Other Education Resources

Other Education Resources

This site provides homeschool resources for children up to the 8th grade. However, education never stops. These are some resources online that can help provide your child with additional education from home – whether that be through home school in high school to completing a master’s degree online from home.

Kristen Chase – How I Homeschooled Through High School
There are more options for homeschooling highschoolers than a decade ago. For example, now it’s possible to get a high school diploma instead of having to take the GED. Here’s a great recount of how Kristen Chase homeschooled high schoolers.

Daphne Koller – What We’re Learning Through Online Education
Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free — not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn. With Coursera (cofounded by Andrew Ng), each keystroke, quiz, peer-to-peer discussion and self-graded assignment builds an unprecedented pool of data on how knowledge is processed.

What You Need To Be A School Counselor – Online Counseling Programs

Many states require the completion of a master’s degree in school counseling. When considering school counseling as a possible career, spend some time researching online on sites like the one linked above. They have information about accreditation, online schools, resources, and more.

Coursera – Learn skills from the top universities
See the above TED talk. 🙂

Udemy – Learn on demand
An abundance of online courses to help nurture the curiosity of your children.

PBS – Homeschool Resource List By PBS
Get general homeschooling information, recommendations for the top homeschooling books, get prepped with homeschool curriculums, classical homeschooling, and unschooling.

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is used by more than 88 percent of Fortune 500 companies in 115 countries. It’s available in 29 languages. It’s been around forever – 70+ years – to help improve self-awareness through personality types. It’s been taken by millions of people around the world to improve how they communicate, learn, and work.

VitaNavis – Career Exploration Platform
This career assessment management platform is a life-long learning tool that allows students to explore all the possibilities in the world of work.

AmblesideOnline – Homeschool Curriculum From Charlotte Mason Teachings
Free homeschool curriculum that uses Charlotte Mason’s classically-based principles to prepare children for a life of rich relationships with everything around them: God, humanity, and the natural world. AO’s detailed schedules, time-tested methods, and extensive teacher resources allow parents to focus effectively on the unique needs of each child.

USA Today – Do home-schoolers do better in college than traditional students?
As of 2004, 83% of American colleges had formal admissions policies for evaluating home-schooled applicants, who are about as likely to go to college as their public-schooled peers.

Online Printing Resource – ZoePrint

If there’s one thing you do a lot while homeschooling, it’s print. Although many curriculums are available online, it is important to have a loyal online printer to fulfill printing needs as they arise. ZoePrint is an online print fulfillment center that specializes in high-quality and affordable products.

Do you have other resources to recommend on education options from home or online? Contact us!