How to Homeschool

How to Homeschool2023-09-06T12:49:16-05:00
Step 1: Learn the Homeschool Law2020-07-02T20:09:57-05:00

Contact your state organization to learn your homeschool laws and ask them any questions you may have—homeschool families love to help each other! 


Find Your State Org

Step 2: Choose a Curriculum2023-09-04T13:37:57-05:00

There are many different types of curriculum to fit the needs of each child. You may choose to mix and match from different curriculum providers or buy a set to cover your subjects.

Here are some free curriculum providers:

You will order most homeschool curriculum from publishers and online providers.

To get a hands-on look at curriculum, attend a homeschool convention in your state.

Please note that K-12 is public school at home, run by the governmental public school system, and is not a homeschool program.

Subscribe to our free monthly newsletter, Home Educator Express, to get fresh homeschooling ideas every month.

Looking for community resources near you that offer academic and extracurricular opportunities, tutors, field trips, and more? Locate out community resources across the United States that offer great resources for families. Locate community resources near you on HomeEducator.com

Step 3: Withdraw from Public School2020-07-02T20:03:55-05:00

How to withdraw a student from public school will vary by state. Find out how from your own state organization.

Step 4: Begin Homeschooling2023-09-06T12:49:15-05:00

Now all you have to do is start!

Enjoy your students.

Learning together is fun! Check out our newsletters for new ideas and sign up to get fun project ideas sent to you each month!

Be flexible.

Try something new if what you’re doing isn’t working. There is a world of different curriculum in all sorts of learning styles out there to try!

Have realistic expectations.

Don’t compare your homeschool to the public school system or even other homeschool families. Your homeschool should be customized to your unique family.

Know you’re

not alone.

Connecting to your homeschool community will help support and encourage you during hard days. Connecting with your state’s homeschool organization can help connect you to fellow local homeschool families.

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