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The websites of these magazines have some great content. If you have a recommendation for an addition, or if you discover a broken link, please send an email.

Although it's not a magazine, the New York Times is a wonderful resource. See the article by Laurie on Using the New York Times With Children of all Ages.

Magazines on Homeschooling

  • Connections, ezine of unschooling and mindful parenting.
  • Education Revolution from the Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO).
  • Growing Without Schooling, by John Holt. No longer published, but back issues available.
  • Home Education Magazine
    (6/year) The website has a number of resource links.
  • Home School Enrichment
    (6/yr) They offer a free sample issue. Articles, resources reviewed by homeschoolers, home school Q & A, regular departments such as History & Heritage and Profiles in Christianity & Science, and practical features. Christian bias.
  • Homeschooling Parent
    (6/yr) They publish an annual guide to summer camps in the March/April issue.
  • The Journal of Unschooling and Alternative LearningThis journal seeks to bring together an international community of scholars exploring the topic of unschooling and alternative learning, which espouses learner centered democratic approaches to learning. JUAL is also a space to reveal the limitations of mainstream schooling.
  • Life Learning magazine
    (6/yr) "Inspiring families around the world who learn without schooling."
  • The Link
    Described as "the nation's homeschool newspaper." Online; print copy available free.
  • Live Free Learn Free.
    (6/yr) All content is written by homeschoolers.
  • The Old Schoolhouse Magazine is for homeschooling families everywhere.
  • Practical Homeschooling Magazine
    (6/yr) They offer a free sample issue. Author Mary Pride is the publisher of this magazine, which is full of articles, product reviews, news, readers' letters, and practical features. Christian bias.
  • Secular Homeschooling.

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Magazines for Parents and Educators

  • eSchool News, online and print magazine helping teachers use the Internet and technology resources.
  • S.I. Parent, a family magazine from Staten Island, NY.
  • Special Child, online magazine for parents of children with disabilities.
  • Teaching K-8, online and print magazine for teachers. Includes worksheets, activity guides, more.

Magazines for Kids

List of award-winning magazines from Parents' Choice

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