Helpful Local Links (museums and classes)
MUSEUMS & CLASSES
Easy to find just off 280/85 in Cupertino. Saturday evenings are Family Astronomy Evenings with grade level recommendations. Families can learn about the solar system, constellations, the lifecycle of a star, etc.
A 20 minute walk through the park to get there, the small Deer Hollow Farm has cows, chickens, ducks, sheep, pigs and a garden. They do tours for schools, offer summer classes & internships and have a nice, large picnic table area under an old barn roof. Free entry.
Waldorf movement classes, assessments and workshops for children and parents.
OTHER LOCAL SUPPORT GROUPS
PARKS & RECREATION
Helpful Homeschooling Websites
Many articles like: thinking about homeschooling, getting started, learning about learning, homeschooling methods, question of socialization, support groups, homeschool conferences, legal issues and more.
Getting Started, FAQs, New to Homeschooling, Newsletter, Support Groups, Resource Guide, Past Articles, Book store and more
View a mission statement, a calendar, and a survey of educational decisions. Provides legal updates, local contacts, FAQs, and a teen page.
Represents and assists families who've chosen the homeschooling option and lobbies for education laws that will support their efforts.
Redwood City homeschooling Mom, Diane Flynn Keith designed this site as The Journal of Homeschooling Online. Includes Facts about Homeschooling, Support for Homeschoolers, Fresh, New Curriculum Ideas, Workshops, Parents: A Child’s First Teacher and more.
Homeschooling parent presents information about getting started, lessons, legal issues, study materials, and religious and cultural concerns.
Find laws, contacts, and programs by state or country, and Jewish, Pagan, Muslim, and Christian resources for homeschooling..
On this site you will find free online newsletters, discussion boards, a networking list, and selections from the magazine, including articles, interviews, columnists, resources, reviews and more!
Freebies for homeschoolers, basics, teacher to teacher, articles and more
Homeschool Buyers Co-Op lets homeschoolers band together to take advantage of group rates on many items and services. It is run by a local homeschooling family and membership is free.
A group for homeschooling families in the Bay Area who enjoy field trips, classes, and events. Everyone is welcome to post field trips that they are organizing.
Info about applying to college as a homeschooler.