Accredited Vs Independent Homeschool

I was looking at an accredited homeschool program the other day, looking for “messages”. At first I was very fascinated. Then I read the information. Let’s do a little compare and contrast.”Each curriculum package is individualized” – but they only use the textbook/workbook/school-at-home learning. That’s not a really high percentage of homeschoolers’ selected approach. “These … Read moreAccredited Vs Independent Homeschool

Do You Know About The ?dumbing Down? Of The Curricula Nation Wide?

In reference to my previous post on students from public schools being so far behind, once they come to our school, here it is. First of all, many students do not get the one-on-one attention from their teachers so that they can ?get it.? I know want to ask why aren?t they placed in ?Resource? … Read moreDo You Know About The ?dumbing Down? Of The Curricula Nation Wide?

Home Schooling High School – Where to Start With a Avid Reader

One of the many elements we put to use in our home school student’s college applications was a high school reading list. It was a partial listing of the books that they read all through their high school years. I point out “partial” due to the fact we never did a very good job keeping … Read moreHome Schooling High School – Where to Start With a Avid Reader

Thinking Outside The Books – Homeschool Math Lab Days

At a recent homeschool convention, I had the opportunity to speak to many moms about ways to think “Outside the Books”, when it comes to our homeschooling. I wasn’t advocating never using textbooks or changing programs, but rather, helping them see that there are many ways to “show what you know”. It is also important … Read moreThinking Outside The Books – Homeschool Math Lab Days

Clues To Choosing A Home School Curriculum

With the luxurious features of regular classrooms these days, most parents had approved a latest kind of program that will develop their little kids with decreased money clip. This avenue is known as homeschooling. Mostly, homeschooling is an enormous agent for moms who cannot economically adapt to the rapid pocketbook of enrolling their kids to … Read moreClues To Choosing A Home School Curriculum

Is Your Child Not Motivated?

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Using Calculators in Your Homeschool

Calculators are used in public schools. Calculators can be used in a homeschool. Calculators are neither evil nor a God-given right. Calculators are a tool that can help students do math faster, much like a computer will help students write faster. Calculators can’t really teach math concepts anymore than a computer can teach a student … Read moreUsing Calculators in Your Homeschool