Part of the fun of homeschooling is the freedom to take educational trips. Where to go, and how to plan them doesn’t have to be stressful. Being focused as to the motivations behind the activity is all you need to put together the perfect activity.
When choosing a math curriculum, the structure of the curriculum, teaching methodology, testing style and format, availability of an answer key and explanations, and use of manipulatives are all important considerations. How does Calvert math measure up for your family?
One of the biggest concerns for homeschooling families is determining how to choose a grade. Do you base a grade on participation? Do you administer quizzes, exams, papers? Grading homeschool students can be determined using a variety of methods.
One of the challenges of homeschooling is the proper budgeting of time. Juggling school, work obligations, household responsibilities and chores for the kids can sometimes seem impossible. But the proper schedule can help you and your kids keep everything on track.
Homeschooling laws and legal homeschooling requirements are not complicated to learn and they are worth investigating. Homeschooling offers the potential for young people to experience life and learning in a unique and exciting way, providing a level of learning simply unparalleled.
Reading can be a wondrous journey into unknown worlds. It is filled with unique challenges of new letter combinations, words, tenses, and uses. Engaging these young learners is a challenging and multifaceted task. It is also as easy as P.I.E.
Reading opens doors to wonders unimagined. Reading comprehension is the key which unlocks it. Sadly, kids & teens are encumbered by stumbling blocks which inhibit their ability to achieve greater comprehension. This article seeks to provide tips and cues to help them achieve greater comprehension.
Through reading, nothing is impossible. For the young reader, distinguishing the message of the writer may prove frustrating. Through games and active play, reading comprehension can be developed in fun and positive ways, eliminating stresses often associated with reading comprehension.
Reading opens the mind to endless opportunities and possibilities. R.E.A.D. is a simple process that both parents and teachers can use to help improve reading comprehension in children. So get ready to Read, Encourage, Appreciate & Discuss.
Reading begins with the concept of learning to put letters into words and words into sentences. Once achieved, how do we help the reader gain a greater understanding of the authors intent? This article offers ideas and tips to geared toward achieving this goal.
High school represents a time of reward as teens transition from dependent learners to independent thinkers, exploring and discovering interests and preparing for life’s journey. Parents of homeschoolers can ensure courses that fulfill both wants and needs. It’s a cinch if you’ve done your homework.
With the choice of homeschooling comes the unique ability to delve into areas of learning unavailable to students in a more conventional learning environment. Knowing how to seamlessly fuse both concepts of choice and required curriculum is key to a successful homeschooling journey.
Learning how to write can be a daunting task for young writers. Prepositions, conjunctions, subject/verb phrases, infinitives & tense recognition are among the concepts to be mastered. Yet these concepts must be taught alongside creativity & imagination, ensuring the joy of writing lasts a lifetime.