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Parents naturally have questions as they explore educational options. With so many choices available and so many different reasons to homeschool, it can be challenging to determine what will be the right fit for your child and where, exactly, to start. Families have been turning to Oak Meadow for information, guidance, and resources for decades, so we’ve gathered the most frequently asked questions and put the answers at your fingertips. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Contact us, or sign up for a virtual info session for a live Q&A.
Curriculum and Grade Placement
If you are not sure which form you need, please contact us.
For enrolled students
- FERPA Consent
- Release of Records
- Request a transcript
- Physical Education Credit
- Life Experience Elective Credit (LEEC)
- Advanced Study Project (ASP) Application
Tips & Support
For students and families
- Common Core Supplements
- Curriculum Links (to resources cited in our curriculum)
- Study Skills Toolkit
- Effective Assessments
- Evaluating Internet Sources
- Time Management Tips for Students
- Creating an Effective Learning Environment
- Academic planning worksheet & suggested course schedule
For parents and teachers
Homeschool Support: We offer a fee-based consultation service for families using our curriculum independently, whether you are a new homeschooling parent with lots of questions or a veteran with specific topics in mind. Purchase in bookstore.
Foundations in Independent Learning: An online parent-teacher certification course for those new to teaching at home or new to Oak Meadow, this modular, self-paced course is perfect for anyone new to homeschooling. Purchase in bookstore.
Foundations in Social Justice: A practical, timely online course designed to help parents and teachers bring social justice principles and action into their communities and classrooms. Purchase in bookstore.
Learning Assessments Packets (K-8): Grade-specific learning assessments are designed to help parents and teachers track student learning for support and reporting purposes. Especially useful for those teaching multiple children in the same grade. Purchase here.
Living Education: Our free educational journal, published seasonally. You’ll find informative articles by faculty, parents, and contributing writers and bloggers.
The heart of Oak Meadow
The Heart of Learning, by Lawrence Williams: “A beautiful book to read. The most valuable resource I have for understanding and enjoying my time with my children.” ~ Sarah, OM parent
Learning Processes: This guide includes in-depth discussions of creating a daily schedule, morning circle activities, crayon drawing, watercolor painting, working with clay, storytelling, and more.
- Guidelines for Home Teachers
- Addressing Concerns about Homeschooling
- The Socialization Myth
- Motivating Middle Schoolers
- Challenging the Advanced Student
- Homeschooling with Large Families
- Oak Meadow and Waldorf
- Learning and the Natural World
- Sustainable Living and Learning
- Child-Centered vs. Child-Led Learning
- How to use Main Lesson Books (coming soon)