Online Resources

There is a wealth of information available online. Listed below are some great starting points. 

Indiana DOE: Getting started as a Home School
Indiana Standards: Reference to current standards
Khan Academy: Many free lessons across curriculum topics

Language Arts

Merriam-Webster: Free online dictionary with etymology, definition, & audio pronunciation
Purdue Online Writing Lab: Writing resources for upper middle & high school students 
Spell It!: Resource from the Scripps National Spelling Bee organizes spelling words by language of origin, links each word to its definition & pronunciation on the Merriam-Webster page. 
Spelling City: Free activities for learning to spell
Starfall: Learn to read with phonics. 
Study Guides for Literature: Alphabetical list of study guides for works of literature
How to Smile: Searchable resource for online science & math activities.
Illuminations: Explore online math activities & digital manipulatives.  
Math Playground: Play online math games in a variety of subjects.
Math Worksheet Generator: Addition, subtraction, multiplication, & division worksheets

Exploratorium: Explore hands-on science activities.
NASA's Space Place: Kid-oriented astronomy site with online games, videos & offline activities (printable)
National Geographic Games: Play games on the National Geographic Kids web site.
Outdoor Biology Instructional Strategies: Biology experiments for outdoors
Smithsonian Virtual Museum Tour: Visit the Smithsonian Natural History Museum.

History & Geography

Megamaps: Print world, country, and state maps from one page to over six feet across.   
Plimoth Plantation: Explore historical resources from Plimoth Plantation.
Primary History: Play online games about world history from BBC Schools.

Foreign Languages

Digital Books: Download copyright-free Latin textbooks.
Mango Languages: Free online classes for Monroe County Public Library patrons

Visual Arts

Concordia University: Lessons on the great artists for 1st-7th grade
Dick Blick Lesson Plans: Hands-on art lessons for kids