Educational Resources

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When School is at Home

We've collected a number of resources to help you manage through schooling from home. You'll find home school curriculum, platforms and support groups listed in this section. 

Home School Support Groups

Home School World

The original and best database of homeschool organizations and support groups, arranged by state and country. Updated regularly.

The Home School Mom

For almost two decades, TheHomeSchoolMom has been a guide to the best homeschool resources available online. Originally started by Mary Ann Kelley in 2000, the popular homeschooling site features resources like how to get started homeschooling, how to choose homeschool curriculum, help for new homeschoolers, local homeschool programs, homeschool curriculum reviews, lesson plans & printables, and much more! 

A2Z Home Schooling

A2ZHomeschooling.com is an inclusive, non-faith-based homeschooling site. Proudly offering help and resources for all homeschoolers, this is the site for those interested in local homeschool requirements, activities, and educational resources.

 

Home School Resources

Georgia Department of Education

Find information on how to register as a homeschool in Georgia including the documents and forms required.

K12.com

Since 2000, K12 has been a leader in K–12 online education, putting quality hands-on and online curriculum directly into the homes of the students and families we support. Through K12-powered school options, we empower students to learn in the ways that are best for them—in their own place, and at their own pace.

Home School Legal Defense Association

Choose your state or territory to get detailed information on how to withdraw from public school, homeschooling requirements including testing & mandatory subjects, plus resources and more.

Core Knowledge

Dedicated to advancing excellence and equity in education for all students, the Core Knowledge Foundation publishes educational books and materials and supports a growing network of Core Knowledge schools.

Well Trained Mind

The Well-Trained Mind is the guide that millions of parents trust to help them create the best possible education for their child. Here you will find practical articles, an online community, courses for you and your children, user-friendly textbooks, and much more.

Home School Curriculum

Oak Meadow

Oak Meadow provides a flexible, progressive education for independent learners in kindergarten to grade 12. Our print-based curriculum can be used independently by homeschoolers, or through enrollment in our teacher-supported distance learning school. 

BookShark

BookShark is a complete, literature-based homeschool curriculum developed for students from pre-k through high school. Our curriculum uses a variety of educational resources including literary fiction and nonfiction, biographies, illustrations, and hands-on experiments to deliver an engaging and complete education that extends beyond textbook memorization.

Timber Doodle

Timberdoodle began in 1985, when Dan and Deb realized that the homeschool supplies Deb used with their 3 daughters, ages 1, 2, and 3, were in great demand. They soon discovered that if she purchased products in case quantities, she could resell the excess to fellow homeschoolers and save them money off of retail. This began the Timberdoodle tradition of searching out the best homeschool supplies and selling them at discounted prices.

 

Virtual Learning

Georgia Cyber Academy

Georgia Cyber Academy is a statewide, tuition-free, online, accredited public charter school for students in grades K-12.  GCA provides a learning environment where students are empowered to reach their full academic potential through active participation in live interactive classes and an engaging curriculum that supports individualized and differentiated student learning paths.

Georgia Connections Academy

Georgia Connections Academy is more than a fully accredited online school. It's a tight-knit school community offering all the services and resources needed to create a well-rounded student experience.

Accredited Schools Online

Online education used to be reserved for students enrolled at for-profit colleges and universities. Yet today, hundreds of schools with full accreditation make quality online learning a reality for millions. Whether in kindergarten, middle school or looking to move up with a master's, see how accredited online schools can make a difference.

General Support

Here are some resources for general support with the virtual learning process like tutors, access to equipment and more. 

Tutoring Resources

College of Engineering Champions

Georgia Tech College of Engineering students available for tutoring.

Care.com

Find a tutor in a variety of subjects including special needs and test prep.

Chegg

Online tutors are available in a wide array of subjects and topics to help you wherever you need.

Grade Power Learning

We go well beyond traditional tutoring methods. Tutors at GradePower Learning® learn about your child and develop a plan for his or her success. 

K12

Since 2000, K12 has been a leader in K–12 online education, putting quality hands-on and online curriculum directly into the homes of the students and families we support. Through K12-powered school options, we empower students to learn in the ways that are best for them—in their own place, and at their own pace.

