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Homeschooling Curriculum

Need curriculum ideas or help? Take a look at these library books.








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What Your Second Grader Needs to Know - E. D. Hirsch
Call Number: 372.19 W556 2014
ISBN: 9780553392401
Publication Date: 2014-08-26




102 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum: Choosing the Right Curriculum and Approach for Each Child's Learning Style - Duffy, Cathy
Call Number: 371.042 D874o2 2015
ISBN: 9780929320199
Publication Date: 2015
102 Top Picks makes it easy for home educators to select the right curriculum for each family situation and each child's learning style. Widely-recognized curriculum expert Cathy Duffy walks you through the curriculum selection process: goal setting, figuring out which educational approach to use, developing your own philosophy of education, determining your teaching style, and identifying your children's learning styles.


Local Homeschooling Organizations

 

Tulsa Organizations and Services for Homeschoolers

The Tulsa City- County Library’s Tulsa Organizations & Services database is a great way to locate resources and services to supplement home school curriculums. Below are some of the local resources that can be found in the TOS database. 


Community History Collection
A virtual collection of places and organizations in Tulsa that have something to offer in the way of Tulsa’s unique heritage. Examples of places found here are
Dr. McLean Historical Home, Tulsa Historical Society, Greenwood Cultural Center and the Perryman Ranch. To explore all of these listings, key in a name search for ‘community history’.

 

Speakers

Over 1,000 speaker topics, plus they are available at no cost from people in our community. Just five representative examples include: animal welfare, architecture, gifted children, nature study and safety education. To peruse all speaker topics, key in a subject search for ‘speakers’.

 

Museums

The big and the small! Listings include Philbrook Museum of Art, Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, and the Price Tower Arts Center, as well as the Tulsa Air and Space Museum and Planetarium. Key in a subject search for ‘museums’.

 

Tours

Do you need to organize a field trip? TOS has several places that offer tours, including the PSO power station in Jenks, Tulsa’s 911 facility, and also the Tulsa County Courthouse. Key in a subject search for ‘tours.’

 

International Groups

Many organizations in Tulsa have cultural, ethnic, and educational facets, spanning the globe from the Irish-American Club of Tulsa to the Hindu Society of Oklahoma, to the Tulsa Global Alliance. Key in ‘international relations and culture’.

 

Mix it Up

Want to find something, but you do not know what it is? The Keyword option will search the database for any word you put in, so you can try out your own terms. For example, try a keyword search for ‘youth clubs’ or ‘maps tulsa’ or even something like ‘reptiles or ‘scholarships” or even ‘home school’.

 

 

Homeschooling Web Resources

Magazines for Homeschoolers

  • Family Fun
    Available at Central, Charles Page, Martin Regional, Schusterman-Benson and South Broken Arrow Libraries for checkout.
  • Homeschooling Today
    Available at Central Martin Regional, and South Broken Arrow Libraries for checkout.


Home Schooling Law

  • Homeschool Legal Defense Association
    Provides legal assistance to home school families who are challenged by their state government or their local school board. Publishes a bimonthly newsletter, Home School Court Report covering home school law and national legislative developments.
  • School Laws of Oklahoma  
      
    Issued by the state superintendent of public instruction, these are the laws and opinions for the regulation and support of the common schools.
  • Home School: Oklahoma State Department of Education
    The Oklahoma Department of Education has several resources available to parents educating their children at home.

    Teaching to standards can be very important to your child's success. Access quality educational resources by going to the Oklahoma Academic Standards page.
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