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As time approaches get a head start communication with some of universities that you believe your child is interested in so you can begin gathering their requirements for entrance.
Most experienced homeschool families try to purchase their curriculum books used. There are literally an unlimited amount of resources for this on internet alone. Many suppliers will send you a catalogue. Homeschool seminars and other gatherings are also a great place to pick up new and used text books. Still not sure? There are many homeschool support groups you can join as well as all kinds of forums you can join on internet. Many of these groups offer a variety of newsletters that you can also subscribe to.
A good homeschool curriculum will guide parent to what information is needed for a particular age or grade level. Text books are also a good source for giving complete instructional material as well as additional ideas for subject matter.
Just be sure to determine from your particular state what homeschool law and qualifications apply for teaching parent as they will differ from state to state. Finding state regulations is easy with just a little research then you can move forward with confidence.
Mary Joyce is a former educator, successful homeschool parent, and has written many articles on teaching your child at home for the Homeschool-Curriculum-4u website. Please visit (http://www.homeschool-curriculum-4u.com) for a complete list of Mary's articles.