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Your one stop information center for everything related to homeschooling in Illinois. Looking for a local support group? Need help teaching science? Want to read the homeschooling laws in Illinois? Want to learn more about homeschooling in general? You'll find that and much, much more all here!


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For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.
Aristotle   

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The Rise of Home Schooling Among African-Americans
Significant growth in black families’ participation in home schooling is beginning to show up on the radar screens of researchers. The National Center for Education Statistics computed African-Americans as 9.9 percent of the 850,000 children the federal agency figured were being home-schooled nationally in 1999. Veteran home-schooling researcher Brian Ray figures blacks are currently about 5 percent of the 1.6 million to 2 million home-schooled children but he agrees that black home schooling is growing rapidly.
Are You Qualified to Teach Your Own Child?
Society has trained most parents to believe they are not qualified to teach their own children. If you really want to home educate you will figure out a way to bolster your qualifications to give your child the best education possible.
African Centered Curriculum for Homeschool
KuumbaHomeschool
This youtube video talks about an African-centered curriculum based on the texts African American History: A Journey to Liberation by Dr. Molefi Kete Asante and Classical Africa.
How I Teach a Large Family in a Relaxed, Classical Way: Language Arts
Tips for teaching language arts (writing, grammar, handwriting) in a large family.
Family Time All Day Long
Agnes Penny
This article reveals how natural and easy homeschooling a large family can be.

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