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How To Set Up Private School For Homeschooling?

If you are in California and want to set up your own private school as one of the four options that get started homeschooling your kids legally and right way, here is how to set up and file for PSA (Private School Affidavit) and set up your own private school for your kids to teach. Establishing Your Private School is easy once you know the steps and how to get started on it.  Home educators may establish a private… Continue reading

Homeschooling By Number: Info Graphic Chart

Before I started homeshcooling my kids, I surely did not know there were so many homeschooling families.  I was happily surprised to know that there are many good and concerned parents who homeschool their kids successfully and legally. However I did not know until I found this info graphic that shows homeschooling by numbers so we can see how we fare among others. It is surely interesting facts that I am sure will fascinate all homeschoolers and potential homeschooling parents.

Know Your Learning Style

Discovering your learning style and sometimes teaching style can be a huge eye opener. It sure was for me when I started homeschooling my 3 years old first time. Now that I have tested my own and my child’s learning style, teaching and educating is much easier. This works for daily learning as well, not only for homeschoolers, you know? Try it and check it out yourself.

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How Did Homeschooling Started: History

Want to know How Homeschooling Started? Here is fun info graphic on history of Homeschooling! Hope you like it.

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Home School Humor: 14 Days Of Homeschool

We all need humor and need to laugh out in life when things get too serious or complicated. It is fun to laugh, when things are cool also. This home school humor song was sent to me by friend of mine who also homeschools her kids, Thanks Megan!  The reason, I want to share here is because, I am sure many of you who are homeschooling are asked all or some of the questions by either neighbors or some… Continue reading

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

Why Parents Choose To Homeschool

There are many people who are homeschooling their kids at home via independent studies, charter school or other legal ways to homeschool a child at home. Often time, many parent of public going kids also supplement education via private piano, art and language classes in weekend, that is also sort of like part time homeschooling.

If you are already homeschooling parent then you know the benefits such as pros and cons of homeschooling and why you chose to do homeschooling.… Continue reading

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

Education and Learning Through Camping

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Camping and Educational Learning

Lets go camping and learn some educational things. Have you ever taken your children camping? The wonders of wilderness. They can learn so much from this. If your child would like the outdoors, they will love going camping.

What are the basics of camping?
When you first go camping, you have to set up camp. This can be a lot of fun for your children to learn. The first thing you have… Continue reading

Educational Toys for Toddlers: Child Development

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Child Development

Child development is a part of life, which in too many instances it is left behind. Poor developmental skills are a problem in our system, which is part of the reason that technology came up with solutions. Now our children have a variety of educational toys, which include electronics, rings, rattles, sound sorters, shaper sorters, Luke toys, curiosity cubes and more.

How the cubes promote your child’s curiosity?

The cubes promote your child’s curiosity… Continue reading

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smallreadSING SPELL READ AND WRITE

Rating: 5stars

Sing, Spell, Read & Write is a phonics-based program that uses a 36-step program of carefully sequenced steps to teach reading, writing, and spelling. Delivering explicit phonics instruction via a multisensory approach. Best for Prek-1st Grade

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babyEarly Education Ideas:

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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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hsbookHomeschooling Reference Books:

Rating: 5stars

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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rs-spanishRosetta Stone Language Learning:

Rating: 4 stars

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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guidanceDVD Curriculum:

Rating: 3.5 stars

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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