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Learn more about the Missouri based organization Families for Home Education. They are an organization dedicated to protecting the interests of home education families state-wide. They have resources for learning more about Missouri home education laws, knowing where to get started with homeschooling, and other useful tips.
"Fifty Nifty Econ Cards are designed for elementary and middle school students to assist them in developing a knowledge base of economic and personal finance words. Using the accompanying Teacher Resource Guide (English|Spanish) to introduce the word cards and meanings to students should help provide a foundation in economic thinking."
"Through quick, interactive online tales, students can learn useful financial management skills that will better prepare them for the future. Created for students ranging from preschool to fifth grade, Financial Fables teach students about savings, money management, and how to set short- and long-term financial goals. Each fable is designed around the concept that it’s never too early to start learning about financial responsibility."
"Home School Legal Defense Association is a nonprofit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms. Through annual memberships, HSLDA is tens of thousands of families united in service together, providing a strong voice when and where needed."
HomeschoolMath.net is a comprehensive math resource site for homeschooling parents and teachers: find free worksheets, math ebooks for elementary grades, extensive link list of games, interactive tutorials & quizzes, curriculum guide, and math teaching help articles/lessons. The resources emphasize understanding of concepts instead of mechanical memorization of rules.
Thinking of homeschooling? This comprehensive site offers profiles of the different teaching methods, from classical homeschooling to Montessori. You can access links to online reading assessments, and interactive, virtual classes covering subjects from language arts and science to marketing and driver's education. Extras include links for online math flash cards and interactive science games.
"MPE serves homeschoolers with an annual Conference & Curriculum Fair, networking through its large membership, local event listings and opportunities for homeschoolers, and more. Our office supports families researching homeschooling and features a library of materials for homeschooling families."