction, support group networking, a state convention, local conferences and events, informative communications, and individual encouragement, all in accordance with Judeo-Christian principles.

Homeschool Legal Defense Association (HSLDA)

This association fights for the rights of home schooling families.

Parent Empowerment Resource Center

A four-county project in NW Florida that offers support services to families of children and young adults (birth-26) with special needs.