This pathfinder will be useful in finding information about homeschooling within the Sequoyah Regional Library System.
To learn about Georgia’s laws concerning homeschooling go to the Georgia Department of Education webpage at gadoe.org. Scroll down and under the “Parents” heading click on “Home Schools.” Click the “CLICK HERE to Submit an Online Declaration of Intent Form” to find the form you need to submit to the Department of Education. Scroll down to read more information about the laws and requirements regarding homeschooling.
Resources at a glance available through Sequoyah Regional Library System:
- The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Homeschooling by Marsha Ransom (2001) (371.04 RAN)
- Homeschooling 101: a guide to getting started by Erica Arndt (2013) (371.042 ARN)
Search terms to use when looking up information in our catalog:
Resources available at your local Sequoyah Regional Library branches:
Our AWE Early Learning Stations offer an engaging, educational resource for kids ages 2-8 (5th grade). These Early Learning Stations offer children a safe, standalone computer not connected to the Internet that is age-appropriate, interactive, and academically relevant for early literacy skills. It is designed to support school readiness and early education while making learning fun. The learning content spans all curriculum areas: reading, language, arts, math, science, social studies, writing, typing, music and more.
ABCmouse.com helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more. For kids age 2 to Kindergarten. ABCmouse is available only at library branches.
Online resources and databases available through Sequoyah Regional Library System:
To access these resources a Galileo password, available through your library, is required.
Explora for Elementary is an interface designed for elementary students. Students can browse topics of interest or search for a topic of their choice. Search results can be limited to source type (e.g.,magazines, news, biographies etc.) or by Lexile level.
Mango Language Learn how Mango Languages‘ language-learning resources help patrons, students, employees, and individuals learn 60+ languages online and on-the-go
LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, and GED. The School Center section has skill-building resources for classroom and homework success designed for three levels: Elementary, Middle, and High School. This is an excellent resource for supplementary study for approximately grade 4 and above.
History Reference Center History Reference Center is the world’s most extensive full-text history reference database, featuring full text for reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, periodicals and many other historical sources from leading history publishers.
Galileo Georgia Library Learning Online, more commonly known as GALILEO, is a virtual library operated by the University System of Georgia. There are numerous databases available, including abstracts and full-text. Novelist K-8 is a part of Galileo. The Digital Library of Georgia is also part of the GALILEO system.
The eBook Public Library Collection is a collection of nearly 41,000 titles chosen specifically for public libraries, this general reference collection features fiction titles for both adults and juveniles, as well as best-selling and highly-recommended titles from industry leading publishers.
Ebook Central (ProQuest) From a single interface, researchers can access over 810,000 eBooks and 1,350 imprints from more than 650 publishers. On average, 100,000 newly published titles are added each year from leading publishers to help libraries build dynamic collections.
Your library PIN number is required for the following database:
Global Road Warrior Global Road Warrior is a massive database of constantly updated proprietary editorial, graphics, and maps for 175 countries of the world. It provides deep content coverage in major topic areas of society and culture, travel, communications, business, trade, marketing, and security. An excellent resource for brief histories and geography information. Blank maps are available for geography study.