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by Yvonne Bunn

K12 Virtual School

Posted on Sep 22 2014 by Yvonne Bunn

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 whose parent has complied with the homeschool statute (filed a Notice of Intent.) If a […]

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Curriculum Change Notification

Posted on Mar 16 2014 by admin

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 requires a parent to provide a description of curriculum (limited to a list of subjects) […]

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Motivating Teens

Posted on Feb 9 2014 by Yvonne Bunn

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 is usually what he’s good at doing. Try to incorporate a study of his interests […]

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Common Core Curriculum Alignment

Posted on Oct 9 2013 by Yvonne Bunn

Q. How can I find out if my homeschool curriculum is aligned with the Common Core? Is there a list to which I can refer? A. The Educational Freedom Coalition has attempted to contact every homeschool curriculum and resource provider to determine their alignment with the Common Core (CC). They have had an 88% response […]

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Common Core Questions

Posted on Sep 29 2013 by Yvonne Bunn

Q. Can you direct me to a fact-based, not opinion-oriented, article about the Common Core? A. I have not found an article that is only fact-based or neutral on the subject of the Common Core (CC). Just as education is NOT neutral, neither is the CC a neutral program. Every article I’ve read comes from […]

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Special-Needs Resources

Posted on Oct 28 2012 by Yvonne Bunn

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 your child who wants to learn, but is struggling for reasons he cannot understand. Here […]

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I Feel Overwhelmed! Where Do I Begin?

Posted on Jul 17 2012 by admin

by Vicki Bentley Good planning is the key to any successful road trip. This checklist will give you a basic overview as you prepare for your homeschool journey!   Research Homeschooling Read all you can about home education. [See list of suggested resources.] Consider subscribing to homeschooling publications. Attend a state convention (or obtain tapes […]

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What Your Child Should Know

Posted on Feb 29 2012 by Yvonne Bunn

  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 grade level, you have two types of subjects—skill subjects and non-skill subjects. Math and […]

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