I have a lot of beefs with public school - even though some of my good friends teach public school. It’s a great place for some kids. However, for my kid, the best place for learning has been at home. Here’s why I chose to homeschool my son, and some of these reasons may help you do so as well.
A Canadian study has shown that kids who are homeschooled are, on the whole, smarter than kids who attend public school. These findings are not surprising, but they do support the decision one will make to homeschool their kids. Learn why you should make the jump to teaching your kids at home.
Learn how homeschool co-ops can fill the gap in a parent’s own knowledge base. These tips will help you learn the basics of starting and joining co-ops.
Whether you are a new homeschooler trying to move from overwhelmed to organized, or a veteran who would like some fresh ideas, this series of articles will have something for you. Check here for ideas on scheduling, creating portfolios, and many other topics.
Unschooling has the reputation for being a lazy option for parents. Although this method is very different from structured home education, unschooling has the potential to provide children with a fine education while encouraging a love of learning. Find out here why some people don’t think so.
Many parents find homeschooling a child with special needs provides the right amount of structure and attention for that child to thrive. Of course, this endeavor is not without it’s challenges! Get some help and advice meeting your child’s needs in a homeschooled setting.
What tests are mandatory for homeschoolers? Why do parents voluntarily assess thier children? Use this handy guide to answer all your questions about the importance of homeschool testing and assessment.
Is there one mathematical formula that works for getting your child to understand math? Stop your homeschool arithmetic struggles! Enjoy teaching your kids from numbers to algebra. Transform your math lessons with tips you will find in this comprehensive guide to math curriculum and ideas.
There are tons of opportunities for social activities when it comes to homeschooling. Don’t let the much dreaded question scare you away from meeting your family’s educational goals. “Socialization” doesn’t have to be a dirty word - and who knows, you may have a lot of fun too!
Wouldn’t it be nice to sample every curriculum available before buying it? Before you throw away more money on a curriculum that doesn’t work for you, get the inside story. Find out the pros and cons of popular curricula in this collection of homeschool curriculum reviews.