Magazines

Homeschooling and Education Family

 

Magazine Title and Contact Address

Notes

Adventist Home Educator
P.O. Box 936
Camino, CA 95709
 
Alternative Ed. Resource Org.
Education Revolution
417 Roslyn Road
Roslyn Heights, NY 11577
800/769-4171
516/621-2195
AERO-GRAMME [now called The Education Revolution]; membership $15/year
Childhood Education
17904 Georgia Avenue, Suite 215
Olney, MD 20832
FAX: 301/570-2212 (credit card orders)
An award-winning magazine with articles on innovative educational practices that can be used in home teaching plus educators' and children's book, film, and magazine reviews; 6 issues/year. Published by the Association for Childhood Education International.
Encounter: Education for Meaning and 
Social Justice
Psychology Press/Holistic Education Press 
Box 328
br /andon, VT 05733-0328 
800/639-4122
FAX: 802/247-8312
Journal providing information on varied aspects of holistic learning, both theoretical and practical, including homeschooling; 4 issues/year; also publishes Paths of Learning: Options for Families and Communities - 4 issues/year
Exceptional Parent
555 Kinderkamack Road
Oradell, NJ 07649-1517
orders: 877/372-7368
Covers issues of concern to parents of disabled children;
12 issues/year.
Gifted Children Monthly
P.O. Box 10149
Des Moines, IA 50340
Award-winning magazine
God's World News
P.O. Box 20003
Asheville, NC 28802-8203
800/951-2665
God's World News for all grades (order at 800/951-5437) - option for full year subscription or school-year subscription; World Magazine for adults (order at 800/951-6397); Christian conservative perspective.
Growing Without Schooling Articles written about and by home-schooling parents and children. Emphasis on interest-driven education.
Publication of GWS stopped in 2001, but back issues are available from FUN Books.
Home Education Magazine
P.O. Box 1083
Tonasket, WA 98855-1083
800/236-3278
509/486-1351
FAX: 509/486-2753
An informative bi-monthly magazine
Home School Digest (Christian)
Wisdom Publications
P.O. Box 374
Covert, MI 49043
e-mail: subs@wisgate.com
Each quarterly issue is nearly 100 pages; $20.00 per year
Home School Researcher
P.O. Box 13939
Salem, OR 97309-9392
503/364-1490
FAX: 503/364-2827
Dr. br /ian Ray c/o Western Baptist College - Quarterly publication
Homeschooling Today
P.O. Box 1608
Fort Collins, CO 80522-1608
954/962-1930
Christian perspective; Practical teaching ideas; 6 issues/year
The Homeschool Court Report
c/o Home School Legal Defense Association
P.O. Box 3000
Purcellville, VA 20134
540/338-5600
Published by HSLDA, 6 issues/year
Instructor
P.O. Box 53896
Boulder, CO 80322-3896
800/544-2917
Teaching methods and activities from Scholastic; 
8 issues/year
Learning Through History
P.O. Box 110129
Naples, FL 34108
239/261-5100
Each issue showcases a new historical theme. All material in an issue relates to the title theme - tying history, literature, science and the arts together.
The Link
PMB 911
587 N. Ventu Park Road, Suite F
Newbury Park, CA 91230
888/470-4513
805/492-1373
FAX: 805/493-9216
Free bi-monthly, inclusive homeschool magazine.
Mothering
P.O. Box 1690
Santa Fe, NM 87504
800/984-8116
505/984-8116
Articles on many aspects of parenting including home schooling; natural family living. 6 issues/year.
Natural Life
PO Box 340
St. George, Ontario N0E1N0 Canada
orders: 800/215-9574
519/448-4001
bi-monthly newspaper covering healthy eating, wellness, organic gardening, environment, holistic parenting
Options in Learning
P.O. Box 59
East Chatham, NY 12060-0059
518/392-6900
Newsletter of the Alliance for Parental Involvement in Education
Practical Homeschooling
P.O. Box 1250
Fenton, MO 63026-2635
800/346-6322
Home Life/ Mary Pride - for Christian home educators; 
6 issues/year
Teaching Exceptional Children
1920 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191-1589
888/232-7323
703/620-3660
TTY: 703/264-9446
Practical instruction methods, materials, and techniques for working with children who have disabilities or who are gifted. 6 issues/year
Teaching Home
P.O. Box 20219
Portland, OR 97294-0219
503/253-9633
Christian perspective; 6 issues/year

 

Homeschooling and Education Family

 

