The Credo Reference Complete Core Collection is the ultimate general reference resource for researchers at any level. Curated by subject-matter experts to address over 100 topics, the Complete Core Collection provides a launch pad for every lifelong learner. Complete Core offers a growing list of over 1,100 titles to help users answer their immediate research need and engage their curiosity. Content – from major reference works, to multi-volume subject encyclopedias, to field guides, to scholarly handbooks, to animations and countless other award-winning sources – spans across all disciplines with something for libraries of all types. Also included are nearly 2,000 short reference videos, more than 550,000 high-resolution art images, photographs and maps across all subject areas.
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TeachingBooks.net is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. It includes thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.
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How To Begin Homeschooling
If you are looking for information on how to begin homeschooling, background information and legal information is available at the following sites:
Texas Homeschool Resources
Texas Education Agency
Created by the Texas Education Agency this site provides information about home schooling, for parents interested educating their children at home.
Texas Home Educators
Texas Home Educators exists to enhance, strengthen, and cultivate the grass roots of home education by promotion of, and advocating for home-schooling; partnering with local organizations which need support; and providing an umbrella organization assisting individual families and local home-schooling groups to come together for events.
Texas Home School Coalition Association
Texas State law requirements regarding homeschooling.
TeachingTexas.org brings together diverse resources from partners across the state to support those who teach Texas Studies and to promote awareness of the resources and partners available.
Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Homeschooling High School
This site is to help you learn all the basics of what homeschooling is, what it isn't, and even what it might be like, day-to-day.
High-school and middle-school students from around the world come together to share knowledge and solve problems.
CK-12 (Free educational resources)
Create digital classrooms, customize textbooks, and learn K-12 STEM concepts.
This guide helps to clarify some of the misconceptions about homeschooling, and promote a better understanding of what homeschoolers really do.
PBS Learning Media