Homeschool 101

Why homeschool? A Resource to Help New Homeschoolers

New to homeschooling? Want homeschool information and help? You've come to the right place.

Welcome to your Homeschool 101 guide. You might start with the encouraging message "You CAN Homeschool." Then explore the categories below:


1. Should I Homeschool: What to choose: public, private or home schooling? Only you can decide ... but find help here!

7. Teaching Tips: Practical help for a variety of teaching issues.

2. How to Start Homeschooling: Step-by-step help for new homeschoolers.

8. High School: You can teach high school! Get practical help on four-year plans, transcripts, college admissions and more.

3. Legal: A valuable legal resource, plus answers to the top five commonly asked homeschool legal questions.

9. Homeschool Encouragement: Find inspiration as you persevere in your Christian home education journey.

4. Organization: Practical tips for organizing your home and homeschool.

10. Sonlight-specific Helps: Tips and help for using Sonlight's Christian Homeschool Curriculum.

5. Learning Styles: Auditory, visual, kinesthetic ... discover why learning styles matter and how to capitalize on your children's strengths.

11. Links to Other Resources: Several external resources you might appreciate.

6. Socialization: The big question: Is socialization really an issue for homeschoolers?

12. Media Library: Find all of Sonlight's podcasts, articles and videos in one spot.


Homeschooling Curriculum

Sonlight offers literature-based Christian homeschooling curriculum for preschool through high school. If you're looking for a Pre-K - 12th grade homeschooling curriculum, browse Sonlight's award-winning homeschooling curriculum now.