Homeschooling Help: Finding Specific Subject Materials

Homeschoolers use a wide variety of books, equipment, and other materials to teach concepts and different topics. However, sometimes it can be difficult to find reasonably priced publications or programming which include the depth and detail homeschoolers desire within one certain topic. What’s more, is that at times, certain concepts can be a bit intimidating …

The Benefits of Online Education for Homeschoolers

The popularity of online education is rapidly growing. The educational flexibility and options available through the internet are numerous. This has important implications for homeschooling. What are some specific benefits of online education for homeschoolers? Online education opens up a world of options to the homeschooler. Classes in every conceivable class are offered through online …

Skip Nothing in Your Homeschool Lessons

The Homeschool Concern that Not Everything Will Be Taught All homeschoolers are concerned they will miss teaching their children something important. This fear is especially prevalent, though, in those who are new to homeschooling. They feel that there may be something missed and their children will lack some important skills. Do not try to live …

A Homeschoolers Glossary: Textbook-Workbook

For non-homeschoolers and new homeschoolers, the language used by many homeschoolers borders on foreign. For this reason, I have written this glossary of 100 words a homeschooler should know. Textbook Textbooks are bound books normally used in public or traditional education settings. A textbook will typically contain a years worth of lessons, and can be …

Homeschoolers Home School Glossary: Sight-S-word

Speaking about homeschooling can be like speaking a new language. There are so many words that new homeschoolers and non-homeschoolers may not know. For this reason, I have developed this list of 100 words a homeschooler should know. Sight Reading Sight-reading is a method of memorizing commonly used words so that a child can read …

The Homeschoolers Glossary: Diagnostic-Government

Did you know homeschoolers have their own language? Well, it is not exactly our own language, but there is a homeschool ‘lingo’. So that you will better understand what homeschoolers are talking about, I am providing this list of 100 words a homeschooler should know. Diagnostic test Diagnostic tests diagnose a child’s educational level. They …

The Pros of Home Schooling

Schools anymore are becoming very, very strict about the behaviors and maturity levels of children. Case example: At the local school which I went to, they now expect at 5 years of age a child to be a young adult and leave behind the world of fantasy and creativity. Atop that, they now have a …