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Homeschooling in Madison County: Helpful Resources Online
This guide offers information for those who are new to homeschooling in Madison County as well as veteran homeschoolers. Find out what materials your library has to offer plus some vetted websites for research, primary sources, lesson plans and more!
The Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research.
Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more. Parents and guardians, this link will take you to the Children's Library category. As with any other web site, use your discretion when browsing other subject categories.
Today, an increasing number of mechanical toys and video games are grabbing the attention of our youth. Many kids are becoming interested in the technologies underlying them and wondering what they can do to begin making their own creations. This often involves learning the basics of coding. Coding is the process of using programming languages to write scripts containing lines of code to tell a computer to perform specific tasks and is becoming a very solid career path for kids and youth today. This guide goes through possible career options, and many resources to help kids learn about programming and how to program.
This resource is brought to you by the Association for Library Service to Children and it's purpose is to evaluate, select, annotate, and present a list of notable digital media of interest to children which is updated on a continual basis.
The University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC) hosts more than 300 outstanding digital collections, containing over 12 million pages, covering over 78 thousand subjects in rare books, manuscripts, antique maps, children's literature, newspapers, theses and dissertations, data sets, photographs, oral histories, and more for permanent access and preservation. Through UFDC, users have free and Open Access to full unique and rare materials held by the University of Florida and partner institutions.
Whatever your goal, Learning Express Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of the Learning Centers offers practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. To have complete access, set up an account with Learning Express on their main page while at any library location. This resource is provided by the Alabama Public Library Service.