Homeschool Teaching Techniques & Tips

Those new to homeschooling may find themselves a little unsure of their new role. That early transition from parent to teacher can leave even the most confident homeschool educator feeling a little unsure. After all, up until now, you've been the mom, the dad, the grandparent, etc, and now, you're the teacher. How will everyone adjust?

And what do you do when it's a subject you don't feel confident about teaching? And how to you manage your time efficiently? How do you juggle family and friends stopping by unannounced when you are trying to keep a student focused on their studies?

You'll find the answers to these questions and more here, in the experiences and advice of homeschool educators such as yourself who are successfully homeschooling their children and grandchildren.

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