Homeschool Curriculum

How to Finance Your Homeschooling?

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Financing homeschooling is one of the huge thing to consider when we started homeschooling and you might be wondering the same thing. Public school are free (sort of, we all pay taxes for it, even those of us who homeschool) and private school are just too darn expensive for many people. Here are some suggestions for how to finance your homeschooling supply, text books and field trip.

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Yes, You Can Homeschool Your Kids

Often times, I meet a mom who is frustrated at her kids and schooling systems but does not know what to do. Many parent  do not think they can home school their kids, some may think you need a special education degree or child development degree to start homeschooling. That is not true. Did you know many private schools have some teachers who do not have teacher’s degree also, but they are great teachers. So you can be too.… Continue reading

Online Charter Homeschool is Growing

There are more and more people are homeschooling through charter school and now online education charter school to teach their kids at home. Online schooling has many benefits and some issues. Not everyone agrees, if that is a good thing or not. As debate for online charter school increases among parents, only you can tell if it works for your and your family. We like many family, use some online class, some in classroom classes and some subjects are taught… Continue reading

Tips For Raising Tadpoles

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Once you have tadpoles from either friend’s pond or from a pet store, you have to know more about general care of taking care of tadpoles. As you have seen it in how to raise tadpoles, here are more tips about general care taking instructions. Without taking proper care tadpoles can die.


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You can use any good size container for your tadpoles such as;

How To Raise Tadpoles

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Raising tadpoles can be fun and educational for kids, as they will get to see life cycle from tadpoles to frog. Before you start, here are a few things to know so you can successfully raise tadpoles at home. This article shows how to raise tadpole, if you want to know more details about tadpole raising, how to feed and what type of container and feeding needed please check out our other article, Detailed Caring tips for Raising… Continue reading

Where To Get The Best Homeschool Curriculum Packages

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By Jared Wright

If you’re new with home schooling education, finding the right homeschooling curriculum package for your child can be a bit of a challenge. Before you find the right homeschooling programs for your child, assess your kid first. Know his level of learning and all his learning needs. You may find that these particular education resources may be okay for him and this one is not. Assessment is indeed key to the success of homeschooling.

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Where To Get Tadpoles


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One of the great way to learn about frog life cycle is to raise tadpoles at home. Until recently I did not know how popular raising tadpole was for many kids. It is fun, educational and if done right, easy enough if you follow a few tips. One of the big thing I get always asked is, where to get tadpoles? As many of us live in big cities, finding tadpoles is not always easy. But it does… Continue reading

What To Do For Field Trip Ideas

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My kids learn a lot when we travel, and as a parent and teacher, I love the aspect of finding new ways to teach new things in fun way. Field trip are local or far away travel vacation that are educational as well as they are fun for all.

Here are some free and cheap Field Trip Ideas for every parent.

Here are a few more free and frugal field trip ideas:

Robinson Self-Teaching Homeschool Curriculum

What is Robinson Self Teaching Homeschooling Curriculum?

When I first heard about Dr Robinson’s self study homeschooling curriculum, I had to do more research as I did not know much about him or his study method before buying anything for my child to teach. What I found was interesting and inspiring indeed.

Dr. Robinson is a scientist who works on various aspects of fundamental biochemistry, nutrition, and preventive medicine. He is President and Research Professor of the Oregon Institute… Continue reading

Homeschooling Record Keeping Ideas

One of the frequently asked question about homeschooling is  about Record keeping in Homeschooling that public school keep and try to do it at home. There are several ways to keep proper records.

Check out:

Setting the Records Straight: How to Craft Homeschool Transcripts and Course Descriptions for College Admission and Scholarships

The Homeschooler’s Plan Book Plus!: Planning and Record-Keeping Pages Plus Hundreds of Great Ideas for Classroom Management, Brain-Stretchers, Student

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I started teaching my kids at early age to instill the love of learning at young age. Simple things can be taught easily and does not need any textbook for it. However, here are some suggestions and ideas early education kit that may help us parent teaching young kids and make it fun.

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These reference books and homeschooling guide helped me when I started out teaching my 2 kids at home. I still use it for reference even now after 6 years of homeschooling. These are great homeschooling books, that will give you ideas, save you money and give you new ways of teaching complicated subject to your kids and make it fun.

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Learn new language naturally, level 1-5 great for homeschooler or an adult. Online community to practice language skills, learn at your pace. Administrative Tools allow you to formulate lesson plans, manage your student's progress and track their success.

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There are various DVD curriculum ideas that works and supplement your homeschooler's education. DVD curriculum are cheaper compared to group and private classes and can be viewed again and can be used to younger siblings. Here are some the affordable DVDs to teach your child at home.

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