Your Homeschool Questions- Part 2

Homeschool QuestionsPart 2 Scheduling, Time Management, and Home Organization In this series of articles, a panel of homeschoolers have informally shared some of their teaching tips, thoughts, and experiences on a wide variety of homeschool questions that were submitted to…

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Answering Your Homeschool Questions – Part I

In this series of articles, a panel of homeschoolers have informally shared some of their teaching tips, thoughts, and experiences on a wide variety of homeschool questions that were submitted to us. The first in a four-part series, this post…

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Back to School

by Kathy Kuhl Do schools know best? Should we do it their way? Some of us wonder if our children might be better off in school, even if we don’t like to say that out loud. Every family needs to…

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7 Simple Ways to Entice Kids to Write

by Pamela Hall Enticing your kids to write is easier than you might think. Often, kids don’t like to write, because they haven’t had a lot of practice or instruction in writing, and it’s a brain workout; it’s hard. However,…

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Getting the Most Out of a Homeschooling Conference

Getting the Most Out of a Homeschooling Conference by Greg Sabouri In today’s Internet society, some people might wonder if it’s still necessary to attend a homeschooling conference. Why not just get all your information from homeschool websites? Why not…

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Testing Special Needs

Q. I have a child who is struggling to learn. I may need to have him tested, but I don’t know where to begin. Can you help? A. I know this can be a challenging situation for you and for…

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K12 Virtual School

Q. Can K12 be used as a homeschooling curriculum? A. K12 curriculum can be used in one of two ways: 1) as the curriculum for a virtual public school at home; or 2) as the curriculum for a homeschooled student…

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Curriculum Change Notification

Q. I changed my curriculum for one subject during the school year. Should I contact the superintendent’s office to let him know that I changed a subject on the description of curriculum list I sent last August? A. The law…

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Motivating Teens

Q. How can I keep my homeschool teen motivated? A. Teens–both boys and girls—are motivated by the things they are interested in doing. Think about what your teen likes to do in his spare time. What he’s interested in doing…

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Special-Needs Resources

Q. I have a child who is struggling to learn. I may need to have him tested, but I don’t know where to begin. Can you help? A. I know this can be a challenging situation for you and for…

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What Your Child Should Know

Q. How do I find out what my child is supposed to know by the end of each grade? A. The skill subjects are the most important subjects your child should know by the end of the year. For each…

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