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Welcome to the homeschooling section of the missionary resource center. In this section we'll take a look at some of the better resources available for Christian parents wishing to homeschool their children. Some of the most important considerations for parents considering homeschooling their children are "What are the pros and cons of homeschooling my children?" and "What curriculum should I use?" It's important to weigh all of the advantages and disadvantages of homeschooling your children before you get started. Please help yourself to the resources here, and be sure to post your questions in the discussion board so that other homeschooling parents can help you in your journey.

Articles and Events

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- A Quick overview of homeschooling your children by Deborah Safford

This article covers the basic advantages and disadvantages of homeschooling your children. If you're a parent considering the pros and cons of homeschooling, this is a great place to start.
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Books and Videos

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1. Bouncing Beaver Discovers God:: A Drew's Animals Book
by Jean Sturgill

"The book of Genesis literally comes alive in Bouncing Beaver Discovers God by Christian writer and photographer Jean A. Sturgill. Inspired by her own children's awe of the natural world, the author enlists the help of two young boys to retell the Bible's creation story..."
Published by BookSurge (October 9, 2007)
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2. Christian Home Educators Curriculum Manual: Elementary Grades
by Cathy Duffy, Valerie Thorpe

For beginners or veterans, Cathy helps you wade through the curriculum jungle so you can choose whats right for each of your children.
Published by Grove Pub (January 1995)
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3. KidSpeak 6-in-1
by Transparent Language

Includes six different languages, including Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Hebrew. Teaches words and expressions through games, activities, puzzles, and songs. Runs on Windows 95/98 or Mac 7.1.
Published by Transparent Language (April 4, 2002)
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4. Perspectives on the World Christian Movement
by Winter, Hawthorne, Dorr, Graham, and Koch

Perspectives on the World Christian Movement (Third Edition) is a collection of readings exploring the biblical, historical, cultural, and strategic dimensions of world evangelization. Writings from more than 90 mission scholars and practitioners introduce lay people and students to the astounding potential of the global Christian movement. Each of the 125 articles offers practical wisdom enabling Christians to labor together in bold, biblical hope to finish the task of seeing Christ named and followed among all the peoples of the earth.
Published by William Carey Library Publishers (January 1999)
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5. The Ultimate Guide To Homeschooling
by Debra Bell

Great for those investigating homeschooling as well as veterans...Overall, this is one of the most useful and readable books on homeschooling. -Cathy Duffy
Published by Thomas Nelson (June 13, 2000)
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Resource Directory

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1. A Beka Books
2. AddALL
4. Bob Jones University Press
5. China's Millions
6. Christ-Centered Publications
8. Christian Music Resources
9. Curriculum Associates
10. Drew's Animals
11. Driver Ed in a Box
12. Elijah Company
15. Maranatha Life
16. McGraw-Hill Publishing
17. More links
18. Mount Carmel
19. Oriental Trading Company
20. Power-Glide
21. Rainbow Resource Center
22. Resources for Christian Teachers
23. Saxon Publishers
25. Sing, Spell, Read, & Write
26. Sonlight Curriculum Books
29. The Book Peddler
30. The School of Tomorrow
32. Timberdoodle Co.
33. University of Alabama Distance Education
34. Vision Video

Discussion Postings on Homeschooling

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1. Need curriculum advice
(posted by Becky on 08-06-09, 1 reply)
2. Supplement material
(posted by Colleen on 02-11-09, 1 reply)
3. Contacting missionaries
(posted by April Salisbury on 10-24-08, 2 replies)
4. Homeschooling resources
(posted by Sherry Chamblee on 07-25-08, 3 replies)
5. Need english speaking homeschool freinds in budapest
(posted by Katie on 11-27-07, 2 replies)
6. Children
(posted by Alyssa on 07-01-07, 1 reply)
7. What are the pro's and con's of homeschooling your children?
(posted by Joshua Jones on 10-23-06, 1 reply)
8. Home school material needed
(posted by Marina on 01-26-06, 3 replies)
9. Balancing family, ministry, and homeschooling
(posted by Laura Lynn Stout on 01-14-05, 5 replies)
10. Any missionary moms with homeschooling experience?
(posted by Janet on 06-23-04, 8 replies)

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