Homeschooling Support and Information
North Carolina Division of Non-Public Education The state of North Carolina answers many questions including: legal requirements, recommendations, and reminders for homeschooling. It also tells you where to send for your homeschooling packet (under the "requirements section").
North Carolinians for Home Education (NCHE)
This is a great site for those wanting to learn more about homeschooling and for getting started in homeschooling in North Carolina. You should definitely join this organization and attend their annual Homeschool Conference in May.
Home School Legal Defense Association
This is another good organization to join. They will provide legal assistance if your homeschool becomes jeopardized by state interference.
A special place for parents in North Carolina who homeschool one or more children with physical, developmental, medical, communication or learning challenges. GIFTSNC is the place to discuss and exchange ideas regarding: curriculum choices and modifications, medical and therapy issues, providing social opportunities and so much more. GIFTSNC is a place where we can support each other as we work to meet the daily challenges of rearing, guiding and teaching all our children. Visit the website or apply to join the yahoo group
The number one place to get support from your fellow homeschoolers and to find out what is going on where! Spice-line is a fully moderated, Christian-based loop which provides information and encouragement to homeschooling families in the greater Triangle area. To subscribe send an email to: email@example.com
Testing - General Information a pdf file by Debbie Thompson
Reading Instruction/Remediation and Fluency a pdf file by Diane Allen
Places to Go
North Carolina Museums Council is a non-profit organization to promote museums in N.C. This site lists ALL museums based on type: Science, Art, History, Children's etc. A great place to quickly view all of the museums, although it doesn't have links to the different museums' websites.
NC Museum of History located in Raleigh, NC.
NC Museum of Natural Sciences is also located in Raleigh, NC, right across from the NC Museum of History.
Museum of Life and Science in Durham, NC is a regional science and technology center. This is a great place for all ages.
North Carolina Museum of Art houses the art collections of the State of North Carolina. It is located in Raleigh, NC.
Homeschool Football League with Earl Pendelton
Christian Community Sports with Matt Finneran
Our spelling bee is for member's only, but the rules, tips and lists are available for public use.
First Grade Spelling List
Second Grade Spelling List
Third Grade Spelling List
Fourth Grade Spelling List
Fifth Grade Spelling List
Sixth Grade Spelling List
Seventh Grade Spelling List
Eighth Grade Spelling List
Participate in National History Day in North Carolina
Essentials for Homeschooling List from the June '08 Homeschool 101 Workshop