Noodle Pros

Noodle Pros is a cohort of the world's best tutors. We match students who need high-stakes test prep and academic tutoring with experienced, professional tutors who are the absolute best in the industry. 

Revolution Prep

At Revolution Prep, our interactive online tutoring means you get the most experienced tutors anywhere, expertly matched to your needs and learning style.

Tutor.com

Tutor.com offers one-to-one learning solutions for students through educational institutions such as colleges, universities, K-12 schools, and public and state libraries as well as through corporations for employee benefits and workforce development. 

Sprout Educational & Therapeutic Services

SPROUT Educational and Therapeutic Services is the support structure that creates a collaborative link between student, parents, teachers, administrators, therapists, and specialists. 

Varsity Tutors

Conquer the school year with free live online classes, personalized 1-on-1 tutoring, and complete learning-at-home solutions.

 

Educational Resources

All Kids Network

Resources for parents, teachers and anyone who works with children. We've got thousands of fun kids activities like kids crafts, worksheets, coloring pages, printable mazes, dot to dot, hidden pictures and more.

My Teaching Station

Preschool and kindergarten worksheets, printable workbooks and educational resources.

Moby Max for Families

Over 1.5 million teachers use MobyMax to help their struggling K-8 students close learning gaps and quickly catch up to grade level. Get the same set of award winning tools to homeschool or tutor your own children at an incredibly affordable price.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computing, history, art history, economics, and more, including K-14 and test preparation (SAT, Praxis, LSAT) content. 

Codespark Academy

A great way for your child, age 5-9, to learn how to code.

Outschool

Explore any interest over live video chat! Discover fun, social, and safe learning experiences for kids ages 3-18 led by passionate teachers. 

Community Online Academy

100+ live & on-demand online classes including Chinese, Spanish, math, coding, cooking and more. You will be taken to the Perks at Work site, a USG benefit that offers perks and discounts for USG employees. If you have not logged in you will need to create an account using your GT email.

 

Reading Room

Here are some books and articles that may help along the journey. 

Books

The Brave Learner by Julie Bogart

Creating a love of learning in your family is as easy as lighting a fire. You just need a book of matches. The Brave Learner is that book.

Home Learning Year by Year by Rebecca Rupp

How to design a creative and comprehensive homeschool curriculum. 

The Well Trained Mind by Susan Wise Bauer

The Well-Trained Mind is the guide that millions of parents trust to help them create the best possible education for their child. Here you will find practical articles, an online community, courses for you and your children, user-friendly textbooks, and much more.

Articles

 
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If you are considered low income (definitions differ at each organization) you could get a free laptop. The companies and/or foundations listed below supply free laptops to families under certain circumstances. 

How to Choose the Best Home School Curriculum

Find resources like how to get started homeschooling, how to choose homeschool curriculum, help for new homeschoolers, local homeschool programs, homeschool curriculum reviews, lesson plans & printables, and much more! The site contains thousands of pages of homeschooling resources for new and veteran homeschoolers alike.

Home Schooling: How to Get Started

Ask any parent new to homeschooling what the hardest part about homeschooling is and the most common answer is picking one or a combination of all the homeschool curriculum available that meets their child’s schooling needs. This article gives a few tips to lead you in the right direction of creating the perfect homeschool curriculum that fits your family best

Home Schooling: Which Model is Right for You?

Many reports demonstrate that homeschool students outpace their peers in standardized tests, writing, reading, and reasoning. Other studies show that they perform better in college, and serve their communities. But not all homeschooling is the same.

8 Back-to-School Child Care Options and What Safety Protocols Experts Suggest for Each

Figuring out the right type of child care has always been an undertaking for families, but now, in addition to weighing considerations like cost, benefits and logistics, there’s the added layer of a pandemic. Parents aren’t just looking to keep their kids occupied and engaged while they’re at work come fall; they want to keep their families safe.

20 of the Best Home Schooling Websites and Learning Resources

Are you preparing to go back to school at home? Be sure to bookmark these 20 homeschooling websites. Many of these sites offer not only homeschool resources but plenty of learning help for all kids.