"Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.
Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus." Philippians 2:4, 5 (NIV)

Resources

We have assembled a variety of resources for homeschooling families to use. Please use the links below to access these resources.

For Those Seeking Information About Homeschooling

Why Homeschool? Homeschooling is a huge decision, and every family has its own reasons for considering it. In the article "Why Homeschool Your Children?" (used by permission,) Ellyn Davis of the Elijah Company discusses several of the reasons homeschooling may benefit your family.
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CHEC Position Statement Christian Home Educators of Colorado (CHEC) has issued this statement regarding our choices as home educators in Colorado. In this article, CHEC emphasizes the importance of using a Biblical model for home education.
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Homeschool Law The links on this page take you to expert sources on homeschool law. The first, Christian Home Educators of Colorado (CHEC), has all of the applicable laws and statutes lifted directly from the original sources (with references). The Second, from the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA), has a more user-friendly layout and gives a good snapshot of the essential points of the law.

Recommended Reading This is a list of books and magazines that others have found to be useful in deciding to homeschool, what to do after the decision has been made, and maintaining sanity while homeschooling.

For Those Homeschooling A Child With Special Needs

Special Needs Resources "More and more parents of children with special needs are turning to home education as a source of hope. The individual attention that normal kids thrive on, is a lifeline for those who must overcome one or more obstacles to learning. As a parent, you are capable of doing a great deal for your child, given the proper information and tools." -- Teri Spray, C.H.E.C. Handbook
This collection of resources is for those families homeschooling a special needs child.

General Resources

Curriculum Resources The curriculum you choose will depend on many factors - including teaching styles, learning styles, educational philosophy, and personal need for orgainzation. This page includes a partial list of resources compiled by LCHC members.

Resurrection Resources Resurrection Resources is a Christian publisher who has developed scriptural educational materials for the homeschool and private school student in grades K-College. They also publish a regular, free e-newsletter with homeschool and classroom tips to help your families with family life skills and the education of your students.

Homeschool Christian.com This site offers over 1,200 pages of free resources to support and assist homeschooling families in giving their children an outstanding education.

Homeschool Treasury A collection of links to educational and fun things for homeschoolers to do in the local area, such as, field trips, classes, camps, enrichment courses, adventure programs, kids and family activities, concerts, movies, theatre, farms, parks, libraries, VBS, holiday activities, support groups, and online learning.