Parent and Homeschool Resources

How to Homeschool (Homeschooling 101)
Texas Laws, tips, local and state lists of homeschool organizations and support groups, blog, homeschool classes and co-ops.

The Houston Homeschool Hub
Highlights field trip ideas, where a teen can volunteer and support groups and associations: 

Aldine ISD At Home Learning Plan - English 

Alief ISD Learns at Home 

HISD Parent Introduction to Virtual Learning course (available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese and Arabic)

Spring Branch ISD’s Distance Learning Toolkit

Back to School Guide from Wide Open School (powered by Common Sense)
Includes parent tips and tricks for distance learning to keep your kid excited about distance learning, what you need to know about apps and devices your school may be using, and how to support your families’ social and emotional well-being. 

You can use the menus at the top to look for information for educators, or for older youth (grades 6-12).

Learning Link card FAQs (HISD and Alief ISD)  

Student Resources 

HPL’s YouTube Channel
Includes playlists for storytimes, crafts and STEM activities.

HPL's Homework Resources for all ages

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