Archive for the 'Home-Schooling' Category

When You Start to Teach Your Children, You Need Many Teacher Resources

By Peter Legrove Nowadays getting teacher resources is not a serious problem as we have the Internet. But the main problem with the Internet is information overload. We can just get bogged down looking for stuff and that can be very time consuming. And it is easy to get distracted when on the Internet, so […]

Homeschool Tracker

By Carletta Sanders Is lack of organization taking the fun out of your home school? Consider using Homeschool Tracker. Many homeschoolers find that record keeping, tracking assignments and logging grades hampers the flexibility of homeschooling. Home School Tracker is a software program designed to make it simple to plan your days, weeks, months and school […]

Homeschool High School Mistakes Failing to Plan High School Courses

By Lee Binz When you are homeschooling high school, you need to aim for college. There are two reasons for this. Either your kids will go to college and need the college preparation, or they WON’T go to college, and their homeschool becomes perhaps the only formal education they receive. College preparation is truly LIFE […]

Life Minus Math Equals Life Minus Living

By Brad Noble Math Games are increasingly popular as a way of making sure that kids understand the math they learn in the classroom and are now an essential part of learning math for all students. Math Games are intended to help kids with many of the math problems they will encounter in their early […]

Homeschooling Tips For Teaching Biology With Biological Microscopes

By Edison Ramsey The number of parents choosing to homeschool their children are rising. Besides being a very economical option, it allows parents to actively participate in their child’s education. However, some parents worry about their competence, especially when it comes to teaching upper grade courses like the more specialized science of Biology. The mere […]

Questions You May Hear About Homeschooling

By Malcolm R Robinson When you make the decision to home school your children, be prepared for feedback and questions. Whether it comes from your family, friends, or daily contacts, someone is going to share their opinion of your decision. Be ready to hear both supportive and negative comments about your decision. Most of all […]

Christian Homeschooling Curriculum

By Diana Jenkins There are many reasons why someone would want to home school their children with a Christian homeschooling curriculum. A lot of homeschooling programs have some of the best programs available on the market. Some may even argue they are better than traditional school because of the extreme focus being put on one […]

Preschool Activities

By Sandy Naidu Preschool age is a good age to get your kids interested in writing and reading. By starting early you can lay strong learning foundations at a young age. Whatever you are teaching the kids, use a step by step approach. Don’t expect them to run before they start walking. Let me give […]

Weighing the Differences Between Classical Education and Calvert Grade In A Box Curriculum

By Teresa Dear Since 1905 Calvert School has been offering homeschoolers a complete package- one year of curriculum covering all subjects. Previously I hadn’t even considered their company for two reasons: cost (one time fee of over $600) and my control over materials: a parent has no control over the choices for subjects. This year […]

When You Decide to Home School

By Cheryl G Burke When you decide to home school, many thoughts will assail you. You wonder if you have the intelligence to take them through all that they will need to know to enter college! For crying out loud, college is years away yet! You are beginning where you are now, for all intents […]