Magazine Title and Contact Address

Notes

American Girl
8400 Fairway Place
Middleton, WI 53562-0986
800/234-1278
Features lives and traditions of girls yesterday and today - ages 7-12
Back Home
P.O. Box 70
Hendersonville, NC 28793
orders: 800/992-2546
828/696-3838
Practical how-to articles, family projects for self-reliant, independent family living; 6 issues/year
Backwoods Home
P.O. Box  712
Gold Beach, OR 97444
800/835-2418
FAX: 541/247-8600
practical ideas for self-reliant living, including many articles throughout the year on homeschooling; 6 issues/year
Book Links
P.O. Box  615
Mount Morris, IL 61504-7564
orders: 888/350-0950
Focuses on uses of children's books in children's learning, including annotated subject-related groupings of K-8 children's books, teaching ideas, thematic units of learning, and author studies; 6 issues/year
Boomerang!
PO Box 261
La Honda, CA 94020
1-800-333-7858
boomkids@aol.com
Boomerang! is a monthly 70-minute CD in the format of a "magazine." Designed for ages 6 through 12, Boomerang! introduces kids to the world of big ideas - science, current events, economics, history, poetry and geography.
Calliope
30 Grove Street, Suite C
Petersborough, NH 03458
orders: 800/821-0115
FAX: 603/924-7380
World history magazine - ages 9-14; bulk subscription rate available (all going to same address)
Chickadee Magazine
179 John St., Suite 500
Toronto, Ontario M5T 3G5
Canada
orders: 800/551-6957
416/340-2700
FAX: 416/340-9769
Hands-on learning ages 6-9; 9 issues/year; also publishes Chirp for 3-6 year-olds and Owl for kids 9 years old and up
Creative Kids
P.O. Box  8813
Waco, TX  76714-8813
orders: 800/998-2208
FAX:  800/240-0333
Prufrock Press publication: click on magazines; by and for kids 8 through 14 years of age
Cricket Magazine Group
P.O. Box  7434
Red Oak, IA  51591-0434
Phone: 800/827-0227
Baby Bug for kids under 2 (10 issues/year); Ladybug for kids 2 to 6 (early reading skills); Click for ages 3-7 (10 issues/year); Spider for ages 6-9; Ask for ages 7-10 (6 issues/year); Cricket for kids 9 to 14; Muse for 10 and older (10 issues/year); Cicada literary magazine for teens and young adults (6 issues/year); 12 issues/year unless otherwise noted.
Dolphin Log, The
(The Cousteau Society)
Membership Department
870 Greenbr /ier Circle
Suite 402
Chesapeake, VA 23320
800/441-4395 for br /ochure 
Includes marine biology, ecology, the environment, natural history, etc. - ages 7-15. Family membership also includes a parent magazine; 6 issues/year.
Faces, The Magazine About People
30 Grove Street, Suite C
Petersborough, NH 03458
800/821-0115
FAX: 603/924-7380
Articles, legends, projects, and more that emphasizes world cultures; the lifestyles, beliefs, and customs of other peoples; civilization; geography; economics; religions; politics; anthropology - ages 9-14. Won the Parents' Choice Award in '86 and '87; 9 issues/year; bulk subscription rate available (going to same address)
Highlights for Children
1800 Watermark Drive
P.O. Box 269
Columbus, OH 43216-0269
614/486-0631
Ages 2-12
Kids Discover Magazine
P.O. Box 54205
Boulder, CO 80322-4205
 
Merlyn's Pen, The National Magazine of Student Writing
P.O. Box 910
East Greenwich, RI 02818
800/247-2027
FAX: 401/885-5222
Student writings for and by grades 6-12. Opportunities to submit writings for publication in the magazine and an art contest. Single issue per year, fully reproducible.
National Geographic World
1145 Seventeenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20036-4688
800/437-5521
800/647-5463
Nature, conservation, science, geography, history, sports, outdoor adventure, and children's activities - ages 8-13
Odyssey
30 Grove Street, Suite C
Petersborough, NH 03458
800/821-0115
FAX: 603/924-7380
(alternate web site)
Theme-related feature articles covering all physical sciences; for ages 10 to 16; bulk subscription rate available (all to same address); 9 issues/year
The Old Schoolhouse Magazine
PO Box 10
White Pine, TN 37890
Phone: 1-888-718-HOME
Fax: 1-888-718-4663
The Old Schoolhouse Magazine is the largest homeschooling publication in the nation with 200 pages each quarter. You'll find a treasure trove of articles hand-picked from past issues of TOS magazine.
Plays: The Drama Magazine for Young People
120 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116-4615
888/273-8214
617/423-3157
FAX: 617/423-2168
Play production ideas and scripts - grades 3-12
Stone Soup: The Magazine by Children
P.O. Box 83
Santa Cruz, CA 95063
800/447-4569
FAX: 831/426-1161
Fiction, poetry, and artwork by mid-elementary to junior high children; for ages 8-13. 6 issues/year.
Tech Directions
P.O. Box 8623
Ann Arbor, MI 48107
800/530-9673
FAX: 734/975-2787
Shop and technology activities and projects that could be undertaken by individual home students working alone or with an adult tutor
Weekly Reader
Weekly Reader Subscr. Serv.
3001 Cindel Drive
Delran, NJ 08075
800/446-3355
A variety of children's publications K-12, including Weekly Reader, Current Events, Current Health, Current Science; subscription rates depend on number of subscriptions ordered per periodical.
Young Author's Magazine
3015 Woodsdale Blvd.
Lincoln, NE 68502-5053
402/450-1252
FAX: 402/421-9682
How-to, profile, personal experience, adventure, fantasy, humor, mystery, poetry by young writers, for upper elementary to junior high children. Also offers a home-study course on novel writing for children
ZooBooks
Wildlife Education, Ltd.
12233 Thatcher Court
Poway, CA 92064-6880
800/992-5034
858/513-7600
FAX: 858/513-7660
Excellent magazine for information on animals of all kinds; ages 5 to 12; 12 issues/year