Homeschool Resources

Homeschool Organizations

Arizona Families for Home Education (AFHE)
P. O. Box 2035, Chandler, AZ 85244-2035, 480-443-0612
This Arizona state organization provides the state convention and curriculum fair, new homeschooler resource packet, workshops, The Arizona Home Education Journal and legislative lobbying. Membership is $25 for the first year and includes a convention discount. The affadavit of intent to homeschool is available on their Web site.

Other homeschool support groups in the Phoenix area – list
Here is the AFHE list of homeschool support groups in the Phoenix area.

Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA)
P. O. Box 3000, Purcellville, VA 20134, 540-338-5600
Provides legal insurance and court representation in homeschool court cases in all 50 states and publishes The Home School Court Report . Membership is $100 per year or $85 per year with AFHE membership.

Maricopa County School Superintendent
4041 N Central Ave., Suite 1100, Phoenix, AZ 85012, 602-506-3144
Provides affidavit of intent to homeschool.

Homeschool Magazines

Homeschooling Today
P. O. Box 436, Barker, TX 77413, 281-492-6050

Practical Homeschooling
Home Life, P. O. Box 1250, Fenton MO 63026-1850, 314-225-0743

The Teaching Home
Box 20219, Portland OR 97220, 503-253-9633


Books About Homeschooling

(Many of these are available from the local public libraries.)

Christian Home Educators’ Manual – Elementary Grades
Christian Home Educators’ Manual – Junior/Senior High
by Cathy Duffy, Home Run Enterprises, 12531 Aristocrat Ave., Garden Grove CA 92641

The Christian Home School
by Gregg Harris, Wolgemuth & Hyatt Pub.

The Big Book of Home Learning by Mary Pride
Home Life, P. O. Box 1250, Fenton MO 63026-1850

The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling by Debra Bell

How Children Learn by John Holt

Home Grown Kids by Raymond and Dorothy Moore

Home Style Teaching by Raymond and Dorothy Moore

Home Spun Schools by Raymond and Dorothy Moore

You Can Teach Your Child Successfully – Grades 4-8 by Ruth Beechick

A Home Start in Reading by Ruth Beechick

A Strong Start in Language by Ruth Beechick

An Easy Start in Arithmetic by Ruth Beechick, Education Services, 8825 Blue Mountain Dr., Golden CO 80403

The Home School Manual by Theodore Wade, Gazelle Publications

Homeschooling and the Law by Michael Farris, HSLDA

The How and Why of Home Schooling by Ray E. Ballman

Home Schooling for Excellence by David & Micki Colfax

The Way They Learn by Cynthia Tobias

Schoolproof by Mary Pride

A Survivor’s Guide to Homeschooling by Luanne Shackelford & Susan White

For the Children’s Sake by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay

When You Rise Up by R. C. Sproul, Jr.

Homeschooling and the Only Child by Lorelei Nettles

Home Schooling Children with Special Needs by Sharon Hensley

Learning In Spite of Labels
Choosing and Using Curriculum
by Joyce Herzog

The Well-Trained Mind by Jessie Wise & Susan Wise Bauer

And What About College?
Homeschooling: The Teen Years
Homeschoolers’ College Admissions Handbook
by Cafi Cohen

Dumbing Us Down
A Different Kind of Teacher
The Underground History of American Education
by John Taylor Gatto

Right-brained Children in a Left-brained World:  Unlocking the Potential of Your ADD Child
by Jeffrey Freed and Laurie Parsons

Please Understand Me II: Temperament, Character, Intelligence
by David Keirsey