Magazines & Newsletters
Browse through our listing of local and state magazines and newsletters, as well as some national publications.
Local & State Homeschooling Publications
California HomeSchooler
The California HomeSchooler is published bi-monthly by the HomeSchool Association of California (HSC). It is filled with helpful articles and resources for homeschoolers. Each issue includes a variety of articles on a feature topic. Recent topics have included martial arts, transitions to school, support groups, "not back to school," the male perspective on homeschooling, and learning in the kitchen and garden. Each issue also includes regular columns from longtime homeschooling gurus; county contacts; information on HSC campouts and other events; and legal updates.
National Homeschooling Publications
Home School Digest
The Home School Digest is a publication with a strong emphasis on a Christian perspective towards homeschooling. Here, you'll find practical tips, simple suggestions and bold biblical challenges that make up an open forum for wrestling through the complex issues that affect homeschooling families.
Home School Books & Business Association
Published by HSB&BA, the Home School Books & Business Association. This trade journal is designed to connect publishers of quality home school prodcuts to the retail market and promote the success of businesses serving the home school community.
Kids' Town
Kids' Town is a magazine for homeschool kids by homeschool kids.
The LINK
Homeschooling newspaper with lots of articles. Read online or get the printed newpaper sent to your home free.
The Homeschooler Magazine
Published six times a year, this magazine features articles and information about homeschooling news and events and how to get in touch with HSC County Contacts. Requires you to become a supporting member of HomeSchool Association of California (HSC).
Tomorrow's Child: The Magazine for Montessori Parents
Tomorrow's Child magazine offers insights and information that helps parents to feel confident that Montessori will prepare their children for the real world. It will help you understand and appreciate Montessori and apply it in your home.
Homeschooling Parent Magazine
Launched in 2000, Homeschooling Parent is a bi-monthly publication focusing on stories of interest to homeschooling families, products, and ideas that assist parents teaching their children at home. Individual subscriptions are offered, as well as free group subscriptions for support groups or libraries.
Learners Online Magazine
Learners Online helps teachers and home educators make the Net an accessible, useful educational tool. Each monthly issue gives you the knowledge and tools you need to integrate online content with traditional home and classroom learning, over 40 pages of great educational resources, activities, and lesson plans each month.
Practical Homeschooling Magazine
Practical Homeschooling magazine offers a Christian perspective and includes product reviews, columns written by national known experts, homeschooling success stories, contests, and more.
Home Educator's Family Times
Published six times a year by Home Educator, this publication offers research on education and homeschool issues, successful homeschool strategies, practical teaching tips, and more.
The Home School Researcher
This quarterly, refereed, scholarly journal presents basic research on home- and family-based education in areas such as socialization, academic achievement, history, and law. This unique periodical keeps home educators, researchers, and others abreast of the most current factual and theoretical research information available on home education.
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