Homeschooling Methods

2012 Archives

2012/06/24 - Mind The Gap: Watching For 'Holes' in Your Child's Education
Can following a curriculum guarantee there won't be gaps in a child's schooling? Is a transcript from a public charter school proof that there aren't any cracks in a child's education? No! And if you think so, you're delusional! No one has a complete education. No one ever has, and no one ever will.

2012/06/24 - Celebrating Earth Day
Did you know that Earth Day is the second largest non-religious holiday celebrated in 175 countries around the world?

2012/06/24 - Academic Motivation
Many homeschoolers who follow the traditional school schedule are now getting back into the swing of another school year. This often begins to bring difficulties to the surface...Research indicates that children (especially boys) don't typically acquire the ability to think abstractly until around the age 10-12 years, so many parents are asking how can we motivate them to learn?

2012/06/24 - Building an Enthusiastic Reader From Scratch
Thousands of books have been written on the subject of reading, specifically how to teach a child to read. You can spend hundreds of dollars on reading materials or you could simply use what you know of your child and just do it. Better still; let your son or daughter figure it out on his or her own.

2012/06/24 - Method Maze: To School or Not To School
Whether you are new to the homeschool scene or you are an old hat, taking complete charge of your child's schooling can seem like a daunting task. If you think ordering a Latte from your local Starbucks is a challenge, you might not be quite ready to homeschool.

2012/06/24 - Teaching with Games
Excellence in Education to Host Teaching with Games Workshop - November 19, 2005