Local Homeschool Groups
Christian Home Educators Coalition (CHEC) of Illinois
2405 Essington Rd. PMB. 122
Joliet, IL 60435
Grassroots Homeschoolers H.O.U.S.E.
Based in Matteson, IL 60443
Contact: Arlene Olson
Phone: (708) 720-1637
Based in Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Contact: Nikki Mackovitch
Home Learning Center Materials
With a LSTA grant from the Illinois State Library, the Youth Services Department has created a Home Learning Center. This area includes a variety of school-related materials and other educational resources. The goal of the collection is to assist in the educational and curriculum success of all children. Click here to view book list.
About.com groups useful information and links from around the web. This is their page devoted to homeschooling.
A to Z Home's Cool Homeschooling Web Site
An informative and very well maintained site.
The official website of Practical Homeschooling magazine. How to get started, forums, etc.
Illinois H.O.U.S.E. (Home Oriented Unique Schooling Experience)
Illinois HOUSE is a statewide network of support groups for people involved in homeschooling.
Homework Related Websites
Kidspace @ The Internet Public Library
Part of the Internet Public Library - a searchable, subject-categorized directory of authoritative websites. Kidspace includes such topics as Art & Music, Reference, Our World, and Math & Science.
Librarians' Internet Index
A searchable directory of links to a great many definitive sites on multi-disciplinary subjects, selectively annotated by librarians.
BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper
Over 700 links to sites that will help you with your homework.
Multnomah County Library - Homework Center
Links to web sites and pages that concentrate on K-12 homework-related subjects. Web resources included are reviewed by librarians.