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You Might Be Homeschooled If ….

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You might be homeschooled if…

  • You’ve rehearsed answers to the question “So why aren’t you in school?”

7 Lies About Homeschooling

 

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Image source: Sing, Spell, Read and Write  from Homeschool Curriculum

In time that I am homeschooling my kids about 3 years, I have heard many misconceptions and lies about homeschooling from media, well meaning but un-informed people. I am sure if you are homeschooling your kids or a homeschooler student, you may have heard many myths of these yourself, such as;

1. Is homeschooling legal? : Yes it is.
2. What do you do all day? : Study,… Continue reading

Making Most Of Winter Break For Your Kids

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Image source: When Winter Comes

During Christmas holidays in US schools are out and weather is cold, and holidays are busy and rushed for many, so how do weas parents make the most of the winter break? Actually, in our household and many other homeschooling family, winter break does not stop us from learning new things and skills. Learning happens during holidays break and even in weekend for many homeschooling family but in relaxed manner a bit.

Winter break are… Continue reading

Does Homeschooling Magnify The Family Issues?

Homeschooling Magnifies Family Problems (and That’s a Good Thing)

BY Jennifer Fulwiler

“Okay, guys, it’s time for today’s lessons!” I say in my most positive voice. “We’re going to start with math. Let’s look at—”

“Maaa-aaath? I hate math!” comes a voice from the peanut gallery.

“I’m bored. I don’t want to do homeschool today,” says another one.

Thus began our first day of homeschooling for the season, and it only went downhill from there. The subsequent days have been… Continue reading

Tips for Toddler Tantrums

Many Young parents get scared when they hear stories about the “terrible twos.” Take courage, though, you will survive the toddler stage. It’s not easy to understand why your toddler has a tantrum but at such a young age, a child is consumed with thoughts of themselves. Everything is about them and how they feel. Until they are taught how to share, every toy or piece of food they see automatically belongs to them.

Toddler temper tantrums can have a… Continue reading

Educational Toy: Learning Through Computer: Part 2

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Today we notice everywhere around us someone has a computer. Computers are in homes, offices and even in cars. With so much technology, it is logical that our children someday must learn how to operate a computer.

Nowadays children start out as soon as they begin to push bottoms. They make computers for the youngest child. They make computers for 18 months and older so your child can start learning at the youngest age. As your child grows so do… Continue reading

Chromashift Dinosaur: Educational Toy From Discovery Channel

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Image Source: Robot Dino Toy
 

Chromashift Dinosaur:

Unleashing your child’s inhibitions is easy today even if the child has a learning disability. Today educational toys teach your children about history, math, and teaches them how to read. You can find educational toys that teach your child how to speak foreign languages. The toys are designed to develop your child’s abilities and skills, teaching them to grow healthy. Once your child reaches college, he or she will have more knowledge… Continue reading

Field Trip Ideas For Homeschoolers

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One of the best we can learn is from going to museums, field trips and actually seeing and doing how things works. Regular public schools also have field trips to educate the children. When you are homeschooling, you can customized and cater the field trip according to your child’s interests. You can check out various museum and other ideas at museum and more site.

Homeschool – Field trips

If you are going over a particular subject with the family and… Continue reading

Free Homeschooling Videos

As a teacher I know the value of good picture and good educational video that can enhance the learning experience. As they picture is much better compared to thousand words. Then it must be that moving pictures (video) must be worth a million words. My kids love watching videos, and sometimes I let them watch educational videos and educational games, so they think they are having fun but actually are learning at the same time.

Here are some Homeschooling free… Continue reading

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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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