Teaching and homeschooling

We’re committed to supporting a thriving educational community (public, private, online, and/or homeschool) and the educational success of the students that they serve. 

Brainfuse HelpNow

Interact with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, and social studies. Build skills by topic, access personalized learning tools, utilize a 24-hour writing lab and much. Tutors are trained not to give answers, but to help students understand a problem’s underlying academic concepts. Services are available in English and Spanish.

Tips and guidance

¡Colorín, Colorado!
¡Colorín, Colorado! is a bilingual site for educators and families of English language learners.
HOMESCHOOL.COM
Homeschool.com connects families with the information they need about curriculum, products, and services offered to the homeschooling community.
TED-ED
Explore a library of original animated videos, create interactive lessons, and help curious students improve and gain new skills.

Daily lessons and more

KAHN ACADEMY
Kahn Academy is a great backup when you can't see your teachers every day at school. Join to get personalized homework help or to learn something totally new.
MICROSOFT EDUCATION
Middle school standards-based STEM lesson plans from Microsoft Education are written by teachers for teachers.
THE LEARNING NETWORK
Presented by The New York Times, The Learning Network offers access to a weekly collection of lesson plans, writing prompts, and activities for educators and students.

Local and statewide resources

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Access information on the process of notifying the local Education Service District office about homeschooling, homeschool testing, and frequently asked questions. visit OREGON DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
OREGON HOME EDUCATION NETWORK
OHEN is dedicated to providing information about homeschooling and promoting connection among homeschoolers. visit ohen
SOUTHERN OREGON EDUCATION SERVICE DISTRICT
Visit SOESD for information about homeschooling for families living in Josephine County including registration, testing, and contact information. visit SOESD

Virtual Outreach Visits

Let us come to you virtually to provide you and your students information about the services and programs that we provide on our website for youth and families. A library representative can include an age-appropriate activity with your students such as a mini-storytime, craft, or book-talk to complete the visit. To schedule a visit email info@josephinelibrary.org.